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In honor of President's Day, we should look back at all of America's presidents and their histories. Reading about it in history books can be boring at times, so listen to this musical history of presidents — both well-known and not. 

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Students can go in person to the Student Fitness Center for Heart Healthy Week, a series of daily fitness events to encourage healthy lifestyles. Featuring basketball challenges, healthy snacks and a chance to win prizes, students can take a break from virtual events while keeping their hear…

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The Office of Academic Advising is holding virtual events for incoming transfer students to learn more about SIUE. Although the events have undergone some changes, they will continue to be available every Tuesday this month.

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Several studies suggest it can make all the difference for students of color to see themselves represented in their teachers. While SIUE has made considerable progress in areas of diversity, some faculty members say there is still more work to be done in and out of the classroom. 

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It’s late January, and we all know what that means: tis’ the season where the New Year’s Resolutions are slowly losing their sparkle and the motivation is waning. With fitness at the top of everyone’s list, I decided to put together a playlist of songs that always get me moving, no matter ho…

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Shortly after being voted out of his own band, Joe Whiteside got a text asking if he wanted to start another. The text was from Preston Schepers, a then-junior at Alton High School who saw Whiteside’s departure as his chance to fulfill a lifelong goal. 

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Due to the high risk of contracting COVID-19, residents in nursing homes have been cut off from their families for months. However, many nursing homes and community members are doing what they can to make the time stuck inside a little easier.

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Every now and then, an idea comes along that seems so fresh and carries so much potential, it can inspire an energy within fans that appears obsessive and off-putting to outsiders. “Star Trek,” “Hamilton,” “Homestuck,” “Rick and Morty” and “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” are a few exa…

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Just because 2020 has been the year of cancellations doesn’t mean we have to completely forego holiday celebrations. Here are some events in the St. Louis area this holiday season with measures in place to keep attendees safe and healthy. 

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One of the greatest phenomena of the pandemic has been the trending video games like “Among Us” or “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” In a world where there has been little else to do, students have been using video games to stay connected.

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After two half-semesters of virtual teaching, professors are learning to connect with their students in new ways, but it can still be challenging to get the level of engagement they want.

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The Arts & Issues Event “Living the Legacy to Empower the Future” was a conversation held Oct. 29 between Assistant Professor of Political Science Timothy Lewis and Ilyasah Shabazz, an author, professor and daughter of activist Malcolm X. Shabazz highlighted parallels between her father’…

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Instead of having their phones ring off the hook, students may notice a lot more texts coming through. This is because political texts are becoming the new political calls in the hopes of reaching a younger generation, but young people may not know real people are sending the messages.

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After 52 years in the basement of the MUC, University Hair is no more. Former owners Cindy and Terry Knebel have taken up shop at Tribe Hair Salon in Glen Carbon and University Hair’s space has become the Health Service Annex.

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While local formalwear businesses, which rely on large gatherings and events, have taken a hit due to COVID-19, owners are using technology and new ideas to stay afloat.