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Alpacas and Wine raise money for local animal shelter

Alpacas and Wine raise money for local animal shelter

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

StarView Vineyards and Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch hosted a unique event, Alpacas and Wine, to raise money for the local animal shelter, Pets Are Worth Saving, in Anna, IL.

Low bids, high hopes: Saluki volleyball sees improved MVC season

Low bids, high hopes: Saluki volleyball sees improved MVC season

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

October 17, 2019

For the SIU women’s volleyball team, the Missouri Valley Conference season has been an opportunity for the Salukis to show growth and improvement. In the preseason MVC poll, out of 10 teams, Southern Illinois was chosen to finish ninth, while Northern Iowa was picked for first, Illinois State for second and Bradley for third. 

Riots, raves and romance, SIU alumni share their stories

Riots, raves and romance, SIU alumni share their stories

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

October 16, 2019

You know you’re in Carbondale when you see Moses in the nude presenting the ten commandments on the roof of PK's someone portraying Lady Godiva riding a white horse down Illinois street or when you are held at gunpoint by the National Guard on your way to class.

A look inside the life of SIU’s sole rodeo competitor

A look inside the life of SIU’s sole rodeo competitor

By Ashlyn Ege, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2019

Football, basketball and more recently, women’s soccer are the sports typically associated with Saluki athletics. Senior Kaitlin McWhorter represents the Salukis in a different arena as the university’s sole rodeo competitor.

The Stage Company’s Production “Diary of Anne Frank” honors book’s 60th anniversary

The Stage Company’s Production “Diary of Anne Frank” honors book’s 60th anniversary

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

The Stage Company in Carbondale is ringing in their 38th season with a stage production of the classic true story, “Diary of Anne Frank.”  

Hundreds slated to meet in Shawnee National Forest to address climate crisis and protecting public land

Hundreds slated to meet in Shawnee National Forest to address climate crisis and protecting public land

By Amelia Blakely, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

To address this crisis and protecting public land, activists, organizers, grassroots and indigenous community leaders, scientists, experts and youth will convene this weekend to develop new strategies and networks at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center. 

‘A loss,’ SIU community laments death of professor Jon Tribble

‘A loss,’ SIU community laments death of professor Jon Tribble

By Keaton Yates and Juniper Oxford

October 3, 2019

Jon Tribble, managing editor of Crab Orchard Review, died on Oct. 2 and is mourned by his students, peers, wife and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.

Jarnigan’s journey of becoming the new face of Saluki athletics

Jarnigan’s journey of becoming the new face of Saluki athletics

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

October 2, 2019

“I also aim to strengthen the relationships that we have with leadership across the campus and departments and entities across campus, such as the registrar’s office, financial aid, admissions, faculty senate and academic entities,” Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan said.

Making the case for the Army National Guard

Making the case for the Army National Guard

By Jenna Jamieson, Opinion Writer

September 29, 2019

"In fact, there’s even misconceptions about what it means to join the National Guard because some students believe it takes them much longer to finish their degree. That’s actually not usually the case. Assumptions and poor research may be causing students to lose out on great programs," writes opinion writer Jenna Jamieson.

A heart second to none: Perseverance is the magic word for quarterback Karé Lyles

A heart second to none: Perseverance is the magic word for quarterback Karé Lyles

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2019

“In terms of preparation, he comes into practice everyday with a great attitude to learn and he really dives in. He’s always around the office, and he’s always watching film. He eats it up and lives and breathes the game," quarterback coach Blake Rolan said.

Omega Delta creates first mental health chair to advocate change

Omega Delta creates first mental health chair to advocate change

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

“It’s a daily hurdle, it’s a daily struggle, it’s a battle to get out of bed everyday,” Rogers said. “If I can put my effort, my research into making sure no one else goes through the problems that I went through, then that will make me feel accomplished," Keith Rogers, a junior studying Psychology, said.

Grassroots allows students to showcase art and literature

Grassroots allows students to showcase art and literature

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

“We are here to show your work, to give you publishing credit basically to give artists and creative students on campus the opportunity to have their work published and get their work reviewed in a much more low-stakes way,” Matt Gordon, Grassroots Editor-in-Chief, said.

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