Press crew from left to right: Justin Godbold, Printshop Superintendent Blake Mulholland, Harley Lawless, Mike Caulfield, Wilson Meador, Ben Villa. This is the last issue of the Daily Egyptian to be printed on the in-house printing press. For 47 years the DE was made in collaboration with a team of press technicians and editorial staff. Future issues will be printed by an outsourced company.

The last run: Daily Egyptian press runs last time

At 1:18 a.m. Thursday, the last edition produced on the in-house printing press at the Daily Egyptian was complete. The final run was documented by Daily Egyptian employees and in thanking the press crew, a portrait of the six appeared on page one of ... Continue Reading →

Salukis cannot capitalize on big game

SIU men’s basketball must have forgotten there are two halves in every game. After leading by 3 points at halftime, the Salukis (9-13, 2-7) lost 59-52 to the No. 18 Northern Iowa Panthers (19-2, 8-1) Wednesday at SIU Arena. UNI defeated SIU 55-39 ... Continue Reading →

Polar Bear guests left out in the cold

Jessica Brown | Daily Egyptian Fewer people may participate at Polar Bear—an annual drinking event—this year thanks to a new university policy. Non-University Housing visitors will not be granted access to residence halls or Wall and Grand Apartments ... Continue Reading →

Trying out for my dreams

I am going for it. I am tired of sitting around wishing my days competing in organized athletics could be relived. I do not want to be that guy telling everyone about my potential of making it 20 years from now. It is time to put my money where my mouth ... Continue Reading →

Attendance dips with decreased enrollment

Melanie Early | Daily Egyptian Since Saluki Way—an $80 million project renovating most athletic facilities—was launched in 2006, SIU men’s basketball attendance has declined, while football attendance has remained nearly constant. Saluki Athletics’ ... Continue Reading →

Former Salukis coach against SIU

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team. Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference. Lusk is head coach of Missouri State and Mullins ... Continue Reading →

Women’s cross-country focused on the long run in life

Academics and athletics are two separate specializations, but for student athletes, the two become one. The women’s cross-country team had the highest team grade point average last semester with a 3.659, according to information obtained from a Freedom ... Continue Reading →
An image of the press from 2013 taken via Instagram. —Sarah Gardner | Daily Egyptian

It’s -30- for the printing press, but not the DE

Throughout most of journalism’s history, the symbol -30- was used to indicate the end of a news story. Although many theories of its origin exist, it has become a common way to represent “the end.” Thursday will mark the last edition ... Continue Reading →

‘Whiplash’ is brutal and captivating

“Whiplash” is one of the most decorated films of 2014’s Oscars. It is nominated for Best Picture, Actor in a Supporting Role and Writing an Adapted Screenplay. Being an indie film, these nominations are an incredible feat. While the academy is not ... Continue Reading →

Pruitt signs with National Sports Agency

Former SIU tight end MyCole Pruitt signed with the National Sports Agency for representation in the National Football League. The agency represents 25 players on NFL rosters, two free agents and retired players such as former Chicago Bears wide receiver ... Continue Reading →

Dunn appoints search committee for athletic director

SIU President Randy Dunn appointed members to a search committee for a new athletic director Monday. Former athletic director Mario Moccia started the same position at his alma mater New Mexico State on Jan. 5. Harold Bardo, former director of the SIU ... Continue Reading →

Salukis share space with public

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public. The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms. “[Private locker rooms] would be nice,” ... Continue Reading →

Shockers shellack Salukis

The Saluki women’s basketball team was no match for the Wichita State Shockers, falling 80-61. SIU tied the game for 40 seconds in the first half but never led in the game. At halftime, the Shockers led the Salukis 43-29. SIU cut the deficit to ... Continue Reading →

‘Foxcatcher’ wrestles way beyond weightclass

Anyone expecting a feel good sports drama out of “Foxcatcher,” did not see the trailer and will be sorely disappointed. The movie is not “Remember the Titians” or even “Warrior.” It is more of a soul crushing character study, like “Raging ... Continue Reading →

Freshman vaults her competition

It took only one collegiate event for freshman pole vaulter Lindsey Murray to set SIU’s indoor school record. On Saturday, Murray broke it again. Murray’s jump of 4.10 meters at the Vanderbilt Invite on Saturday with surpassed her height of ... Continue Reading →
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