Sophomore Lacey Newbold slides into home during the Salukis’ 6-2 win against Loyola University Friday at Rochman Field. The Salukis swept Loyola in the three game series this weekend but lost to Evansville to end their seven-game winning streak.
MATT DARAY · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Evansville beats SIU with long ball

The Salukis traveled to Indiana Tuesday in search of their ninth straight win, but fell short and had their first loss since April 12. SIU played one game against Evansville University where the Aces had the bats going and downed the Dawgs 4-2 to avoid ... Continue Reading →
Junior outfielder Tyler Rolland is called out at second base Tuesday during the Salukis’ 5-2 win against
Southeast Missouri State University at Itchy Jones Stadium. SIU snapped a three-game losing streak
with the win and improved to 21-20 for the season. The Salukis will travel to Normal Friday for a threegame
series against Illinois State University.
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Dawgs get last laugh against SEMO

The Saluki baseball team needed the win Tuesday night to avoid falling below .500 for the first time since its 1-2 start to the season.  SIU (21-20, 3-9) hosted the Ohio Valley Conference leading Southeast Missouri State University (27-12, 17-4) for ... Continue Reading →
JAKE HAINES · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Hop and a skip to Windy Hill

Matt McCarroll pours out hops Tuesday at Windy Hill Hops farm and brew shop in Murphysboro. McCarroll, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at SIU, owns Windy Hill Hops and teaches a chemistry of brewing class on campus, which allows ... Continue Reading →
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Win the fight, or keep in flight

  In journalism, it’s not about the awards. At least it shouldn’t be. Last weekend a group of my fellow students from the SIU chapter of National Press Photographers Association and I attended the Midwest Photo Summit, a conference held at Columbia ... Continue Reading →
IAN MULLEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Nose in a book

Russell Trimble, a professor emeritus in chemistry, collects books on hold to send out to different libraries in Illinois. For two hours twice a week, Trimble volunteers at the Carbondale Public Library. Wednesday is World Book Day, a celebration of ... Continue Reading →
MATT DARAY · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Parade goes swimmingly

Rowan King, left, prepares to march with his mother Beth Koehler in the All Species Puppet Parade Tuesday at the Life Community Center in Carbondale. The parade was a celebration of Earth Day where children and adults made colorful animal puppets to ... Continue Reading →
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Capital Cities craze

Gabi Piquini, left, 19, from Brazil studying animal sciences, Lupita Cisneros, center, 18, from Chicago studying special education and Jessica Garcia, 18, from Chicago studying communications disorders and sciences, react to Capital Cities taking the ... Continue Reading →
Junior outfielder Tyler Rolland takes a pitch April 15 against the University of Tennessee-Martin at
Itchy Jones Stadium. Rolland is one of six players who have shared playing time in the outfield this
season. His left-handed batting and improved batting average have made Rolland a valuable member
of the starting lineup.
CHRIS ZOELLER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

New position brings new opportunity

Coach Ken Henderson has six options for his starting outfield but one of his best picks may be a player who has not played in the outfield since Little League. Freshman catcher Jake Hand started six of the last seven games in right field, and the other ... Continue Reading →
Shou Jie Ho, a senior from Malaysia studying geology and
president of the SIU Table Tennis Club, practices April 14 at the
Recreation Center. The club has had several members participate
in national tournaments since its establishment in 1996,
including sending three of its members to the 2014 TMS College
Table Tennis National Championships April 4-6 in Monroeville,
Pa. The club practices from 6 to 10 p.m. every Friday and from 2
to 6 p.m. Saturday in the aerobics room at the Recreation Center.
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Not just “pingpong” but table tennis

Some international students at SIU find a slice of home in Carbondale within the table tennis club. Table tennis, more commonly known as pingpong in America, is a popular and competitive sport in Asia, and the table tennis club at SIU is comprised of ... Continue Reading →
Olympic fencer Nicole Ross, left, demonstrates warm-up techniques with SIU Fencing Club president Joseph Wilson Saturday at the Recreation Center. Ross made her first Olympic appearance in 2012 and is now ranked 24th in the world and third in the U.S. She said she hopes to compete in the 2016 Olympic games.
MATT DARAY - DAILY EGYPTIAN

American Olympic fencer trains SIU club

  In a narrow room full of swords and facemasks, several students greeted an Olympian to campus. American Olympic fencer Nicole Ross came to teach the SIU Fencing Club how to become better athletes from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Recreation ... Continue Reading →
REMY ABROUGHT · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Waste producing fresh produce

  Doug Schilling, left, a junior from Valmeyer studying agriculture education, and Nick Barger, right, a junior from Belleville studying horticulture, plant a variety of potatoes Monday at the Southern Illinois University Vermicompost Center in ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore tight end Shaq Findlater, left, goes up for a catch against freshman safety Charles Harris Friday during the annual Spring Game scrimmage.
SARAH SCHNEIDER • DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saluki football closes out spring practice

  SIU football held the annual maroon and white game Friday night at Saluki Stadium. Despite both sides giving their best effort, the game was considered a tie. The game marked the final official spring practice for the Salukis and is the last time ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore Lacey Newbold slides into home Saturday during the Salukis’ 6-2 win against Loyola University at
Charlotte West Stadium. Newbold was called safe in the play. SIU swept the three-game series, bringing the team’s
record to 24-19 and 12-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference.
SARAH SCHNEIDER • DAILY EGYPTIAN

SIU sweeps aside Loyola Ramblers

SIU softball extended its season-high winning streak to seven games with a sweep of Missouri Valley Conference newcomer Loyola University. The Dawgs (24-19, 12-7) won all three games this weekend against the Ramblers (16-27, 7-12) thanks to strong pitching ... Continue Reading →
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Gallery: Community at the cross

Attendees listen to the 78th – annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass. The cross stands at 111 feet and was completed in 1963. It overlooks the Shawnee National Forest and was repaired in 2013 for its 50th ... Continue Reading →
Attendees listen to the 78th - annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass. The cross stands at 111 feet and was completed in 1963. It overlooks the Shawnee National Forest and was repaired in 2013 for its 50th anniversary. Victoria Olsen, of Portland, Ore., said she is glad the service is outside, as a buiding should not define church.
JENNIFER GONZALEZ
DAILY EGYPTIAN

Community at the cross

Gallery: Community at the cross On top of one of the highest hills in Alto Pass, one man celebrated his first Easter Sunday since being released from prison as he, along with nearly 1,000 others, watched the sun rise. Dave Newberry spent the previous ... Continue Reading →
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