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Riots, raves and romance, SIU alumni share their stories

Riots, raves and romance, SIU alumni share their stories

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

October 16, 2019

You know you’re in Carbondale when you see Moses in the nude presenting the ten commandments on the roof of PK's someone portraying Lady Godiva riding a white horse down Illinois street or when you are held at gunpoint by the National Guard on your way to class.

Animal Report: SIU graduate students study parasites

Animal Report: SIU graduate students study parasites

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Haitham Alnaqeb and Victoria Phillips, graduate students in biological sciences, are earning their masters degrees by studying parasites in mammals under the guidance of associate professor in biological sciences, Dr. Agustín Jiménez.

“Joker” showcases Joaquin Phoenix’s award-worthy work

“Joker” showcases Joaquin Phoenix’s award-worthy work

By Kyler Guebert, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Batman is one of the most iconic characters of all time, and his villains are just as well known. 

In the War Room with Warfel: Should college athletes be paid?

In the War Room with Warfel: Should college athletes be paid?

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

October 4, 2019

With California passing the Fair Pay to Play Act and lawmakers across the country proposing similar acts, the debate continues — should college athletes receive compensation?

In the War Room with Warfel: Unpredictability, underdogs and hypotheticals

In the War Room with Warfel: Unpredictability, underdogs and hypotheticals

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

"Everyone loves an underdog story, and if you’re too prideful to admit that, it’s okay; I will hand you a towel to wipe up your tears if the Patriots don’t win the Super Bowl this year," Sports Editor Adam Warfel writes.

Making the case for the Army National Guard

Making the case for the Army National Guard

By Jenna Jamieson, Opinion Writer

September 29, 2019

"In fact, there’s even misconceptions about what it means to join the National Guard because some students believe it takes them much longer to finish their degree. That’s actually not usually the case. Assumptions and poor research may be causing students to lose out on great programs," writes opinion writer Jenna Jamieson.

In the War Room with Warfel: Put some respect on the MLB

In the War Room with Warfel: Put some respect on the MLB

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

"People across the nation say baseball is a dying sport, that the younger generation has no interest in watching a game," writes Sports Editor Adam Warfel.

Why soccer deserves your support

Why soccer deserves your support

By Jenna Jamieson, Opinion writer

September 20, 2019

There have been some major changes to SIU Athletics recently, and I have had several reservations as a fan and community member, writes Jenna Jamieson.

Hiking 101: Pomona Natural Bridge

Hiking 101: Pomona Natural Bridge

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

Out of all the hiking around here, I believe that Pomona Natural Bridge is one of the most unique to southern Illinois, writes staff reporter Elizabeth Biernacki.

In the War room with Warfel: FCS is college football too

In the War room with Warfel: FCS is college football too

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

When I turn to ESPN to look at college football headlines weekly, the so called “experts” only talk about the FBS side of college football, writes sports editor, Adam Warfel.

Editorial: Dear administration, it’s time to listen to students’ ideas

Editorial: Dear administration, it’s time to listen to students’ ideas

By Daily Egyptian Editorial Board

September 11, 2019

The best way to boost enrollment is not a bunch of administrators sitting around in a conference room thinking up new tactics to attract students. It’s talking to students who are already here about why they were attracted to SIU and what they think will appeal to prospective students. 

Hiking 101: Rocky Bluff Trail

Hiking 101: Rocky Bluff Trail

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

The trail offers beautiful sights of sandstone rock formations and a waterfall. You also get to walk beside Grassy Creek. There are countless opportunities to see beautiful plants and foliage as well as wildlife.

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