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Dawgs end regular season on high note

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

February 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men's basketball has momentum heading into the "do or die" part of the season. Drake (9-21, 6-12) had no answer against junior guard Anthony Beane, who led the Salukis (11-20, 4-14) to a 70-64 win on Senior Day.Beane, the M...

Salukis salvage win and tie, despite three losses in Mexico

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 28, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball fell to 3-8-1 on the season after a poor performance in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge.Thursday, the Salukis started the tournament with a 10-10, eight-inning tie against Northern Colorado (4-5...

Salukis survive Braves to snap losing skid

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 27, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team needed all 40 minutes to snap its two-game losing streak and hold off Bradley on Friday night in Peoria.Bradley (5-21, 4-11) outrebounded the Salukis (16-11, 9-7), but SIU outlasted the Braves for a 72-6...

Salukis soar to state capitol for award

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The Flying Salukis landed in Springfield on Thursday to be honored at the Illinois State Capitol.The Illinois House of Representatives recognized members of the 2014 National Intercollegiate Flying Association champions with an off...

Students ask for course diversity

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The university’s mission statement lists inclusive excellence as one of SIU’s priorities.However, Crystle LaCroix, a senior from North Brookfield, Mass., studying English, said a lack in diverse curriculum and staff contradict t...

Dawgs kick adversity, snap at NFL chance

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 25, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Two former Salukis may have had humble beginnings in college, now they are taking the next step toward making the National Football League.Former Saluki long snapper Thor Hadfield and kicker Thomas Kinney will attend the College Senior Specia...

City could face $1 million loss

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

February 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, Latest News

Carbondale citizens may be aware of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state funding for SIU, but they may not know the city itself could lose more than $1 million.City Manager Kevin Baity said if Rauner’s proposed budg...

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