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Three Salukis set for 2016 Olympics in Rio – Southern Illinois Athletics

Three former Saluki student-athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning with the opening ceremony on Friday, August 5. Competition begins on August 6 and concludes on August 20. They will be joined by women’s head coach for Team USA at the 2016 Olympics is none other than SIU alumna and four-time Olympian Connie Price-Smith.

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When is an institution not its people? When it is convenient.

On Main Street, looking past the railroad tracks.

In response to a demand by a group of student activists that the university hold a press conference to admit its problem with institutional racism, Chancellor Brad Colwell stated the following: “The way I’ve been reading the demand is for us to come out say that we are a racist campus or institution and that’s not the case, but are…

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Maker of Racist Video Identified, Vandalism Suspects Still Sought

June 10, 2016 Detectives of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Public Safety, in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, have identified the maker of a video that advocated racial violence on campus. The viral video was posted on social media near the end of the spring semester and removed following…

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