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Saluki AdLab raises funds for RSO cofounder’s memorial

Saluki AdLab raises funds for RSO cofounder’s memorial

By Ethan Braun, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

The Saluki AdLab, a student group devoted to advertising and graphic design, is currently fundraising to create an on-campus memorial for Corydon Vine, an SIU alumnus and co-founder of the AdLab who tragically...

SIUC math professor Mingqing Xiao was acquitted of some charges and convicted of others relating to the China Initiative.

SIUC math professor accused of grant, tax fraud gets mixed verdict; awaits sentencing

By Annie Hammock, Managing Editor May 13, 2022

An SIUC math professor accused of covering up key relations with China has been found not guilty of the most serious counts against him, but was convicted last week of tax fraud. Mingqing Xiao was caught...

Supporters seek to raise $350,000 for legal defense funds for Mingqing Xiao, an SIUC professor charged with grant fraud.

SIUC math professor on trial, accused of grant fraud involving China

By Annie Hammock, Managing Editor May 4, 2022

An SIUC applied mathematics professor is on trial in Benton, Illinois, this week, accused of hiding assets from China while getting grant funding from the U.S. government. Mingqing Xiao, 59, of Makanda,...

SIU infielder/outfielder Jenny Jansen poses for a photo on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at SIU. Jansen has proven to be a constant bat for the SIU softball team. Jansen was a key piece to the win this year over #22 Mississippi State on Feb. 21, where she produced three hits, including a homerun, with 3 RBIs.

Q and A with Saluki softball star Jenny Jansen as she adds a new chapter in the history books at SIU

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

Coming off their conference championship in the 2021 season, the Saluki softball team looked to continue that type of success with many of the original starters returning as well as bringing in a lot of...

SIU Baseball takes two out of three against Dallas Baptist University

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

The SIUC Baseball team (28-11, 6-3 MVC) traveled over to Dallas this weekend for a three game set against Dallas Baptist University (24-15, 5-4 conference). The Salukis took games 1 and 2 of the series...

Saluki Softball Ends in Tie with Racers

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

SIU Softball (20-16-1, 9-8 MVC) battled to the end against the Murray State Racers (30-11-1, 14-3 conference) today, ending in a 6-6 tie after going into an extra inning. Sophomore Madi Eberle got the...

J.T. Weber is having a historic season, but his eyes are on the team’s success

By Brandyn Wilcoxen , Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

Metropolis native J.T. Weber is on pace to shatter several school records as the fifth-year baseball player enters the back half of his final season. But with his team 10-3 in the month of April, Weber...

So close, yet so far: A look at college student burnout

By Carolyn Dickte, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

With the end of the school year and warmer temperatures arriving, the stress of the season triggering a lack of motivation to complete school work starts to creep in for students leading to burnout.  The...

Saluki Baseball gears up for final stretch of regular season

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

Southern Illinois currently sits at 26-10 on the season, 4-2 against Missouri Valley Conference opponents. Junior Cody Cleveland said SIU has a real chance to win the conference and contend for a bid in...

Freedom of the press and fake news

By Leonie Von Randow, Reporter at all-news TV station WELT April 30, 2022

One thing that really struck us as interesting is the fact that freedom of speech is protected even more here than it is in our home country. For example, unlike in America, denying the Holocaust is a...

Public Broadcast: completely funded – less dependent

By Tom Wagner , Student at Humboldt University Berlin, working student at German TV channel ZDF April 28, 2022

During our time in the United States, we spoke to several journalists, producers and other people in the broadcasting department. One major issue we repeatedly heard about was how polarization in American...

Tim Wilkime meets with actress/SIUC alum Melissa McCarthy and actress Allison Janney on the set of The Late, Late Show with James Corden. Photo by Terrance Patrick.

SIU storms Hollywood: Alums make their mark in showbiz

By Sandy Edson-Bowers, Graduate Assistant April 28, 2022

Southern Illinois University (SIU) Mass Communication graduates are making their mark on Hollywood. Each year for many decades now, a group of fresh graduates take a huge risk by moving to the media hub...

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