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Madison Reynolds, president of SIUE Students for Life, was nervous when she stepped up to the podium at a rally outside the new Metro East Planned Parenthood clinic last week, but she spoke anyway.

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When visiting St. Louis, many think of the Arch and the new Stanley Cup Champions. However, below the surface, St. Louis and the bi-state region are common sites for sex trafficking, as explained in a women’s studies presentation Friday. 

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Chancellor Randy Pembrook attended the Student Government meeting Monday evening to give feedback on a resolution SG recently passed which called for changes in the inclement weather policy at SIUE.

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The fields of science, technology, mathematics and engineering are often thought of as male-dominated, so three female STEM graduates visited campus Monday to talk to students about their experiences in the workforce.

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Community members came together to share their stories about sexual violence and assault as well as support for survivors during the Clothesline Project event in the Goshen Lounge on Tuesday.

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Finances and salaries consumed much of the discussion with Chancellor Randy Pembrook and more than a dozen university directors and staff last Friday.

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The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2232 agreed to a new contract Wednesday night. Seventy-five percent of AFSCME members voted to accept the contract. The union represents civil service workers on campus and includes custodians on the Edwardsville, Alton a…

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As part of the Diversity and Inclusion Institutional Leadership Team’s “Implicit Bias and Institutional Change” series, faculty and staff members discussed how implicit bias can impact behavior in a professional setting and how it can be combated in Friday’s session.

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After a summer of renovations, the Office for Accessible Campus Community & Equitable Student Support now calls a space roughly three times the size of its original office home. ACCESS showcased Friday during its grand opening.

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 The Board of Trustees’ search for a permanent SIUC chancellor is underway at the same time the BOT seeks a new system president. Board Chair Phil Gilbert discussed the ongoing searches at the first trustees’ meeting of the academic year last Thursday. 

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its annual Out of the Darkness Walk Sunday evening at the SIUE Gardens to commemorate National Suicide Prevention Week.

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The SIU Board of Trustees will return to the Morris University Center at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 in the second floor Conference Center. The board’s first meeting of the academic year will include talk of the FY20 budget as well as increases to salary pools. 

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This academic year marks the pilot year for Diversity Edu, an online program consisting of modules relating to diversity and inclusion, on SIUE’s campus. The program covers topics such as microaggressions. It is accessible to new faculty, new staff and students enrolled in the first year tra…

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This academic year marks the pilot year for Diversity Edu, an online program consisting of modules relating to diversity and inclusion, on SIUE’s campus. The program covers topics such as microaggressions. It is accessible to new faculty, new staff and students enrolled in the first year tra…

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The Center for Spirituality and Sustainability is home to many religious groups, but on Mondays at noon it hosts a different kind group: an Alcoholics Anonymous chapter called The Spiritual Experience.

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday signed legislation that increases a full-time teacher’s minimum salary to $40,000 a year by the 2023-24 school year. The minimum salary will then be tied to inflation in following years. Former Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed similar legislation last year.

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Since interest in student government positions varies each academic year, some positions go unfilled after traditional elections have concluded.

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The start of the school year is a time of change for a lot of SIUE community members, but newly-appointed Athletic Director Tim Hall said he has no intention of making any major changes just yet.

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Panhellenic recruitment sees new changes this year as discussions continue about the possibility of affiliated recruitment counselors in the future and with the addition of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

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July’s Board of Trustees meeting brought an unprecedented distribution of new state funds between the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses and further talk of creating a fair distribution of recurrent funding between the two campuses.