Tenure granted to 28 professors in 2014

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SIU investigates Yik Yak app

University spokesperson Rae Goldsmith said the university is investigating Yik Yak because of inappropriate posts on the social media application. She said the university is looking into the app, but could not give further details by press time Monday. The ... Continue Reading →

Police make arrest connected to burglary

A suspect was arrested Friday morning after police received information about a gun that connected him to a residential burglary. Malik Wright, 19, of Carbondale, was apprehended when officers learned he was in possession of a handgun reported stolen ... Continue Reading →

“No Good Deeds” is no good

No one should leave a movie emotionless. The film’s job is to evoke feelings within you. A lack of feeling means a movie did the bare minimum. “No Good Deeds” (Rated PG- 13; 84 min) is the bare minimum of what it takes to be a film. “No Good ... Continue Reading →

Sugar Creek Music Festival to be held this weekend

Sugar Creek Music Festival will have a chance to sit and talk to their favorite artist Sept. 19 and 20 at the Cedar Lake Campgrounds in Vienna. Festival promoters Evin Betts and Peter Floyd officially announced the festival earlier this month via press ... Continue Reading →

Rain prevents Saluki comeback attempt

The men’s golf team was ready to compete Monday, but the course was not. Coach Justin Fetcho said Illinois State University’s Weibring Golf Club in Normal was already soft from last week’s rain. More rain on Monday made it unplayable. He said the ... Continue Reading →
Nick Gallindo • Daily Egyptian
Stephanie Manjarrez, a senior from Chicago studying social work, laughs while eating Monday at the Hispanic Heritage
Month opening ceremonies in Grinnell Hall. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanics in the
United States and runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Humor in heritage

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Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian
Freshman tennis player Daniel Martinez is one of six freshmen on the men’s tennis team this year. Martinez, of Enid, Okla., was born in Quito, Ecuador, but then
moved to San Antonio where he began playing tennis. Martinez said he is also the only left-handed player on the tennis team. “[Being left-handed] gives you an extra
advantage [over right-handed players] because your spin is different,” Martinez said. The Salukis will open the season at the Middle Tennessee State University
Dale Short Shootout Friday in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Saluki tennis freshman comes prepared

The son of an Air Force pilot, freshman Daniel Martinez spent his childhood living all over the Western Hemisphere. Martinez was born in Quito, Ecuador. When he was four, he moved to San Antonio, where his tennis career began. “I first picked up a racket ... Continue Reading →

Playoffs could be in Salukis’ future

After Its 53-20 win over SEMO, the Saluki football team is off to its best start since 2007. The Salukis’ passing game clicked Saturday night as Junior quarterback Mark Iannotti threw 6 touchdowns to tie the SIU single-game school record. The Salukis ... Continue Reading →

Rosignol perseveres through injury

It usually means the end of a season for an athlete after a torn ACL, but it doesn’t have to be the end of their career. Freshman volleyball player Alex Rosignol tore her ACL playing basketball in the summer before her senior year of high school. The ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs bounce back after cat chase

SIU volleyball doesn’t have to worry about playing more than two matches in a 24-hour period again until Thanksgiving for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. The Salukis (4-6) hosted the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Mastodons ... Continue Reading →

Don’t write off party boy Manziel

You’re probably familiar with him. He’s the quarterback with a party side and a propensity for extending plays with his legs. He was named backup after being the third quarterback taken in the NFL Draft. You won’t find him in the team picture though; ... Continue Reading →

Renowned physicist remembered in rotunda

Academics and social activists shared tearful eulogies Saturday around a framed picture of a mentor, professor and community leader in Morris Library. The memorial commemorated Fazley Bary Malik, a professor of theoretical physics, who died July 4 after ... Continue Reading →

Saluki SEAL receives SIU honor

Although he left campus a decade ago, Navy SEAL William Bushelle left a lasting impression on his classmates and professors. Special Warfare Operator First Class Bushelle, who graduated from the university in 2004 and died Feb. 16 in a car crash in Las ... Continue Reading →

University recognized for veteran services

When leaving combat zones for classrooms, veterans must transition from military to student life, and Veterans Services is helping. The university was awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Veteran Education, making it the first university to ... Continue Reading →
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