Many faculty and staff were recently trained in the Mental Health First Aid curriculum by counseling services directors Lisa Thompson-Gibson and Jessica Ulrich.
From books to audio readings, the "Spooky Stories & Other Horrors: The Tradition of Scary Stories during the Holiday Season" exhibit at the Lovejoy Library will be sure to send shivers down your spine.
The Edwardsville main campus experienced a water outage after Facilities Management found a water main break, the repair was made several hours after the campus was notified, but campus is still under a boil order.
Rev. Starsky Wilson will discuss his work and activism at the keynote speaker at the Hub’s Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon next week.
While thousands in Iran have died or been arrested protesting the death of Mahsa Amini, Iranian students at SIUE feel powerless to help.
To answer questions about SIUE’s new logo, The Alestle talked to Heather Kniffel, Creative Director and former interim Executive Director of University Marketing and Communications.
For his senior capstone, Max Ludwig researched the queer experience in Latin America, which is influenced by dictatorships, machismo culture and colonization.
In addition to studying bullheaded catfish and climate change, Devin Moore was able to travel to Wisconsin to intern at the National Park Service in Wisconsin.
As the semester winds down and students count the days until winter break, seniors graduating this December are beginning to mark each of their “lasts” at SIUE. The last research paper, the last exam, the last club meeting, the last time they sprint to their car praying to beat parking servi…
The results of a recent campus climate survey indicate that 54 percent of all faculty of color reported not feeling treated equally to their white colleagues – a troubling trend for a university that prides itself on diversity.
On Monday, Dec. 5, Student Government unanimously elected Fatimot Onanusi, a senior nursing major from Lagos, Nigeria, to serve as the new Student Government vice president after Nicole Burbach had to step down due to personal reasons. Onanusi had been serving as a senator for the school of …
Academics are usually told to write and talk in a more formal tone for anything they do, but that is exactly what SIUE visiting associate professor Angel Jones is trying to challenge with her book “Street Scholar.”
The university announced the death of St. Louis native Lamoree “Moree” Moore on Dec. 2. Moore was a junior at SIUE studying towards a degree in nutrition.
A first-year student studying for his business degree died on Monday, Nov. 21 at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.
SIUE's campus climate survey saw hundreds of responses from students, faculty and staff, provoking questions on issues ranging from freedom of speech to diversity in hiring.
The Criminal Justice Department has a new scholarship for current students called “The Ryan K. Marten Memorial Scholarship.” The scholarship was created in memory of criminal justice alumni Ryan Marten.
SIUE’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) began selling brownies, cookies and other baked goods during local religious figure and preacher Tom Rayborn’s visits to campus, acting as a peaceful protest and safe space for students.
Marti Elford, instructor for SIUE’s School of Education, was recently given the opportunity to travel to Finland after being recognized as a Fulbright Specialist.
Wondering when the Starbucks cart will open or why prices are going up in Dining Services? Find out more from Dennis Wobbe, the director of Dining Services.
SIUE has seen an influx of graduate students entering the university, many of which have been dealing with multiple economic issues as a result of high inflation and low salaries.
Tapiwa Mupereki, a local pharmacist, was recognized with the monthly Excellence in Edwardsville award. He was given the award for starting the Books for Bikes summer reading challenge, which encouraged children to read with the chance to win one of 14 bikes.
Nicole Burbach stepped down from Student Government Vice President due to personal reasons before the Nov 7. meeting, leaving the vice presidential position open.
Lenora-Marya Anop has lived a life intertwined with music, from listening to her mother’s voice lifted in song to her own performance of Bach in Italy.
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, over 60 staff and faculty members came together to participate in the first Global Zone International Student Ally Training Program. This program educates people on how to support the rising number of international students on campus.
EDWARDSVILLE — The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s student news organization, recently won four national awards during the 101st annual Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association National College Media Convention.
The Political Science Department will research terrorism and political violence in southern Illinois thanks to a grant from Homeland Security.
With persistent COVID cases and an outbreak of monkeypox, there is a lot of information. According to the pharmacy faculty, it may or may not be backed up by science.
A 1968 edition of SIUE’s student newspaper, The Alestle, featured a front-page story about a student swallowing a live goldfish — whole — in the campus cafeteria on a dare.
Between the books he has published and his current position as owner of the Second Reading, John Dunphy certainly has a long history with the written word.
The School of Nursing plans on using the money to provide opportunities in education and skill building for its nursing students.
The SIUE police department offers a free women-only self-defense course that gives them the ability to apply what they learn in numerous “real life” scenarios.
Dental faculty and students volunteered for annual Give Kids a Smile Day on Oct. 10 at the SIU School of Dental Medicine campus in Alton, Illinois.
To help prepare the Glen-Ed Pantry for the upcoming holiday season, the Edwardsville Police Department partnered with the Eden Church of Edwardsville to create a drive-through food collection on Oct. 8.
From creating blogs combining science and pop culture to being featured in National Geographic for her research on pouched rats, Danielle Lee, assistant professor in biological sciences continues her contributions to the world of science.
The controversial Supreme Court decision involving the famous Miranda rights was overshadowed by other decisions released the same week, but is also worthy of concern, according to an SIUE professor who hosted a lecture and discussion on campus last week.
The 24-hour fundraiser for Leaps of Love in Highland, Illinois, featured 25 teams of race cars, food vendors, live entertainment and bounce houses for the kids.
An Illinois state senator and a comedian were among the 10 alumni inducted into the SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame during Homecoming this year.
The Stephen L. and Julia Y. Hansen Humanities Fund is starting off its first year with English professor Howard Rambsy and his idea for an African American poetry database.
SIUE is partnering with the Illinois State Police, the SIU School of Law, SWIC and the city of Belleville to create the only accredited forensic science program in southern Illinois.
Local religious figure and preacher Tom Rayborn returned to campus last week after being barred from the area due to the COVID-19 pandemic.