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Eastern Illinois community reflects on budget impasse’s effect on EIU

By Dawn Schabbing, Effingham Daily News

February 24, 2016

Filed under City, News

Gina Furlin enrolled at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston to play volleyball. She's a setter on the team."I had some options to go other places, but I picked Eastern mainly because of its testing center," said Furlin.She ...

Fed-up students demand action from lawmakers

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

February 17, 2016

Filed under Budget, Campus, News

Students are taking to social media to press state legislators into passing a budget during what has become the longest period Illinois has gone without one.On Monday, SIU students started the "I Need a Budget Because" campai...

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