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Game on at Eclipse Comic-Con

Game on at Eclipse Comic-Con

By Joe McLauglin
August 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Though the focus on eclipse day will be astronomy and science, the spotlight during Eclipse Comic-Con was on science fiction.

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Gallery: Moonstock sends out another set of stellar soundwaves

Gallery: Moonstock sends out another set of stellar soundwaves

By William Cooley
August 20, 2017
Filed under Photos

Leigh Kakaty, lead vocalist for Pop Evil, fires up the crowd from the main stage Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, during day two of Moonstock at Walker’s Bluff Winery in Carterville. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

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Gallery: Moonstock rocks southern Illinois on opening night

Gallery: Moonstock rocks southern Illinois on opening night

August 19, 2017
Filed under Photos

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Your guide to eclipse weekend’s events and entertainment

Your guide to eclipse weekend’s events and entertainment

By Kitt Fresa
August 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

As eclipse day draws closer and closer, so does the surge of an estimated 50,000-100,000 tourists to the southern Illinois area. With that crowd in mind, city and university officials have prepared an array of events designed to entertain visitors and locals alike for the eclipse and the weekend lea...

Gallery: Move-in begins

Gallery: Move-in begins

By Athena Chrysanthou, Mary Newman, William Cooley
August 16, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Photos

Southern Illinois University Campus Police Officer David R. Sneed directs traffic in the heat Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2017, outside Neely Hall as hundreds of students and their families moved into dorms.

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Six Carbondale restaurants you don’t want to miss

Six Carbondale restaurants you don’t want to miss

By Joe McLaughlin
August 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

New to campus or just looking to broaden your horizons? Here are six local restaurants you can't graduate without trying:   Longbranch Cafe and Bakery 100 E. Jackson St. Vegetarian/Vegan Sunday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. (Kitchen opens at 8 a.m.) Heading into its 20th year of busi...

Can’t-miss events around southern Illinois this semester

Can’t-miss events around southern Illinois this semester

By Joe McLaughlin
August 13, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

From the biggest celestial event coming to southern Illinois in years, to the Irish Festival, this semester at SIU has a lot to offer. Below is a list of the events that can't be missed around southern Illinois and the necessary details. August Saluki StartUp Aug. 16-18; various locations and times; check ...

Meet Joshua Bowens, your new USG president

Meet Joshua Bowens, your new USG president

By Abbey La Tour
August 11, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Undergraduate Student Government President Joshua Bowens wants to shake up student government. Bowens, a junior from Chicago studying political science, decided to run for his current office after feeling something was missing from campus when he transferred from SIUE. A failed bid for the po...

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