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SIU announces classes to remain online, in alternative formats through end of semester

SIU announces classes to remain online, in alternative formats through end of semester

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

The university will remain in an online and alternative format to students for the remainder of the semester due to the uncertainty of COVID-19. 

List: Local restaurants open for curbside, carry out, delivery and drive thru

List: Local restaurants open for curbside, carry out, delivery and drive thru

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated all Illinois restaurants close for dine-in to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so many places are using alternative ways to feed customers. 

SIU offering counseling services to students amid COVID-19 outbreak

SIU offering counseling services to students amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Staff Report, News Desk

March 16, 2020

SIU is offering counseling services to students dealing with anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new posting on the coronavirus webpage.

COVID-19 update: Gov. Pritzker closes all bars and restaurants in Illinois

COVID-19 update: Gov. Pritzker closes all bars and restaurants in Illinois

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

March 15, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that all restaurants and bars in Illinois will be closed until further notice beginning at close of business Monday night through March 30.

List: Carbondale business closures and event cancellations

List: Carbondale business closures and event cancellations

By Alex Williams, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Illinois and surrounding areas, Carbondale businesses are taking measures to prevent the spread of the virus by having closures or offering alternatives. 

SIU’s coronavirus response: The DE answers your questions

SIU's coronavirus response: The DE answers your questions

By Danny Connolly, Guest Writer

March 14, 2020

The Daily Egyptian asked its readers to comment on Facebook and Twitter any questions they have about SIU converting to an extended break and transferring instruction to online in the wake of COVID-19. 

John A. Logan College extends spring break, moves classes to an online format

John A. Logan College extends spring break, moves classes to an online format

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

John A. Logan College announced Friday they are taking necessary precautions in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 

Carbondale School District #95 announces closure; providing breakfast, lunch pickups to students

Carbondale School District #95 announces closure; providing breakfast, lunch pickups to students

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Carbondale Elementary School District #95 announced their closure Friday in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

SIU extending break, arranging for online and alternate format classes due to coronavirus

The sunset illuminates Pulliam Hall with warm light Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. (Brian Mu–noz | @BrianMMunoz)

By Staff Report, News Desk

March 11, 2020

SIU announced Wednesday evening that it will be extending spring break and offering classes online or in alternate formats due to the coronavirus.

Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity suspended at SIU

The sunset illuminates Pulliam Hall with warm light Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. (Brian Mu–noz | @BrianMMunoz)

By Staff Report, News Desk

March 6, 2020

The Kappa Tetarton chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity has been suspended from SIU’s campus, according to Dean of Students Jennifer Jones-Hall. 

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