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Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 2, 2019

Illinois Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois promoting his Rebuild Illinois plan.

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

July 1, 2019

As of July 1st, the bar, located at 308 S. Illinois Ave., is on the market for $425,000.

Missing girl reunited with family

Missing girl reunited with family

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019

“Up until a few hours ago, I was losing my mind. I was literally losing my mind,” said Sincearae Dotson.

BREAKING NEWS: Missing 7-year-old girl found

BREAKING NEWS: Missing 7-year-old girl found

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia editor

June 11, 2019

7-year-old Patrice Dotson was found alive on Tuesday afternoon.

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019

Patrice's grandmother Barbra Dotson came from Chicago to look for her youngest grandchild. "Take her to the police station, the hospital, take her anywhere just leave her there. You don't have to give your name or nothing. Just give my grandbaby back," Dotson said.

In a historic announcement SIU Arena is renamed “Banterra Center”

In a historic announcement SIU Arena is renamed “Banterra Center”

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

May 16, 2019

SIU Arena will be renamed as the 'Banterra Center', interim Chancellor John Dunn announced during a press conference Thursday.

Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

May 11, 2019

Southern Illinois University held spring commencement ceremonies at the SIU Arena on Saturday.

Administration looks to move forward with changes to Saluki Success Program despite campus pushback

Administration looks to move forward with changes to Saluki Success Program despite campus pushback

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2019

“When the Faculty Senate found out – they resisted. When the Faculty Association found out – they resisted. When the Core Curriculum Committee found out – they resisted,” Nick Weschinskey, the Saluki Success coordinator, said.

SIU men’s golf headed to Louisville for NCAA regional tournament

SIU men’s golf headed to Louisville for NCAA regional tournament

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

"I'm kind of surprised we were 13, we thought we would be at least one higher," senior Luke Gannon said. "That is a little bit of a chip on the shoulder, we know we can compete."

Christine Brewer, award-winning soprano, to perform with regional music collaborative

Christine Brewer, award-winning soprano, to perform with regional music collaborative

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019

Christine Brewer steps out in front of hundreds of audience members, this time it isn’t for the BBC Proms or Wigmore Hall in London, but instead for a captivated audience of students and staff at Shawnee High School.

‘Porkchop the Pig’ captures the hearts of Herrin residents

‘Porkchop the Pig’ captures the hearts of Herrin residents

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2019

Michelle Mezo said she wasn’t surprised when she found one of her son’s high school friends had brought a stray pig back to her house back in November.

Carbondale community members protest, call for mayor’s resignation

Carbondale community members protest, call for mayor’s resignation

By Rana Schenke, News Editor

April 11, 2019

“We're here because Mayor Henry had a domestic dispute right before the election,” Devarsi, a community member and protestor, said. “The police responded to it and it was covered up by [the Henrys] and the police.”

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