Under Armour launches campaign for women

Under Armour has a new campaign and a series of commercials featuring professional female athletes. These ads feature athletes such as professional downhill skier Lindsey Vonn, ballerina Misty Copeland, tennis player Sloane Stephens, model Gisele Bundchen, ... Continue Reading →

Baseball team races against daylight

The two teams combined for 16 pitchers and left 29 runners on base Wednesday night. SIU (13-10) traveled to Murray State University (10-12) for a weeknight matchup. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but weather postponed it to Wednesday.  ... Continue Reading →
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SIU hosts 3D printing workshop

On Tuesday Jan. 14, members of the SIU community were able to attend a 3D printing workshop to view the processes and products of the university’s new printer, on loan from New Blankets Inc. About Chris Zoeller Continue Reading →

Brookport tornado kills three, several injured

The tornado that ripped through much of the Midwest Sunday hit the small town of Brookport, Ill. Several homes were destroyed leaving dozens injured and three dead. River Region’s Devin Kidd reports. About Kayli Plotner Continue Reading →

Council approves rezoning for hospital

  Southern Illinois Healthcare requested Tuesday at the Carbondale City Council meeting to rezone 112 and 200 N. Poplar St. from residential areas to professional administrative offices in order to house a generator and air conditioning units to ... Continue Reading →

NCAA releases academic reports

The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all of its’ schools Wednesday for the 2010-2011 school year. The APR is measures a team’s academic performance, and teams that have a multiyear score fall below 900 face sanctions, including ... Continue Reading →

Dorris taken in 17th round of MLB Draft by Cubs

Junior left-handed pitcher Nathan Dorris was taken in the 17th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs Wednesday with the 524th overall pick. Dorris was 7-4 with a 4.17 ERA in 16 appearances this season, 14 of them starts. He began ... Continue Reading →

Why the world hates Lebron James (And why I don’t)

Sports Column LeBron James is the best player in the NBA. He wins MVP trophies, goes to the finals (though no championships, yet), and has captured the hearts of basketball fans everywhere, only to smash them into a million pieces. For some, the latter ... Continue Reading →

Baseball wins in first round of MVC tournament

After he retired the first 15 batters he faced, junior left-hander Cody Forsythe ran into a little bit of trouble in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Salukis’ first-round matchup against Wichita State Tuesday. With the Salukis up 4-0, the Shockers ... Continue Reading →

Baseball topples Illini with late-inning rally

The Salukis scored five runs in the final two innings to topple the Fighting Illini in a mid-week contest Tuesday. SIU (25-20) went into the top of the eighth inning against Illinois (25-19) trailing 3-2, but after a double by senior catcher Brian Bajer, ... Continue Reading →
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