Georgia State names AD, Moccia to stay at SIU

Athletic Director Mario Moccia will stay at SIU despite being a finalist for another open athletic director position. Moccia was named a finalist along with Charlie Cobb, the director of athletics at Appalachian State University who has been named athletic ... Continue Reading →

Salukis swept in late-season series

After SIU allowed 21 runs in three games, the team lost three straight games this weekend to the Purdue University baseball team to move their record to 21-27. The Salukis’ away record was lowered to 7-19 on the season. In Friday’s game, the Salukis ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs snag win after 10th-inning heroics

The Salukis pushed their record in extra inning games to 3-3 on the season after junior infielder Jake Welch scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning over Belmont University. The SIU baseball team hosted the Bruins in Carbondale on ... Continue Reading →

Shockers down Dawgs, take No. 3 seed

  The Salukis’ 6-1 loss to Wichita State decided the fight for the top three Missouri Valley Conference tennis spots. With two losses by Drake University (23-2, 5-0) and a win over the Shockers (15-7, 4-1 MVC), the Salukis (12-5, 3-2 MVC) could ... Continue Reading →

Fairways not so fair

Bad weather and tough fairways hindered the Salukis as they tied for 10th during the weekend’s Indiana Invitational. Junior Cassie Rushing placed the highest of any Saluki over the two-day tournament as she finished 23rd with a 232 score over three ... Continue Reading →

Admiraal: captain of his own fate

Martijn Admiraal maintained his undefeated season in singles play as he finished his third and final set Sunday against Illinois State. However, he was close to leaving his SIU tennis career behind during this time last year. Senior captain Brandon Florez ... Continue Reading →

Braves and Redbirds no match for Dawgs

The Salukis’ weekend road trip saw some close calls, but the men’s tennis team pulled through and won both matches against Bradley University and Illinois State 4-3, 5-2 respectively. SIU encountered issues in doubles play against Bradley as the team ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs scorch Trailblazers without hottest player

The Saluki men’s tennis team played for the first time outside at home Saturday and defeated the Vincennes Trailblazers, 6-1. Coach Dann Nelson said it felt good to beat the Trailblazers after the team’s previous experiences against Vincennes. “The ... Continue Reading →

Rainy weather stalls golf performance

Weather was an issue for the Salukis once again as they lost 309-318 Saturday in the Dual at Dalhousie against Murray State. The March 24-25 Saluki Invitational, the Salukis’ previous tournament and only home event this season, was canceled because ... Continue Reading →

Recreation Center to increase class prices

Participants of some group classes at the Recreation Center will soon see an impact on their wallets as well as their bodies. The Recreation Center will begin to charge for some classes in the spring through a new pricing system, though some classes will ... Continue Reading →

SIU receives last of FY12 state funding

The university’s financial situation may be slightly relieved by a late state payment. SIU received $9.5 million in state appropriations last week, which marks the last of state payments to the university for the 2012 fiscal year that ended in June. ... Continue Reading →

Former SIU professor speaks against violence

Douglas Allen was leading protests at SIU 40 years ago and was later fired for his actions. Now, he shares his views on the importance of non-violent action. Allen spoke Thursday at the Gaia House Interfaith Center about using non-violent action such ... Continue Reading →

Football season: impossible to predict If

If I were a gambling man, I would have lost quite a bit on the Salukis this season. Heading into Saturday’s bout with Northern Iowa University, SIU has had a rollercoaster of a season that few could have possibly expected. The team sits at 3-3 on the ... Continue Reading →

Fewer students, customers for Carbondale businesses

Declining SIU enrollment numbers  have some businesses on the Strip concerned. With close to 1,000 fewer students than last year on campus, the downtown establishments view the decline as a loss of potential customers. Raymond Jones of Blade Kings Barber ... Continue Reading →

Marching Salukis start new season

The SIU football team wasn’t the only group on campus that made its 2012 home debut Saturday. The Marching Salukis, who have been practicing four times a week for the past month, braved the rain Saturday night to perform at Saluki Stadium as the football ... Continue Reading →
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