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Eastern Illinois community reflects on budget impasse’s effect on EIU

By Dawn Schabbing, Effingham Daily News

February 24, 2016

Filed under City, News

Gina Furlin enrolled at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston to play volleyball. She's a setter on the team."I had some options to go other places, but I picked Eastern mainly because of its testing center," said Furlin.She ...

South Carolina lawmakers agree to take up Confederate flag issue

By Michael Muskal and Jenny Jarvie, Los Angeles Times

June 23, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Chanting "Take it down," hundreds of protesters rallied at the Capitol in South Carolina on Tuesday, calling for the removal of a Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds as lawmakers took the first steps to end the disp...

Panthers power past Salukis with long ball

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball team traveled to Charleston Wednesday night for its last midweek game and non-conference game of the season. SIU (19-24-1, 13-10) dropped the throwaway game 4-0 to Eastern Illinois University (18-24, 12-10).Seni...

Salukis split softball doubleheader with Sycamores

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

April 26, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (19-23-1, 13-10) split Sunday’s doubleheader with the Indiana State Sycamores (20-26, 12-11 ) with a 5-1 loss in game one and a 7-6 comeback win in game two at Price Field in Terre Haute, Ind.Saturday's game was...

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