Low tuition, graduation debt make law program a steal

The university’s law school has been recognized as one of the best valued programs in the country. In the September 2012 issue of The National Jurist, a national law publication, the university’s law school received an A- grade based on factors such ... Continue Reading →

No tricks, just treats

Nick O’Daniell, left, of Waterloo, and Heather Lee, center, manager at the Student Center McDonald’s, wear Halloween costumes Wednesday while working at the restaurant. Promotional restaurant deals, craft shop activities and a costume contest drew ... Continue Reading →

SIU recruits Brazilian students

Students from Brazil may soon trade their view of the Amazon rainforest for a view of the university’s Thompson Woods. Cheryl Barnett, international recruitment coordinator, as well as Cheryl Ernst and Patricia Krejcik, faculty from the Center for English ... Continue Reading →

New vice chancellor chosen

A new campus administrator is coming home to the Midwest to raise money for SIU. James Salmo was named the new vice chancellor for development and Alumni Association by Chancellor Rita Cheng on Monday. He will start his new role Nov. 28. Cheng said the ... Continue Reading →

SIT ‘EM START ‘EM November 1, 2012

SIT ‘EM START ‘EM November 1, 2012 About Ben ConradyBen Conrady can be reached at bconrady@dailyegyptian.com or 536-3311 ext. 282. Continue Reading →

Halloween Resurrected

Nathan Bonner, from Energy, a graphic designer for the Student Center’s marketing department, dresses up for Halloween Wednesday to participate in the Student Center’s Costume Contest. Beth Alongi, assistant director of marketing, said this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Winter Movie Preview

“Skyfall 007” (Nov. 9)  Daniel Craig’s third outing as James Bond has been long gestating as the studio has faced financial problems. But now, four years after “Quantum of Solace,” Bond’s new mission is to protect his boss M from a ... Continue Reading →

Soccer finds new home in America

Soccer has been around for more than 150 years, but Americans are just now picking up the world’s game. We have adapted to new technology, reconstructed legislature and foreign concepts pretty quickly throughout our brief history. What’s taken us ... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Today in 1960

Admirers push and shove to get then-Vice President Richard Nixon’s autograph as he campaigns for the 1960 presidential election. He lost to John F. Kennedy. Kent Zimmerman | Daily Egyptian About Photo Desk Continue Reading →

Salukis keep playoff hopes in mind

The SIU football team must get a home win Saturday against South Dakota State University to keep its playoff expectations alive. SIU (5-4, 4-2 MVC) will need to win its remaining two games to enter the playoff picture, which is decided by a committee. ... Continue Reading →

Sparks flies as MVC top coach

SIU’s cross-country team practices about six times a week, including a seven to 15 mile run each time — and so does Coach Matt Sparks. Sparks, who is in his 11th season with the Saluki distance track and field program, has led the men’s cross-country ... Continue Reading →

Men’s Basketball: A look around the conference

Wichita State:  The Shockers finished first in the MVC with a 16-2 conference record. Wichita State was especially successful at home, compiling a 15-1 record at Charles Koch Arena. The university relied on its stellar defense last year to grab hold ... Continue Reading →

District candidates prepare for election

The congressional race has turned into a sprint. After months of campaigning for votes, Illinois 12th Congressional District candidates William Enyart, Jason Plummer and Paula Bradshaw are making a final push with Election Day less than a week away. The ... Continue Reading →

Salukis host weekly block party

The SIU football team has a top-notch defense, and the statistics prove it. The Salukis have forced 22 turnovers (14 fumbles, eight interceptions) this year. That number not only leads the Missouri Valley Football Conference, but it also is the second-most ... Continue Reading →

Ready for a close-up

Haley Conner, a senior from DuQuoin studying radio-television and executive producer of alt.news 26:46, oversees production Monday during a shoot at the Quality Inn in Carbondale. Matt Sloan, a sophomore from Memphis, Tenn., studying radio-television ... Continue Reading →
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