Not much competition between Chicagoland rivals

If baseball is truly America’s past time, then spring has officially started. Spring training camps are open in Florida and Arizona this very moment. This means by the end of the month, the first pitch of the 2014 season will be thrown. One of the most ... Continue Reading →

Jezebel fixated on Photoshop fix

Vogue fashion magazine has released its February edition which features Lena Dunham, writer, director and actress on the HBO series “Girls,” as its front cover story. Shortly after the February issue was released Jezebel, a general interest women’s ... Continue Reading →
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Editorial Cartoon 14, 2013

  Welcome Back! We at the Daily Egyptian would like to invite everyone in both the university and Carbondale communities to be an active part of this news organization. After all, you are the reason we are able to do what we do. In order for us to ... Continue Reading →

Student remembered for passion, humility

Many approached the podium at The Vine Church Sunday night to share remembrances of Godwin Kotey. “I’ve traveled place to place looking to meet people like him, people who make an impact from the moment you meet them,” Guy Perticone, a graduate ... Continue Reading →

Doctoral student from Kenya found dead

A Ph.D. student from Kenya was found dead in her apartment Sunday. Alice Mbugua, who was pursuing a doctorate in rehabilitation after earning a master’s degree from SIUC, was taken to Carbondale’s Memorial Hospital after she was found Sunday. The ... Continue Reading →

Recycled vegetable oil becomes food, fuel

At 8 a.m. Friday, farmer Chet Stuemke drove around campus to collect barrels of used vegetable oil from the dining halls. “This stuff will soon power this truck and feed my cattle,” he said. The university’s Dairy Center started taking otherwise ... Continue Reading →

Transportation Education Center near complete

Construction of the Transportation Education Center is now 80 percent complete and within budget. The center has been in construction for nearly two years and will house the automotive technologies, aviation technologies and flight management programs ... Continue Reading →

Students face the impact of drinking

After one of Carbondale’s most notorious drinking weekends, many students must face the university’s jurisdiction in handling drinking citations. Jason Gillman, assistant director of Student Health Services, said right after Polar Bear, an all-day ... Continue Reading →

Students take safety into their own hands

When Jared Rosine was recently attacked on his way home from a bar, he used a key as a weapon to fend off the attackers. “I turned around and hit him with my keys. It drew blood, which distracted him, then I just yelled at them and took off sprinting,” ... Continue Reading →
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