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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 →

’71 Saluki graduate a Hollywood success story

In the living room of a small Forest Street apartment in 1971, Dale White sat watching television with his friends. As the Mary Tyler Moore Show began, he turned to his friends and said, “Man, it’d be great to work on a show like that.” “You’d ... Continue Reading →

Pension bill sent to Gov. Quinn for signature

A bill aimed at fixing Illinois’ hundred billion dollar pension crisis is before Gov. Pat Quinn. A spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton said Wednesday that the bill had been sent to Quinn. The move came a day after the Illinois General ... Continue Reading →
Anthony lights up YouTube with inventions

Anthony lights up YouTube with inventions

Since the release of “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” in 1977, kids across the world have wished to own his or her own light saber. 36 years later, one SIU student has been digitally praised for making his own lasers, even though Star Wars was ... Continue Reading →

Sugar and Spice December 5, 2013

                Cheeseburger Soup     Ingredients  1/2 pound ground beef Pepper to taste Garlic powder to taste 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 small onion, diced 1 can (10.75 ounces) condensed cheese soup 10 ounces ... Continue Reading →

Podcasts can broaden students’ horizons

  There is a whole universe of podcasts available for someone burnt out on music or someone looking to stimulate his or her imagination, yet many people do not know where to access podcasts or even what they are. Podcasts are essentially downloadable ... Continue Reading →

Hansard takes the wheel on new EP

  Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard has returned to let listners “Drive All Night” with his just-released EP of the same name. Hansard won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original Song with “Falling Slowly,” an original piece from the ... Continue Reading →

Salukis separate for more individual swims

The Saluki swimming and diving team will split in half this weekend to compete in the Missouri Invite in Colombia, Mo. and the Phoenix invite in Chicago. Saluki swimmers had to qualify to go to the Missouri Invite with their best times of the season. ... Continue Reading →
SIU softball assistant coach Buddy Foster, of Murphysboro, hits balls to outfielders Wednesday during the team’s defensive practice at Charlotte West Stadium. Foster, who was head coach Kerri Blaylock’s assistant from 1999 to 2005, returns to SIU after coaching stints at Bradley University, the University of Kansas and SIU-Edwardsville. Foster’s responsibilities will include recruitment and assisting with pitching and hitting.
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Foster returns to Saluki softball

As a former SIU coach who has coached multiple schools and spent a countless amount of time on the field, Buddy Foster is being welcomed back to SIU as assistant coach. From 1999-2005 Foster stood alongside head coach Kerri Blaylock, who has been at the ... Continue Reading →
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