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Mid-January winter storm drops several inches, shuts down southern Illinois

Mid-January winter storm drops several inches, shuts down southern Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Latest News, Showcase

Tonight's winter storm brings several inches of snow, rain and ice to the southern Illinois area.  The storm has halted travel and has closed I-57 from Mt. Vernon to Marion, according to Illinois State Police. The organization is working on clearing several accidents. 

Inauguration Day 2019: JB Pritzker sworn in as 43rd Illinois governor

Inauguration Day 2019: JB Pritzker sworn in as 43rd Illinois governor

By Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk

January 14, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photos, Showcase

JB Pritzker has been sworn in as the 43rd governor of Illinois. View our coverage from today's events and ceremonies with the Pritzker cabinet from the lenses of our staff photographers Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk.

Randy Dunn will not teach at SIUE this semester, reason unknown

Randy Dunn will not teach at SIUE this semester, reason unknown

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

January 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, Showcase

Randy Dunn, former SIU president, will not be teaching at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville this spring semester, said Doug Mcllhaga, SIUE spokesman in an email to the Daily Egyptian on Thursday.

2019 MVC Men’s Basketball: Where are we now?

2019 MVC Men’s Basketball: Where are we now?

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Southern opens Missouri Valley Conference play against the Missouri State Bears tonight at 7 p.m. in SIU Arena. Read about Sports Editor Adam Warfel’s takeaways from the non-conference schedule and his look ahead to this year’s conference.

Gallery: Carbondale defeats Murphysboro in 2018 Carbondale Holiday Tournament

Gallery: Carbondale defeats Murphysboro  in 2018 Carbondale Holiday Tournament

By Brian Munoz and Isabel Miller

December 29, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photos, Showcase, Sports

The Carbondale Terriers beat out the Murphysboro Red Devils, 43-37, in the 5th place match of the 55th annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament on Saturday evening.

Dwayne Moore Jr., first person to bowl two perfect games in the Student Center

Dwayne Moore Jr., first person to bowl two perfect games in the Student Center

By Jeremy Brown, Campus Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest News, Showcase

Dwayne Moore Jr. is the first person to bowl two perfect games in the university’s Student Center, and the first ever to bowl two 800 series. Moore is a graphic designer, graduate student and TA in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, but he’s been bowling on campus for eight years. He got his first perfect game at SIU in 2014, and his second in 2017.

Gallery: Veterans Day memorial service

Gallery: Veterans Day memorial service

By Corrin Hunt, Staff Photographer

November 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photos, Showcase

President Trump addresses Pittsburgh synagogue attack, endorses Bost at rally

President Trump addresses Pittsburgh synagogue attack, endorses Bost at rally

By Claire Cowley, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Upon a late arrival, President Donald Trump said at a midterm election rally that American hearts are filled with grief following the killing of Jewish people at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “This evil and anti-semitic act was an assault on all of us [...] it’s a assault on humanity,” Trump said. “It will require all of us working together to extract the  hateful position of anti-semitism from our world.”

Montemagno says many of reorganized schools are in final steps of approval at Board of Trustees meeting

Montemagno says many of reorganized schools are in final steps of approval at Board of Trustees meeting

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase

SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno said half of his reorganization plan’s proposed schools had been approved at the SIU Board of Trustees meeting Thursday.

SIU Athletics rescinds activism ban, legal experts weigh in on Code of Conduct addition

SIU Athletics rescinds activism ban, legal experts weigh in on Code of Conduct addition

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News, More Headlines, Showcase

SIU Athletics has rescinded new language in the Student Athlete Code of Conduct that said any displays of activism will not be tolerated and could lead to the individual’s removal from their respective program. “It is a privilege and not a right to be a student-athlete, cheerleader or spirit member...

SIUC, Carbondale community give testimony on funding and future of university system

SIUC, Carbondale community give testimony on funding and future of university system

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest News, More Headlines, Showcase

SIUC administration, students and Carbondale community members provided testimonies to a legislative panel headed by the Illinois House Higher Education Committee chair, Emanuel “Chris” Welch, regarding the university, university system and higher education in Illinois on Monday. 

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