Student finishes bat research project

One graduate student stood alone in a cornfield, opening and closing giant netting structures for several hours each day for the sake of research. Josiah Maine, a graduate student from Shawnee, Kan. studying zoology, is researching how bats control pests ... Continue Reading →

New IT site promotes web security

Although the Internet has created a global society that is always connected, computer hackers exploit that connectivity to steal personal information. The Information Security unit of the Office of Information Technology has created secureit.siu.edu to ... Continue Reading →

Hedrick brings back Noir with Nic Carter’s final chapter

Noir-style of popular films in the ‘40s had a distinct set of characteristics including black and white picture, dramatic lighting, mystery, and a sense of mischief. Portraying that style on a live stage can be just as challenging as it is mesmerizing. The ... Continue Reading →

SIU holds the first Carbon-Con

Gaming, cosplay and charityinvaded the Student Center this weekend for a new convention. The first CarbonCON was held this weekend inside the Renaissance Room. Role-playing, card games, board games, costume contests and magic were just some of the activities ... Continue Reading →
Jon Hall, a graduate student from Sesser studying finance, mixes a drink Saturday at Saluki Bar N’ Grill. On Sept. 14, the bar
changed its minimum entry age to 21 and has implemented new menus, training and atmosphere, according to its Facebook page.
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Saluki Bar N’ Grill goes 21 and up

Saluki Bar N’ Grill opened its doors exclusively to patrons 21 years and older for the first time in five years on Sept. 14. Owner Greg Knoob said the age limit changed from 19 to 21 and older after he bought the bar and Cali’s back from Robby Deltre, ... Continue Reading →

Video depicts violence on Strip

A video depicting people fighting Saturday morning on the Strip reached more than 15,000 views by Monday morning. The video, posted by YouTube account PassedOutUniversity on Saturday, shows several people beating an individual on South Illinois Avenue. “Our ... Continue Reading →

Six SIU students arrested for sexual assault

Six SIU students were arrested this weekend in two separate sexual assault incidents. Both 18-year-old victims were treated and released from Carbondale Memorial Hospital, according to a Department of Public Safety report. One was an SIU student and one ... Continue Reading →

Women launch leadership conference

A woman from NASA will be the keynote speaker at the first Women’s Leadership Conference, and it was all made possible with a Facebook message. Kelby Rogers, president for the Society of Women Engineers, said she met Mallory Johnston, a NASA engineer ... Continue Reading →

Colleges experience declining enrollment

Three colleges experienced a decline in their undergraduate enrollment, although overall SIU enrollment increased by 25 students this semester.  The College of Education and Human Services, the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Mass Communication ... Continue Reading →

Institute discusses water issues

Seventy-one percent of Earth’s surface is covered by water, yet the Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply and Sanitation estimates 748 million people lack access to quality drinking water. The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute hosted a lecture ... Continue Reading →

Non-profit supports student debt forgiveness

Graduation day marks a new beginning for some students, but it also marks the beginning of payments for others. With student debt at an all-time high, one not-for-profit organization, Rolling Jubilee, is buying debt from banks that give student loans ... Continue Reading →

Nutrition and exercise collide in student center

Those who have a break on Tuesdays can go to the Student Center to burn calories and eat a nutritious lunch. Lunchtime Bowl and Burn started Sept. 9 and continues from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in the Student Center bowling alley each Tuesday. The program offers ... Continue Reading →
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Tenure granted to 28 professors in 2014

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SIU investigates Yik Yak app

University spokesperson Rae Goldsmith said the university is investigating Yik Yak because of inappropriate posts on the social media application. She said the university is looking into the app, but could not give further details by press time Monday. The ... Continue Reading →

Renowned physicist remembered in rotunda

Academics and social activists shared tearful eulogies Saturday around a framed picture of a mentor, professor and community leader in Morris Library. The memorial commemorated Fazley Bary Malik, a professor of theoretical physics, who died July 4 after ... Continue Reading →
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