Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian
Matthew Ossenfort, center, a freshman from Little Rock, Ark., studying biological sciences, goes for a shot as Victor Misiuro, a sophomore from Chicago studying exercise science, watches Tuesday during SIU Roller Hockey Club practice at an intramural court behind Brush Towers. Gary Korte, of Carbondale and member of the SIU Roller Hockey Club, said there are a lot of people who are passionate about the sport and playing it. “There’s a lot of varied skill levels and it’s a nice bonding game, it brings people together,” Korte said. – Lewis Marien | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Rolling the puck

About Lewis Marien Continue Reading →
A
idan Osborne • Daily Egyptian
Kari Hammond, left, a junior from Marion studying psychology, drinks water Wednesday as part of a survey for Psychology 211 as surveyors J.K. Brandon, center, a sophomore studying psychology from Buffalo Grove, and Luke Hayden, a communicative sciences and disorders major, look on. The goal of the survey was to see if students could determine whether they were drinking tap, filtered or bottled water. Students would sample three cups, then try to identify which type of water was in each cup. “We wanted to see if people can really tell the difference between water types, or if preferences come from marketing,” said Brandon.

Tasting a difference

About Alex Merchant Continue Reading →
Fareed Alston, a SIU alumnus and cinematographer, presented a preview of his film on Ferguson Monday during “Race, Policing, and Justice:
Lessons From Ferguson,” at the Carbondale Civic Center. Alston, one of five panelists discussing media coverage and involvement in Ferguson,
has been documenting the area since August. “As a media person and protester I was subject to many police aggressions,” Alston said.
Jordan Duncan • Daily Egyptian

Ferguson media coverage discussed

Citizens expressed their opinions about media coverage of the events in Ferguson, Mo. in the Carbondale Civic Center on Monday night. A panel of media professionals and specialists, varying from radio to photography and cinema, gathered to discuss journalistic ... Continue Reading →
Christopher Dion, center, a senior from Villa Park studying civil engineering, and Michael Giusto, a junior from Lansing studying anthropology, dance Friday
during a time out of the Salukis’ 3-1 win against Indiana State University at Davies Gym. Dion said he has attended nearly every home game, bringing signs he
made to motivate the team. Giusto said he dances during every time out to keep his enthusiasm. “It pumps me up, it makes me want to keep cheering for the
team,” Giusto said.
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Davies Crazies boost team at home

Students, families and the swimming and diving teams were all in support of SIU volleyball to give Davies Gym its 10th highest attendance Friday against Indiana State. Davies Gym held 615 fans in the Maroon Game on Friday. The Salukis defeated the Sycamores ... Continue Reading →
Senior wide receiver LaSteven McKinney runs the ball Saturday during the fourth quarter of the Salukis’ 41-26 loss against Indiana State University. McKinney had 7 catches for 55 yards during the game.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Dawg tired Salukis enter off week

After three straight losses and an injury to its leading rusher, SIU football finally gets a break. It is week 10 and most teams have already had their bye week, giving teams a chance to rest their players. Unfortunately for SIU, its bye week comes with ... Continue Reading →
Will Lusk, left, interacts with Tori Bond Friday while walking the flag to the Marion Veterans Affairs
Medical Center. The center is the checkpoint for the Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay marking
day no. 44 of the relay. Lusk and Bond are members of the regional team. “I participated to show
support for my dad and other veterans.” Bond said. The American flag shown was flown on a helicopter
in Afghanistan said Dave James, honorary captain of the relay. The flag will be retired once
the relay is completed Nov. 11 in Washington.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Community members run for veterans

After running miles across the city with an American flag waving overhead, a visibly winded runner was greeted by cheering supporters Friday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. The Old Glory Cost to Coast relay started Sept. 11 at the Veterans ... Continue Reading →
Nathan-hoefert-•-Daily-Egyptian

Salukis, Sycamores renew rivalry for 52nd time

SIU and Indiana State will write a new chapter in their football rivalry as they take the gridiron for the 52nd time. The two universities have a dynamic history on the field. With the record at 27-24, the all-time series has been close, with a slight ... Continue Reading →
Savannah McCord, center, a senior from St. Louis studying business management and psychology, instructs an annual yoga class
Wednesday at the Student Center, as part of Campus Sustainability Day. “If we are trying to create sustainability for the earth, it is
important that we create sustainability for our bodies,” McCord said.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Carnival creates sustainable ideas

SIU Sustainability hosted an environmentally friendly series of events for the “fall version” of Earth Day called Campus Sustainability Day. The Student Center art gallery was home to the first “Sustainival” Wednesday. Many “green,” do-it-yourself ... Continue Reading →
Senior Szymon Opieczonek keeps his eye on the ball Oct. 12, 2013 during his match in the SIU Fall Classic at University Courts in Carbondale.
Sarah Gardner • Daily Egyptian

Lone senior hopes to lead young Salukis

On a team where freshmen make up two-thirds of the roster, seniors play a pivotal role in guiding the freshmen through growing pains. In the case of the SIU men’s tennis team, that responsibility lies with Szymon Opieczonek. The Naklow, Poland native ... Continue Reading →
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Wielding weaponry

Abby Sell, left, of Carbondale, duels with Joseph Jackson, a freshman from Antioch studying biological education and forestry, Tuesday during SIU Medieval Combat Club practice at Sam Rinella Field. Jackson said he joined the club because of a flyer. ... Continue Reading →
102214_EVERGLADES_WEB_AO

Professor works to save Everglades

Everglades National Park is one of the largest habitats of biodiversity in the U.S., home to species like the American alligator, Florida panther and manatee. But the region has been greatly affected by the pollution and farming of humans. In 2000, Congress ... Continue Reading →
102014_FB_WEB_NH

Salukis’ playoff window closing, not shut

Qualifying for the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs is a task with simple requirements: win your conference or seven Division I games. SIU football sits at 5-3 on the season and fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference. With back-to-back losses ... Continue Reading →
Senior Sadie Darnell competes in the White 6K Race Saturday during the Indiana State University Pre-National Invitational at LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind. Darnell took 40th place out of 214 with a time of 22:38.8. Darnell said she helps the freshmen, including her sister Claire, in developing to take over for the seniors on the team. The Salukis, who are the reigning Missouri Valley Conference champions, will defend the men’s and women’s titles at the MVC Championships Nov. 1 in Carbondale.
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

SIU cross-country, a family affair

Sports teams tend to act as family and this year, part of the women’s cross-country team actually is. Senior Sadie Darnell has been on the team since 2011. Last season, she led the team to its first conference title since 1992 and became an All-MVC ... Continue Reading →
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

‘Unofficial’ cleanup

Val Kendrick, of Carbondale, sweeps up trash Saturday morning outside Wise Guys Pizza and Subs in Carbondale. Kendrick said he does maintenance for both Wise Guys and Sam’s Café when needed. “If either one of them has a problem, they call me,” ... Continue Reading →
Freshmen Jonathan Vara, front, and Josh Maier jog on Douglas Drive Wednesday in Carbondale during cross-country practice. Vara said there has been a learning curve going from high school three-mile runs to 8K races in college. The men’s and women’s cross-country teams will compete in the Indiana State University Pre-National Invitational at 10 a.m. Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Freshman runner making an impact

On a team where more than a third of the players are seniors, a freshman is making an impact in the starting seven. Jonathan Vara is the only freshman on the men’s cross-country team who hasn’t been red-shirted. Instead, he is running in the top ... Continue Reading →
close
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonYouTube IconSubscribe on YouTubeTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonOur InstagramOur Instagram
  Secured by Incapsula