Editor's Note: What follows is a statement from faculty and staff unions regarding SIUE administration's recent decision to return to campus.
An SIUE senior’s research project focused on religion and resources sought to disprove that oil drives conflict between nations, which could help find solutions without bloodshed.
With SIUE soon approaching two full years of operating under COVID-19, many are hoping the pandemic’s end is in sight. However, administration has solutions and procedures to keep the spread of the virus under control.
The Honors Student Association will host events throughout the semester calling for students to get involved in animal rights, environmental, academic and economic hardship services.
The Kimmel assistant director uses her past experience as an advocate for sexual assault and domestic abuse victims as a base for her work at SIUE.
SIUE sent out an email Thursday morning stating that all classes will move to an online format for the first week of the upcoming semester.
All SIUE community members, regardless of vaccination status, are required to complete a COVID-19 test on campus before returning for on-ground activities.
Amanda Depew, a U.S. Airforce veteran and a graduating social work grad student, works to improve the lives of female veterans. She currently works to help secure housing for homeless veterans.
SIUE will award a posthumous degree to a student who was killed in a car crash earlier this year. The late Jasmine Streator, 26, will receive a bachelor’s degree in social work in the fall commencement. She died in a crash on Interstate 70 in June.
Two mass communication students who will be graduating at the winter Commencement have been working together to find out if there is a correlation between watching and believing paranormal shows and religion.
Jake Wilson, who graduates this December with a BFA in graphic design, made prints of abandoned homes in St. Louis and an extinct butterfly species to highlight the harmful impacts of suburban sprawl.
An EF3 tornado hit one of the buildings at the Edwardsville Amazon Distribution Center, trapping at least 50 employees inside Friday Dec. 10. An EF5 is the strongest ranking for tornadoes.
The Illinois cannabis industry is transforming to the point where half of new licenses are owned by minorities — but critics say many of those newcomers may never get to open.
The Visualizing Research Impacts competition announced its winners — a mixed media piece called “Octomom” that depicts invisible labor, and a graphical representation of splashing wine in which the data points represent genes in the fly genome.
For many college students, university is the first time they are making their own money and paying their own bills. Credit cards can be a positive tool for some, but could cause long-term damage to others. Several experts weigh in on credit cards and financial literacy.
It has been about a month and a half since sophomore construction major Arluan Van Hook initially filed a report against the Kappa Sigma fraternity on campus. Van Hook said the group used homophobic and racist slurs against him and engaged in hazing.
3D Gloop! Makes adhesives and coatings for 3-D printing, and now is the winner of the Metro-East Startup Challenge.
The Stephenson House, a historical site in Edwardsville, is currently working with SIUE mass communication students to create a documentary about the indentured servants who worked at the house in the early 1800s.
James T. Minor has been selected to become SIUE’s next chancellor. The Board of Trustees will vote on his appointment at their Dec. 2 meeting.
Editor's Note: What follows is a statement from various campus constituencies about recent events of student racism and homophobia at Kappa Sigma targeting member Arluan Van Hook.
SIUE student Arluan Van Hook met with university administrators today, Nov. 18, about his reports of hazing, racist and homophobic slurs by Kappa Sigma fraternity members. Van Hook said that for the meeting he could only have one person accompany him. He had to choose between having an attor…
The Competitive Graduate Award, which waive tuition for a year and comes with a $984 stipend, were given to 19 students this year from a variety of disciplines.
SIUE officials are investigating reports that a campus fraternity harassed and hazed a Black student pledging the fraternity with racist and homophobic slurs.
With over 14,000 students at SIUE, there’s a very diverse and interesting population of people who go to school here. So, The Alestle has decided to begin to highlight some of those students with a recurring column — Cougars in the Wild.
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and the CEO of the Foundation at SIUE Rachel Stack has worked at SIUE since 2014. She will be retiring effective June 2022 after a long tenure at SIUE with the foundation.
Information Technology Services spoke at the Student Government Meeting on Nov. 8 about upcoming changes to cyber security measures.
After being debated for eight years, the Youth Health and Safety Act which would repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act goes to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who plans to sign it into law in June 2022.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple announced at the Student Government meeting on Nov. 8, that changes in student employment rules will mean that students no longer have to be enrolled in a summer class to continue working at the university.
CARBONDALE—Following the Astroworld music festival that left eight dead and countless people injured, the SIU and Carbondale community gathered to honor the life of third year journalism student Jacob (Jake) E. Jurinek.
Due to over half of veterans not receiving proper dental care, the School of Dental Medicine will be providing free exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions to veterans this Veterans Day.
As the University searches for a new Chancellor, four candidates have made it to the final rounds of interviews and the University is asking for student opinions.
Period products in men’s restrooms around campus were thrown out or defaced by individuals, causing Facilities Management and the Title IX Office to search for other distribution methods.
All students in the School of Pharmacy must participate in an eight-hour training program to learn to recognize and help mental illnesses and crises as pharmacists.
The philosophy department will be hosting an author and podcast host to discuss allies and racial injustice at their annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. Myisha Cherry, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside, will deliver her speech “Rage Renegade…
Philosophy and architecture don’t always mix, but they did for Buckminster Fuller. And, in 1968, he was commissioned to build the Fuller Dome on campus, which serves as SIUE’s Center for Spirituality and Sustainability. 50 years later, the dome is still campus staple, and plenty of work is s…
Research projects can be done in labs, outside of the university or even in the classroom as professors use their research to change the way they teach.
Co-ed fraternity Alpha Phi Omega is teaming up with Stuffed Animals For Emergencies to take on donations of stuffed animals for children in emergency situations.
After a year of online classes, SIUE has started to move back to face-to-face classes. Professors in various studies talk about what trends they are seeing as they move back into face-to-face classes.
SIUE ACCESS is currently putting on Pet Assisted Wellness Sessions to promote student wellness. Once a week, therapy dogs are brought in and students are able to sign up to come pet them.
Changes to athletic center dress codes, dining service updates and summer employment issues are brought up at the student government meeting, with announcements from Chancellor Randy Pembrook and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffery Waple.
Several weeks ago, anti-trans stickers were found in various places around campus. The Bias Incident Response Team on campus sent out an email that outlined what had occurred and the university’s response to the incident.
The University Museum's new grant is the second it has received to identify every artifact in the museum. The Institute of Museum and Library Services has provided the $153,000 grant to help with the University Museum's three-step plan for inventorying the entire collection of more than 34,0…
Entrenched in the woods of the SIUE campus on the outskirts of Airplane field during October 7-10 was the ROTC SIUE Battalion. This past weekend, they were doing their annual field training exercises, known as FTX training drills.
Jessica Ulrich said she wasn’t interested in a leadership position when she started in the department in 2008, but has moved into it as time progressed.