Crafty canoes

Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale members paddle a cardboard boat Saturday across Campus Lake as part of the 40th annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta, presented by Alpha Chi Sigma. The regatta invited teams to build cardboard boats and compete in races. ... Continue Reading →

Sugar and Spice for the college life: Lentil Soup

Lentils are a type of bean that have been cultivated for a few thousand years, and are an inexpensive, vegetarian and vegan friendly option for protein rich meals. These little beans also are high in fiber, which helps keep you full as well. *A few hours ... Continue Reading →

South American sweets

Oscar Bram, left, and Domingo Valdez, both of Carbondale, prepare pastries Monday at La Unica Bakery in Carbondale. Bram said he works almost every day and helps cook all of the bakery’s pastries. La Unica serves a variety of Guatemalan and Spanish ... Continue Reading →

USG deliberates election, event funds

The University’s Undergraduate Student Government will soon elect a new finance chairperson. Kenny Newsome, temporary USG finance chairman, and senator Adrian Miller will run for the position, which will be filled during the next meeting. The group ... Continue Reading →

Big Muddy film fest

Action, explosions and hot girls bombard many of the films being shown in Hollywood. Most movies produced for mainstream audiences are focused less on real societal problems and more on giving viewers enough eye candy to keep them in their seat. However, ... Continue Reading →

Letter to the editor December 5, 2012

Dear Editor, The American Cancer Society sponsors, donors and volunteers of Southern Illinois are the best. This past Relay For Life season has been unlike any other. During that time, a tornado struck in Gallatin and Saline Counties, there was unbearable ... Continue Reading →

GOP’s visa bill not real reform; Congress needs to pass comprehensive measure

In their first postelection crack at immigration policy, House Republicans seemed to have forgotten the message they got so recently from their overwhelming rejection by minority voters. They passed a bill Friday that would actually limit legal immigration. Seriously? The ... Continue Reading →

Hoop in sight

Freshman guard Anthony Beane Jr. dribbles the ball before dunking it Saturday during the SIU men’s basketball game against Benedictine University – Springfield at SIU Arena. Beane, shooting 8 of 9 from the field, had a total of 16 points, four rebounds ... Continue Reading →

Salukis run Privateers aground

The men’s basketball team rode an early 20-point advantage to victory as it defeated the University of New Orleans 72-55 Monday night. The Salukis jumped to a commanding 31-10 lead in the first half as senior guard Jeff Early scored 11 points during ... Continue Reading →

Editorial Cartoon November 13, 2012

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