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“Pop Culture and Vintage Goods for Funky Retro Souls:” Eccentric vintage store celebrates two years in Carbondale

“Pop Culture and Vintage Goods for Funky Retro Souls:” Eccentric vintage store celebrates two years in Carbondale

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter February 4, 2023

On West Main Street, down the road from Thai Taste and Castle Perilous, sits a vintage thrift store known as Electric Larry’s. The titular Larry is said to spend his days “traveling through time and...

Take our Sexual Health Survey

Take our Sexual Health Survey

By Daily Egyptian Staff February 4, 2023

The Daily Egyptian is working on a story about sexual health and how it is being taught in schools, and we would like to hear from you. This 10 minute survey is completely anonymous and only the data will...

All-American FB Jacob Garrett: “Really proud of what I’ve been able to do here”

All-American FB Jacob Garrett: “Really proud of what I’ve been able to do here”

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Sports Reporter February 3, 2023

Fifth-year senior Jacob Garrett cemented his name into Saluki football history forever with two touchdown catches in a 31-24 victory over Northwestern on Sept. 17. The fullback had entered the season with...

Cassandra Jett clears snow and ice off of her car Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Carbondale, Ill.

Campus closed through Tuesday because of ice

By Annie Hammock, Managing Editor January 30, 2023

SIUC will be closed Tuesday due to weather conditions. The Emergency Operations center advised people to "use extreme caution" when moving around campus. Sleet was falling Monday evening, causing parking...

Yashodhana Morganraja, a junior SIU student, Biological sciences major from Malaysia enjoys the time between his classes at the international lounge at the student center 23 Jan. 23, 2023 at the Student center at SIU in Carbondale, Ill. “ Usually I go for online shopping from Shein or Adidas because they have nice things there.”  Morganraja said.

Using fashion to battle the winter blues of spring semester 

By Aaron Elliott , Staff Reporter January 28, 2023

Something about the first week back after holiday break makes me feel so ridiculously lazy. January is supposed to be the month of resolutions and starting over, but when you're a college student, there...

Saluki defenders, PJ Jules, 4, and Raquan Lindsey, 44, make a tackle during Saturday’s game at Saluki Stadium on March 20, 2021. SIU lost to South Dakota State by the score of 44-3.

Concussion protocols inconsistent at southern Illinois high schools

By Daniel Bethers and Garett Smith January 28, 2023

When you hear the word “concussion,” it’s easy to picture six-foot-tall juggernauts blasting across stadium fields, sending their opposition rag-dolling to the cheers of thousands of spectators....

Centralia native Javon Williams Jr. declares for 2023 NFL Draft

Centralia native Javon Williams Jr. declares for 2023 NFL Draft

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

Centralia, Illinois, is a 12,000-person town roughly an hour north of Carbondale. Among its claims to fame are its high school basketball team, which is the winningest program in America. But soon, it...

Labor and the lifeblood of America

Labor and the lifeblood of America

By William Box, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

Steady, rhythmic thumping fills the air. It shakes the ground and resonates like a heartbeat that grows louder until its all-consuming thrumming crescendos to a climax as the train passes by and fading...

Lance Jones blocks opponent at the Banterra Center Jan. 14, 2023 in Carbondale, Ill.

Saluki Basketball seniors looking to go out with a bang

By Joei Younker, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

With the Saluki Men’s Basketball season entering its final stretch of regular season games, the Dawgs have nearly eclipsed their win total from last year already, with over a third of the season still...

Why Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Honors Dr. Martin Luther King with its annual MLK march

Why Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Honors Dr. Martin Luther King with its annual MLK march

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter January 26, 2023

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual MLK March on Jan. 16. The event started at Grinnell Hall and went through downtown Carbondale. Students, Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), and other...

BAC highlighting Black Excellence with Mr. and Miss BAC and the upcoming Ebony Ball

BAC highlighting Black Excellence with Mr. and Miss BAC and the upcoming Ebony Ball

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter January 26, 2023

Black Affairs Council (BAC) is recognizing Black students with its second annual Mr. and Miss BAC and the Ebony Ball. First-year and fourth-year students are allowed to apply for Mr. and Miss BAC. Contestants...

The Green Bandana Project signals support for those struggling

The Green Bandana Project signals support for those struggling

By Joei Younker, Sports Reporter January 23, 2023

The goal of the Green Bandana project is to take a broader approach to suicide prevention and mental health support. Students who wear a green bandana on their backpack are not only saying that they support...

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