Daily Egyptian

Dems advance latest higher ed bill, take another stab at union measure

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

March 4, 2016

Filed under News

Democrats once again sought to bolster their election-year campaign attack fodder against Republicans on Thursday, voting for the latest plan to fund higher education and another union-backed measure to prevent a worker lockou...

Editorial: Harder work needed on state budget

By Herald & Review in Decatur

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As each day passes, the state's budget crisis reaches deeper and deeper into the lives of Illinois residents.Although some of the signs are evident, such as social service agencies struggling to make ends meet, colleges and un...

Town hall talk addresses university budget woes

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Citizens smell something rotten in the state of Illinois and it smells a lot like money problems.Several SIU administrators were part of a panel to answer questions from the near 50-person audience Monday in the Student Cente...

The student news site of Southern Illinois University