Salukis drop final non-conference game

SIU did not face a double-digit deficit all night but the Eagles soared a little higher to capture the win. The Salukis (2-9) were able to stay in the game behind solid post play, while Morehead State University (6-7) capitalized on numerous missed free ... Continue Reading →

Defensive coordinator leaves for North Dakota

Saluki football’s Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert has been named the new head football coach at University of North Dakota. Schweigert was the defensive coordinator at SIU from 2008 to 2013 and has been the associate head coach since 2009. “It is truly ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore guard Jalen Pendleton reaches for a rebound Monday during the Salukis' 74-57 win against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at SIU Arena. Pendleton led SIU with 20 points and tallied six rebounds to help the Salukis win their second consecutive game. SIU will begin conference play Jan. 2 when they host the nationally ranked Wichita State University at SIU Arena. 
Chris Zoeller | For the Daily Egyptian

Salukis grab back to back wins

After winning Saturday following Coach Barry Hinson’s rant gone viral on the internet, SIU was able to string together another win over the Cougars Monday. The Salukis (4-8) welcomed Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2-10) Monday to SIU Arena ... Continue Reading →

We stand behind Hinson

Editor’s note: After Coach Barry Hinson’s post-game press conference went viral early Wednesday, we as members of the SIU student body, felt the need to express our support for Coach Hinson and his dedication and passion for Saluki basketball.    Sarah ... Continue Reading →
SIU basketbal head coach Barry Hinson speaks to members of the media during a press conference Wednesday afternoon at Saluki Stadium. Hinson said he regrets singling out one player, Marcus Fillyaw, who he has since apologized to, but stands behind all of his other comments. "I  will not apologize for being passionate," Hinson said.  "I will not apologize for being energetic ... And I will not apologize for loving my players and coaching them and demanding the best out of them on a daily basis." 
Kayli Plotner | Daily Egyptian

Hinson responds to viral press conference

Coach Barry Hinson defended his post game comments after Tuesday’s loss to Murray State in a press conference at SIU Arena Wednesday. Hinson said he regrets singling out one player but he stands behind his other comments. Sophomore guard Marcus Fillyaw ... Continue Reading →

Racers run laps around Salukis, Hinson goes off

Coach Barry Hinson’s press conference was the top story after his team’s loss to Murray State Tuesday. Hinson went from one end of the spectrum to the other in his post game press conference, as he compared his player to dogs and also brought his ... Continue Reading →

Next Regular Issue is Wed, Jan. 8, 2014

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Salukis chase down Panthers

Wins have been hard to come by in Coach Cindy Steins first season but behind a strong shooting performance and a dominating presence in the post, the Salukis picked up a 66-60 win. SIU (2-6) had its first home game in more than a month when it welcomed ... Continue Reading →

Trustees make short business of meeting

Few administrative payroll and position changes were addressed at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting, but university president Glenn Poshard gave an update on the university’s financial outlook during his address to the board. Poshard said although ... Continue Reading →
Chris Zoeller | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Car fire causes traffic delay

Carbondale City fire fighters work to extinguish an engine fire in an Ace Taxi van Wednesday at the intersection of South University Avenue and West Mill Street. Traffic was diverted from the intersection until the fire was out and the van was towed from ... Continue Reading →

Sugar & Spice: Dad’s V8 Beef (Venison Stew)

Hello all,  Sugar & Spice now has a website. Go to to look up recipies from previous semesters, view the latest recipie, leave feedback, etc.  Stay warm and eat well!  —Sabrina Ingredients  2 pounds ... Continue Reading →

2013’s Top 10 albums run from rock to rap

10. Arcade Fire – “Reflektor” After months of making the late night talk show rounds, innovative marketing, interactive music videos, Arcade Fire have released their fourth album “Reflektor.” It’s an album for the night lurker. “Reflektor” ... Continue Reading →

V2T2 Cabaret breaking performance boundaries

New Year’s Eve at Hangar 9 will feature a performance slightly on the risqué side. The performance art group, known collectively as the Vaudeville Vagabond Twilight Twitterpaiters and the Southern Illinois Flying Balls Society, or V2T2 Cabaret, has ... Continue Reading →

The show goes on for ‘The 39 Steps’ after weather delays

After having its opening weekend spoiled by the winter storm last weekend, The Stage Company will premiere “The 39 Steps” Dec. 13 – 15. “The 39 Steps” debuts at the Varsity Center for the Arts and is an adaption of a John Buchan spy novel and ... Continue Reading →

Foundation aims to grow post-secondary education

Thirty seven percent of the United States population has some kind of post-secondary education, according to the United States Census Bureau’s 2012 data. One foundation’s goal could nearly double that percentage by 2025. The Indianapolis-based Lumina ... Continue Reading →
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