Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian
Matthew Ossenfort, center, a freshman from Little Rock, Ark., studying biological sciences, goes for a shot as Victor Misiuro, a sophomore from Chicago studying exercise science, watches Tuesday during SIU Roller Hockey Club practice at an intramural court behind Brush Towers. Gary Korte, of Carbondale and member of the SIU Roller Hockey Club, said there are a lot of people who are passionate about the sport and playing it. “There’s a lot of varied skill levels and it’s a nice bonding game, it brings people together,” Korte said. – Lewis Marien | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Rolling the puck

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Kari Hammond, left, a junior from Marion studying psychology, drinks water Wednesday as part of a survey for Psychology 211 as surveyors J.K. Brandon, center, a sophomore studying psychology from Buffalo Grove, and Luke Hayden, a communicative sciences and disorders major, look on. The goal of the survey was to see if students could determine whether they were drinking tap, filtered or bottled water. Students would sample three cups, then try to identify which type of water was in each cup. “We wanted to see if people can really tell the difference between water types, or if preferences come from marketing,” said Brandon.

Tasting a difference

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Janie Beckman, a registered nurse at psychiatric clinic of student health services, displays the bra she made titled “Treasure Your Chest” Wednesday
at the eighth annual “Be My Bra” event. “I haven’t had any family members directly affected by breast cancer, but I know how much of a
struggle it can be for women,” said Beckman.

Bras boost breast cancer compassion

Students participated in a contest Wednesday to display bra art and raise breast cancer awareness. The Student Health Center hosted the seventh annual “Be my Bra” contest where Registered Student Organizations and Greek organizations came together ... 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 →

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 →

Chancellor and provost change at least 20 campus policies

Administration pleased with semester so far. Interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela walked into the chancellor’s office his first day on the job, amazed by the amount of paperwork he was asked to sign each morning. “Why do I need to approve a cook?” said ... Continue Reading →
Will Lusk, left, interacts with Tori Bond Friday while walking the flag to the Marion Veterans Affairs
Medical Center. The center is the checkpoint for the Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay marking
day no. 44 of the relay. Lusk and Bond are members of the regional team. “I participated to show
support for my dad and other veterans.” Bond said. The American flag shown was flown on a helicopter
in Afghanistan said Dave James, honorary captain of the relay. The flag will be retired once
the relay is completed Nov. 11 in Washington.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Community members run for veterans

After running miles across the city with an American flag waving overhead, a visibly winded runner was greeted by cheering supporters Friday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. The Old Glory Cost to Coast relay started Sept. 11 at the Veterans ... Continue Reading →

Salukis, Sycamores renew rivalry for 52nd time

SIU and Indiana State will write a new chapter in their football rivalry as they take the gridiron for the 52nd time. The two universities have a dynamic history on the field. With the record at 27-24, the all-time series has been close, with a slight ... Continue Reading →

Homecoming foe will pass heavily

Saluki football will not catch a break in its next game. No. 24 Indiana State (4-3, 1-2) will travel to Carbondale for a Missouri Valley Football Conference collision Saturday against No. 19 SIU. Indiana State has been a surprise this season. In 2013 ... Continue Reading →

Soft scheduling may haunt Salukis

SIU football’s 2013 season started with an eight-point loss to Illinois which looked like a “good loss,” if there is such a thing. After all, Illinois plays in a higher subdivision of Division I football. The 2014 season started with a 45-point ... Continue Reading →

Saluki offensive line sets strong foundation

The old adage ‘football games are won and lost in the trenches’ rings true for SIU. Saluki football has had a nice offensive season. Senior running back Malcolm Agnew is No. 11 in rushing touchdowns in the Football Championship Subdivision, and junior ... Continue Reading →

Germany abolishes tuition: what does it mean for our students?

Sixty-two percent of students are unable to afford college in the U.S. today, according to a Huffington Post poll. An annual 8 percent increase in tuition costs makes matters worse, meaning college education costs double every nine years. “For a baby ... Continue Reading →
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