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Black women refute physical stereotypes

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month came to a close Sunday, and with March begins Women's History Month. Thursday’s event could serve as a transition between the two. The symposium, “ Black Female Bodies: On the Auction Block Again... a...

International Festival expects large numbers

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

February 10, 2015

Filed under Campus

Flavor and culture remain central in the 53rd annual International Festival, happening this week. Wednesday’s event, the food fair, has acquired a reputation of its own. Students prepare international specialties and serve...

Hemp research a hire away

By Sam Beard

February 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Marijuana is legal for recreational use in four states across the country, but its cousin, hemp, has just started to make legal baby steps.State universities in Illinois are now protected by law if they choose to research industrial hemp.A s...

SIU: no stance on ‘free community college’

By Sam Beard

February 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Free community college is a concept that could change the landscape for America’s students, but some shrug it off as an impossibility.In President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address on Jan. 20, he said he is sending Congress...

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