Daily Egyptian

College Cuisine: Pairing local beer and wine with easy meals

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

May 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Southern Illinois is full of quality breweries and wineries that are great for afternoon outings, but you only need to go as far as your local liquor store to enjoy them in your own home. Here are four easy dishes that pa...

Black Affairs Council: We demand more from SIU’s administration after racist video

By SIU's Black Affairs Council

April 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

SIU community,The Black Affairs Council is grateful for the prompt response of the administration to the "White is Right" video posted this weekend. We further appreciate its determination to take "appropriate action" to hold those...

Opinion: Why we leave the bad news for the front page

By Anna Spoerre, @annaspoerre

April 11, 2016

Filed under Columns

Every Daily Egyptian front page headline the week following Easter depicted detailed recent shootings — one a homicide. Monday’s paper ran a story on another gun-related crime. Violence aside, the front page of the DE more f...

Opinion: A Daily Egyptian reporter was at the party where someone was shot Sunday morning. Here’s what she heard and saw

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

March 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Saturday night I was at a party with a friend and everything was going fine until a dispute arose, something that is becoming quite common of parties and events at SIU.Everyone from the back of the living room started rushing aw...

Here’s Dunn’s email to faculty and staff regarding potential budget cuts

By SIU President Randy Dunn

March 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Greetings:As I promised in my last Connection column, I am using the space today to share with you budget reduction plans that I regretfully must present during SIU’s first round of appropriations testimony for FY17 — that ...

Letter from the editor:#DElove is more than a hashtag

By Sarah Gardner, @rabbitearz

May 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After wondering how to go about writing a farewell column for my last issue as editor-in-chief at the Daily Egyptian, I realized there really are no words to express the feelings I’ve had this week as I prepare for graduation ...

Letter to the Editor: Rauner at commencement a slap in the face

By Cody Dees, senior studying marketing

April 8, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Daily Egyptian Editor,A collegiate graduation ceremony symbolizes so many different things to so many different people. To me, it symbolizes achievement, perseverance, dedication, and a future. With such a strong association of...

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