Ralph Tate, center, an associate professor of automotive
technology, convert a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser from an internal
combustion engine to a plug-in electric vehicle with his students
Thursday at the SIU Transportation Education Center. Tate said
the conversion cost for the car is about $12,000.
Lewis Marien · Daily Egyptian

Students convert cars to use electricity

Students studying automotive technology get chances to work on cars, but it is not every day they are able to create a car of their own. Andy Ju An Wang, dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, said SIU offers Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology, ... Continue Reading →

Salukis snap skid, put out Flames

SIU gained its first and only win of its three games played in three days Sunday against the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Salukis outplayed the Flames, winning 67-60 behind junior guard Anthony Beane’s 27 points, 9 rebounds and no turnovers. ... Continue Reading →

Yale outlasts SIU in Ohio

SIU overcame another sluggish start Saturday but could not beat Yale, losing its second straight game, 53-46. The team has dropped the first two games of a three-game tournament at Kent State University. After Yale forced 4 turnovers in the early moments ... Continue Reading →

Salukis end regular season on high note

SIU volleyball ended conference play the way it started; with a win against Evansville. The Salukis (16-14, 10-8) ended their regular season with a 3-0 win against the Evansville Purple Aces (8-22, 4-14). Freshman outside hitter Abby Barrow led the team ... Continue Reading →

Salukis open tournament with blowout loss

SIU (1-2) lost its second game of the season as it was dominated by Kent State (3-0) in the opening match of a stretch of three games in three days. The Salukis never led during the game as the Flashes’ defense frustrated SIU all night en route ... Continue Reading →

Successful weekend could spur Salukis’ season

The first week of Saluki basketball is best described as a microcosm of what the rest of the season could look like. A close loss on the road, against a good team, was followed by a decisive win on the road, against a bad one. This team’s consistency ... Continue Reading →
Glenn Posard, left, speaks to Paul Sarvela on his last day as SIU President April 31. Sarvela joined Poshard on an farewell tour of campus. —Sarah Gardner | Daily Egyptian

Remembering Paul Sarvela: 1959-2014

Community reflects on 28 years of service to SIU When interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela died Sunday at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, the university didn’t lose just its chancellor. It lost a husband, a father and a man who loved life, beer, research, ... Continue Reading →

Dunn anticipates permanent chancellor search soon

With the death of interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela on Sunday, SIU President Randy Dunn said he expects the SIU Board of Trustees to move forward with a national search for a permanent chancellor soon. “I do have the impression that we’ll ... Continue Reading →
SABRINA IMUNDO | THE WEEKENDER

Sugar & Spice: Dad’s V8 Beef (Venison Stew)

Hello all,  Sugar & Spice now has a website. Go to sugarandspiceforthecollegelife.wordpress.com to look up recipies from previous semesters, view the latest recipie, leave feedback, etc.  Stay warm and eat well!  —Sabrina Ingredients  2 pounds ... Continue Reading →

2013’s Top 10 albums run from rock to rap

10. Arcade Fire – “Reflektor” After months of making the late night talk show rounds, innovative marketing, interactive music videos, Arcade Fire have released their fourth album “Reflektor.” It’s an album for the night lurker. “Reflektor” ... Continue Reading →

V2T2 Cabaret breaking performance boundaries

New Year’s Eve at Hangar 9 will feature a performance slightly on the risqué side. The performance art group, known collectively as the Vaudeville Vagabond Twilight Twitterpaiters and the Southern Illinois Flying Balls Society, or V2T2 Cabaret, has ... Continue Reading →

The show goes on for ‘The 39 Steps’ after weather delays

After having its opening weekend spoiled by the winter storm last weekend, The Stage Company will premiere “The 39 Steps” Dec. 13 – 15. “The 39 Steps” debuts at the Varsity Center for the Arts and is an adaption of a John Buchan spy novel and ... Continue Reading →

Recruiting pays off for Saluki volleyball

Three high school volleyball players have signed on the dotted line and will make Carbondale their home next fall. Abby Barrow, Anna Himan and Gabriella Shepherd each signed their National Letters of Intent to join the Salukis and help a program coming ... Continue Reading →

Salukis give back to local youth

Baseball camp benefits coaches, players Saluki baseball will host a youth hitting camp Jan.11-12 for players ages seven to 18 at the Garden Grove Event Center in Carbondale. Hitting coach Ryan Strain primarily will run the camp, but the entire coaching ... Continue Reading →

Dodgeball hurtles from the playground to the Rec

After weeks of hard work and preparation, and arduous minutes of dodging, ducking, dipping, diving and more dodging, an SIU dodgeball champion was crowned in the top league Dec. 5. Team Chuck defeated People’s Elbow in the final match, with the winner ... Continue Reading →
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