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May 2 Strike Committee: Let’s Stand Against Racism Monday

By Sam Beard, @BeardJournalism

April 27, 2016

Sam Beard, a former Daily Egyptian reporter and media liaison for the committee, relays one final message. The names of committee members have altered in response to pressure from police.How did the May 2 Strike Committee start?T...

Black Affairs Council: We demand more from SIU’s administration after racist video

By SIU's Black Affairs Council

April 25, 2016

SIU community,The Black Affairs Council is grateful for the prompt response of the administration to the "White is Right" video posted this weekend. We further appreciate its determination to take "appropriate action" to hold those...

May 2 Strike Committee: No, we didn’t make that crap

By May 2 Strike Committee, @May2Strike

April 25, 2016

Sam Beard, a former Daily Egyptian reporter, is a supporter of the May 2 Strike Committee and relayed this letter to the editor to the DE. We don't have words strong enough to condemn the racist video that appeared on YouTube, ...

Center holds first student listening session in years

By Diamond Jones, Daily Egyptian

April 13, 2016

Students were able to air out concerns about racism on campus Wednesday during a meeting held by the Center for Inclusive Excellence in Guyon Auditorium at Morris Library.Nathan Stephens, director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence...

SIUE examines approach to unionization

By Kelsey Landis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill.

March 31, 2016

Seasoned union specialists from Carbondale brought words of wisdom – and caution – to faculty at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville during an informational meeting between the two groups Wednesday.Representatives from sis...

Honorary degree recipient reflects on time at SIU

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

February 7, 2016

When Donald Beggs came to SIU as a student, he never imagined he would lead the university as interim chancellor from the same building his mother lived in when she was a student.And at the May commencement, Beggs, who served...

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