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Letter to the Editor: Disabled resident highlights issues with Carbondale living spaces

By Dean Reece, Guest Contributor July 11, 2022

The following article is a first person account by former SIU student Dean Reece, who is concerned about accessibility on campus and around the Carbondale community for people in wheelchairs. In part because...

Opinion: They won’t stop and neither should you

Opinion: They won’t stop and neither should you

By William Box, News Editor July 2, 2022

An eternity ago, at the beginning of May, an unprecedented leak took place in our nation’s capital. For the first time in the history of this country, leaked drafts of what was presumed to be the ruling...

“There she is:” Beauty queens are my role model, and should be yours too

“There she is:” Beauty queens are my role model, and should be yours too

By Aaron Elliott, Staff Reporter June 29, 2022

Naturally as a gay man, I gravitate towards the beauties of the world. Somehow, I always end up at pageants. The dresses, the jewelry, the pomp of and grandeur of it all is just my bread and butter. The...

Letter to the editor: Raped by the state

Letter to the editor: Raped by the state

By Jane Doe, Guest columnist June 24, 2022

On June 25, 2017, three days before my 18th birthday I was sexually assaulted on a camping trip.  That day I lost more than I was prepared for. I lost close friends, bodily autonomy, and my right to...

Opinion: Guns arent the problem, people are

Opinion: Guns aren’t the problem, people are

By Sophie Whitten, Editor in Chief June 20, 2022

Yet another shooting has taken place. Yet another shooting has taken place. Yet another shooting has taken place. It’s a sentence I could write every day, but on June 13, it happened at a children’s...

Michael Thornton, a sophomore from Naperville studying digital media arts and animation, carries a transgender flag Friday, April 6, 2018, during an occupation of SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagnos office in Anthony Hall. The occupation followed a march through campus the previous day in protest of the proposed police academy at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.

Letter to the editor: Don’t Be Silent, Trans Youth are Under Attack

By Isaac Ludington, Political Science Student June 16, 2022

At present, the United States is witnessing an ongoing and coordinated attack upon the rights of young transgender Americans and few people seem willing to speak up. As someone who lives my life under...

Marching to the beat of your Docs

Marching to the beat of your Docs

By Aaron Elliott, Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

Flowers are coming up all around us, the skies are gray with a hint of blue here and there and birds are chirping all around. Spring has officially sprung in our beautifully scenic campus and students...

Everything Everywhere All at Once review

Everything Everywhere All at Once Review

By Zaden Dennis , Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

It’s not very often that we get to experience something that is truly new and unique, whether it be in film or in the world in general. When it comes to the world itself, we are often the barrier between...

“Elden Ring” re-establishes what video games can achieve

“Elden Ring” re-establishes what video games can achieve

By Zaden Dennis, Staff Reporter April 25, 2022

In the summer of 2019, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), developer FromSoftware announced what would eventually become one of the most anticipated games of all time, “Elden Ring.”  The...

You are trying too hard

By Aaron Elliot, Staff Reporter April 21, 2022

Might I address something that hasn't been spoken about much? I would like to say something a bit controversial in the fashion world, and I do not want to be chastised for it because these are from my...

Opinion: As Ukraine enters peace talks, concessions may be necessary

By Ethan Braun , Staff Reporter April 4, 2022

Vladimir Putin’s reckless, full-scale invasion of Ukraine has taken an enormous toll on both countries involved in the conflict. Destruction and misery have followed in the wake of the Russian forces...

I hope you had a good life

I hope you had a good life

By Aaron Elliot, Staff Reporter March 30, 2022

Saturday mornings are for sitting outside on a stoop waiting for someone to come unlock their relatives front door just for me to snoop through their mothers unmentionable drawer. I have a problem. I love...

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