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A group of sledders coast down a hill at the Banterra Center Feb. 4, 2022 in Carbondale, Ill.

Semester in Photos: Spring 2022

By Sophie Whitten, Photo Editor May 4, 2022

Triston Allen is a senior studying Cinema and Photography with a minor in Television Studies. This is his sixth semester at SIU and he plans to graduate in the spring of 2022. He is the historian...

A banner saying Justice for Molly hangs from a pavilion at Turley Park March 27, 2022 in Carbondale, Ill.

Justice for Molly: Ten years later, quest for justice carried on by loved ones

By Joel Kottman, Staff Reporter March 27, 2022

*This story has been updated for accuracy on April 7, 2022* A memorial service for Molly Young took place at Turley Park on March 27 at 2 pm. Molly Young was a twenty-one year old native of Marion,...

Blanche DuBois holds up a pride flag cape at the Spicy Seventies Disco Drag Show, sponsored by the Saluki Rainbow Network and the Office of Student Engagement, Feb. 19, 2022 at the SIU Student Center in Carbondale, Ill.

Disco drag show dominates Saluki ballroom

By William Box, News Editor February 21, 2022

The excitement that filled the ballroom of Southern Illinois University’s (SIU) Student Center was electrified with one purpose. The crowd wanted to be dazzled. The Saluki Rainbow Network (SRN) and...

A group of alpacas approach the camera to get their picture taken Jan. 27, 2022 at Rolling Oak Alpaca Farm in Makanda, Ill.

A girl’s love for crocheting develops into a farm of more than thirty alpacas

By Sophia Rogers and Sophie Whitten, Photographer and Photo Editor February 16, 2022

Opening nearly a decade ago, Morgan Stevenson and her mother, Judy Hoepker, have grown the Rolling Oaks Alpaca Ranch in Makanda, Ill. from a herd of three alpacas into a farm of more than thirty alpacas,...

Two girls drift across the snow on a hill at the Banterra Center Feb. 4, 2022 in Carbondale, Ill.

SIU Snow Day Gallery

February 7, 2022

Cheryl Vincent clears off a picture of her and her son that was found in the aftermath of the Dec. 10 tornado Dec. 19, 2021 in Dawson Springs, Kentucky.

Small finds, small joys: Discovering remnants of possessions lost to the Kentucky tornado

By Sophie Whitten, Photo Editor January 3, 2022

The walls and roof of a Kentucky storage unit had been torn off by the Dec. 10 tornado, stirring everyone’s possessions into a stew of mud, books, toys and furniture on the concrete slabs where the units...

SIU freshman defender, Kylie McDermott, goes head to head with a Knight player during the Salukis game against Bellarmine University, where the Knights won 2-0 against the Salukis on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex at SIU.

Semester in Photos: Fall 2021

By Sophie Whitten, Photo Editor December 2, 2021

Chris Bishop Chris Bishop is a senior at SIU and the multimedia editor of the Daily Egyptian. He is in the cinema department and is graduating in December 2021. He is originally from St. Louis...

Carbondale’s Annual Great Pumpkin Race

By Julian Castillo , Staff Photographer November 3, 2021

If you happened to be walking downtown on Mill Street underneath the overpass this Saturday, October 30th you may have seen a large crowd full of kids and adults holding custom pumpkins with wheels.  This...

Jodie Santana comes to the stage during the Spooktackluar Halloween drag show on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at the Varsity Center in downtown Carbondale, Illinois.

Drag Show Spooktacular sells out Varsity Center

By William Box , Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

Fabulous costumes and performances drew in crowds from across the Southern Illinois region to the historic Varsity Center for a night of games and entertainment. The Varsity Center in Carbondale hosted...

Emma Ruemmler draws back the bow and waits during a match at their practice. SIU Medieval Combat Club is a full contact combat sport that is medieval fantasy inspired where participants engage in different combat style games with a variety of boffers, also known as foam weapons on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 northeast Morris field at SIU.

SIU Medieval Combat Club in Full Swing

By Jared Treece, Staff Photographer October 30, 2021

If you happen to be walking around Morris library on a weekday evening and see a group of people hacking away at each other with foam weapons between Faner Hall and Morris Library, that would be SIU’s...

SIU wide receiver Hunter Milligan, middle, runs onto the field with the SIU football team during the Homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at Salukis Stadium at SIU.

SIU Homecoming 2021 Gallery

By Jared Treece, Staff Photographer October 19, 2021

John T. Soden in the late 1970s.

Alum John T. Soden reveals unpublished works from the 70s during his time at SIU

By Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

At the height of the era that promoted peace, love, sex and drugs in the 70s; in the midst of the effects of the draft and Vietnam War on the American people, John T. Soden was an SIU student looking to...

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