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Penalties, turnovers plague SIU football in loss to UNI

Penalties, turnovers plague SIU football in loss to UNI

By Sean Carley

October 1, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, SIU Football, Sports

Nick Hill's first Missouri Valley Football Conference game as head coach did not go well for his team. SIU football dropped to 2-2 on the season after falling to Northern Iowa, 42-21, in Cedar Falls. The Salukis were their own enemy as much as UNI was on Saturday, as SIU committed 17 penalties...

SIU football losing to UNI at half, 35-14

SIU football losing to UNI at half, 35-14

By Sean Carley

October 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase

The No. 12 team in the Football Championship Subdivision is proving itself against SIU through the first 30 minutes of play.

Clinton, Trump clash over their pasts and their plans in ferocious opening debate

Clinton, Trump clash over their pasts and their plans in ferocious opening debate

By Mark Z. Barabak, Evan Halper and Michael Finnegan

September 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Didn’t get to watch the first presidential debate? Here’s what you missed.

SIU football leads SEMO at half, 10-9

SIU football leads SEMO at half, 10-9

By Sean Carley

September 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Saluki football's home opener has lacked the fireworks fans had become accustomed with in recent history. Four field goals have accounted for all the scoring until the final second. Saluki sophomore running back Jonathon Mixon scored a one-yard touchdown on the final play of the half to give the...

SIU women’s basketball lands two commits

SIU women’s basketball lands two commits

By The State Journal-Register

August 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball

"Something in my gut just told me to go to Carbondale," one of the new recruits said of joining the SIU women's basketball team.

SIU dorms down 600 residents, 3 Schneider Hall floors to close

SIU dorms down 600 residents, 3 Schneider Hall floors to close

By Anna Spoerre

August 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, Latest News, Showcase

There will be 600 fewer students moving into the dorms this semester, university officials said.

Former SIU basketball star heading to Bama, report says

Former SIU basketball star heading to Bama, report says

By Sean Carley

August 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Missouri Valley Conference’s second-leading rebounder last season has chosen his final collegiate destination, according to a recent report. Former SIU center Bola Olaniyan will transfer to Alabama for his senior season, ESPN college basketball writer Jeff Goodman tweeted this evening. He is...

New Illinois law makes changes in investigation, prosecution of rape cases

New Illinois law makes changes in investigation, prosecution of rape cases

By Beth Hundsdorfer | Belleville News-Democrat

August 15, 2016


Filed under City, Latest News, Showcase, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a series of bills into law that will strengthen the rights of sexual assault victims. The changes were the result of ones proposed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan and came after a Belleville News-Democrat investigative report in February 2015 called Violation of Trust. The...

Recent SIU grad finishes eighth in hammer throw at Rio Olympics

Recent SIU grad finishes eighth in hammer throw at Rio Olympics

By Ted Ward

August 15, 2016


Filed under Salukis in Rio, Showcase, Sports, Track Cross Country

A former SIU track and field athlete was a top-10 finisher in the world in the women's hammer throw finals this morning during the 2016 Rio Olympics. DeAnna Price, who graduated from SIU in May, finished off the podium in eighth place with her best throw of 70.95 meters after three attempts. The...

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