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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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