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Performance embodies remix culture

Performance embodies remix culture

April 28, 2012


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Nico Wood, left, a graduate student from Carbondale studying speech communication, Andrea Baldwin, middle, a doctoral student from Abilene, Texas studying speech communication, and Amanda Nelson, a graduate student from Murphysboro studying speech communication perform in “Remix” Saturday at the Kle...

Blessing 1

Blessing 1

April 28, 2012


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A motorcycle sits in front of Bald Knob Cross Sunday during the Blessing of the Bikes. The daylong event featured live bands, food and prayers that focused on the safety of riders and their vehicles.Photo by Pat Sutphin of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Coffee and a concert

Coffee and a concert

April 25, 2012


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Sam West, a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tenn., laughs with the audience Wednesday during his concert for The Outdoor Coffee House Series ’12 at the Student Center’s South Patio. Free appetizers, desserts and iced coffee were provided.  The series was sponsored by the Student Programming Coun...

Soaring through the ranks

Soaring through the ranks

April 25, 2012


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Senior pole vaulter Cody Doerflein clears a jump while practicing Tuesday at the SIU Track and Field Complex. Pole vault coach Dan  said Doerflein was looking good during the practice. “Cody has the 16 best jump in the nation after our competition last weekend at Auburn University,” Digman said. Th...

Machine in Engineering lab causes fire

Machine in Engineering lab causes fire

April 25, 2012


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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire Thursday at the Applied Science and Arts Building.  The cause of the fire was determined to be a dynamometer, which is a device used for measuring torque or power.  Photo by Steve Matzker of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Man in wheelchair hit by SUV eastbound on 13

Man in wheelchair hit by SUV eastbound on 13

April 25, 2012


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Sgt. Rich Brunner of the Carbondale Police investigates the scene of an accident Thursday on eastbound Illinois Route 13.Photo by Steve Matzker of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Women’s soccer wraps up inaugural year as club

Women’s soccer wraps up inaugural year as club

April 24, 2012


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Kate Fazekas, a senior from Crete studying elementary education, chalks the sidewalk Tuesday to recruit players for the SIU Women's Soccer Club outside Morris Library.  Fazekas, currently the club’s vice president, said the issue the team is having right now is too few players. Photo by Steve Matzker o...

Dying to graduate

Dying to graduate

April 24, 2012


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Paul Staab, front, a senior from Springfield studying mortuary science, prepares for his National Board Exam to receive his funeral director’s license Wednesday in the Engineering Building. Wendy McClusky, a senior from Golconda studying mortuary science, said being a funeral director does not bring in ...

Tie-dye to go

Tie-dye to go

April 24, 2012


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Katherine Hendricks, left, a senior from Carterville studying physical therapy, and Lucas Santiago, center, an undecided freshman from Chicago, pour dye onto T-shirts Wednesday during the annual Dip-N-Dash tie-dye event at the Free Forum Area. WIDB Radio provided musical entertainment, and the activity...

Good times on the diamond

Good times on the diamond

April 23, 2012


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Sophomore second baseman Jake Welch watches a play from the dugout during Tuesday’s home game against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks. During Saturday’s three-game series, Welch was 3-11 and hit his first home run of the season.Photo by Isaac Smith of The Daily Eygptian. Read More »...

Bertelsen loud on the mound

Bertelsen loud on the mound

April 23, 2012


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Freshman pitcher Katie Bertelsen yells as she pitches against University of Evansville on April 17 at Charlotte West Stadium. Bertelsen said she and her father developed the technique of yelling after every pitch as a way to increase pitch velocity when she was in the third grade. The Salukis play So...

Faculty Senate members elect new leaders

Faculty Senate members elect new leaders

April 23, 2012


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William Recktenwald, president of the 2011-2012 Faculty Senate, speaks to the newly installed Senate Tuesday in the Kaskaskia-Missouri Room at the Student Center. During the meeting, associate professor Meera Komarraju was elected president, succeeding Recktenwald for the 2012-2013 school year. Komarraju is...

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