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‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

'Lost Boy' of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...

Missing SIU student found dead

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 19, 2014

Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese was found dead Tuesday morning, Carbondale Police said. He was found at around 10 a.m. Tuesday in a wooded area between a Khols and Buffalo Wild Wings near East Main Street. Varughese went missing at around 11 p.m. Feb. 12 on the 600 block of West ...