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Legal expert says governors cannot restrict Syrian refugees from entering their states

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 18, 2015

Governors from 31 states around the country — including Gov. Bruce Rauner — have announced suspensions of the admission of Syrian refugees prompted by the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.A statement iss...

MAP funding may be on the chopping block

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 22, 2015

Caught in the middle of Illinois' contentious state politics are college students who depend on state aid grants to fund their educations. State Sen. Gary Forby (D-Benton) met with SIUC students and members of the press Thursday to discuss M...

SIU operations to continue through fall if no budget is settled by July 1

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

June 29, 2015

The university will not close, though Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed the budget for fiscal year 2016.President Randy Dunn sent an email Monday stating that all university operations will remain open if a state budget cannot be settl...

Student starts petition to replace Rauner as keynote speaker, exceeds 2,000 signatures

By Luke Nozicka, @lukenozicka

April 10, 2015

Following the news that Gov. Bruce Rauner will be one of three keynote speakers at this year's May graduation, a student created a change.org petition asking the university's administration to replace him."Choosing him as a keynote...

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