Subway back, as Starbucks moves

The Student Center has recently added a new dining option and change is still underway. Tena Bennett, director of the Student Center, said Subway opened Saturday and Starbucks is undergoing a move down the hall. She said the Subway was planned to open ... Continue Reading →

Senior Prom for senior citizens

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Ian Mullen • Daily Egyptian

Dancing through life

Chavona Edwards, center, a student at John A. Logan College from Chicago, dances with the fashion model group Essence Wednesday in the Roman Room of the Student Center. “It’s more than just modeling,” Edwards said. “It’s not America’s Next ... Continue Reading →

Vacant office misleads campus

Anyone hoping to report a grievance to the university in the past two years would have been directed to an office that no longer exists, and a phone number that is out of service. The Office of the Ombudsman was closed in August of 2012, but as of Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Students deal with crowded dorm rooms

There are 200 more students living on campus this year than last year, which has increased the number of people who live in over-crowded rooms. Crystal Bouhl, assistant director of University Housing, said nearly one in every 10 students reside in over-assigned ... Continue Reading →

Candidates debate for trustee election

Three student trustee candidates discussed key campus issues Wednesday during a debate in the Student Center. When the candidates were questioned about the greatest issue that the campus is facing, each had different opinions of how to go about changing ... Continue Reading →

Former Terrier returns to town

A “Flyin’ Illini” team member will be landing in Carbondale Friday for a book signing that will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale. Former NBA player Stephen Bardo is in Carbondale promoting his new book named “The Flyin’ Illini: ... Continue Reading →

Saluki football opens season

It’s a moment I’ve been waiting for all summer. The Salukis’ sports season officially begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, with the kick off of SIU vs. Taylor University at Saluki Stadium. The Salukis find themselves in luck with their first game. Taylor ... Continue Reading →
(Left to Right) Junior Taylor Pippen, senior Kat Agson and sophomore Meg Viggars retrieve volleyballs after a drill Monday in Davies Gym. The Salukis open their season Friday at the Illini Classic in Champaign.
Ian Mullen • Daily Egyptian

Volleyball starts season with excitement

SIU’s volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference, but the players want to prove the polls wrong. The Salukis made the conference championship match as the third seed of the tournament last year, but fell 3-0 to Wichita ... Continue Reading →

Carbondale’s ‘Whiskey Caper’ talk upcoming performance

The room is quiet. Then livens as the sounds of reveling guitars, amid a robust horn and keyboard accompaniment, come into the room. The melodies put the listeners into a dance-pack party trance. The music comes only from The Whiskey Caper. The Whiskey ... Continue Reading →

Jungle Dogs reunite with old-school flavor

Not every band can stand the test of time. Endless hours on the road, frustration in the studio and being around each other constantly begins to take its toll. Band members lose touch with one another and eventually fade away. Carbondale’s own Jungle ... Continue Reading →

Five things to do in Carbondale for Labor Day weekend

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Pulling all the stops for a sellout

With expectations rising for the football team, Athletic Director Mario Moccia hopes the number of attendees at Saluki football games is on the rise too. In 2013, the average attendance at SIU football games was 8,554. That is just over half of the full ... Continue Reading →

New coach brings new start for XC

The 2014 SIU men and women’s cross country teams face a major change to their program. Coach Matt Sparks has taken a coaching position at the University of Notre Dame after winning two Missouri Conference Championships in two years while coaching the ... Continue Reading →
Senior Tay Willis, is transitioning to wide receiver for the 2014 season after playing running back for the Salukis in 2013. Willis had 23 catches for 173 yards last
season. SIU will play Taylor University at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Saluki Stadium.
photo illustration by Evan Fait • Daily Egyptian

Receiver ready to show off speed

The Saluki offense will be fast this season, and one senior receiver is ready to set the pace. Senior wide receiver Tay Willis enters his final season with SIU in a new position. Willis played running back in 2013, rushing for 321 yards, which was second-best ... Continue Reading →
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