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Mayor to students: Don’t drink so much

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 14, 2015

Filed under News

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry wants students to step up their drinking game, and no, he does not mean chug more booze.Having been dubbed "Drunktober" on social media, Unofficial Halloween — which begins Friday — is followed by Ho...

Education’s relationship to riches remains unclear

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 6, 2015

Filed under News

In the last 10 years, the amount of student debt in America has ballooned from $250 billion to more than $1.2 trillion dollars, according to Forbes.Unfortunately, even if every young person in America was provided free higher e...

Students to play Saturday’s Southern Wonderland music festival

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 30, 2015

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Students will have a chance to party, socialize and get down at the first-ever Southern Wonderland music festival Saturday.The event will feature more than 20 artists across two stages, fire spinning, food vendors and a shuttle b...

Anarchists promise ‘To Change Everything’

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 27, 2015

Filed under News

Anarchism is usually characterized by violence, chaos and tear gas.However, those are misunderstandings and tactical misrepresentations of the political ideology that come from those who want the word to evoke fear, anarchist Bea Tr...

Energy researchers dig for solutions

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 23, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Alternatives to non-renewable energy sources are popular, but not perfect. With the ever-increasing regulations put on energy suppliers, coal, gas and oil companies are turning to academics for help in figuring out how to continue ex...

Lt. Governor touts commitment to education

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the university Thursday to endorse her office's policies and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sanguinetti, the first latina Lt. Gov. in the country, is the highest officer in the state besides Gov. Bruce...

Rights group to Jackson County Board: Protect us

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

There was only standing room in Courtroom 1 of the Jackson County Courthouse as the County Board convened Tuesday night. More than 45 people could not find a seat as they rallied to support a Community Bill of Rights, a measure cu...

Morris Library to host mass surveillance presentation

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 2, 2015

Filed under News

The federal government and their corporate partners are spying on everybody.From Google searches to text messages, Facebook posts to online purchases — no activity conducted on an electronic device is safe from Big Brother...

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