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SIU Board of Trustees votes to oppose split of university system, no stance on funding study

SIU Board of Trustees votes to oppose split of university system, no stance on funding study

By Brian Munoz and Reagan Gavin

May 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The SIU Board of Trustees has voted to oppose a series of bills ranging from a shift in state funding between the campuses to a call for the split of the university system on Wednesday during a special meeting at the SIU School of Medicine.

Former Saluki lineman helped stop Indiana school shooting

Former Saluki lineman helped stop Indiana school shooting

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, City, News

Jason Seaman, a former defensive lineman for the Salukis, was shot three times while intervening to help stop an active shooter at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana on Friday, the Indianapolis Star reports.

Stix to face two-week suspension in June

Stix to face two-week suspension in June

By Reagan Gavin, Editor-in-chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under City, More Headlines, News

At the Local Liquor Control Commission meeting on Tuesday, Stix Bar was suspended for two weeks by the Carbondale City Council after permitting two underage people into the bar on January 20. Stix was fined for over occupancy on Jan. 27 and 28. The fines by the Carbondale City Council for both events to...

SIU President responds to claims he holds Carbondale campus in “contempt”

SIU President responds to claims he holds Carbondale campus in “contempt”

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

SIU President Randy Dunn said Friday he will not resign despite the calls for him to do so by two members of the General Assembly. “No, I do not plan to resign,” Dunn said at a press conference. “At the same time, my employment agreement is with the Board of Trustees of the SIU system and that...

Two state legislators call for Dunn’s resignation following release of emails, notes on state funding shift

Two state legislators call for Dunn’s resignation following release of emails, notes on state funding shift

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Two state representatives called for SIU President Randy Dunn’s resignation following the release of emails and meeting notes that show Dunn working with SIU Edwardsville officials in an attempt to shift more than $5 million in state funding from the Carbondale campus. “For the health of the university system, ...

SIU student reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later

SIU student reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Global, More Headlines, News

Since Hurricane Maria ripped through the United States territory Puerto Rico this past fall on Sept. 20 the island's residents have been picking up the ruins of their homes and businesses while living with no power and water for months. “The days were long and the nights were short,” Ivonne Fr...

Best study spots to cram for finals

Best study spots to cram for finals

By Rana Schenke and Isabel Miller

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

Finals week is here and with that brings looming deadlines and exams. It helps to change environments and study somewhere else when you're cramming for finals.

Database: 2017-2018 SIU System Salary Bank

Database: 2017-2018 SIU System Salary Bank

By Staff Report

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, Showcase

The following salary databases have been compiled and obtained by Daily Egyptian staff through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Click on the following attachments to view/download each campus' database. Click to download 2017-2018 SIU System Salary Database with aforementioned data. ...

University plans annual summer camps for kids

University plans annual summer camps for kids

By Rana Schenke, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

This summer, the university will offer its annual variety of camps for children to experience what educational opportunities SIU has to offer.

Service dogs to help students de-stress during ‘Dawgs and Dogs’

Service dogs to help students de-stress during ‘Dawgs and Dogs’

By Rana Schenke, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

Morris Library on May 3 and 4  will have trained service dogs from SIT Service Dogs to help students take a break from the stress of finals.  The dogs will be in the library’s browsing room from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days. This event will be organized by SIT Service Dogs, a service dog company based in Av...

Brew Fest 2018 to feature 51 different breweries from across the country

Brew Fest 2018 to feature 51 different breweries from across the country

By Rana Schenke

May 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, City, More Headlines, News

Carbondale’s Brew Fest may be a local event, but it showcases more than just Illinois beers. This year’s Brew Fest will feature 51 different breweries, according to event coordinator James Moses. Breweries from Alaska, Hawaii, California and New York, among others, will have brews available to samp...

Festival celebrates 47 years of Rend Lake

Festival celebrates 47 years of Rend Lake

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under City, More Headlines, News

The Rend Lake Water Festival kicks off at 6 p.m. on May 2 with a carnival on the northeast corner of the Benton Public Square. This year’s festival theme is “Journey Through the Decades.” A parade on May 5, beginning at 10:02 a.m. will showcase the festival’s theme.   Member of the f...

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