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Carbondale police investigating death of a 5-year-old after being struck by vehicle

Carbondale police investigating death of a 5-year-old after being struck by vehicle

By Staff Report

August 13, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, More Headlines, News

The Carbondale Police Department is investigating the death of a 5-year-old male child after being struck by a vehicle, according to Deputy Police Chief Stan Reno. The fatal crash occurred near the 500th block of North Wall at 7:55 p.m. Monday evening, according to Carbondale police. "It was determined...

DuQuoin State Fair concert series features Phil Vassar, Love and Theft

DuQuoin State Fair concert series features Phil Vassar, Love and Theft

By Brandi Courtois, Staff writer

August 2, 2018


Filed under City, More Headlines, News

The DuQuoin State Fair will be hosting a series of concerts at the Grandstand stage from Saturday, Aug. 25 to Saturday, Sept. 1. Country artists Phil Vassar and Love and Theft, will close the concert series on Sept. 1. Acts throughout the week include Brothers Osborne, Cheap Trick, Blackberry Smoke,...

Retired SIU School of Medicine dean named interim president, Dunn separation agreement approved

Retired SIU School of Medicine dean named interim president, Dunn separation agreement approved

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

July 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

J. Kevin Dorsey has been named Southern Illinois University's next interim president, following the termination of Randy J. Dunn in light of recent attempts to dissolve the SIU system.

Dunn removed as SIU President after attempt in dissolving university system

Dunn removed as SIU President after attempt in dissolving university system

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

July 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Randy Dunn has been removed as Southern Illinois University's president and J. Kevin Dorsey, former dean and provost of the SIU School of Medicine, has been named interim president for a one-year while the board launches a search for a new leader.

Dunn coordinates with legislators, SIU Edwardsville administration in attempt to dissolve system

Dunn coordinates with legislators, SIU Edwardsville administration in attempt to dissolve system

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

July 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

SIU President Randy Dunn has coordinated with Edwardsville administration and Metro-East lawmakers to create legislation in order to dissolve the SIU system, according to documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. He took those steps while claiming publicly to be neutral on the issue. ...

SIU alum encourages other alumni to give back

SIU alum encourages other alumni to give back

By Brandi Courtois, Staff writer

July 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

Southern Illinois University alum, Steve Brown, thinks that alumni can be the change in enrollment by giving back to SIU through donations.

Independence Day celebration created for vets, current service members

Independence Day celebration created for vets, current service members

By Brandi Courtois, Staff writer

July 5, 2018


Filed under City, Featured, Uncategorized

For its first Independence Day celebration, the organization hosted a free event for veterans, current service members and their families.

SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno diagnosed with cancer

SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno diagnosed with cancer

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno has been diagnosed with cancer, he said in an announcement Monday afternoon.

SIU student-made film releasing on Amazon

SIU student-made film releasing on Amazon

By Hannah Smith, Staff writer

June 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, News

The Southern Illinois University student-made film, “Unconditional”, will be released June 28 on Amazon for world-wide viewing.

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