Daily Egyptian

Indy roars back to the silver screen

By Karsten Burgstahler

September 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Pulse

For Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, the bigger the tale, the better.Spielberg built his career on larger-than-life epics. His first blockbuster, “Jaws,” defined the event film, a movie that becomes a hot top...

Visual arts school brings color to Murphysboro

By Austin Flynn

September 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Pulse

After years of educational experience and a love for many different forms of art, one Murphysboro woman will open a school geared toward the betterment of both young and old artisans.Rachel Malcolm-Ensor came into the art game...

John Edwards and the issue of poverty

September 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Guest ColumnIf one figure looms large in absentia this week at the Democratic National Convention, it is John Edwards.The former U.S. senator plummeted in a seeming instant from his party’s golden young man to a tortured tabloid cli...

No time for the blame game

No time for the blame game

September 3, 2012

Celebrity should not overshadow candidate policy

September 3, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Guest ColumnAs election day looms closer with a little more than two months remaining what factors are we really using to decide who is best suited to lead our country for the next four years?Both President Barack Obama and Gover...

Rethink the route of higher education leadership

August 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Guest ColumnCoco Chanel once said “It’s amazing how many cares disappear when you decided not to be something, but to be someone.”Have you ever thought of that while being a student or working in higher education as a fa...

Weird Wood: Condition scratches mystery illness surface

By Laura Wood

August 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Pulse

Medical mysteries can be some of the most intriguing things we encounter in the world, especially for one woman who is the only person known in the world to grow nails on her face.Actually, the nails don’t just grow out of 28-ye...

Western civilization – is this progress?

August 27, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Guest ColumnThe fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will come out in 2013. It is the go-to manual for those working with individuals who have mental disorders. The committee in charge of...

Politicians should listen to their voters on pensions

August 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Guest ColumnIt was in Illinois’ best interest that no significant action was taken on pensions during the Aug. 17 special session.That’s because Gov. Pat Quinn and other policymakers have been ignoring working families’ ...

From the SIU Student Government

August 18, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Undergraduate Student Government at SIUC exists to be the voice of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. In order to best represent our constituents, the 2012-2013 leadership staff and senate are opening the lines of comm...

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