All student workers should be appreciated

I work in Student Center in the maintenance department and I wanted to write a letter in regards to an article I read in the Thursday edition of the Daily Egyptian about National Student Employee Appreciation week. First, I would like to thank you for ... Continue Reading →

Softball sweeps another MVC series

A slow start for the Salukis led to strong finishes in the two-game conference series Tuesday against Evansville University. After six slow-moving innings in the first game at Charlotte West Stadium, the Salukis (27-12, 12-4 Missouri Valley Conference) ... Continue Reading →

Filing taxes with parents may benefit families

College may be a time for students to become independent of their parents, but in the case of taxes, they may want to remain dependent, according to one tax specialist. Tuesday at midnight was the deadline for U.S. citizens to file their tax forms on ... Continue Reading →

Fights begin to frequent Brush Towers

Sigler: Fights unrelated to gang violence Neely Drive was lined with squad cars for the second straight night. Monday, when police responded to two calls regarding disturbances outside the Brush Towers. Calls at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. reported small ... Continue Reading →

City Council approves fiscal year 2013 budget

The Carbondale City Council unanimously approved the city’s 2013 fiscal year expense budget of just over $45 million Tuesday. The Council also unanimously approved the city’s public library budget for fiscal year 2013 and unanimously adopted a ... Continue Reading →

Intramural basketball takes national title

When sophomore Joe Gilmore sank a shot in the final seconds of overtime, he secured a victory for the Salukis in the title game of the National Campus Championship Series. The team, which has played together since the fall, won the national tournament ... Continue Reading →

Hard at work

Harold Zoller, of Vergennes, sweeps around the drive-up window Monday at Westroads Liquor Mart in Carbondale. Zoller, 60, has worked for 11 years cleaning up inside and outside of the liquor store. In addition to his two hour shifts at Westroads, Zoller ... Continue Reading →

A taste of Southern Illinois

The day begins like any other; the sun rises over dew-coated fields, a hand wraps around a warm cup of black coffee. Soon, the loud hum of the wine-bottling machine fills the quiet air, and coffee mugs are replaced with pruning shears. Julie Harvey, marketing ... Continue Reading →

No horseplay for members of club water polo

The members of the SIU club water polo team aren’t exactly sure how the sport got its name. The team’s eight full-time participants do, however, agree that water polo is a game that combines elements of wrestling, football, soccer and basketball, ... Continue Reading →

Baseball faces Tennessee-Martin in mid-week contest

Saluki baseball hasn’t played well in mid-week games all season, but coach Ken Henderson said he’s hopeful that will change. “It’s tough. You get this late in the year, and with the conference games, there’s just so much emphasis ... Continue Reading →
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