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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...

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...

Carbondale police to accept unwanted prescription medication on Saturday

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

April 25, 2016

Filed under City, News

Carbondale police plan to work with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday to collect unwanted prescription medications from residents.Although no liquids or needles will be accepted, the department will take expired, unused and unwanted pr...

Board discusses MAP payback, future of towers, budget impasse ahead of Thursday meeting

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

March 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The SIU Board of Trustees heard presentations Wednesday morning ranging from potential tuition hikes to proposals for new dorms on the east side of Carbondale's campus.Here's what the nine trustees discussed during the e...

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