20 minutes with Coach Barry Hinson

Saluki men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson arrived in Carbondale Thursday to start work with his new team after his last team Kansas lost to Kentucky in the National Title game April 2. He sat down with the Daily Egyptian Friday morning to assess his ... Continue Reading →

Student Trustee candidates weigh in

Transparency, constant communication is key Dear Editor: I’ve been following the drama surrounding President Glenn Poshard and current and former members of the Board of Trustees.  It underscores the importance of one vote on the board:  the student’s ... Continue Reading →

Two drown in lake near Carbondale

Two young people from the Chicago area were pronounced dead by the Jackson County coroner after both bodies were retrieved Saturday from a submerged vehicle in Cedar Lake, south of Carbondale. The victims were the driver of the vehicle, Marielle A. Carson, ... Continue Reading →

Track men, women fall to Redbirds in dual meet

The SIU men’s and women’s track and field teams fell to conference rival Illinois State in a dual meet Friday and Saturday at Normal. The Salukis competed in 19 events with both teams taking second. The women were eight points short of ISU’s 102 ... Continue Reading →

Salukis drop conference opener

The SIU men’s tennis team lost to Wichita State University 6-1 to kick off the conference season. The Shockers came into the match, held Saturday at the University Courts outside SIU Arena, as winners of four out of their last five matches, and they ... Continue Reading →

Festival brings together students, faculty, international artists

After Eric Mandat finished the first piece of his recital at the Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall Friday, he said it still sounded good in the building 30 years after he first performed it there as part of his interview to join the School of Music. He ... Continue Reading →

Students find alternate forms of Easter, Passover celebrations in southern Ill.

Dorms and apartment complexes may have seemed abandoned in Carbondale this weekend as students flocked home for Easter and Passover celebrations. Family traditions often lure students home for holidays, but for those who could not make the trip, alternate celebration ... Continue Reading →

Baseball drops finale, takes two of three from Evansville

The Salukis did something they haven’t done all season twice this weekend: go an entire game without making an error. SIU (18-14, 5-4 Missouri Valley Conference) has gone two straight games without making an error after its 6-2 error-free loss Sunday ... Continue Reading →

Sheryl Crow to perform at Walker’s Bluff

Fans of Sheryl Crow will not have to go any farther than Walker’s Bluff in Carterville this summer to see the country pop musician. According to Crow’s website, she will be stopping at Walker’s Bluff in Carterville on June 22. It is part ... Continue Reading →

Good bye Hollywood, hello to Ghallywood

Nations around the world have made indelible contributions to cinematic history: The U.S., England, France, Russia, Germany, Japan, China and India, among others. We can now add another country to that list: Ghana. This tiny West African country probably ... Continue Reading →

Bid goodbye to the Turtles

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are officially done for. According to Michael Bay’s website, there are some big changes in store for the turtles. Bay, director of “Transformers” and “Bad Boys,” is set to produce an upcoming take on the Teenage ... Continue Reading →
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