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1.2 million college students drink alcohol on a typical day, and more than 703,000 use weed

By Rosanna Xia, Los Angeles Times

May 28, 2016

Filed under News

There's a lot more going on at U.S. colleges these days than just studying.On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are drinking alcohol and more than 703,000 are using marijuana, according to a report released Thursday by th...

State might allow alcohol sales at SIU campuses; sports events targeted

By Brian Brueggemann and Steve Nagy, Belleville News Democrat

May 26, 2016

Filed under News

A bill pending in the Illinois legislature would allow SIU to sell alcohol at sports games and other events on the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses.SIU primarily wants to be able to sell alcohol at sports events, and in the futu...

College Cuisine: Pairing local beer and wine with easy meals

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

May 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Southern Illinois is full of quality breweries and wineries that are great for afternoon outings, but you only need to go as far as your local liquor store to enjoy them in your own home. Here are four easy dishes that pa...

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