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In the War Room with Warfel: Esports is not a sport

In the War Room with Warfel: Esports is not a sport

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

SIU unveiled their new Esports Arena this weekend, but why is it called 'esports' if there is little to no physical effort put forth in video gaming?

Hiking 101: five hiking locations to check out in southern Illinois

Hiking 101: five hiking locations to check out in southern Illinois

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

Southern Illinois boasts an array of conveniently close hiking locations that seem to be hidden from newcomers.

Column: What We Can Learn from our College Roommates

Column: What We Can Learn from our College Roommates

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

While the majority of students on campus have their own room this year, a luxury that should not be taken for granted, there are some important experiences and lessons that can only come from sharing a living space with someone else. 

Column: Avoid Rushing into a Major: Why You Shouldn’t be Ashamed of Being Undecided

Column: Avoid Rushing into a Major: Why You Shouldn’t be Ashamed of Being Undecided

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2019

For most people, it’s a simple question with a simple answer. For the undecided student sometimes you’ll feel uncomfortable, awkward, or like you’re a step behind everyone else.

In the War Room with Warfel: A Saluki Welcome

In the War Room with Warfel: A Saluki Welcome

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

August 14, 2019

It's a new year for Saluki athletics and with a new year comes new hopes, new dreams and sometimes even new coaches. For the incoming freshman, to recap last year for SIU athletics, the football and volleyball team struggled in the fall with both teams combining for seven wins across 42 games for both teams.

2019: Entertainment that has shaped the year so far

2019: Entertainment that has shaped the year so far

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2019

It’s hard to believe 2019 is already halfway over. Since the beginning of this month, I’ve been trying to figure out how to approach this article. Most “Year So Far” articles end up completely obsolete by the end of the year, with films from the last half of the year coming and snatching spots...

From the Editor: ‘Thank you, Carbondale’

From the Editor: ‘Thank you, Carbondale’

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2019

"I’m going to miss the family which I’ve built at this university," Brian Munoz, Editor-in-Chief, writes. "I wouldn’t be the same person if it weren’t for my experiences in Carbondale and at Southern Illinois."

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Critiquing a movie as ‘overrated’ is lazy

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Critiquing a movie as ‘overrated’ is lazy

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019

It's easy for critical entertainment audiences to blow off popular movies as either watered-down for the masses or overrated. The latter is an obnoxious blanket statement with immediately less effort than anything the audience is criticizing.

Opinion: If you want to combat rape culture, stop normalizing porn addiction

Opinion: If you want to combat rape culture, stop normalizing porn addiction

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2019

By normalizing porn addiction, I think we, as a society, unintentionally enable misrepresentations of sex.

Opinion: Six things to consider when adopting a dog in college

Opinion: Six things to consider when adopting a dog in college

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2019

Curling up next to a big ball of fur is always something I’ve looked forward to with my dog at home, which is why I have been highly considering adopting a dog in college. However, with adopting comes a boatload of responsibility and considering all of the possibilities can be quite overwhelming.

Opinion: Better than butter, Mayo belongs on grilled cheese

Opinion: Better than butter, Mayo belongs on grilled cheese

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

What I am about to tell you may shock you – I eat my grilled cheese with mayonnaise instead of butter. I know what you’re thinking, I was clearly raised in a parallel dimension where the world never developed butter.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Where is Mike Henry’s response?’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Where is Mike Henry’s response?’

By Rebecca Schlosser

April 24, 2019

"Two whole weeks have passed and the city of Carbondale has yet to hear a word from Mike Henry in regard to the events that took place in his home in the early hours of March 30th, or why he lied about them."

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