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Commentary: Doubling down on Trump

Commentary: Doubling down on Trump

By Alexander O. Boulton, Baltimore Sun

January 23, 2019

Many people have concluded by now that it is impossible to understand the workings of the mind of President Donald Trump.

In the War Room with Warfel: How to stop the bleeding

In the War Room with Warfel: How to stop the bleeding

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

With the Southern men's basketball team reeling on four straight losses, when does the bleeding stop for the Salukis?

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t work as an open world

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn’t work as an open world

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 16, 2019

I played a lot of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption II last year and while the story is a slow-burn of betrayal and lost morality that I thoroughly enjoyed, I never found myself wanting to go out into the wilderness to explore.

Warfel: Looking ahead at Super Bowl LIII possibilities

Warfel: Looking ahead at Super Bowl LIII possibilities

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019

After a long 17 weeks of regular season play and two weeks of postseason, America is hours away from knowing who will be playing in Super Bowl 53 on Feb. 3.

The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Book Review: Strange Apparition

The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Book Review: Strange Apparition

By Rana Schenke, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Aiden Bishop has eight days to solve the murder of Evelyn Hardcastle. Each morning, he wakes up in the body of a new host, reliving the same day with a different perspective. He’s not the only one trying to escape Blackheath Estate.

Column: Advice for the future SIU graduate

Column: Advice for the future SIU graduate

By Farrah Blaydes, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018

With December commencement approaching and upperclassman make the transition to life outside of SIU, they have learned and gathered advice that would be useful to those coming after.  “I think the most important advice anyone could give a incoming student or future graduate would be don't give up, you might surprise yourself,” Dalton Sharrow a forestry major and senior graduating this December.

Letter to the Editor: What you need to know about the board vote on academic reorganization ‘concept’

Letter to the Editor: What you need to know about the board vote on academic reorganization ‘concept’

By Johnathan Flowers, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Worcester State University

December 3, 2018

"Further, this letter is not intended to demonize the Board or pit the students against the administration: neither the Board nor the administration have ever needed my help in that regard."

Ambush book review: Fast-paced, short lived

Ambush book review: Fast-paced, short lived

By Rana Schenke, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

NYPD detective Michael Bennett is caught in the middle of a drug war and being targeted by an assassin. Determined to find answers, he starts his own investigation into a rash of recent drug-related murders, which seem to be connected to the killer targeting him. The problem is, Bennett doesn’t know who this killer is or what they want. All he can do is hope he can figure it out before they can kill him or harm his family.

Column: Graduate school application tips and tricks

Column: Graduate school application tips and tricks

By Farrah Blaydes, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Applying to undergrad was a pain, but applying to graduate school is an even bigger pain. For ambitious seniors facing the perils of grad school applications, I've gathered some tips and tricks that would make the process a lot smoother.

Couples Column: A Halloween marathon

Couples Column: A Halloween marathon

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

It’s spooky season which means Halloween is not complete without a Halloween movie marathon. I laid back into Chase’s couch in the same plain room as before when Chase and I spent 12 whole hours watching the Conjuring series. This time it’s a spook-tastic Halloween edition.

Providence book review: Feelings can kill you

Providence book review: Feelings can kill you

By Rana Schenke, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018

I picked this book up because of its eye-catching cover and brought it home with me because of the stellar blurbs coating the back cover. This book was a strange one. Reading it, I didn’t feel like it fit into any particular genre.

Column: Gus Bode’s top ten ways to survive unofficial Halloween

Column: Gus Bode’s top ten ways to survive unofficial Halloween

By Emily Cooper and Gus Bode, Staff Reporters

October 12, 2018

This weekend, SIU’s unofficial halloween. Bars. Houses. Drinks. Half-assed costumes with clever backstories.   While some of us are going to stay in until noon from hangovers or ignoring their roommates that can’t hold their alcohol, some will also be planning smart ways to keep partying.

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