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Editorial: Harder work needed on state budget

By Herald & Review in Decatur

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As each day passes, the state's budget crisis reaches deeper and deeper into the lives of Illinois residents.Although some of the signs are evident, such as social service agencies struggling to make ends meet, colleges and un...

We medicate our moods and are the worst for it

By Julie Holland, The Seattle Times

October 13, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We insist on all-natural products in our baby food and household cleaners; why don't we demand natural moods for ourselves?Americans suffer from an overabundance of processed foods, synthetic hormones, virtual relationships, sili...

Turn your back on Rauner at graduation

By Editorial Board

May 13, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As Saturday's commencement ceremonies draw nearer, it is clear the student-led petition to get Gov. Bruce Rauner replaced as a commencement speaker will not produce its desired effect.Students opposed the decision because of Ra...

Opinion: For southern Illinois, WSIU is essential

By Daily Egyptian Editorial Board

March 25, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget—which includes a nearly 32 percent cut to higher education—the university asked non-academic services to create a plan in preparation of these cuts. One of those program...

Six things you should know about the ACA

By Muriel Berry

November 3, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A poster advertising an event to extensively explain the implications of the Affordable Care Act caught my attention.Taking place the day before election day on a college campus full of precocious young adults, one would expec...

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