Southern Illinois looks forward to holiday events

2014 Holiday Craft Sale The Student Center craft shop will host its 34th Holiday Craft Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the south end of the Student Center on the first floor art gallery. The sale will ... Continue Reading →
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Getting geared up

Alex Kimbrell, a senior from Albion studying drawing, fixes her bike’s chain Monday with assistance from Ron Dunkel, coordinator of the student center craft shop. Saluki Spokes, the bike repair shop located in the craft shop, was created six years ... Continue Reading →

Upcycling to waste less and create more

Upcycling can turn old trash into treasure. Ron Dunkel, coordinator of the Student Center Craft Shop, said “Upcycling is taking waste or old materials and transforming them into something new or better than the original.” The Craft Shop offers an ... Continue Reading →

Students use broken glass to create art

As Jennifer Henry reached down to cut and break off a piece of stained glass, she cut her finger instead, causing drops of blood to fall to the tabletop. She grabbed a paper towel to wipe some blood off the side of her finger and said it was nothing serious, ... Continue Reading →

Résumé experience, thereapeutic activities offered at Craft Shop

Splattering soft clay onto a spinning wheel, smelling the thick scent of sawdust floating in the air while hammering nails into wood or soldering hot metals together to frame cut glass can all be experienced at one of the Student Center Craft Shop’s ... Continue Reading →

Students and staff talk discuss necessary campus improvements

The Daily Egyptian asked students and civil service workers what improvements they would like to see for the university.   Kathrin Birchler, a graduate student from Germany in recreation, “I wouldn’t mind a little bit of a walk, but if I am paying for ... Continue Reading →
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