Holocaust victims remembered

Yosi Pollak, Auschwitz, age 1. Serenka Padawer, Auschwitz, age 5. Nathan Huf, Frampol, age 10. In honor of Wednesday’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day, members of the SIU chapter of the Hillel Foundation read through a book of more than a million ... Continue Reading →

Serritella and Sivertsen provide big numbers for Saluki baseball team

Chicago is one of coach Ken Henderson’s favorite spots to recruit, and two of his best hitters on the Salukis hail from the area. For Chris Serritella and Jordan Sivertsen, their journey to Carbondale didn’t start until they were away from the Windy ... Continue Reading →

Men’s golf places high, preps for MVC Championship

Regular season tournaments ended Tuesday for the SIU men’s golf team after it received top-place finishes at Tennessee State’s fifth annual Big Blue Intercollegiate in Old Hickory, Tenn. With 10 teams and 63 players, the Salukis tied for second place ... Continue Reading →

Softball team signs new addition from Mattoon

With seniors Haley Gorman and Mallory Duran-Sellers leaving at the end of the 2012 season, SIU coach Kerri Blaylock announced Wednesday her first new signee to the softball program for the start of the 2013 season. Michelle Glenn, of Mattoon, signed to ... Continue Reading →

Jack White goes solo, tries some new sounds

  Those of us who were fans of the lo-fi, DIY Jack White of a decade ago need to come to terms with the fact that he’s gone, and he’s not coming back. Following The Raconteurs and Dead Weather, plenty of production credits and founding his own ... Continue Reading →

Varsity play charms, reflects societal progress

Louise Maske probably never thought an accidental slip of her undergarments would demonstrate just how far society has come since the early 20th century. “The Underpants,” a play adapted by comedic actor Steve Martin from the 1910 farce by German ... Continue Reading →

LaBute shares new work, inspiration

Neil LaBute said while growing up on a farm and doing hard work, going to the movies or the theater offered an escape to other people’s lives, and he’s since turned that escape into a career. “It was fun not only to do that but to invent them as ... Continue Reading →

True love may be a waft away

Dating sites aren’t the only alternative to meeting the perfect partner in person. Sometimes they can be sniffed out too. All that’s required is a sweaty T-shirt, an open mind and a willing nose. A relatively new sort of blind date fad helps single ... Continue Reading →

Pulliam pools to close

A home to many clubs, classes and frequent swimmers will be closed permanently because of old age and high maintenance fees. Members of the SIU Board of Trustees will vote in May for a renovation of Pulliam Hall, including the removal of the building’s ... Continue Reading →

Why the baggy-pants ban is a good thing

Josh Schatzle Carbondale resident Well, the state legislature of Tennessee has had enough! They finally had the nerve to do what all of us have itched to do: walk over to that teenager on the corner — with his pants clinging to the bottom of his rear ... Continue Reading →

Men’s rugby caps successful year

Seven players from the men’s rugby club were selected to compete with the Illinois Select Side All-Star team to finish a victorious season for the club. Casey Dodson, David Vargas, Daniel Unes, Sam Pellegrino, Brian Cullen, Derek Mohler and Carson Pearce ... Continue Reading →

Justice trustbusters should’ve left Apple and book publishers alone

By Michael Shermer Los Angeles Times The Justice Department filed suit last week against Apple Inc. and two major book publishers, Macmillan and Penguin Group USA, accusing them of colluding in 2010 to raise the prices of e-books. Three other publishers ... Continue Reading →

Police Blotter 4/18/12

About Ashley ZborekHello, My name is Ashley and I am the Daily Egyptian's Online Editor. I started off at the DE as a campus reporter in fall 2011. Continue Reading →

Lumberjills ax competition

It wasn’t long after the sawdust settled that two Saluki women realized they’d set a record for Midwestern lumberjills. Forestry team members Ella Herges and Katie Gehrt took first place in the women’s double buck saw at the 60th annual Midwestern ... Continue Reading →
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