Daily Egyptian December 12 2012

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War veteran runs to honor fallen soldiers

Area residents might have seen a man running down U.S. Route 51 and pushing a stroller full of flags Tuesday. Mike Ehredt began his second Project America Run Aug. 23 on the border of Canada, and he plans to end by the Gulf of Mexico outside Galveston, ... Continue Reading →

SIU not entirely ‘smoke-free’

“No smoking” signs can be seen posted on doors, windows and buildings throughout campus to remind students and faculty that smoking inside is prohibited. However, there is often a cigarette receptacle just a few steps away. As of July 2012, there ... Continue Reading →

Still leaving our kids behind

Guest Column The new movie “Won’t Back Down” is to public education what Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” was to the meatpacking industry — a needed spotlight, but not for the squeamish. In this case, the product unfit for human consumption ... Continue Reading →

Sit ‘em Start ‘em September 27, 2012

 Fantasy Football  A S K T H E A R B I T E R About Ben ConradyBen Conrady can be reached at bconrady@dailyegyptian.com or 536-3311 ext. 282. Continue Reading →

Anatomy of the drive

The SIU mens’s golf team can mash About Mike Mullane Continue Reading →

The harsh truth about graduate student loans

Guest Column Student loan debt has been a source of concern since student loans surpassed grants as the foundation of student aid in the 1980s. The ability to repay student loans after graduation relies on a number of factors such as a student’s fiscal ... Continue Reading →

Music, dance thrives at Fort Kaskaskia festival

Charlie Hall, of Ellis Grove, dances with his sister Emily Hall Sunday during the Annual Fort Kaskaskia Traditional Music Festival in Ellis Grove. The Halls performed Sunday morning as part of their bluegrass group Charlie and the Girls. The festival ... Continue Reading →

SO ILL: The ultimate thrill

Dan O’Dell, a senior from Chicago studying civil engineering, runs to block a pass during the ultimate Frisbee team’s SO ILL tournament Sunday at the intramural fields. SIU broke into two teams during the tournament, which created a total of eight ... Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor September 25, 2012

Dear Editor: The recent news story of Peabody Coal selling 95 percent of their new Prairie State power plant to municipalities and electric co-ops sounded familiar to me. In the 1980’s, Illinois Power sold 10 percent of their nuclear plant to the Southwest ... Continue Reading →

The rising issue of academic apathy

Guest Column A growing trend has been sweeping across universities throughout the United States — students, especially undergraduates, are becoming less involved in both academics and extra-curricular activities. This sense of apathy is just one way ... Continue Reading →

Cross-country continues win streak at home

The Saluki cross-country teams continued their hot start to the season as the men and women swept the competition for the second meet in a row. The women routed the competition in the 5k race at the Saluki Invitational by notching five of the top seven ... Continue Reading →
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