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SIUE leaders relieved over budget deal, wary of the future

By Koran Addo, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

July 5, 2016

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After a year and a half of mostly unproductive bickering, Illinois lawmakers compromised last week to pass a makeshift spending plan giving state agencies a six-month reprieve from the budget standoff between the Republican gover...

SIUE brush fire still smoldering after five days

By Elizabeth Donald, Belleville News-Democrat

June 28, 2016

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The brush fire is still smoldering on the campus of SIUE on day 5, but officials believe there is still no danger to people or buildings.The fire was discovered Friday night during a training exercise by the Edwardsville Fire Department....

Race debate: SIUE students say ‘microaggressions’ are common

By Elizabeth Donald, Belleville News-Democrat

May 9, 2016

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"You speak really well for a black person."That's what they call a "microaggression." It's a comment that may not seem overtly derogatory or offensive, but serves to make people of color uncomfortable and degraded in a workplace or sc...

SIUE examines approach to unionization

By Kelsey Landis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill.

March 31, 2016

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Seasoned union specialists from Carbondale brought words of wisdom – and caution – to faculty at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville during an informational meeting between the two groups Wednesday.Representatives from sis...

Water treatment training program could be cut

By Kelsey Landis, The Alton Telegraph

March 24, 2016

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A university water-system operator training program is on the chopping block due to a lack of federal student loan money and state funding, even as headlines about the disastrous effects of negligent water system operators contin...

Board discusses MAP payback, future of towers, budget impasse ahead of Thursday meeting

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

March 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The SIU Board of Trustees heard presentations Wednesday morning ranging from potential tuition hikes to proposals for new dorms on the east side of Carbondale's campus.Here's what the nine trustees discussed during the e...

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