The Murder House, a popular Los Angeles spook destination filled with the trapped souls of previous tenants. An asylum riddled with sadistic nuns and mutated patients. A mysterious boarding school for talented young witches. The above settings might seem ... Continue Reading →

‘Glee’ in mourning

How will the television show move on after losing Cory Monteith? When “Glee” returns Thursday, the creators will have to address a tragic death that occurred during the summer. On July 13 the show lost actor Cory Monteith, who played the lovable quarterback ... Continue Reading →

Theater department kicking off new season

120 hours in six weeks. This is the average rehearsal time for a play presented in the McLeod Theater. The staff is now gearing up for the first performances of the season: “Eight” on Sept. 21 and “Ragtime” running Oct. 24 through Oct. 27. J. ... Continue Reading →
David Croteau, a junior from Carbondale studying communication design, battles Abby Sell, a senior from Carbondale studying forestry, during the Medieval Combat Society of Southern Illinois’ practice Sunday at Evergreen Park. Sell said it is a great stress reliever and also good exercise. Sell and Croteau are a part of the SIU campus group that practices every Thursday at Sam Rinella Field from 4 to 8pm.

Medieval Combat Club is in fact full contact

  Described as “paintball with swords”, the SIU medieval combat sports club is a full contact sports club with a medieval theme. Jesse Sell, an emergency medical technician from Carbondale, the previous president and founder of SIU Medieval ... Continue Reading →

GaGa For Sales

Twitter: Smart marketing or skewed sales attempt? Lady GaGa is known for being outrageous. If she isn’t walking around in a dress covered with Kermit the Frog’s happy mug, she’s wearing meat or being delivered to awards shows in giant eggs. After ... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Fandom

Fandoms are more than fanboys and fangirls “geeking out” over a television show or a movie. They’re interest based communities that surround a specific topic, like the popular BBC series Dr.Who or Marvel comic books. And as students become more ... Continue Reading →

Animekai seeks to break cultural stereotypes

Organization uses anime to teach students about Japanese culture The word anime might leave visions of Pokemon dancing in heads. But, one campus registered student organization wants students to know the art of anime is more than just stereotypes and ... Continue Reading →
Hypnotist Joshua Seth manipulates student volunteers Saturday during his free show at the Student
Center. The show was the last on his Comedy Hypnosis and Mindreading tour, which visited more than
100 colleges across America. Seth has performed more than 2,000 shows since 1998.

Seth hypnotizes Salukis

The crowd chants “Jerry, Jerry, Jerry” as a group of male students sits on the Student Center Ballroom D stage, moaning and clutching at their stomachs. Award-winning comedy hypnotist Joshua Seth then asks Adam McCallister, a junior from Buffalo Grove ... Continue Reading →
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