Three charged in Carbondale strip shooting

Carbondale Police have confirmed three arrests were made in response to the shooting of SIU student Dexter Lee. Darrion Jake of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Ternell Alritton of Carbondale and Robert E. Glass of Carbondale were taken to the Jackson County Jail ... Continue Reading →
Carbondale Police patrol the area surrounding La Fogata restaurant early Friday morning. Victim Dexter Lee, an SIU senior from Chicago studying information systems management, is in recovery at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. 
Kayli Plotner | Daily Egyptian

Police arrest three in student shooting

Carbondale Police have confirmed three arrests were made in response to the shooting of SIU student Dexter Lee. Darrion Jake of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Ternell Alritton of Carbondale and Robert E. Glass of Carbondale were taken to the Jackson County jail ... Continue Reading →

Freshmen treatment overshadows transfer potential

The financial aid website for the university might as well read ‘transfers need not apply’. The Chancellor’s Scholarship at SIU is the most financial support available to an incoming student, totaling more than $85,000. The scholarship provides ... Continue Reading →

Dunn opens up about SIU’s confidential search process

Incoming SIU president Randy Dunn may have been a late arrival to the presidential search, but was a nominee all along. The Presidential Search Advisory Committee was formed in late September. Dunn said he was a potential candidate months before he agreed ... Continue Reading →

GRE not an adequate precursor

It’s the last semester of college. You have managed to conquer four years of all-nighters, 18-page papers and working yourself to death. But you’re an overachiever and applying to grad schools to continue your education, better your life and expand ... Continue Reading →
Carbondale Chief of Police Jody O’Guinn speaks at a press conference Tuesday to
announce the department had found the body of missing SIU student Pravin Varughese.
Varughese had been missing since Feb. 12, when he was last seen leaving a party at 606
W. College St. “There were just very few leads that would give us any direction on where to
go or where to look,” O’Guinn said. “It was just last night that this was recently developed
and we followed up on it.”

Body of missing student found

Carbondale police found the body of missing SIU student Pravin Varughese Tuesday. Chief Jody O’Guinn confirmed Varughese’s body was found in a wooded area east of the 1400 block of East Main Street near Buffalo Wild Wings around 9:45 a.m. Police ... Continue Reading →

Randy Dunn named SIU’s next president

Youngstown State’s Randy Dunn has officially been named the eighth president of Southern Illinois University. The university’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Dunn’s appointment in open session Monday afternoon. Trustees Donna ... Continue Reading →

Dunn front-runner for SIU president

SIU’s Board of Trustees decided  who will be the university’s eighth president in a special session Thursday, and will announce its choice Monday at 2 p.m. in Edwardsville. Trustees Roger Herrin and Donna Manering were absent for the vote. Board ... Continue Reading →

GPSC votes on student fee increases

Graduate Professional Student Council voted on proposed student fee increases Tuesday night in Lawson Hall. Only four fee increases were passed by the student body. Facilities maintenance, night transit, information technology and the Student Health Center ... Continue Reading →
Saluki Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Brittany Riley, Mark Gagliano, Jerry Kill, Mickey Maule and Joe Schley, were welcomed into the group Friday at SIU Arena. Amarachi Ukabam was also inducted but was not present at the ceremony. Each inductee took a moment to reminisce on his or her time at SIU, before joining Athletic Director Mario Moccia to unveil their plaques.

Saluki Hall of Fame adds six members

More than 260 people have been inducted in the Saluki Hall of Fame since 1978, but Friday evening, five athletes and one coach were added to the prestigious group. A committee of unidentified members chose the six. Four sports had representatives in the ... Continue Reading →

Cleaning with colors

Juan Lopez, of Carbondale washes his truck Wednesday at the Dirt Buster car wash on W. Main St. in Carbondale. Lopez said he washes his truck at least once every two weeks, and always goes to Dirt Buster. Bay attendant Chris Summers said he had to turn ... Continue Reading →

USG, GPSC discuss fees

The Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Council met in the new student services building Tuesday night to hold an open forum in which new student fees were presented. Members of several university departments brought ... Continue Reading →

Communication is a two-way street

As Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Egyptian, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Spring 2014 edition of your student newspaper. This publication has existed for nearly 100 years as an open forum for student expression and an independent student voice ... Continue Reading →

Basketball bus back on track

After being stuck on the side of Interstate 57 near Tuscola for more than four hours, the SIU men’s basketball bus has been winched out of the ditch and en route to a truckstop. The bus was on its way back to Carbondale after a loss to Illinois ... Continue Reading →

We stand behind Hinson

Editor’s note: After Coach Barry Hinson’s post-game press conference went viral early Wednesday, we as members of the SIU student body, felt the need to express our support for Coach Hinson and his dedication and passion for Saluki basketball.    Sarah ... Continue Reading →
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