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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...

SIU swept by UNI, fall to 6-3 in MVC

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Salukis played their first Missouri Valley Conference games on the road and limped away with three losses.SIU softball (11-14-1, 6-3 MVC) came into the weekend series against Northern Iowa (12-16, 6-2 MVC) batting .357—the ...

Salukis to improve on successful indoor season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field team transitions indoor success to the outdoor season when they begin Friday.SIU finished the indoor season with an NCAA champion and a ninth place overall finish from the women’s team.Coach Connie Pric...

Rehabilitation center faces budget crisis

By Ahmad Hicks, @AhicksSports_DE

March 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed budget cuts that could wipe out drug and alcohol treatment for more than 7,000 Illinois residents.Rauner’s Feb. 18 proposal would eliminate $27.6 million from the $127 million budget of the Illinois Dep...

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