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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


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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.

Campus community ‘utterly frustrated’ by the chancellor’s plan to restructure the university

Campus community ‘utterly frustrated’ by the chancellor’s plan to restructure the university

By Cory Ray

October 25, 2017


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When speaking to Chancellor Carlo Montemagno regarding his plan to restructure the university, many students and faculty say they are beginning to feel like their opinions are falling on deaf ears. During a speech Montemagno gave last week on campus about his academic shake up, he spoke of the value...

Text of chancellor’s speech regarding academic reorganization

Text of chancellor’s speech regarding academic reorganization

By Campus desk

October 19, 2017


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The following are the prepared remarks of a speech Chancellor Carlo Montemagno gave Thursday in the Student Center regarding his plan to restructure academic programs. 

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

By Marnie Leonard

October 18, 2017


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During a taped State of the System address uploaded on Youtube on Tuesday, SIU System President Randy Dunn laid out his three priorities for the university system in the coming year: diversity and inclusivity, reducing administrative costs and supporting public education in the region. In July of 2...

Marching to the beat: SIU band continues musical tradition

Marching to the beat: SIU band continues musical tradition

By Brian Muñoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

October 16, 2017


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The familiar sounds of brass, woodwinds and beating drums fill Saluki Stadium each weekend as the football team battles on the gridiron: the rhythms and melodies of the Marching Salukis.

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