Parkour makes progress

Matthew Riordan, a sophomore from Peotone studying psychology and criminal justice, performs a precision jump Wednesday on the steps in front of Pulliam Hall. Riordan is the Vice President for Unofficial Parkour, which was established this year and has ... Continue Reading →

Defense picks up slack of dismissed players

The SIU football team’s defense has adapted during the last two games after senior linebacker Victor Burnett and senior cornerback Keith Suggs were dismissed from the team. The two players were released from the team  Nov. 10 for a violation of team ... Continue Reading →

No charges filed in Molly Young case

No charges will be filed in the 2012 case of the death of Molly Young, according to a report by the state’s attorney appellate prosecutor obtained by KFVS-TV. The report says there is insufficient evidence to declare the case a homicide, but that it ... Continue Reading →

‘Clybourne Park’ juxtaposes past and present

Even though dialect differs from decade to decade, similar social issues are presented in the McLeod’s final performance of the fall season. The McLeod Theater will perform its rendition of “Clybourne Park,” which provides a unique juxtaposition ... Continue Reading →

Hot Sauce Committee talks nostalgia, Carbondale and future fun

One band that has become increasingly familiar to the Carbondale music scene over the years has been the ’90s music and dance cover band the Hot Sauce Committee. With a band name inspired by a hit Beastie Boys track, it can be inferred that the ... Continue Reading →

Grooming the greenhouse

Josh West, a senior from Trenton studying architecture, grooms plants in a hydroponic vertical tower Wednesday in the greenhouse located behind the Agricultural building. “I’m minoring in landscape because when you look at a building you see everything ... Continue Reading →

Tax increase discussed at council meeting

Nothing is certain but death and taxes. However, it is not certain how high the latter will rise for community members’ homes. Carbondale residents and council members expressed opinions about a proposed property tax increase to fund pensions for police ... Continue Reading →

Hunters help the hungry

Hunters can help feed the hungry this holiday season while doing something they love. Local food pantries are accepting deer meat donations this season. One processing plant providing meat for the hungry is Whitetails Deer Processing in Carbondale. Zach ... Continue Reading →

Dunn to fulfill chancellor duties

In addition to presiding over three campuses, the university’s president will assume chancellor responsibilities in Carbondale. President Randy Dunn will add chancellor duties to his presidential role as a short term solution following the death ... Continue Reading →
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Painting for the parade

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Deer processors prepare for shotgun season

The smell of blood accompanies a knife opening flesh in a deer-processing warehouse as the owners prepare for shotgun season. Whitetails Deer Processing, a business in Carbondale, will have an increase in business this shotgun season—which starts Nov. ... Continue Reading →
Nick Galindo • Daily Egyptian

Studying while shelving

Maira Gimenes, a graduate student studying workforce education and development from São Paulo, shelves books in Morris Library on Wednesday. “I came here to study and just ended up staying,” Gimenes said. “I like working in the library. I’m ... Continue Reading →
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Scrimmaging for spring

Logan Waight, left, a freshman from O’Fallon studying psychology, and Alex Fletcher, a freshman from Lake Villa studying business, scrimmage Monday during SIU Men’s Lacrosse Club practice at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex. The SIU Men’s ... Continue Reading →

Committee evaluates realistic options

Fresh ideas for downtown Carbondale are budding, but the Downtown Advisory Committee believes it will take financial, public and community responsibility to see these plans through. The Downtown Advisory Committee had its seventh of eight meetings to ... Continue Reading →
Freshman middle hitter Alex Rosignol, left, and redshirt freshman outside hitter Andrea Estrada jump to block the ball Saturday during the Saluki’s 3-0 win against Drake University. The team has the shortest average height in the Missouri Valley Conference, with an average of 5-foot-7. Coach Justin Ingram said height is not the most important aspect of success in volleyball.
Brent Meske • Daily Egyptian

Salukis fight great heights with short squad

Consider SIU volleyball the tiny, but dangerous volleyball team. The Salukis have the shortest average listed height in the Missouri Valley Conference at slightly above 5-foot-7. Coach Justin Ingram said height could be important, but how high the player ... Continue Reading →
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