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A new state program is intended to fight what it terms “targeted injustice” created by the criminalization of marijuana with investment in local marijuana businesses.

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Students attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon this Wednesday where Denise Taliaferro Baszile delivered a speech and scholarships and awards were rewarded. 

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With the new year kicking off, the media is buzzing with stories surrounding new Illinois laws, the most popular being the legalization of recreational marijuana. However, in another important change made as of Jan. 1, the statute of limitations for major sex crimes was removed in Illinois. 

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It’s January, and you know what that means: New Year’s resolutions. We’re two weeks into the year, so maybe your resolutions are already busted. If not, starting a new semester can throw you off that new routine! Here are a few of the most common resolutions, and how you can try to keep with…

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After being anticipated for months, the grand opening of the new esports arena in Bluff Hall will be held from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. today.  The ceremony will be open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni, and food and refreshments will be provided.

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Lindy Wagner was named as the new director of the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion in an announcement on Tuesday, Jan. 14. She will officially take on the role March 2.

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Fight for $15With the passage of SB 1, minimum wage workers will gradually find their paychecks getting larger and larger. The hourly minimum wage in Illinois made its way to $9.25 an hour on Jan. 1, and will be $10 come July. The increase will continue until 2025, when minimum wage will rea…

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Between girls on Twitter begging the fictional stalker Joe Goldberg to kidnap them to the (uncomfortably) funny memes surfacing after season two, Netflix’s “You” is doing exactly what pop culture is supposed to — creating a big buzz.Under the surface, however, the show is sparking conversati…

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After more than 25 years at SIUE, Kara Shustrin stepped into a new role at the beginning of the year as the dean of students.The new dean of students position combines the responsibilities of two previous positions: associate dean/director of student conduct and associate vice chancellor for…

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Less than a month after the Bias Incidence Response Team sent out an email to students denouncing an unauthorized flyer spreading misinformation surrounding transgender people, the team took to the student bouncers list yet again to describe a new incident: this time one of racist origins.

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Balloons were blown up, certificates were framed, cameras were flashing and speakers were brought in to honor graduating students registered with the Office for Accessible Campus Community & Equitable Student Support.

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Andrew Greenwood, assistant professor of musicology and graduate program director in the Department of Music, has been selected as one of the commencement speakers on behalf of his department after receiving two awards from the Graduate School earlier in 2019.

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While “Quad preacher” Tom Rayborn is still present on campus most Wednesdays, there will not be any more bullhorn chanting, at least for now. 

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Projects, papers and exams, on top of lack of sleep and test anxiety are hallmarks of finals season for many students. However, students don’t have to struggle alone — there are a variety of free resources on campus to help.

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After weeks of escalating protests on Wednesdays, the university held a town hall meeting to discuss Stratton Quadrangle regular “Pastor Tom” and university policies around speakers on campus.

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Next week, many students living on campus will be loading their cars up with laundry, their favorite clothes and maybe even textbooks just to speed far away from SIUE. However, heading home to family over break is not an option for some, including many international students.

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The mass communications department recently renovated an audio lab located in the lower level of Dunham Hall for students in the department.

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The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a donation drive to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The drive runs until Dec. 20.

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EDWARDSVILLE — While the state’s Rebuild Illinois capital plan is extensive, it excluded several Edwardsville construction projects Mayor Hal Patton had hoped the state would fund.

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Spanish professor Olga Bezhanova recently won the Medal for Contribution to Ukrainian Art and Scholarship from the Ukrainian Academy of Literature and Art.

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EDWARDSVILLE — The city’s Administrative and Community Service (ACS) Committee approved the most conservative option for recreational cannabis zoning distances after first reading and an alternative plan Tuesday.

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Some on campus, like Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker, feel a personal responsibility for making the campus as eco-friendly as possible.