Student government passes publication fee

  Undergraduate Student Government approved a $9 student publication fee for the Daily Egyptian on Tuesday to help the newspaper survive detrimental advertising losses. The 13-8 vote followed a debate in which some senators said the fee was too steep ... Continue Reading →

Weekly Bark May 2, 2013

  The 2013 NBA playoffs provided fans with last-second buzzer-beating wins, exciting high scoring games and instances where the underdog defeats the clear favorite. With the first round of the NBA postseason drawing to a conclusion, what has been ... Continue Reading →

Salukis blast ‘Breds

The Saluki baseball team scored early and often in a 7-2 victory Tuesday over Murray State at Abe Martin field. SIU tallied two runs in the first inning off of Murray State pitcher Tim Vonder Haar. Saluki junior infielder Ryan Casillas assisted in the ... Continue Reading →

Dancers dazzle Saluki Shakers

Young dancers from throughout the region competed in Davies Gymnasium on Sunday with routines that incorporated feathers, jump suits, tutus, changing booths and even a park bench. The Saluki Shakers’ 2013 Dance Competition featured girls aged 3-16 who ... Continue Reading →

Jays cut down nets in St. Louis

Creighton University won its 12th Missouri Valley conference championship in St. Louis March 10. After a fiercely competitive tournament, the Jays won their third back-to-back tourney championship in school history and were awarded the MVC bid to the ... Continue Reading →

SIU thrives in big games

The SIU men’s basketball team has yet to outperform its 10th-place preseason ranking, but the Salukis have provided an elevated performance in some of the biggest games on their schedule. After winning three of its first four games, SIU (9-15, 2-11) ... Continue Reading →

Saluki athletes in class of their own

College sports program success is typically judged by conference play, NCAA tournament appearances and national championship wins. For most student-athletes, however, classroom success is just as important as their performance in their respective sport. The ... Continue Reading →

SIU fails to sweep Sycamores in conference play

The Indiana State Sycamores clung to a 1-point lead Saturday night to defeat SIU 66-65 in Terre Haute. Sycamore junior guard Jake Odum hit the go-ahead 2-point shot with 18 seconds left to steal the lead and ultimately the game. The Salukis (9-15, 2-11) ... Continue Reading →

Salukis thin out front court presence

The SIU men’s basketball team is last place in the Missouri Valley Conference, but most of the team’s problems stem from its lack of size and length. Coach Barry Hinson has changed his lineup several times this season but has yet to find the most ... Continue Reading →

Redbirds rely on defense for victory

Illinois State overwhelmed SIU  83-47 Saturday in Normal. The loss extends SIU’s losing streak to a season-high six games and is the worst margin of defeat, in the two teams’ history. Defensively, ISU smothered the Salukis’ all-guard starting line-up. ... Continue Reading →

Bulldogs battle in the dawgpound

The Salukis fell to the Bulldogs 61-56. The Saluki men’s basketball team faced off against the Drake Bulldogs at home Wednesday. Although SIU held a lead in the first half, the Bulldogs came roaring back with timely 3-point shooting to lead 34-28 at ... Continue Reading →

Transfer settles in as Saluki top scorer

SIU men’s basketball has a rich history full of versatile guards like Jamal Tatum, Troy Hudson, Dick Garrett and Walt Frazier. Saluki forward Desmar Jackson plays like his name belongs on this list as well In his first Saluki season, Desmar Jackson ... Continue Reading →

Creighton clips the Salukis

Creighton’s offensive attack proved to be too much for SIU as the Jays shot 60 percent from beyond the 3-point line and easily disposed of the Salukis 81-51 at SIU Arena Sunday night. Crieghton junior forward Doug McDermott made seven of his first eight ... Continue Reading →

Salukis prepare to win down the stretch

The Saluki men’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak in an impressive upset of Indiana State 76-71, Jan. 12 in the SIU Arena. SIU dropped the last two games since its win over the Sycamores and need to make adjustments to win in the conference. With ... Continue Reading →

Men’s Basketball conference at a glance

Tied for First: Creighton (17-2, 6-1): Junior forward and preseason All-American Doug McDermott is among the nation’s leading scorers with 457 total points this season. The highly regarded player is also the team’s second-leading rebounder (7.2). ... Continue Reading →
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