Dawgs fight back to deny Ramblers first MVC win

Friday night’s women’s basketball game between SIU (10-9, 3-5) and Loyola (2-17, 0-8) took a while to get started. The Saluki offense took even longer, but SIU pulled out a 64-58 victory to snap a three-game losing streak. Three seconds after ... Continue Reading →

SIU Fire Dawgs light up the land

SIU Fire Dawgs, a Registered Student Organization, help to suppress fires, complete prescribed burn services and combat wildfires across the local area. The controlled burned occurred on the property of Pete Cronin, who has a 10-year contract with the ... Continue Reading →
Press crew from left to right: Justin Godbold, Printshop Superintendent Blake Mulholland, Harley Lawless, Mike Caulfield, Wilson Meador, Ben Villa. This is the last issue of the Daily Egyptian to be printed on the in-house printing press. For 47 years the DE was made in collaboration with a team of press technicians and editorial staff. Future issues will be printed by an outsourced company.

The last run: Daily Egyptian press runs last time

At 1:18 a.m. Thursday, the last edition produced on the in-house printing press at the Daily Egyptian was complete. The final run was documented by Daily Egyptian employees and in thanking the press crew, a portrait of the six appeared on page one of ... Continue Reading →

Salukis cannot capitalize on big game

SIU men’s basketball must have forgotten there are two halves in every game. After leading by 3 points at halftime, the Salukis (9-13, 2-7) lost 59-52 to the No. 18 Northern Iowa Panthers (19-2, 8-1) Wednesday at SIU Arena. UNI defeated SIU 55-39 ... Continue Reading →

Polar Bear guests left out in the cold

Jessica Brown | Daily Egyptian Fewer people may participate at Polar Bear—an annual drinking event—this year thanks to a new university policy. Non-University Housing visitors will not be granted access to residence halls or Wall and Grand Apartments ... Continue Reading →

Financial aid refunds boost Carbondale economy

Brian Robbins | Daily Egyptian This year SIU students received nearly $20 million in financial aid refunds, an amount that has a large impact on the local economy, according to a university study. If students do not file early this year, they could be ... Continue Reading →

Western Courier editor suspension adds to list of student censorship

Nicholas Stewart got paid then punished. Stewart, a senior at Western Illinois University, was placed on paid administrative leave from his position as editor-in-chief of the Western Courier after he sold a video of a fight on the university’s campus ... Continue Reading →

Former Salukis coach against SIU

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team. Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference. Lusk is head coach of Missouri State and Mullins ... Continue Reading →

Trade Little Egypt for the real deal

The university’s mascot was once the royal breed of Egypt, and now Salukis can make the pilgrimage back home. Students and members of the community are able to visit Egypt, Greece and Turkey as part of the Ancient Legacies program, led by Robert ... Continue Reading →

“Step Up” or get kicked out

Ahmad Hicks | Daily Egyptian Incoming students who do not complete the “Step Up” training course will be dropped from their classes Thursday. Students who have not completed the training were allowed to register for classes, but were informed that ... Continue Reading →
Student Center Craft Shop coordinator Ron Dunkel poses for a portrait in the Big Muddy Room at the Student Center on Monday. Dunkel plans to retire in his position, which he has held since 1994. —Peter Rogalla | Daily Egyptian

The art of inspiration

Jonathan Swartz | Daily Egyptian Finding Ron Dunkel is easy. In the basement of the Student Center is a Craft Shop that has been around for 40 years. Ask the person at the main desk if Ron is in. The answer will likely be, “Yes, check in the wood shop.” Since ... Continue Reading →

Salukis share space with public

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public. The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms. “[Private locker rooms] would be nice,” ... Continue Reading →

Chancellor search co-chairs named, committee forming

Early stages of finding a chancellor have begun. President Randy Dunn, who assumed chancellor duties after Chancellor Paul Sarvela died Nov. 9, said Rehabilitation Institute Director Carl Flowers and psychology Chairwoman Meera Komarraju have been named ... Continue Reading →

Shockers shellack Salukis

The Saluki women’s basketball team was no match for the Wichita State Shockers, falling 80-61. SIU tied the game for 40 seconds in the first half but never led in the game. At halftime, the Shockers led the Salukis 43-29. SIU cut the deficit to ... Continue Reading →

Salukis’ second half rally comes up short

Coach Barry Hinson’s team rallied in the second half but if was not enough to climb out of the hole the Salukis dug for themselves in the first half. SIU men’s basketball (8-12, 1-6) was defeated by the Evansville Purple Aces (15-5, 5-3), ... Continue Reading →
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