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Rural communities resent city-dwellers, visiting political science lecturer says

For nine years, Katherine Cramer studied the political opinions of people living in rural communities in Wisconsin.

Cramer, the director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said she drove across the state seeking the social “hang-outs” in each community to gauge how residents felt about the U.S. 514 more words


Group weaves sleeping mats for Carbondale homeless

Written on September 1st, 2017 as a student reporter for the Daily Egyptian at SIUC.

Every Tuesday, 62-year-old Brenda Johnson can be found at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, along with six to eight other women, weaving plastic bags into sleeping mats for Carbondale’s homeless. 516 more words


'We are all connected': Spiritual groups to celebrate eclipse

Daily Egyptian article written August 18, 2017.

Though the total solar eclipse Monday will bring many from the scientific community to Carbondale, the experience will also be a spiritual one for local groups. 674 more words


Founded by students for students: Wesley Foundation food pantry helps SIU’s food-insecure

Written on August 27, 2017, as a student reporter for the Daily Egyptian at SIUC.

When the SIU Wesley Foundation food pantry opened in 2012, founder and SIU alumna Loran Morris said she didn’t realize how big the food-insecure community was on campus. 432 more words


Cutting Africana studies sets a ‘dangerous precedent,’ department members say

As Africana studies students, faculty and staff come to terms with the administration’s recent decision to cut the program, many are taking it as a sign university leaders don’t know what students want. 677 more words


USG discusses travel budget at first meeting of the semester

Written on September 7th, 2017 as a student reporter for the Daily Egyptian at SIUC.

During its first regularly scheduled meeting of the semester Thursday, the Undergraduate Student Government proposed its budget for this school year. 285 more words


Property for Sale - Church Building


205 North Vicksburg Street, Marion, Illinois

    Currently used as church but also zoned for multi-family residential & professional office use… 222 more words