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Protesters stop traffic on Strip, plan for second march

By Branda Mitchell, @BrandaM_DE

July 9, 2016

Filed under News

At least forty people gathered Friday in Carbondale to rally against police brutality after the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two African-American men who died in police-involved shootings earlier this week.Carbonda...

SIUC student hospitalized after falling off cliff in Giant City

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

An SIUC student was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital Monday after she fell off a cliff in Giant City State Park.The woman fell about 40 to 50 feet while she and two other students were climbing an off-trail bluff near the Giant C...

Former astronaut, previous chancellor join list of SIUC commencement speakers

By Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre, Daily Egyptian

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Joan Higginbotham will speak at the 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. commencement ceremonies Friday.Higginbotham, a 1987 SIU graduate from Chicago, is the third African-American woman to take a shuttle into space. "My career plan origina...

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