Yale outlasts SIU in Ohio

SIU overcame another sluggish start Saturday but could not beat Yale, losing its second straight game, 55-50. The team has dropped the first two games of a three-game tournament at Kent State University. After Yale forced 4 turnovers in the early moments ... Continue Reading →

Salukis open tournament with blowout loss

SIU (1-2) lost its second game of the season as it was dominated by Kent State (3-0) in the opening match of a stretch of three games in three days. The Salukis never led during the game as the Flashes’ defense frustrated SIU all night en route ... Continue Reading →

Illinois judge: Pension reform unconstitutional

An Illinois judge deemed a law intended to reform the state’s unfunded pension system unconstitutional on Friday. Public Act 98-0599, or Senate Bill 1, was passed in December of 2013 and redistributed pension funds of public officials into health insurance ... Continue Reading →
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Parkour makes progress

Matthew Riordan, a sophomore from Peotone studying psychology and criminal justice, performs a precision jump Wednesday on the steps in front of Pulliam Hall. Riordan is the Vice President for Unofficial Parkour, which was established this year and has ... Continue Reading →

Successful weekend could spur Salukis’ season

The first week of Saluki basketball is best described as a microcosm of what the rest of the season could look like. A close loss on the road, against a good team, was followed by a decisive win on the road, against a bad one. This team’s consistency ... Continue Reading →

Tablet use varies, success unclear

Underclassmen tote tablets throughout campus. However, the success of the tablets is in its infancy. The Mobile Dawg Program, a $1.5 million project distributing more than 5,600 tablets to freshmen this year, could be improving retention and recruitment, ... Continue Reading →
Sam Renner, left, a junior from Belleville studying mortuary science, packs a shoebox with gifts as part of the Operation Christmas Child stuffing party Wednesday in the Student Services building. The boxes will be sent to children throughout the world, and can be tracked with a label. This is the first year for the event, hosted by the fraternity Alpha Tau Omega. “For the longest time we’ve been looking for some ways to create communal philanthropy, and this was an easy way for people to contribute,” said AJ Soriano, a senior from Downer’s Grove studying business management and the philanthropy chair for Alpha Tau Omega. 
—Aidan Osborne | Daily Egyptian

Greek life packages Christmas spirit for children

Many students return home to their families and gather around a Christmas tree to open presents. However, not every child in the world can have the same jolly experience. SIU fraternities and sororities came together Wednesday to help brighten Christmas ... Continue Reading →

Defense picks up slack of dismissed players

The SIU football team’s defense has adapted during the last two games after senior linebacker Victor Burnett and senior cornerback Keith Suggs were dismissed from the team. The two players were released from the team  Nov. 10 for a violation of team ... Continue Reading →

‘Clybourne Park’ juxtaposes past and present

Even though dialect differs from decade to decade, similar social issues are presented in the McLeod’s final performance of the fall season. The McLeod Theater will perform its rendition of “Clybourne Park,” which provides a unique juxtaposition ... Continue Reading →
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Grooming the greenhouse

Josh West, a senior from Trenton studying architecture, grooms plants in a hydroponic vertical tower Wednesday in the greenhouse located behind the Agricultural building. “I’m minoring in landscape because when you look at a building you see everything ... Continue Reading →

Saluki baseball signs three players

SIU baseball did not have to find as many recruits this season as the last two years. The Salukis signed left-handed pitchers Seth Hackett, from Smith County High School in Elmwood, Tenn., and Joey Marciano from John A. Logan Community College. They also ... Continue Reading →

Saluki specializes to serve

A serving specialist in volleyball has a similar role to that of a field goal kicker in football; they both come into the game without warming up and are expected to perform a critical task. Sophomore libero/defensive specialist Leah Edgerton played ... Continue Reading →

Dunn to fulfill chancellor duties

In addition to presiding over three campuses, the university’s president will assume chancellor responsibilities in Carbondale. President Randy Dunn will add chancellor duties to his presidential role as a short term solution following the death ... Continue Reading →
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Painting for the parade

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Singles look forward to getting ‘cuffed’ this season

The temperature on the thermometer is falling, and singles hope to do the same this time of year—fall in love. Aside from spending the holidays with family and friends, many people prepare for winter by searching for someone to spend it with. This ... Continue Reading →
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