Greathouse, Cler win student elections

The votes are in for the Undergraduate Student Government president for next school year and the student trustee for the SIU Board of Trustees. Brittany Greathouse, a sophomore from Bolingbrook studying accounting, was elected USG president, while Jesse ... Continue Reading →

McLafferty Annex closed to public

Effective immediately, the McLafferty Annex will be closed to the public as part of the university’s project to move books from the storage facility to Morris Library. David Carlson, dean of library affairs, said in an email to faculty Wednesday ... Continue Reading →

College of Education receives national honors

Three College of Education and Human Services teaching programs have earned national recognition, and one has been cited as a model for other school programs. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education awarded National Recognition — ... Continue Reading →

Murray Center closure presents tough decisions

Dear community members: On more than one occasion since Gov. Pat Quinn announced Murray Center’s closure, he has mentioned his commitment to restructuring Illinois’ system of caring for people with disabilities. He proposed to “improve the quality ... Continue Reading →

Coroner: Drowning victims were not intoxicated, toxicology still pending

The Jackson County coroner said the two women who drowned Saturday did not appear to have been intoxicated when the car they were in plunged off a boat launch into Cedar Lake near Carbondale. Dr. Thomas Kupferer, the county coroner, said neither victim ... Continue Reading →

Three women’s basketball players request release from scholarships

Coach Missy Tiber confirmed three SIU women’s basketball players have requested release from the team, while two other players are also rumored to be leaving. Tiber confirmed sophomore point guard Brooke LeMar, sophomore center CiCi Shannon and ... Continue Reading →

Baseball team travels to Dallas Baptist for three-game series

Teams split two games last season The Salukis played a rare Thursday game to kick off a three-game set against Dallas Baptist University, which junior first baseman Chris Serritella said was a little weird to get used to. “It’s my first time doing ... Continue Reading →

Men’s tennis breaks losing streak, gain EIU win

The men’s tennis team captured a non-conference 5-2 win 52, that  snapped a four-game losing streak Wednesday. The match against the Eastern Illinois University Panthers was the team’s final non-conference gmae. The Salukis return to conference play ... Continue Reading →

Constructing a wall

Abby Albers, a sophomore from Danville studying architecture, peeks through the window Thursday as classmates build full-scale walls outside Quigley Hall. As one of the final projects, Albers said each group had to design, purchase materials for and construct ... Continue Reading →

Warm weather affects attendance, focus

Brendan O’Malley said because he is from West Chicago, he has taken advantage of nice weather while he can. With an unusually warm start to the spring, some students are finding it hard to stay on track academically. Many claim that with the variety ... Continue Reading →

Track team hopes to set the pace at Pacesetter quad meet

The SIU track and field team will face conference foe Indiana State University, as well as the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin and Butler University, in the Indiana State Pacesetter today and Saturday in Terra Haute, Ind. Competition begins with throwing ... Continue Reading →

CCHS coach unfazed by the years, mileage

Gary Holda has been at Carbondale Community High School for nearly four decades, and though he no longer teaches, he can’t seem to run away from coaching cross-country and track. After he graduated from SIU in 1975, Holda went across town to start ... Continue Reading →
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