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Various birth control methods affect each individual’s body differently, and with so many options out there, it may be difficult to determine which is the best choice for you. Here is our rundown of what you need to know about each method, according to Planned Parenthood and the Centers for …

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For the past year, educators on and off campus have had to manage teaching sexual topics virtually; they say while the online format brings its own challenges, for some students, it can also have its perks. 

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SIUE resumed its Bike Share Program for the 11th year earlier this month, allowing students to borrow bikes and hit the trails or travel the campus. The Student Fitness Center also increased in-person cycling classes for students and members, promoting active, healthy lifestyles.

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Curbside recycling bins have increased the amount of people recycling instead of adding to landfills. However, laws regarding what is allowed to be placed in trash or recycle bins often leave consumers wondering how to dispose of certain items.

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Illinois House Bill 1797 is meant to repeal the controversial requirement for pregnant minors to notify their legal guardian 48 hours before receiving an abortion from the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995.

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Despite joining a union in 2019, SIUE graduate teaching assistants are still paid significantly less than their SIUC counterparts. With TA workloads showing no sign of slowing, the Service Employees International Union looks to continue negotiations with the university on their behalf. 

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When SIU System President Dan Mahony was hired, he said he was planning on living nearer to both SIUE and SIUC during his time in office. After his time at SIUC, he has now moved closer to SIUE and begun to spend more time on campus.

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As the COVID-19 numbers start to look more and more promising, the SIU system is planning to make Fall 2021’s schedule more face-to-face than it will have been in the last three semesters. 

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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a criminal justice omnibus bill backed by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Monday, abolishing cash bail, overhauling police certification and reforming use-of-force standards among numerous other provisions.

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With classes moving back to mostly in-person next semester, the SIUE Faculty Association has penned a letter to Gov. J.B. Pritzker asking that college and university faculty and staff be added to vaccination group 1B. 

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In light of spring break being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, individual departments and faculty members now have the option to give students a lighter workload halfway through the semester. Some are choosing to do so, while others are not.