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Opinion: A Daily Egyptian reporter was at the party where someone was shot Sunday morning. Here’s what she heard and saw

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

March 27, 2016

Saturday night I was at a party with a friend and everything was going fine until a dispute arose, something that is becoming quite common of parties and events at SIU.Everyone from the back of the living room started rushing aw...

New support group open to victims of sexual assault

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

March 2, 2016

Victims of sexual assault have a new resource on campus.  Counseling and Psychological Services now offers a free support group for sexual assault survivors who are students at SIU and are eligible for Student Health Service...

Africana studies department faces uncertainty as enrollment remains low

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

February 28, 2016

Kia Smith said there aren't many academic programs on campus that have taught her more about black culture than the Africana studies department. “This program is responsible for so many things that have shaped black culture at SIU. … If there wa...

SIU students join in the effort to help Flint

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

February 17, 2016

University students have collected nearly 200 bottles of water to help residents in Flint, Mich., during its water crisis. SIU's NAACP chapter president Ciara Maxwell, a senior from Memphis, Tenn. studying exercise science, s...

University saves estimated $16,000 with mailroom budget cut

By Tierra Carpenter, @TierraMC_

February 10, 2016

University Housing will save more than $15,000 this semester after it closed the package pickup window in the Grinnell Hall mailroom.Crystal Bouhl, assistant director of marketing for University Housing, explained the decision.  "It's a...

SIU alumnus promotes music diversity in Carbondale with MMG artist

By Tierra Carpenter, @TierraMC_

January 26, 2016

An artist signed to Rick Ross' music label will perform in Carbondale and his show will feature not only an SIU alumnus, but current students as well. Maybach Music Group artist Stalley will be at Hangar 9 on Wednesday thanks to ...

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