Deodorant can’t fix this pit

Here’s a question. What do livestock, humans and Lake Michigan all have in common? They all stand the chance of being swallowed by Earth. Picture that. A huge hole that just shows up out of nowhere and engulfs anything within its radius. While this ... Continue Reading →

Staying afloat

Cadet David Frey, a freshman from Canton studying mechanical engineering, swims while keeping his firearm out of the water Wednesday during the Army ROTC Battalion’s Combat Water Survival Training at the Edward J. Shea Natatorium. The training included ... Continue Reading →

Women’s law forum fights for promised rights to same-sex couples

When asked by a same-sex couple to help them in a dispute with their landlord, Bernard Cherasov, who was a lawyer at the time, said it pained him to tell them there were no laws protecting them and he could not help. Seven years later, Cherasov, chief ... Continue Reading →

Aquatic center closer to reality

The clock is ticking for Carbondale Park District to reach its goal of raising $625,000 for the city’s new aquatic center. A grant for $2.5 million was awarded to the Carbondale Park District in October for the specific purpose of building an outdoor ... Continue Reading →

Husband, wife folkies celebrate two anniversaries

Maybe it doesn’t really matter whether it’s the years or the mileage. Folk duo Curtis and Loretta Teague are celebrating plenty of both this April with their anniversary tour, commemorating 35 years of playing together and 25 of being married. After ... Continue Reading →

Police Blotter 4/5/12

  Campus Kyle P. Dick, a student from Mt. Vernon, was arrested Sunday for underage possession of alcohol on 715 S. Washington St. He was issued a Carbondale City pay by mail citation. Dentreyl M. Young, a student from Chicago, was arrested Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Faulkner leads, McIntosh recovers

Saluki quarterback Kory Faulkner said when he goes to high-five fellow quarterback Paul McIntosh, he uses his left hand, though neither is left-handed. The action is actually a joke between two teammates, because McIntosh’s injured shoulder has ... Continue Reading →

CrossFit So Ill keeps fit on the Strip

It’s not an aerobics class and it’s not weight lifting — it’s CrossFit, a mixture of resistance training and cardio, which has made its way to the Strip. Many businesses line Illinois Avenue, but CrossFit So Ill stands out with the large ... Continue Reading →

Salsa teacher aims to keep it alive at Longbranch

After the tables and chairs were cleared from the back room of Longbranch Coffeehouse, Solomon Hailu began to clear Longbranch Coffee started to teach one of his favorite hobbies: the salsa dance. After an hour Saturday night, the lessons were over and ... Continue Reading →
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