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SIU students plan for sit-ins at chancellor’s office for most of the week

By Daily Egyptian campus desk

April 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students plan to sit-in outside the chancellor's office for an hour Tuesday through Thursday, demanding the university resume a search for a professor who specializes in Africana philosophy and African-American philosophy.Jo...

Author enhances knowledge on post-traumatic slave syndrome

By Diamond Jones, Daily Egyptian

March 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

While many students have learned about slavery in the context of the 19th century, a respected historian visited campus to talk about its effects on contemporary black people. The second week of the university's celebration of...

Saluki horn instructor returns to the “Sphinx”

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Pulse

The percentage of African Americans participating in America’s top orchestras was 1.14 percent in 1998, according to the League of American Orchestras.That number doubled by 2008, and the Sphinx Organization, a nonprofit group fo...

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