Daily Egyptian

Nurses at Student Health Center unionize in hopes for fair wages

Nurses at Student Health Center unionize in hopes for fair wages

By Kitt Fresa, Features Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Seventeen nurses at the Student Health Center are forming a union with the hopes of receiving fair wages, as some nurses believe they are the lowest paid in the state.

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US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

By Bob Drogin and David S. Cloud

April 14, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase

U.S. and allied warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Donald Trump announced.

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Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, Showcase

EDMONTON, Alberta — Nine months after Carlo Montemagno left a position as director of Ingenuity Lab to assume the chancellorship at SIU’s Carbondale campus, some members of the Alberta community are still picking up the pieces of what they call a failed project brought to life and then abandoned by ...

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

By Kitt Fresa, Brian Munoz, and Farrah Blaydes

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, Showcase

Students and community members staged a sit-in after marching from the Communications Building to Anthony Hall yesterday, in protest of a proposed police academy at the university. Protests came hours after SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released a statement that he would be tabling the decision ...

Gallery: Demonstrators stage sit in against proposed police academy

Gallery: Demonstrators stage sit in against proposed police academy

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase

About two dozen protestors marched to Anthony Hall in protest of the proposed police academy at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.

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“He died helping others just as he had lived his whole life,” father and friends of Tim Beaty reflect on his life

“He died helping others just as he had lived his whole life,” father and friends of Tim Beaty reflect on his life

By Kitt Fresa, Features Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under City, News, Showcase

Father of Tim Beaty said two years after his sons death, he has begun to feel closure and necessary justice served by the jury's verdict which found Travis Tyler guilty on March 27.

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Dawg talk with Dodd: Bell not satisfied with 2017-18 basketball season

Dawg talk with Dodd: Bell not satisfied with 2017-18 basketball season

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


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Tommy Bell, SIU's Director of Athletics, appears to be at the end of his rope when it comes to the current state of the men's basketball program.

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From escaping Nazi-Germany to teaching at SIU: The story of Kris Juul

From escaping Nazi-Germany to teaching at SIU: The story of Kris Juul

By Kitt Fresa and Amelia Blakely

March 29, 2018


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Kris Juul, a 94-year-old Norwegian veteran, Nazi-Germany refugee, and former SIU professor will be the first ever Allied soldier to be honored by the Honor Flight Network.

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Chancellor held reorganization dinner for supporting faculty

Chancellor held reorganization dinner for supporting faculty

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Chancellor Carlo Montemagno held a dinner for faculty members in support of his reorganization plan in late January, according to documents obtained by the Daily Egyptian.

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Former USG president impeached after winning appeal hearing for voting inaccuracies

Former USG president impeached after winning appeal hearing for voting inaccuracies

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

March 27, 2018


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At a special Undergraduate Student Government meeting Monday night the USG Senate voted to impeach former USG President Joshua Bowens for the second time.

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Gallery: “To make a difference, we must take a stand,” March for Our Lives

Gallery: “To make a difference, we must take a stand,” March for Our Lives

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

March 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Maria Maring, left, and Alexis Jones, both of Carbondale, march down Main Street on Saturday, March 24, 2018, during the "March for Our Lives" demonstration in downtown Carbondale. Organizers called on lawmakers to create stricter gun laws and to "stop the fear in schools."

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