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...

How the MAP grant veto affects SIUE

By Cory Davenport, The Alton Telegraph

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A recent veto from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner may affect residents seeking funds to attend Illinois colleges and universities.Senate Bill 2043 passed through the Illinois General Assembly on Jan. 28. The bill would have approved ...

Morris to host budget cut rally

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

May 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

A rally against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget cuts is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday in front of Morris Library.It has been organized by the four unions on campus, with cooperation from student government and others thro...

Plan to privatize higher education proposed

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

The Illinois public higher education system could have a complete overhaul if one Illinois state senator gets his way.State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, is working on legislation that will convert Illinois’ public univer...

The student news site of Southern Illinois University