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Letter to the Editor: An open letter to the SIU Board of Trustees, yes to the chancellor’s plan, no to reallocating Carbondale’s budget

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to the SIU Board of Trustees, yes to the chancellor’s plan, no to reallocating Carbondale’s budget

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As members of the SIU Alumni Association Board, we have the envious task of being both goodwill ambassadors and cheerleaders for a University that enriched our lives. SIU is abundant with traditions and past accomplishments.

Opinion: Doing something

Opinion: Doing something

By Daniel Silver

April 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Whatever your opinions of Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s proposal, the fact remains it is not about improving enrollment any time in the next seven years. It is also not about saving money.

Column: Against the chancellor’s proposed police academy

Column: Against the chancellor’s proposed police academy

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week a group of students (myself included) produced and released a short video articulating a variety of reasons why the campus community should come together in bold opposition to the chancellor’s proposed police academy.

Letter to the editor: The flawed math of restructuring, and why it matters

Letter to the editor: The flawed math of restructuring, and why it matters

By Vicki Carstens

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Chancellor Montemagno has proposed a major restructuring of academic programs at SIUC, eliminating all departments and reorganizing disciplines as divisions within schools. As part of the Article 9 process, affected units received Program Change Proposals which stated that restructuring will lead to...

Column: How to stop mass shootings

Column: How to stop mass shootings

By Sam Beard, Student Trustee

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Anguish, disbelief, terror, fury, pain, pain, pain, numbness.

Letter to the Editor: ‘I have full confidence in the chancellor’

Letter to the Editor: ‘I have full confidence in the chancellor’

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Chancellor Carlo Montemagno, thank you for your vision. Thank you for your drive. Thank you for your willingness to change. Thank you for a strong backbone. Thank you for your passion for students. Thank you for your commitment to the community. Thank you.

Column: Dawg talk with Dodd

Column: Dawg talk with Dodd

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In his fifth season at the helm of the SIU basketball program, head coach Barry Hinson has faced more adversity this year than in any other season as a head coach.

Letter to the Editor: A “plan” with no plan

Letter to the Editor: A “plan” with no plan

By Patrick Dilley

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I would like to convey, in this letter, both the content and the tenor of the questions from the Faculty and the answers, and other information, provided by the chancellor.

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor has lost ability to lead, should resign

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor has lost ability to lead, should resign

By Will Stephens

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I am a lifelong resident of Southern Illinois, a 1999 graduate of Carbondale High School, and a 2005 Graduate of SIUC.  I remember when SIUC was a vibrant and bustling place filled with more than 23,000 students. 

Column: ‘I can’t even’

Column: ‘I can’t even’

By Sam Beard, Student Trustee

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m not sure if I am absolutely flabbergasted or not the least bit surprised, but quite frankly, I am straight-up done with this nonsense.

Letter to the Editor: GPSC will not yield to Montemagno’s abuse of administrative authority

Letter to the Editor: GPSC will not yield to Montemagno’s abuse of administrative authority

By Johnathan Flowers

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Last Tuesday, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, GPSC, voted no confidence in Chancellor Montemagno. As President of the Graduate and Professional Student Council, I owe the campus community an explanation for this action.

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