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Djimde finds delayed, fresh start with SIU

Old ladies can start leaving SIU coach Barry Hinson alone because his team will be taller this year. Junior center Ibby Djimde is 6-foot-8 and 255 pounds. He transferred to SIU from Illinois after his sophomore year. As a result, he was forced to sit ... Continue Reading →

Arts and Entertainment Briefs for the Halloween weekend

‘This is not a Minstrel’ celebrates African-American culture The Africana Theatre Laboratory will be presenting its two-day production of ‘This is Not a Minstrel’ beginning Thursday at the Christian Moe Lab Theater in the Communications Building ... Continue Reading →
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian
“Pinhead,” a sculpture created by Mikhail Tsipis from Mundelein, is one of the pieces of artwork that will be on display
at the SkiHaus of Horror art show Friday in Carbondale. “We wanted to have a place for the community to show their
artwork,” said Marty Hagler, a resident of SkiHaus and SIU alumnus.

New art collective calls for submissions

A new art group is calling for spooky submissions for its first show on All Hallows’ Eve. Untitled Art Collective is calling for submissions for its first art show, The Skihaus of Horrors, on Thursday and Friday at the Skihaus, a Carbondale home ... Continue Reading →
Nick Galindo • Daily Egyptian
Kyle Groves, right, hands out draft beer to a customer Saturday at Scratch Brewing Company in Ava. “I was coming out here as a
customer before I worked here and I’ve known these guys for the past couple years … this is a really special place,” Groves said.

Southern Illinois breweries are on the rise

Traveling around southern Illinois in hopes of pleasing your pallet with the taste of a smooth alcoholic beverage ten years ago would have introduced you to an exclusive selection of wineries and vineyards. For beer drinkers, the selection would have ... Continue Reading →

SIU students create open source 3-D printer

Imagine being able to create an object out of thin air. Whether it is a new car, shoes or cell phone, a group of SIU students are working on making that a reality. Six engineering students are working on a senior design project, titled Project Photoresin ... 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 →

Former swimmer follows his passion

Athletes make sacrifices for their sport, but sometimes have to sacrifice their sport for their passion. Andrew Spencer, a senior from Knoxville, Tenn. studying cinema spent his first three years at SIU as a swimmer, but left the team to focus on his ... Continue Reading →

“John Wick” is an incredible surprise

Never count a movie out. Even with the odds stacked against it, a film can hit you with a left hook leaving you stunned. “John Wick” (Rated R; 101 min) is not to be underestimated. “John Wick” is an action film directed by David Leitch and Chad ... Continue Reading →

“Ouija” gives generic horror movies a bad name

It is never good to judge a book by its cover, even in the film industry. A movie that looks god-awful can always be a nice surprise and vice versa. When the book cover involves Michael Bay’s horror company Platinum Dunes and the board game Ouija, ... Continue Reading →

Homecoming day in photos

SIU celebrated Homecoming Saturday with a parade, tailgating events, a teaser to the SIU basketball season, performances by the Marching Salukis, cheerleaders, Shakers and the main event, SIU football taking on Indiana State University. .galleria-stage ... Continue Reading →

Salukis earn revenge, but fall again

SIU volleyball earned revenge against one rival, but was beat by another. The Salukis split the weekend matches with a 3-1 win against Indiana State on Friday and a 3-0 loss to Illinois State on Saturday. Both teams defeated the Salukis earlier this season ... 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 →

Murray leads in the average ‘St. Vincent’

Bill Murray is proof of the impossible. Once known for his classic comedic performances in films like “Ghostbusters” and “Caddyshack,” Murray is now a staple of the indie genre. He has evolved within the movie industry, and has crossed genre ... Continue Reading →

‘30 Days of Confinement’ addresses social issues with satire

One of the perks of successful shows on Broadway such as “Wicked” or “The Book of Mormon” is that they are original pieces for a theater, allowing the original vision of the production to be seen. So far this production season, the Kleinau theater ... Continue Reading →
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