Bulldogs outlast Salukis in final seconds

DeMario Phipps-Smith Daily Egyptian   Drake’s go-ahead 3-point bucket with just over one minute left in Wednesday’s game helped seal the Bulldogs’ 61-56 victory over the Salukis. Bulldog forward Chris Hines was nearly unstoppable from ... Continue Reading →

Student work-school balance a fine line

Clance Cook Daily Egyptian   All work and no play may make Jack a dull boy, but many students work full-time while they attend school, according to a 2011 census report. The report concludes that 20 percent of undergraduate student workers worked full-time ... Continue Reading →

Bulldogs battle in the dawgpound

The Salukis fell to the Bulldogs 61-56. The Saluki men’s basketball team faced off against the Drake Bulldogs at home Wednesday. Although SIU held a lead in the first half, the Bulldogs came roaring back with timely 3-point shooting to lead 34-28 at ... Continue Reading →

Carbondale beats Murphysboro 70-33

The energy of Tuesday’s storm was perhaps matched only by the intensity within Carbondale Community High School’s gym as the Carbondale Terriers and the Murphysboro Red Devils continued their long-running boys basketball rivalry. Amidst the crowd’s ... Continue Reading →

Weekly Bark January 31 2013

In the first ever meeting between sibling head coaches in major American sports, who do you think will win the Superbowl?   Rita Cheng: “I think it will be the 49ers. I’m rooting for the 49ers because we have an SIU alum on the team (Brandon ... Continue Reading →

City could lift Halloween liquor ban

The Local Liquor Commission has autho- rized the Liquor Advisory Board to discuss allowing alcohol sales on South Illinois Avenue during Halloween. Bars on The Strip such as Stix, Hangar 9 and Sidetracks are affected by the long- standing Halloween ordinance ... Continue Reading →

RSO reels in the spring semester

Many students slept the Sunday morn- ing after Polar Bear, but Aaron Connor was awake at 6 a.m. and ready to fish. Connor, a senior from Murphysboro studying exercise science, said freezing rain was forecast for the day. However, he said he felt optimistic ... Continue Reading →

Editorial Cartoon January 31 2013

Editorial Cartoon January 31 2013 Casi Morgan, guest columnist About Opinion Desk Continue Reading →

Women bring more than service to the table

A surprising but welcome change began to take place within the U.S. military earlier this month. Since 1994, there has been a military policy that prevents female soldiers from actively participating in ground combat overseas. In reality, women have been ... Continue Reading →

Keeping it blue and cool

Ivas John stepped onto Tres Hombres’ dimly lit stage Saturday with the sound of his guitar and smooth jazz vocals permeating the venue. He sang an old Albert King song, “Don’t you lie to me,” as the stage’s green and red lights flashed across ... Continue Reading →

“Star Trek,” “Lone Ranger” aim for touchdown

Be careful how you answer, because Walt Disney Pictures, Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures are gambling on it. The cost to run a 30-second commercial during this year’s Super Bowl is up to $4 million. Granted, a record 111.3 million viewers ... Continue Reading →

Cheng: Spring enrollment drops as expected

University spring enrollment stands at 17,152 students, which is 83 percent of last semester’s enrollment, according to a Saluki Times news release. “I am very pleased with the results we have achieved even with a very large December graduation, ... Continue Reading →

Starting off the week right

Betsy Harman, right, of Carbondale, leads stretches with student center employees Sarah VanVooren, left, of Marion, and Leslie Godwin, of DuQuoin, Monday at the University Honors Program office in Morris Library. “I’ve been doing these mediation sessions ... Continue Reading →

Best of brass

Ben Elwood, a senior from Yorkville studying physics with a music minor, performs composer Alexander Arutiunian’s “Trumpet Concerto” Monday with David Lyons, a collaborative pianist for the School of Music, during the Brass Area Honors Recital at ... Continue Reading →

Busses added to Logan route

A petition that sought to bring a second bus back to several John A. Logan routes has been answered. Qassem Alweh, a sophomore Logan student from Carbondale studying engineering, said a second bus was restored to several Logan routes after he started ... Continue Reading →
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