Sophomore Lacey Newbold slides into home Saturday during the Salukis’ 6-2 win against Loyola University at
Charlotte West Stadium. Newbold was called safe in the play. SIU swept the three-game series, bringing the team’s
record to 24-19 and 12-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference.
SARAH SCHNEIDER • DAILY EGYPTIAN

SIU sweeps aside Loyola Ramblers

SIU softball extended its season-high winning streak to seven games with a sweep of Missouri Valley Conference newcomer Loyola University. The Dawgs (24-19, 12-7) won all three games this weekend against the Ramblers (16-27, 7-12) thanks to strong pitching ... Continue Reading →

CNN swaps credibility for ratings

A plane carrying 239 people has been missing for 44 days. If one were to only watch CNN, one would believe that was the only worldwide event to occur during the past 44 days.  Of course, the world is waiting to find out how this tragedy happened. We ... Continue Reading →
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Gallery: Community at the cross

Attendees listen to the 78th – annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass. The cross stands at 111 feet and was completed in 1963. It overlooks the Shawnee National Forest and was repaired in 2013 for its 50th ... Continue Reading →
Attendees listen to the 78th - annual Easter Sunrise Service Sunday at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass. The cross stands at 111 feet and was completed in 1963. It overlooks the Shawnee National Forest and was repaired in 2013 for its 50th anniversary. Victoria Olsen, of Portland, Ore., said she is glad the service is outside, as a buiding should not define church.
JENNIFER GONZALEZ
DAILY EGYPTIAN

Community at the cross

Gallery: Community at the cross On top of one of the highest hills in Alto Pass, one man celebrated his first Easter Sunday since being released from prison as he, along with nearly 1,000 others, watched the sun rise. Dave Newberry spent the previous ... Continue Reading →
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Gallery: Molly Hill

Molly Hill, 16, of Carbondale, competes in a pole bending competition during the Illinois High School Rodeo Association’s Tri-State Rodeo March 30 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Hill took seventh place in the pole bending competition. She has competed ... Continue Reading →
Molly Hill, 16, of Carbondale, competes in a pole bending competition during the Illinois High School Rodeo Association’s Tri-State Rodeo March 30 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Hill took seventh place in the pole bending competition. She has competed in rodeo since she was 12 years old.
JENNIFER GONZALEZ · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Home-schooled high schooler ropes, rides

Click here to view the full gallery While other high school students get on the bus for school, Molly Hill scoops horse feed. Hill, 16, of Carbondale, said in a typical day her four horses eat breakfast before she does. She then works on her online schoolwork ... Continue Reading →
Junior Jorge Cavero celebrates a point during his win against Wichita State’s Tin
Ostojic Friday at University Courts. SIU lost to Wichita State Friday 5-2 and swept
Western Illinois 7-0 Saturday. The men’s tennis team will play Illinois State University
at 1 p.m. Saturday at University Courts.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Dawgs split two matches at home

The Saluki men’s tennis team competed in two of three matches in its final home stand of the season with a tough loss followed by a dominating win. SIU (9-10) returned home to University Courts after a five-match road trip where the Salukis were only ... Continue Reading →
Max Shackelton, 6, of Desoto, plays with a train set Tuesday at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders on campus. The center offers therapy sessions based on individual client needs including social interaction, problem solving and developing a daily routine. The center is a partner with The Autism Program of Illinois. April is Autism Awareness Month. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one in 68 children is on the autism spectrum, which is defined as a group of brain development disorders.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Center challenges autism stigma

From the time Ryan Williams was told he would have to be institutionalized to his becoming a high-functioning college student, the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders has made an everlasting influence on his life. Williams, a 19-year-old freshman from ... Continue Reading →
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Walking on the beating path

Nichole Galloway, respiratory care office coordinator, left, and Rachel Jarvis, exercise physiologist, walk laps Wednesday around Memorial Hospital of Carbondale during their lunch break. The two said they try to walk several laps of the heart path — ... Continue Reading →
Libby Liston, a junior from Hillsboro, Mo., studying animal science, listens to her Intro to Riding instructor Stephanie Speiser, a senior lecturer in animal science food and nutrition Monday at the Equine Center. The class was able to ride outside for the first time after spending the first half of the semester in the indoor arena. Brittany Cain, a senior from Chicago studying equine science and teaching assistant for the class, said students learn basic skills from grooming to walking and turning the horses in the class.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saddles and sunshine

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Overcrowded classrooms hurt everyone

The public’s rightful concern for protecting special education students clouded the similar intentions of the Illinois State Board of Education in the board’s attempt to drop a long-standing rule regarding class ratios. The board was set to vote Jan. ... Continue Reading →
Junior thrower Sophie
Lozano is balancing
her season with her
semester course load
in preparation for
the Missouri Valley
Conference Indoor
Championships this
weekend in Cedar Falls,
Iowa. Lozano majors in
mathematics and hopes
to be an actuary upon
graduation. She said she
loves numbers so much
she once came up with
26 reasons why 26 is her
favorite number.
SARAH SCHNEIDER
DAILY EGYPTIAN

Lefty Lozano launches into record books

“Knock Knock.” “Who’s there?” “Second place.” “Second place who?” For junior thrower Sophia Lozano, it was second place no more after a teammate riled her with the humorous yet encouraging joke. Lozano, who at a point in her career ... Continue Reading →
Carolyn Middleton, of Marion, laughs with Darlene Shannon, of Carbondale, Tuesday as they were named
with fellow cancer survivors during halftime of the “Go Pink” game. The two met three years ago at a
SIU men’s basketball game and have kept in touch since. More than $7,000 was raised from jersey sales.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Salukis ‘Go Pink’ for breast cancer

Sports teams worldwide are raising breast cancer awareness by wearing pink. SIU men’s basketball is now a part of that group. SIU Arena traded in its usual maroon for a more festive pink Tuesday night in honor of “Go Pink” night. The Salukis, in ... Continue Reading →
Members of the Malaysian Student Association serve food Wednesday during the International Food Fair at the Student Center. Syairah Aida Othman, left, a junior studying finance, Nikahmad Kamaruddin a senior studying mechanical engineering, Ahmad Faris Zainuddin, a senior studying mechanical engineering and Nancy Yong, a senior studying human resource management, are all originally from Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. The group spent five hours preparing satay, a skewered chicken; bandung, a rose milk; and several other dishes to share as part of the International Festival organized by the International Student Council.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

International food fair spices things up

The smell of foods from around the world filled the Student Center Wednesday as the International Student Council held its 52nd annual food fair. The fair featured cuisines from 12 different Registered Student Organizations representing countries including ... Continue Reading →
Coach Kerri Blaylock, right, hits to outfielders during practice Feb. 4 at Garden Grove Event Center as senior
catcher Allie VadeBoncouer awaits the throw home. The Salukis won two and lost two during their first weekend
tournament in San Marcos, Texas. Blaylock said the team did well Saturday despite having to practice indoors for
several days and only get five hours of sleep before the second day of play.
SARAH SCHNEIDER · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saluki bats get hot in below freezing temps

Saluki Softball started the season off with two wins in four games receiving offensive boosts from some of the younger players on the team. Despite the unseasonably cold weather in San Marcos, Texas, the Salukis started the season hot with a strong performance ... Continue Reading →
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