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The Ark Band talks roots, brotherhood and Marley

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 29, 2015

Filed under Pulse

The Ark Band, a roots reggae band from Columbus, Oh., will be the concluding act for the 2015 Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Thursday at Shryock Auditorium.The seven-piece collective, begun from two brothers, is the longest ru...

Ten albums that shaped my life

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 29, 2015

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There are few things in existence quite as powerful as music.Since I was a child, I have been drawn to the idea of people bonding over a song and just enjoying history together. Whether you are with friends huddled around a sp...

SIU represented at summer White House workshop

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

SIU’s associate director of the Center for Workforce Development, Jeanne Kitchens, attended a White House Inter-Agency Policy Workshop in Washington D.C. in May held at the Eisenhower Administration Building right next to th...

New program will promote alcohol moderation

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 28, 2015

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Four out of five college students drink alcohol and of those who do, half consume alcohol through binge drinking, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.With the help of a $30,000 NCAA Choices Alcohol...

Web-based credential registry to be first of its kind

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 15, 2015

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Finding a job requirement or potential employee will soon just be a click away.SIU is one of three partner organizations participating in a nationwide initiative funded by a $2.25 million Lumina Foundation grant to create a web-bas...

Alumna conveys college life in debut novel

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 1, 2015

Filed under News

While many recognized authors from SIU are professors who have written textbooks, fiction writers who got their start here and broke the mold into the professional world tend to be overlooked.Kate Dierkes, an alumna from Chica...

New interim dean fills shoes at School of Education

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

June 30, 2015

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Lyle J. White, professor and counselor education coordinator in the College of Education and Human Services, has been named interim dean for the school effective July 1. White will serve from six months to a year depending on...

Tori Kelly breaks free on debut album “Unbreakable Smile”

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

June 27, 2015

Filed under Pulse

In a world where someone can make a video by themselves one day and be known by the world the next, talent can be found all over the Internet.One emerging star, Tori Kelly, a singer/songwriter from Wildomar, Calif., took full advantage of the...

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