It’s no secret jobs are hard to come by right now, but don’t fear! The Alestle is hiring talented SIUE students this summer for a variety of positions. The safety of our staffers comes first, so staffers will not be expected to do in-office work.
As southwestern Illinois counties pushing Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to relax stay-at-home measures, law enforcement agencies say they will continue to evaluate case by case when and how to enforce his executive orders.
SIU System President Dan Mahony detailed how the university will comply with Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan in an email sent out Wednesday.
EDWARDSVILLE — After approval of the Madison County Board of Health’s plan to reopen the county’s economy amidst Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s phased reopening plan, Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton talked about what this “rift” means for city residents and business owners.
Starting Wednesday, Madison County will begin its phased plan to reopen the county, officially going against Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s statewide plan to reopen Illinois.
EDWARDSVILLE — A plan to reopen Madison County ahead of the state’s Reopen Illinois plan in defiance of Gov. J.B. Pritzker was overwhelmingly approved at a special meeting of the Madison County Board of Health Tuesday.
Despite the Vadalabene Center remaining empty this weekend, grad speakers plan to share motivational speeches with their peers through a virtual ceremony.
The School of Pharmacy’s graduating seniors usually present their senior projects to the general public this time of year. COVID-19 forced them to present online.
SIUE nursing graduates look to make a difference in their field after graduation, and it couldn’t have come at a better time: right in the middle of a pandemic.
Connor Meehan is known in the mass communications department for his skill and his contributions to SIUE Global Village, a student-run news and entertainment show.
As part of the social work major at SIUE, students have to complete a practicum with the PEACe office. Two of the students’ practicums had similar premises, but different plans.
For many students being stuck at home makes it more difficult to focus on coursework, and that remains true for pharmacy students studying for their NAPLEX exam.
After creating a Human Powered Vehicle and racing it in Michigan back in 2019, senior Tiana Sherman looks to have a successful future ahead of her.
Due to the pandemic's impact, many graduates now face an uncertain future. Theater and dance majors are no exception.
Senior political science major Gavin Rodden, of Alton, Illinois, is one of many graduating this month. He’s made a name for himself in the political science department for tackling Russian election interference on his senior assignment.
On top of the typical responsibilities of being a college student, Myles Nelson is the campaign manager for a U.S. congressman.
A graduating senior found that in Illinois, the lack of funding in rural schools can impact how long their students will live.
As the school year comes to a close, some students are worried that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to the next school year being online as well. That prospect can be especially worrying for graduating seniors who plan on becoming teachers.
For businesses struggling from the shutdown, the city of Edwardsville is providing help and guidance, but for some businesses, it may not be enough.
Almost everyone who works on campus is now gone due to stay-at-home orders. However, there are a few select people who are allowed to continue to work on campus to complete necessary tasks.
The upcoming presidential election won’t look the same as previous years due to pandemic precautions, such as social distancing causing an increase in online campaigning and fear of voting in person.
Zoom has proved to be a popular tool in the transition to online only classes for colleges across the nation, but not everybody is on board.
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson on Monday outlined his plan to reopen the state, which will allow business activities, religious services and social gatherings to resume — as long as people adhere to “social distancing” rules, including staying 6 feet apart.
Rates for domestic violence and child abuse are rising with COVID-19, but there are still resources out there.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate is higher than it has been in years, largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many people out of work, people have had trouble paying for their basic needs, like food.
As the spring semester nears an end, SIUE has to collect textbooks for the start of the summer semester. It has been decided that students must either drop them off in a designated box behind the library, or they must ship them back at their own expense.
COVID-19 has become the top priority of almost every hospital in the world. Meanwhile, there are still patients who need medical assistance for different reasons.
While some local restaurants and shops are closing down during Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order, many are continuing operations and making sure their customers know they are in good hands. Extra precautions have been put in place, such as glove and mask wearing and around-the-clock sa…
Students struggling with online courses can now breathe a little easier, as a new pass/no credit option has been introduced for most classes this semester, allowing students to take more agency over their GPAs.
SIUE and system leadership have been meeting daily for the past few days to calculate the refunds students will receive for campus resources they no longer have access to.
Most of the SIUE community has successfully transitioned in-person classes to new online formats; however, this transition has proven to be more difficult for classes in the arts.
With fewer students and faculty on SIUE’s campus, most people would expect it to be a quieter place. However, the sounds of construction can still be heard.
It has been a month since Cougar Cupboard gave out boxes with three weeks of food to students in need, now making it time to replenish students’ pantries. However, the staff now faces unique challenges due to the pandemic.
Nobody is safe from the novel coronavirus. As anybody can catch this deadly virus, it is more important than ever to keep those who are at high risk from getting sick.
While the federal government will be providing many Americans with $1,200 checks to help those left without work during the coronavirus pandemic, many are left wondering if they are eligible or not. Students in particular have lots of questions.
Most of SIUE’s students and staff are attempting to continue class while staying off-campus. To help adapt to these changes, some departments at SIUE have offered new services.
The last major pandemic the world faced was in 2009 with swine flu, caused by the H1N1 virus. Comparing that outbreak to the one we are currently experiencing, it’s clear which has had the bigger impact.