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Graduate assistant dies Wednesday

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

October 23, 2015

Fiyinfoluwa Onarinde, a graduate student and teaching assistant in English, died Wednesday, SIU's spokesperson Rae Goldsmith said.Goldsmith did not know the cause of Onarinde's death. She said Onarinde, 31, was from Nigeria. This was hi...

Budget cuts threaten to send Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival to purgatory

By Cory Ray |@coryray_DE |Daily Egyptian

October 20, 2015

The Devil's Kitchen Literary Festival may need an angel for support in upcoming years if its budget is scaled back any more.In the past two fiscal years, the budget for the festival's visiting writer's fund has been reduced by ...

Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival hopes to ignite new ways of creative learning

By Cory Ray |@coryray_de, Daily Egyptian

October 20, 2015

It is the right time to be a writer in southern Illinois. The 14th annual Devil's Kitchen Literary Festival begins Wednesday and focusses on three aspects of literature: fiction, nonfiction and poetry.In recent years, the fes...

Students ask for course diversity

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 25, 2015

The university’s mission statement lists inclusive excellence as one of SIU’s priorities.However, Crystle LaCroix, a senior from North Brookfield, Mass., studying English, said a lack in diverse curriculum and staff contradict t...

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