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Americans everywhere watched as the Capitol building was stormed, but not everyone saw the same thing — from historians to student protestors, here’s what some on campus thought about what unfolded in Washington, D.C.

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What better way to start the new year than with a new job? The Alestle is hiring talented SIUE students to fill reporter, photographer, social media / online editor and copy editor positions. 

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SIUE held a virtual town hall meeting to discuss mandatory re-entry testing and campus procedures for the Spring 2021 semester. A new dashboard will replace the old COVID Dashboard on the website, providing access to real time data.

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Matt Gregor, a senior business administration major, from Edwardsville, plays several different roles in the School of Business — but when Gregor isn’t working as a research assistant or supplemental instruction leader, he can be found on the pickleball court. 

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Lara Tupper, a senior in nutrition, from the Gold Coast, Australia, was chosen to be the speaker for the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior — despite COVID-19 sending her back to her home country.

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Paulina Fuhrmann, a senior political science major, from Collinsville, Illinois  never imagined going to college until her mom told her she was too smart not to try.

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Given SIUE’s decision to move almost all previously in-person courses online after Fall Break, some students are deciding to finish their Fall 2020 semester at home instead of in university housing.

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Following a recent article from KSDK (Channel 5) that claimed SIUE was experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, university leadership say appropriate safety measures are in place and students should not be concerned about an increase in campus cases ahead of Thanksgiving Break.

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After the Illinois Fair Tax amendment failed to pass on election night, many worried there would be substantial budget cuts to K-12 and higher education. State-funded institutions like SIU have plans in place to prepare for potential budget shortfalls.

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The pumpkins, chairs, games and lights that popped up on The Quad one day have a purpose behind them: Student Affairs set up the fall decorations in hopes of boosting campus morale and allowing students to forge connections during the era of social distancing. 

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SIUE’s organizational structure includes several positions dedicated to diversity and inclusion efforts. With the addition of a Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, these positions and their responsibilities may be restructured, Chancellor Randy Pembrook said in a recent pres…

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As state leaders continue to face pushback from the restaurant industry and even some county and municipal governments regarding COVID-19 mitigation measures, Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday put pressure squarely on the shoulders of local elected officials.

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After election night resulted in many Republican wins in Madison County, local candidates from both sides of the aisle offered responses to the outcomes and plans for the future. 

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With the process of renaming Ninian Edwards Plaza officially underway, Our Edwardsville has made it clear their work is nowhere near done. This weekend, they showed this in a new way: they hosted their first protest.