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From Cinderella to Saluki: Clarence Rupert brings March Madness magic to Carbondale

From Cinderella to Saluki: Clarence Rupert brings March Madness magic to Carbondale

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter September 26, 2022

In March, the little-known Saint Peter’s Peacocks became the “Cinderella story” of the NCAA Tournament, upsetting No. 2 Kentucky, No. 7 Murray State and No. 3 Purdue on their way to the first Elite...

The Saluki Soccer team huddles together before the second half of the match against Drake University Bulldogs on Sept. 18, 2022 at the Lew Hartzog Track & Field Complex in Carbondale, Ill.

That Winning Feeling: SIU Soccer finding themselves midway through 2022 Season

By Joei Younker, Staff Reporter September 25, 2022

After the termination of head coach Grant Williams' contract in November of 2021, a 25 game losing streak, and the hiring of a new coach, the Saluki Women’s Soccer team wasn’t sure what to expect for...

SIU faculty and staff get salary increase

SIU faculty and staff get salary increase

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter September 23, 2022

SIU faculty and staff will now receive a 2% pay increase, according to a statement made by Chancellor Austin Lane.  Lane said he has heard concerns about the lack of a pay raise from faculty and staff...

2022 recruiting class gives SIU Volleyball new energy heading into conference play

2022 recruiting class gives SIU Volleyball new energy heading into conference play

By Cole Daily, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The Salukis’ women’s volleyball team sits at 5-4 this season, with quality wins in their last couple of tournaments. The squad hopes to improve upon last year, which left plenty to be desired.  “Last...

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Dawgs bite the Cats: SIU upsets Northwestern for second-ever Big Ten win

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter September 23, 2022

Saturday marked one of the biggest upsets in school history, as the Salukis (1-2) beat Northwestern (1-2) in Evanston 31-24. It is the team’s second-ever win over a Big Ten school; the first came against...

Halbert Katzen holds his Kudu Shofar Sep. 14, 2022 at SIU campus in Carbondale, Ill. “It became the best conversation piece I could ever Imagine,” Katzen said.

Blowing his own horn: Halbert Katzen uses ancient instrument to share his message

By Jamilah Lewis, Staff Reporter September 22, 2022

Halbert Katzen is a familiar sight around the SIU campus, recognizable for the giant horn he walks around holding, and occasionally blowing.  “I have the wonderful experience of getting to know a...

Applied mathematics professor Mingqing Xiao hopes to be taken off paid administrative leave after serious charges dropped.

Mathematics professor caught up in “China Initiative” speaks out

By Annie Hammock, Managing Editor September 20, 2022

For the first time, the applied mathematics professor caught up in a “xenophobic” government sweep of Chinese academics is speaking out. Mingqing Xiao was sentenced to one year probation and a fine,...

People gather around the bar and converse as they wait for their drinks Sept. 10th, 2022 at Traxx Bar in Carbondale, Ill.

Culture Column: Touching base with Traxx

By Mannie Henderson, Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

Most college towns across the country have bars and nightclubs that allow students to relieve their stress. Whether you just turned in a term paper or completed an exam, the college nightlife is an outlet...

A 26 year-old cow known as Sugar, greets guests as they arrive Sept. 10, 2022 at Angie’s Farm  in Pomona, Ill.

Annual Farm Crawl gives residents a close up look at local farms

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

The Neighborhood Co-op introduced new farms to its annual Farm Crawl on Sept. 10 and 11. Organizer Amy Dion said the purpose of the crawl is to allow people from all over the Carbondale area to meet local...

The reluctant monarch: Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

The reluctant monarch: Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

By Aaron Elliott, Staff Reporter September 18, 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8, 2022. She had reigned since the age of 25, when she ascended the throne in 1952. At the time her commonwealth included the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia,...

The redistricting of District 118 could impact who wins state representative race

The redistricting of District 118 could impact who wins state representative race

By Emanuel Henderson, Staff Reporter September 17, 2022

The upcoming general elections are slated to take place on Nov. 8. Here, in Southern Illinois, the 118th district state representative race will occur after the approval of a controversial redistricting...

Culture Column: Dave’s Bagels brings flame-grilled flavor to Southern Illinois

Culture Column: Dave’s Bagels brings flame-grilled flavor to Southern Illinois

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter September 17, 2022

Dave’s Bagels is a local food stand that has been around for almost two years and is bringing a new flavor to the boiled dough concoctions. David Waun, co-founder, said the stand specializes in grilled...

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