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Here’s how Illinois residents can help save a life

By Daily Egyptian campus desk

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Every day, an average of 79 people receive organ transplants while 22 die waiting for the organ they never got, according to organdonor.gov.Last month, Illinois' organ and tissue donor registry reached 6 million, Illinois Secretary of State ...

Former astronaut, previous chancellor join list of SIUC commencement speakers

By Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre, Daily Egyptian

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Joan Higginbotham will speak at the 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. commencement ceremonies Friday.Higginbotham, a 1987 SIU graduate from Chicago, is the third African-American woman to take a shuttle into space. "My career plan origina...

SIU fails to redact names in sexual assault documents

By Kayli Plotner, @Kayplot

May 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The university has apologized after personal information regarding sexual assault claims was not redacted in Freedom of Information Act documents.In a September 2015 FOIA request obtained by the Daily Egyptian, SIU’s FOIA ...

CESL to lose faculty this fall after dip in program enrollment

By Anna Spoerre, @AnnaSpoerre

May 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

SIU’s Center for English as a Second Language program will see a reduction in faculty this fall, the center's interim director said Monday. Letters ­­— containing either a renewal or non-renewal of each faculty member’s term appointment ...

Juvenile arrested, charged with aggravated robbery after Thursday incident

By Luke Nozicka, @lukenozicka

May 2, 2016

Filed under City, News

Carbondale police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday after a man was robbed by an acquaintance. A man was walking in the 300 block of West Pecan Street with acquaintances Thursday evening, when one of t...

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