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Jerry Kill steps down as director of athletics

Jerry Kill steps down as director of athletics

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

"The opportunity to serve as an administrator at SIU has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career, and it was a difficult decision to leave so many wonderful friends and colleagues at southern Illinois," Jerry Kill, Director of Athletics at Southern Illinois University, said.

A smaller dip in enrollment could show SIU heading in the right direction

A smaller dip in enrollment could show SIU heading in the right direction

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

September 5, 2019

“It’s not about the institutions, it’s about the students,” John John Dunn, SIUC Interim Chancellor, said “we need to go back to our basic roots. No one is too important or too big not to have time to interact with students.”

SIUC enrollment decline continues: Total enrollment down 8.75%

SIUC enrollment decline continues: Total enrollment down 8.75%

By Brandi Courtois and Emily Cooper

September 4, 2019

This semester, 1,037 incoming freshmen are enrolled at SIU. Total enrollment for fall 2019 is 11,695 students.

SEMO defense stifles Southern in football opener

SEMO defense stifles Southern in football opener

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

SIU fell to SEMO, 44-26 in the War of the Wheel game, with the SEMO offense putting up 529 yards of offense against the Salukis.

City Council Meeting recognizes firefighters, strikes down panhandling ordinance

City Council Meeting recognizes firefighters, strikes down panhandling ordinance

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2019

At the Aug. 27 city council meeting, one of the agenda items was the repealing of the current Carbondale panhandling ordinance by the American Civil Liberties Union. 

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker comes to SIU

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker comes to SIU

By Bethany Rentfro, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2019

Illinois governor, JB Pritzker, as well as several other government officials and university administrators, gathered at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on the SIUC campus for a political breakfast meet and greet. 

Stone Cold: Labanowitz wins quarterback battle

Stone Cold: Labanowitz wins quarterback battle

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

At the end of fall camp on Monday, Aug. 19, SIU football head coach Nick Hill announced the starter pick as junior Stone Labanowitz via Twitter on the Saluki football page. SIU football is scheduled to play SEMO on Aug. 29 and throughout fall camp, three quarterbacks were battling it out for to be named the starter for Southern after they finished last season 2-9.

Saluki Startup kicks off fall semester with weekend of events

Saluki Startup kicks off fall semester with weekend of events

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

August 15, 2019

Saluki Startup events kick off the semester for students, both new and returning, before school starts. The events run from Aug. 15 through Aug. 17. Students are encouraged to bring refillable water bottles to all of the events and use the Water Dawg. Some events do need an SIU ID verification.

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 2, 2019

Illinois Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois promoting his Rebuild Illinois plan.

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

After 65 years of business, venerable bar PK’s up for sale

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

July 1, 2019

As of July 1st, the bar, located at 308 S. Illinois Ave., is on the market for $425,000.

Missing girl reunited with family

Missing girl reunited with family

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019

“Up until a few hours ago, I was losing my mind. I was literally losing my mind,” said Sincearae Dotson.

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