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‘We want to to keep his memory alive,’ Varughese family mourn son with sense of peace

‘We want to to keep his memory alive,’ Varughese family mourn son with sense of peace

By Amelia Blakely and Kitt Fresa

February 17, 2018


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Lovely and Mathew Varughese walked through dense woodland Friday, following the last steps their son Pravin took before he was found dead four years ago.

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Carbondale chancellor plans to reimburse SIU after using moving expenses for two households

Carbondale chancellor plans to reimburse SIU after using moving expenses for two households

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released a statement Thursday regarding a “misunderstanding” related to moving expenses used to move two homes in Alberta. 

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USG president impeached, vote of no confidence for Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

USG president impeached, vote of no confidence for Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


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At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a bill impeaching president Joshua Bowens and a majority vote of no confidence in Chancellor Carlo Montemagno.

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Board of Trustees raises tuition two percent, attendees express concern and frustration over reorganization

Board of Trustees raises tuition two percent, attendees express concern and frustration over reorganization

By Athena Chrysanthou and Reagan Gavin

February 8, 2018


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Following the Board of Trustees approval of a two percent tuition raise Thursday, heated discussions took place in regards to concerns over the stability and future of SIU and its restructuring.

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Ethics inquiries into hiring of chancellor’s family members passed to state office

Ethics inquiries into hiring of chancellor’s family members passed to state office

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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Ethics inquiries into recent hirings related to the chancellor were passed on to state office Friday.

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Chancellor shifts programs in second reorganization draft, firm on eliminating departments

Chancellor shifts programs in second reorganization draft, firm on eliminating departments

By Cory Ray

November 28, 2017


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On Friday, Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released the second draft of his plan to reorganize all academic programs from a departmental system to a school structure. 

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Saluki basketball chased out of Louisville by Cardinals

Saluki basketball chased out of Louisville by Cardinals

By Nathan Dodd

November 21, 2017


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The SIU men’s basketball team beat four nationally ranked opponents since 2000, with only one of those victories against a top-20 team.

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Faculty members vote to oppose chancellor’s department elimination plan

Faculty members vote to oppose chancellor’s department elimination plan

By Cory Ray

November 14, 2017


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The Faculty Senate voted to oppose Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s plan to eliminate all 42 academic departments on campus during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. The passed resolution urges Montemagno to change his plan to allow departments to remain if the faculty in those areas so choose. Of the 33 senat...

Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

By Isabelle Rogers

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News, Showcase

The stories of trans and queer teachers in Australia will be told during a seven-character performance titled “Heavier Than Air” over the weekend in Morris Library. A.B., a communication studies doctoral candidate, was contacted by two professors at the Monash University and RMIT University in Mel...

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

By Amelia Blakely

November 2, 2017


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The legacy of Winston’s Bagels will continue with a new face running the beloved cart – Brad Priess of Murphysboro.

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