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Protesters drown out Brother Matts homophobic slurs and sexist remarks Nov. 28, 2022 at SIU in Carbondale, Ill.

SIU students swarm far right preacher on campus

By Daniel Bethers and Sophie Whitten November 28, 2022

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to better reflect the event that occurred outside Faner Hall on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 and the reactions from students who were there.  On Monday evening,...

From Lewis and Clark to Revolutionary War: Reenactor makes history come alive

From Lewis and Clark to Revolutionary War: Reenactor makes history come alive

By Jeremiah Warner, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The intimidating, rhythmic sound of drums approaches from a distance. A group of 11 men and one large black dog comes marching by. The morning is cool and cloudy, and every man has a stoic, focused look...

Music Mikes owner keeps community in Tune

Music Mike’s owner keeps community in Tune

By Nicole Fox, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Profile Story At 10 on one crisp Wednesday morning, Mike Ricci unlocks the front door of his shop and steps outside with a cigarette between his fingers. Above him, large green letters spell out the...

First-generation international students face unique challenges; bring unique perspectives

First-generation international students face unique challenges; bring unique perspectives

By Daniel Bethers, Staff Reporter November 20, 2022

The entire nation celebrated First Generation Day on Nov. 8, honoring students who pursue a college degree despite having fewer resources to draw on compared to students with the benefit of their parent’s...

Modesty: Forced or voluntary? 

Modesty: Forced or voluntary? 

By Aaron Elliott, Staff Reporter November 20, 2022

In the little hours of freedom from the obstacles of the world, I like to doom scroll on TikTok for hours, rotting my brain into mushy mashed potatoes. I truly hate the app, but for some reason I cannot...

“TÁR” is one of the most powerful films of the last decade

“TÁR” is one of the most powerful films of the last decade

By Zaden Dennis, Staff Reporter November 19, 2022

Usually a few times a year, a film will come out that takes everyone by surprise, launching to the tops of various year-end lists, with little marketing hype or fanfare to predispose an audience.  “TÁR”...

SIU researchers study how cannabis may help cure ovarian cancer

SIU researchers study how cannabis may help cure ovarian cancer

By William Box, News Editor November 18, 2022

Research is being conducted at Southern Illinois University (SIU) by the Cannabis Science Center to determine the relationship between cannabinoid proteins and potentially cancerous ovarian cysts.  Dr....

The Dawg Pound brings its “Banterra Magic” by being loud and proud

The Dawg Pound brings its “Banterra Magic” by being loud and proud

By Joei Younker, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

With the football and volleyball teams coming close to the end of their seasons, and men’s and women’s basketball hitting the ground running at the same time as swimming and diving, the Southern Illinois...

Sigma Gamma Rho celebrates 100 years 

Sigma Gamma Rho celebrates 100 years 

By Janiyah Gaston, Staff Reporter November 17, 2022

To get ready for its 100-year anniversary, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. put on a variety of events throughout the week of Nov. 7, from volunteer opportunities to trivia nights. Anyea Robinson, the...

SIU celebrates Native American Heritage Month to address myths and modern struggles

SIU celebrates Native American Heritage Month to address myths and modern struggles

By Jamilah Lewis, Staff Reporter November 17, 2022

SIU has decided to acknowledge and celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November with various events held throughout the month to help educate the community. Programs sponsoring the events include...

Carbondale wildlife experiences the first snowfall of the season

Carbondale wildlife experiences the first snowfall of the season

By Mo Collar, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Many of our furry and feathered friends on campus were met with a shocking surprise when it began snowing early Saturday morning here in Carbondale. The snow reached its peak around 6:30 a.m. as the very...

Cold streak continues for Saluki football; Loss to NDSU makes three straight

Cold streak continues for Saluki football; Loss to NDSU makes three straight

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Sports Reporter November 17, 2022

On February 27, 2021, coach Nick Hill’s Salukis scored one of the biggest wins in program history, an upset at home against North Dakota State. The Bison went into that game ranked No. 1 in the FCS with...

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