No Love lost for conference rivals


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There have been many different speculations about what team will land NBA All-Star forward Kevin Love. The most recent trade proposal came from the Chicago Bulls, who have offered forwards Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic in exchange for ... Continue Reading →
Jack Robinson, a junior from Decatur studying journalism and political science and Sarah Gardner, a junior from Eureka studying journalism and cinema
photography, react to the SIU Board of Trustees’ decision to table the proposed student media fee intended to supplement the Daily Egyptian. Robinson
and Gardner are the incoming managing editor and editor-in-chief for the fall 2014 semester. Current editor-in-chief Kayli Plotner updated the editorial
board from the meeting in Edwardsville.
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

The clock is ticking


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When our staff received word the Board of Trustees intended to table the proposed $9 student media fee, as time seemed to stand still, an array of emotions filled the newsroom: anger, heartbreak, fear and willingness to go to battle. So we did. We took ... Continue Reading →

Playoffs bring brand new intensity


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With the 2014 National Hockey League regular season finally over, it is time for the playoffs to start and the drama to begin. The NHL, similar to its seasonal counterpart, the NBA, turns up the physicality in the playoffs. The regular season for both ... Continue Reading →

Football player in a league of his own


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For the first time in history, a future player in the National Football League came out as an open gay man. Since Michael Sam, University of Missouri defensive end shared his sexual orientation it is questioned how teams will receive a gay player and ... Continue Reading →

No Swan song for SIU


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SIU basketball took a hit Tuesday, when the university announced guard Josh Swan underwent a career-ending knee surgery. The surgery was a result of an injury Swan obtained in a Feb. 2 Missouri Valley Conference game against Illinois State University. The ... Continue Reading →

Saluki runners flock together


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  Although track and field is often pegged as an individual sport, the SIU men’s and women’s 4x400m relay teams have shown the importance of team camaraderie. The 4×400-meter race is a four-legged relay during which four runners ... Continue Reading →

Salukis ready for final test


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The SIU men’s baseball team plays six of its last seven games against Missouri Valley Conference competition and the season’s final stretch could be what the team needs to have a successful postseason. The Salukis have been stricken with close ... Continue Reading →

Salukis swept in late-season series


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After SIU allowed 21 runs in three games, the team lost three straight games this weekend to the Purdue University baseball team to move their record to 21-27. The Salukis’ away record was lowered to 7-19 on the season. In Friday’s game, the Salukis ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs snag win after 10th-inning heroics


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The Salukis pushed their record in extra inning games to 3-3 on the season after junior infielder Jake Welch scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning over Belmont University. The SIU baseball team hosted the Bruins in Carbondale on ... Continue Reading →

Weekly Bark May 2, 2013


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  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 →

Close games make or break Dawgs


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The Salukis have lost 16 games by three runs or less this season, and the team looks to improve on late-game errors for these final 11 games. It seems every time the Salukis are close to sealing a win, there is some extraordinary error or play that deflates ... Continue Reading →

Late-game slip costs SIU


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After a game-tying home run by Saluki junior catcher Matt Jones, the Salukis allowed four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to lose to the University of Illinois baseball team 11-7. The Salukis traveled to Champaign, Ill., to face the Fighting Illini ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs downed by Shockers


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  The Saluki baseball team lost two out of three games by a combined run total of seven to Wichita State University during the weekend. Friday, the Salukis started senior pitcher Cody Forsythe on the mound against WSU junior pitcher Cale Elam. Forsythe’s ... Continue Reading →

Salukis capitalize on costly error


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With loaded bases and SIU junior first baseman Ryan Casillas up to bat, South Eastern Missouri State freshman pitcher Tyler Thomas threw a wild pitch and gave the Salukis their seventh-straight non-conference win this season. The SIU baseball team faced ... Continue Reading →

Stranded runners crush Salukis’ weekend


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In a three-game series against Creighton University, the Salukis stranded 29 runners on base and allowed 18 runs to drop a three-game conference series during the weekend. The Salukis traveled to Omaha, Neb., to face the Bluejays. Creighton’s sweep ... Continue Reading →
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