Saluki Ambassadors looking to expand

A campus organization tasked with being the first impression new students see at the university is looking to expand. The Saluki Ambassadors are looking to grow in order to continually introduce potential students to SIU. Bethany Wendler, coordinator ... Continue Reading →

USG passes finance reform

After a yearlong debate, Tuesday marked the first time in a decade the Undergraduate Student Government passed a finance reform bill. The newly adopted student funding guidelines, dictate how the Undergraduate Student Government allocates funds to registered ... Continue Reading →

Animekai seeks to break cultural stereotypes

Organization uses anime to teach students about Japanese culture The word anime might leave visions of Pokemon dancing in heads. But, one campus registered student organization wants students to know the art of anime is more than just stereotypes and ... Continue Reading →

New USG president aims to amplify student voice

  At the close of last semester, the student body elected a new president to the Undergraduate Student Government. Elected May 20, Adrian Miller, a junior from Carbondale studying political science, has been preparing for his new role all summer. ... Continue Reading →

Organization helps women aviators fly higher

  Women in Aviation, the university’s branch of the international organization, is an RSO that promotes the active role of women in aviation at the collegiate level. Despite the organization’s name, members encourage everyone to join — RSO ... Continue Reading →

Duck hunters flock to student organization

One student organization has dedicated their time to hunting, preserving and conserving. Ducks Unlimited is an international organization focused on conservation and preservation of wetlands, and the four-year-old campus chapter hosts shooting events ... Continue Reading →

Musicians unite under one organization

A Registered Student Organization that had no members before the fall 2012 semester now plays musical gigs around town. The RSO, Musicians United, provides playing opportunities as well as a place to practice for non-professional students who enjoy playing ... Continue Reading →

GaMeRS look beyond controller

Some students are taking their gaming love to the next level. Game Mechanics Research Studio, or GaMeRS, is a Registered Student Organization that promotes video game research and development. Robert Craig, the RSO’s faculty advisor and information ... Continue Reading →

Students dance to the fundraising beat

One Registered Student Organization partied for a cause Saturday. The first all-night Saluki Thon took place Saturday at the university’s Recreation Center. The six-hour music and dance marathon went from 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. and featured live ... Continue Reading →

RSO explores fisheries, aqua research

One Registered Student Organization plunges under the water. The SIU American Fisheries Society subunit is composed of approximently 30 undergraduate and graduate students, said Jeffrey Hillis, SIU fisheries subunit president. The society’s focus is ... Continue Reading →

USG supports fee proposal

The Undergraduate Student Government approved the support of a $10 student activity fee increase at its Tuesday meeting. USG members will also attend the Nov. 8 Board of Trustees meeting in Edwardsville to show support for the increase. The student activity ... Continue Reading →

Students catch Attitude

Students flock to the Attitude Designs table Tuesday as Courtney Smith, general manager of Attitude Designs, throws free t-shirts during Meet Me on Main, a Week of Welcome event at SIU. Carbondale Main Street, local businesses and campus departments such ... Continue Reading →
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