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What’s NEXT for Sara Diesburg?

By Jessica Brown | @BrownJessicaJ, Daily Egyptian

January 20, 2015

An SIU student was named one of the top-five finalists for a national interior design competition, which included about 800 college students.Sara Diesburg, a senior studying interior design from Paxton, was named a finalist for the competitio...

Oscar review part one

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 20, 2015

The Oscars are finally here. While the award show represents what many in the industry consider top tier filmmaking, people always criticize every pick the academy makes. The award show is known for being both a high mark in the i...

Softball benefits from spring weather during winter workouts

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarlyDE

January 19, 2015

SIU softball got dirt on its cleats Monday afternoon while practicing outside, thanks to warm January temperatures.The Salukis’ season is only three weeks away and senior pitcher Katie Bertelsen is happy to practice outside...

Salukis improve from last season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 19, 2015

SIU women’s basketball has reached the halfway mark of the season and already has four more wins than last season’s total.Through 16 games, the team is 9-7, 2-3 in conference. Last season the Salukis finished 5-25 and 3-15.Alt...

‘American Sniper’ shoots for average

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 19, 2015

Snipers are known for pinpoint accuracy. Missing is unacceptable. “American Sniper,” on the other hand, misses a few times but does a fine job.“American Sniper” is an action biography directed by Clint Eastwood starri...

Salukis start 2015 nearly perfect

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 17, 2015

The SIU swimming and diving team’s winter training paid off today despite its aches and pains.The Salukis hosted Arkansas at Little Rock on Saturday. It was the women’s first conference competition of 2015. The Trojans do not ...

Cardinals Caravan brings baseball to Carbondale

By Thomas Donley @Tdonley, Daily Egyptian

January 17, 2015

Carbondale baseball fans got a chance to interact with past and present Major League Baseball players Friday when the Cardinals Caravan came to SIU Arena.More than 200 fans packed the lobby of the arena to ask questions to cu...

Salukis win, but Napier suffers injury

By Thomas Donley @tdonleyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 16, 2015

SIU women’s basketball (9-6, 2-2) won its first game in its new white home uniforms Friday night, but it may have lost its starting point guard in the process.Sophomore Rishonda Napier left in the second half of the 65-53 victo...

Saluki skid continues to ranked team

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 14, 2015

SIU men’s basketball finds itself on the longest losing streak and worst start to Missouri Valley Conference play in Barry Hinson’s tenure at SIU.The Salukis (7-11, 0-5) lost 67-55 to the No.13 Wichita State Shockers (15-...

‘Annie’ surprises, but ultimately fails.

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

“Tomorrow” has come once again for little orphan Annie. This time around, Annie falls victim to the “Hard Knock Life” of Hollywood remakes.“Annie,” (PG; 118 min) is a musical adaptation directed by Will Gluck and sta...

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