After uncovering a legendary lost city, internationally recognized explorer is back to tell the story

Steve Elkins

CARBONDALE, Ill. — For generations, tales of a city lost in the Honduran jungle were whispered about by explorers, archaeologists, gold prospectors, drug smugglers and geologists. While some claimed discovery, no proof was ever given.


Rock Opera ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Opens Southeast’s Theatre and Dance Series

“Jesus Christ Superstar” opens the 2018-2019 Rhodes 101 Stops and Commerce Bank Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance Series at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-29 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus.


U.S. News Lists Southeast Among Best Regional Universities in Midwest

Southeast Missouri State University has been recognized among the top 100 best regional universities in the Midwest according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, underscoring Southeast’s continued commitment to a student-centered education launching extraordinary careers.


SIU’s 2018 Family Weekend

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Saluki Comic Con, campus tours, movies indoors and out, a craft sale, Greek Sing, recreational activities, and of course, tailgating, football and much more will be happening on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus during Family Weekend, Sept. 28-30.


Southeast Professor’s Book Ranked as Top Acting Textbook

The 12th edition of “Acting is Believing,” authored by Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson, chair of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance  at Southeast Missouri State University, has been ranked number one on Ezvid Wiki’s “Top 10 Acting Textbooks of 2018” wiki.


SIU offering big movie lineup for fall

SPC films 2018 


by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — You can catch popular movies and new releases at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for exceptionally low prices this fall.


Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast

A ceremony Aug. 16 marked the opening of a new National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University.


SIU’s Solar Fest and Dawg Fest to feature free outdoor concerts this fall

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Summer Sunset Concerts series is a popular regional attraction throughout the warm summer months, and while it has ended for 2018, you can experience the same kind of outdoor musical enjoyment at two Southern Illinois University Carbondale Festivals this fall.


Kimberley Dahme – Nashville Songstress

Kimberley Dahme – Nashville Songstress

Songwriters and musicians aren’t unique in Nashville, unless you’re Kimberley Dahme.  Not only has she performed and recorded with A-List Music City musicians she was also a member of the iconic Rock band “Boston.” Fans of Live local music around Cape Girardeau may know Dahme as a participant in the Riverside Ramble at the Yaht Club in Port Cape this past June.  Iluvlocalplaces caught up with Kimberely at her base near Nashville, TN!


Welcome New Redhawks! Opening Week 2018 Kicks Off Aug. 16

Southeast Missouri State University will welcome its newest Redhawks to the fold to begin the 2018-2019 academic year during Opening Week 2018 festivities beginning Aug. 16.


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