City Council to decide on CCTB funding

The future of the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau could be greatly affected at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The Council will vote on authorizing City Manager Kevin Baity to execute a contract with the CCTB, among other organizations. According ... Continue Reading →

Candlelight vigil celebrates student’s life

Students and community members gathered Monday night in the Faner breezeway for a candlelight vigil in honor of Corey Gowin, a John A. Logan student who died Thursday. Gowin was crossing the street in his wheelchair on Illinois 13 in front of University ... Continue Reading →

Carbondale explores ways to show compassion

Carbondale is kind, caring and concerned. This is the message organizers want to spread during “11 Days of Compassion,” a community-wide exploration of the human instinct to aid others who are suffering. The multi-venue initiative, which begins May ... Continue Reading →

Some seek more options from Student Center businesses

The Student Center is the central hub of campus that provides food, activities and stores used by students to accommodate their everyday lives. However, some students are upset about the lack of choice the center provides, considering what local businesses ... Continue Reading →

Students use design skills to keep boat afloat

As boats sank in the Campus Lake Saturday during the 39th annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta, members of the Construction Management Association of America Registered Student Organization successfully tested the craftmanship of their boat. Nathan Guinzy ... Continue Reading →

Softball preps for final home game

Seniors Mallory Duran-Sellers, Haley Gorman and Alicia Junker will say goodbye to Rochman Field and Charlotte West Stadium today at the final regular season home game of their SIU softball careers. The Salukis (32-16) will play against Ohio Valley Conference ... Continue Reading →

Women’s tennis ends record year with loss to Shockers

Although the SIU women’s tennis team lost 4-0 to Wichita State University in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, it finished with the highest winning percentage in school history. The MVC Championships were Saturday in Omaha, ... Continue Reading →

Daniels: I wanted to leave for all the wrong reasons

Even though he requested a release from his scholarship, Dantiel Daniels was never really sure he wanted to leave. “It was a lot of pressure. I’ve never been through that much pressure in my life,” Daniels said. “I just thought if I stayed here, ... Continue Reading →

Candlelight vigil celebrates student’s life

Family and friends of Corey Gowin gather Monday for a candlelight vigil in the Fanner breezeway in remembrance of Gowin. They told stories of his inspiration to the community and how he affected their lives. Gowin, a John A. Logan student, was hit while ... Continue Reading →

Men’s tennis drops MVC Championship opener

The SIU men’s tennis season ended with a loss Friday to Illinois State University at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships in Omaha, Neb. The Salukis dropped their final match of the season to finish with a 9-13 record overall. The team went ... Continue Reading →

Students use design skills to keep boat afloat

Edgar Orozco, a freshman from Elgin studying civil engineering, takes a swim in Campus Lake after his boat capsized in Saturday’s 39th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta. After sinking almost immediately, Orozco was awarded the “Titanic Award” ... Continue Reading →

Men’s tennis drops MVC Championship opener

Junior Brandon Florez returns a hit March 25 during a match against Chicago State University at Sports Blast. The SIU men’s tennis team was eliminated from the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Friday with a 4-3 loss against Illinois State University. ... Continue Reading →

Softball preps for final home game

Sophomore catcher Allie VadeBoncouer, left, advises freshman pitcher Katie Bertelsen on the mound Sunday during a home loss to the Northern Iowa University Panthers at Charlotte West Stadium. The Salukis play their last home game 4 p.m. tonight against ... Continue Reading →

Serving the Community Through Thrift

Andrew Sax, of Carbondale, organizes thrift store donations Monday at the Church Women United Thrift Shop.  Sax has been working at the store for two years. “It’s really cool what we do here in terms of recycling and serving the community,” Sax ... Continue Reading →

Engineering projects emulate professions

Robotic lawnmowers, moon buggies and autonomous sonar robots are just a few creations that can be seen at the Engineering Building during the senior projects demonstrations. The demonstrations happen at the end of each semester and allow the project teams ... Continue Reading →
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