Singer pays tribute to black female musicians

Black History Month at SIUC ended on a musical note. Singer Jodi Lynn Merriday performed Tuesday at the Carbondale Civic Center with a trio of musicians as one of the last SIUC-sponsored events for Black History Month. The concert was dedicated to remembering ... Continue Reading →

‘Resident Evil’ returns with chilling scenes

Four out of Five Stars     It’s hard to find terrifying videogames these days, but “Resident Evil: Revelations” for Nintendo 3DS brings the series back to its horror roots. The game impresses with its great visuals, eerie environment ... Continue Reading →

Traz stage set for band warfare

Traz may be known more for its drag shows than its live music, but that could change tonight with the Battleground battle of the bands competition. “You don’t have to wear high heels if you’re a guy to go to Traz,” said Jordan McCoy, organizer ... Continue Reading →

Salukis open MVC tournament against Indiana State

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off today when the Salukis face Indiana State at 6:05 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Freshman forward Treg Setty said the team is focused more on playing hard than winning the tournament. “We ... Continue Reading →

Rich Herrin’s next step

At 78 years old and with six teeth left, former Saluki basketball head coach Rich Herrin says he feels better than ever. So of course he said yes when he was asked to coach again. Last week, Herrin left retirement to become the first coach hired by the ... Continue Reading →

Nothwehr earns 200th career win

The support of her family and a strong desire to succeed has helped SIU women’s tennis coach Audra Nothwehr reach 200 career wins. Mark Lemke, former tennis Coach at Concordia University, Neb., said even when he coached Nothwehr at Concordia University, ... Continue Reading →

At least six killed in Harrisburg tornado

  View all of The Daily Egyptian Harrisburg Tornado Photos below A tornado that roared through Harrisburg in the predawn darkness Wednesday left six people dead and a swath of destruction that flattened entire blocks. “It looks like a bomb went ... Continue Reading →

Students use broken glass to create art

As Jennifer Henry reached down to cut and break off a piece of stained glass, she cut her finger instead, causing drops of blood to fall to the tabletop. She grabbed a paper towel to wipe some blood off the side of her finger and said it was nothing serious, ... Continue Reading →

Bocot reflects on time in Saluki basketball

Senior guard Justin Bocot didn’t come to SIU on a scholarship like most Saluki basketball players; he worked his way from a red-shirt to a leading scorer. Although Bocot came to Carbondale with the objective of being on the men’s basketball ... Continue Reading →

‘Shower Me Blue’ showers young mothers with support

At four months pregnant, Alexandria Saddler wasn’t sure whether she was going to have a baby shower. But after attending prenatal classes through a national initiative called the Stork’s Nest, Saddler, a Carbondale resident, was asked to be ... Continue Reading →

Students can find different forms of tax help

For many students, filing taxes is a yearly ritual met with dread, but the pain associated with the task can be lessened if the situation is handled the correct way. Sue Frey of Frey’s Premium Tax Service in Energy said a little organization can go ... Continue Reading →

Insurance will cover damage to SIUC plane from emergency landing

An SIUC aviation student and instructor had to put their training to use when a lodged landing gear forced them to make an emergency landing last Monday. David NewMyer, chairman of the ASA Aviation Management and Flight, said the flight instructor and ... Continue Reading →

Salukis wins two of five ESPN televised games

The Salukis women’s softball team was featured on ESPN’s networks for the first time at the Citrus Classic held in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Coach Kerri Blaylock said the Salukis, ... Continue Reading →

Board approves purchase of furniture for new facility

Before the new Transportation Education Center opens, it will need to be furnished. The Executive Committee of the SIU Board of Trustees met Monday to approve a $1.79 million purchase of furniture for the new center being built for automotive and aviation ... Continue Reading →

Man sentenced to prison for SIUC bomb threat

After threatening to bomb three SIUC dormitories August 29, a Chicago man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison. Maurice Wiggins, 23, pled guilty to the felony charge of making a bomb threat and was sentenced Monday in East St. Louis, according to ... Continue Reading →
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