An e-Lert reporting a kidnapping that occurred on SIUE campus was issued by SIUE Police early in the morning of May 27. The e-Lert said the kidnapping resulted in a later sexual assault in Berkeley, Missouri.
Incoming freshmen will be paying more to attend SIUE next year, and all students will be paying higher fees after a vote by the board of trustees
SIUE’s Board of Trustees recently approved a yearly tuition increase of $270 for students who will be starting at SIUE in the academic year 2023-24. Student fees were increased by $94.50 for all students regardless of their academic start.
Two graduating seniors this semester have been helping operate a non-profit for 5 years. The non-profit, named Trinity’s Way, aims to carry on the legacy of their late friend Trinity.
Business senior Madelyn Britton and her classmates organized a trivia night to raise funds for Cardinal Glennon.
Hailee O’Dell, former student government president and soon-to-be graduate of SIUE, has made an impact on her fellow students and hopes to continue to do so after graduating.
Editor's note: This story was edited to accurately reflect that the geography department has lost teaching assistants, like the other departments mentioned.
With the return of warmer weather, some Cougar Village residents have noticed a resurgence of bugs.
After a second election was held for student government president and vice president, SIUE finally has a new senate and leaders for the upcoming summer and new year.
Research shows corporate America’s food system continues to negatively affect minorities living in poverty
In a three-part series featuring speakers discussing the importance of food and agriculture, Bobby Smith speaks on the impact food can have within Black communities.
After rejecting the election results on Monday, April 10, over questions about the electoral process, student government has chosen to hold a new election.
As the country becomes more hostile toward transgender people, they have started to consider where they and their families will be safest. Illinois is one of those places.
SIUE has developed comprehensive deaf services, despite a national shortage of American Sign Language interpreters in higher education.
Life as a student in college is stressful enough, but there are often students tackling this effort while also raising children of their own.
Assistant professor in philosophy Susan Dieleman will be returning to her home country of Canada this summer after being offered a new position.
Editor's note: Edits for accuracy have been made on this story to reflect that the Student Government election was set for voting for a period of 36 hours.
Four comedians and the musical duo “Charmed and Dangerous” gathered at the Jacoby Arts Center in Alton, Illinois, last Friday to joke about topics from sex to disability, eliciting laughter from Zoomers, millennials and Gen X’ers alike.
Transgender students of SIUE gathered at the Inclusive Excellence, Education and Diversity Hub March 31 to celebrate their identity and discuss issues related to the community.
During women’s history month it is important to remember the ordinary women who did extraordinary things for us. The Alestle wanted to feature one of the countless women who have helped make this university what it is. SIUE’s minority scholarship is named after Johnetta Haley, but not many p…
Donavan Ramon, an assistant professor in English, has implemented the use of an artificial intelligence software called Packback to provide tutoring to his students.
Nineteen candidates gathered over two days to discuss their visions for SIUE, should they be elected this week.
Local nonprofit Holly’s House of Hope worked with professor Sarah VanSlette’s applied communications senior class for a fundraiser on March 18 at the Fox Creek Golf Course in Edwardsville.
“Unissued Diplomas” is an international exhibit honoring the stories of Ukrainian students who did not graduate as the result of the Russian war in Ukraine. A Ukrainian student decided to bring the exhibit to SIUE in her own way.
With the student government election next week, presidential candidates and their vice presidential candidates are on the campaign trail.
Every year for Women’s History Month at SIUE, a few lucky women are awarded in the Phenomenal Wom*n Awards, a luncheon in which women who have been nominated by colleagues for selfless actions are recognized and awarded for said accomplishments.
Peck Hall was evacuated due to a small fire after smoke alarms activated at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday.
Throughout history, women have been ignored by medical professionals when they complained of any ailment. The diagnosis of hysteria was just another way women’s problems were dismissed.
From autism to ADHD, being neurodivergent defines a person for the rest of their lives due to each disorder affecting development at a young age, though it may not be for the worse.
From finding the right provider to understanding insurance coverage, navigating the mental health system can prove intimidating to many.
In order to maintain mental health, seeking professional help is almost always key. But it’s also good to keep in mind and be aware of another component: self-care.
Trigger warning: This article discussion of mental illness and suicidal ideation in this article
While racism and ableism are widely discussed topics separately, it is not often they are spoken of together. That’s what New Horizons, an organization dedicated to disability awareness on campus, wanted to discuss.
With the possibility of the return of a bigger Cocina, the completion of the library’s Starbucks and more, Dining Services has had many changes with more coming.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — The Alestle won 10 awards at the recent Illinois College Press Association’s Convention and Awards. The publication is still in the ranking of top student news orgs in the state despite moving into a more competitive division.
Many people visit the campus Quad weekly. Occasionally the sound of a fiddle can be heard across campus. But where is the music coming from?
Revisions to the Student Government constitution, which were introduced have finally been passed by the senate. The revisions, which will introduce new, non-academic related senators to the senate, passed with a unanimous vote of 17-0 on Feb. 20.
After months of revisions and committee meetings, student government put a set of constitutional revisions to a senate vote at the first meeting of the year. The revisions failed to pass, but some remain hopeful the revisions will be in place in time for the spring elections.
Assistant professor of educational leadership Candace Hall’s documentary “Clusterluck” discusses the Black leadership and community at SIUE.
Gabriel Msengi has returned to SIUE in pursuit of two master’s degrees — another step towards his ultimate goal of opening a primary care clinic in Tanzania.
After his death on Jan. 8, 2023, retired professor Jerald Bolen is remembered as a grateful person, passionate about everything in his life from his music to his family.
Following the release of video footage of the death of Tyre Nichols, the Inclusive Excellence, Education and Development Hub hosted a listening session to give members of the SIUE community a place to share their thoughts.
Last semester’s campus climate survey revealed concerns and worries people of minority groups on campus held about their safety and identity.
The name may have changed, but what was formerly known as seasonal affective disorder still impacts many people every winter.
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.
Many faculty and staff were recently trained in the Mental Health First Aid curriculum by counseling services directors Lisa Thompson-Gibson and Jessica Ulrich.
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.
While the pandemic isn’t over yet, with restrictions lightening, SIUE’s public health experts look back on the last few years’ impact on SIUE.
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.
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…