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Dining hall duels: Lentz or Trueblood?

Dining hall duels: Lentz or Trueblood?

By Josie Arnett, Staff Designer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the beginning of a new semester, it’s important to know the best dining hall on campus to go for your meals.

Column: Spring 2018, A defining point in SIUC history

Column: Spring 2018, A defining point in SIUC history

By Sam Beard

January 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

This week’s column will serve as a recap of the defining element of the unprecedented attempt by Chancellor Montemagno’s to completely reorganize the structure of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Column: Towards horizontal governance of the academy

Column: Towards horizontal governance of the academy

By Sam Beard

November 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is too unstable of an institution to undergo such a seismic shake-up as is insisted upon by the newest administrator.

Column: What about us?

Column: What about us?

By Sam Beard

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By insisting on a top-down approach to restructuring the university, our newest manager's reorganization strategy undermines what we do as academics by subverting collective inquiry and collaborative problem solving.

Column: The chancellor’s move toward darkness

Column: The chancellor’s move toward darkness

By Sam Beard

October 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

An analysis of the details of the chancellor’s academic reorganization plan reveals his vision for the university to be a swift step towards dystopia.

Column: Standing with those ‘taking a knee’

Column: Standing with those ‘taking a knee’

By Sam Beard

October 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Blinded by the lens of whiteness, casual racists come out of the woodworks and into the comments section to chastise and threaten black students speaking out against systemic injustice.

With Trump in office, do scandals matter anymore?

With Trump in office, do scandals matter anymore?

By Alex Roarty | McClatchy Washington Bureau

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But as the 2018 midterm election begins, strategists from both parties are confronting a new, Donald Trump-affected reality: Revelations that would have once infuriated the public, even scuttled a campaign, now risk being greeted with indifferent shrugs.

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