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Carbondale Police search for missing juvenile

Ayden N. Van Hook, age 17

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 26, 2020

The Carbondale Police are attempting to locate a missing juvenile who was last seen on Feb. 25 around 4 p.m. on Walnut St., according to a press release.

“Evil wins when good remains silent:” Residents plead with city to respond to gun violence

Carbondale City Hall (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Concerned residents of the northeast side of Carbondale asked for the city to do something about gun violence at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

Opinion: SIU’s dining halls don’t meet vegetarian or vegan needs

Opinion: SIU’s dining halls don’t meet vegetarian or vegan needs

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

In the dining halls, vegans and vegetarians have one line of options that don’t meet their nutrition needs and there is no guarantee it’s vegan.

Daily Egyptian wins 22 Illinois College Press Association awards for second consecutive year

Pulliam Hall is reflected in a puddle on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, outside of Pulliam Hall in Carbondale, Illinois.

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 22, 2020

The Daily Egyptian won 22 Illinois College Press Association awards for the 2019-2020 school year. This is the second year in a row the DE has taken home 22 awards. 

Crime Report: Wednesday’s lunchtime shooting

Carbondale Police and Fire responded to the scene on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at the railroad crossing at Route 13 and Main Street in Carbondale. At approximately 6 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the railroad crossing in connection to an individual being struck by a train.

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

February 22, 2020

The occupants of two vehicles, one silver and one black, began shooting at one another around 11 a.m on Wednesday and evaded police custody, according to a Freedom of Information Act request the Daily Egyptian filed with the Carbondale police.

Simon Poll: Sanders and Bloomberg lead primary polls in Illinois, Pritzker’s popularity increases

Simon Poll: Sanders and Bloomberg lead primary polls in Illinois, Pritzker's popularity increases

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

February 22, 2020

Candidates Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg hold the lead in Illinois presidential primary polls and approval ratings for Gov. J.B. Pritzker are on the rise according to the Simon Poll. 

Uncaged: An inside look on what it means to be a furry

Uncaged: An inside look on what it means to be a furry

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Saluki Furry Society welcomes the SIU community to join and unleash their fursonas.

President Trump commutes former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s sentence

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. (TNS)

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

President Donald Trump has commuted the 14 year prison sentence of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. 

SIU Esports Arena 2: The Second Semester

Tyler Knupp, Junior, is part of the SIU Esports Rhythm Club practicing using both sides at once at the Student Center Esports Arena on Monday, February 10, 2020.

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2020

The Esports Arena has one semester under its belt and some new additions have given the students a competitive edge. SIU administration and the Esports club review what updates were made and what to expect from the arena in the future. 

Carbondale police investigating shooting death

Carbondale Police and Fire responded to the scene on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at the railroad crossing at Route 13 and Main Street in Carbondale. At approximately 6 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the railroad crossing in connection to an individual being struck by a train.

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Carbondale police responded to the 700 block of South Rawlings Street for a death investigation at approximately 3:17 p.m. on Feb. 14, according to a police press release.

Take a walk down Grinnell hall in someone else’s shoes: Tunnel of Oppression returns to SIU

Pulliam Hall is reflected in a puddle on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, outside of Pulliam Hall in Carbondale, Illinois.

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Tunnel of Oppression, an interactive event where participants are invited to experience first hand what it is like for individuals who face discrimination or other forms of oppression, has returned to SIU for its 13th year.

Take your Valentine’s Day from regretful to romantic

Take your Valentine’s Day from regretful to romantic

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and that means celebrating with the one you love the most.

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