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Opinion: Smiling through uncertain tears: The struggles of wedding planning in the midst of COVID-19

Reporter Bethany Rentfro with her fiance, Collin Heyde.

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

"As the CDC’s urge for social distancing and limiting large gatherings becomes stronger and more serious, us brides are wondering whether we should cancel, postpone or forge ahead with our weddings," staff reporter Bethany Rentfro writes.

Gus Bode’s coronavirus survival guide

Gus Bode’s coronavirus survival guide

By Gus Bode, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is filling the world with terror, canceling classes and events and causing a massive toilet paper shortage. It feels like the bad beginning of a PG-13 zombie apocalypse movie so here are Gus Bode’s top 10 ways to survive the corona apocalypse.

What to watch if you get quarantined for the coronavirus

What to watch if you get quarantined for the coronavirus

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

So, you’ve been quarantined because of the coronavirus and now you’re stuck at home for the next two weeks. What now? 

“The Hunt” is a fun but unsatisfying political satire

“The Hunt” is a fun but unsatisfying political satire

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2020

In August of 2019 “The Hunt” made headlines around the world. The film, which follows a group of “deplorables” being hunted by rich Liberal elites, received overwhelming amounts of backlash based on its premise alone. 

Editorial: Young, broke and capped at 20 hours a week, student workers struggle to get by

Editorial: Young, broke and capped at 20 hours a week, student workers struggle to get by

By Daily Egyptian Editorial Board

February 26, 2020

We’ve all heard the “struggling college student” trope and jokes about ramen noodles. But for SIU students, it’s not a joke.

Video game review: Riot Games’ “Legends of Runeterra”

The Pulliam Hall clocktower strikes 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Riot Games recently expanded its shared universe with the release of “Legends of Runeterra.” An oddly paced, free-to-play card game that stands out from the rest of the digital card games on the market. 

Opinion: SIU’s dining halls don’t meet vegetarian or vegan needs

Opinion: SIU’s dining halls don’t meet vegetarian or vegan needs

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

In the dining halls, vegans and vegetarians have one line of options that don’t meet their nutrition needs and there is no guarantee it’s vegan.

Uncaged: An inside look on what it means to be a furry

Uncaged: An inside look on what it means to be a furry

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Saluki Furry Society welcomes the SIU community to join and unleash their fursonas.

Take your Valentine’s Day from regretful to romantic

Take your Valentine’s Day from regretful to romantic

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and that means celebrating with the one you love the most.

A definitive ranking of each state’s most popular Valentine’s day candy

Valentine’s Day candies are set on display on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at Etcetera Flowers, Fine Gifts & Gourmet in Marion. “We feel a sense of satisfaction making people happy [on Valentine’s Day],” owner Michael Heilig says, “Especially our delivery drivers, they feel its rewarding to take people flowers.”

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Social Media Editor

February 10, 2020

Social media manager Elizabeth Biernacki amends candystore.com’s list of each state’s favorite Valentine’s Day candy with her own definitive list that is 100% rooted in fact.

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