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Campus protests are a matter of when, not if, for the underrepresented

By Johnathan Flowers

November 16, 2015

Letter to the editor from Johnathan Flowers, a doctoral candidate in philosophy.Previously, I have written for the Daily Egyptian about race and diversity. In charging the university to consider issues of race beyond the confines ...

Southern Illinois man accused of sexual assault

By Len Wells, Evansville Courier & Press, Ind.

November 10, 2015

A southern Illinois man faces 240 felony charges of criminal sexual assault following an investigation by Illinois State Police detectives and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.Ronald C. Yarber, 48, of Equa...

Regional poll shows approval of bobcat hunting, trapping

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 9, 2015

Southern Illinoisans are statistically in favor of a new law to bring bobcat season back to the state next year, despite harsh criticism from animal-rights advocacy groups. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation in July amendin...

MAP funding may be on the chopping block

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 22, 2015

Caught in the middle of Illinois' contentious state politics are college students who depend on state aid grants to fund their educations. State Sen. Gary Forby (D-Benton) met with SIUC students and members of the press Thursday to discuss M...

Everything you need to know before the SIU vs. Liberty game

By Daily Egyptian staff

September 25, 2015


Salukis and Redhawks renew rivalry tonight

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

September 10, 2015

SIU renews its longest-running non-conference rivalry at 6 p.m. Saturday at Southeast Missouri State.Saluki senior quarterback Mark Iannotti is expecting a battle. “Just being a rivalry game, it’s going to be a tough, physi...

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