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‘Foxcatcher’ wrestles way beyond weight class

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 25, 2015

Anyone expecting a feel good sports drama out of “Foxcatcher,” did not see the trailer and will be sorely disappointed. The movie is not “Remember the Titians” or even “Warrior.” It is more of a soul crushing chara...

Shockers shellack Salukis

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

The Saluki women’s basketball team was no match for the Wichita State Shockers, falling 80-61.SIU tied the game for 40 seconds in the first half but never led in the game.At halftime, the Shockers led the Salukis 43-29. SI...

Freshman vaults her competition

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

It took only one collegiate event for freshman pole vaulter Lindsey Murray to set SIU’s indoor school record. On Saturday, Murray broke it again.Murray’s jump of 4.10 meters at the Vanderbilt Invite on Saturday with surpassed...

Salukis’ second half rally comes up short

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 25, 2015

Coach Barry Hinson’s team rallied in the second half but if was not enough to climb out of the hole the Salukis dug for themselves in the first half.SIU men’s basketball (8-12, 1-6) was defeated by the Evansville Purple ...

Former rival struggling in biggest sport

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 25, 2015

Creighton has officially been out of the Missouri Valley Conference for one year and seven months, but has not been as dominant as it once was.The Blue Jays made the Big East championship games in men’s basketball and baseball...

Dawgs need more time in loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

January 24, 2015

SIU women’s basketball (9-8, 2-4) extended its losing streak at Missouri State (7-10, 4-2) to eight years Friday night.The Salukis could not overcome a cold start from the floor in a 61-57 loss.Although SIU made five of its las...

Sisters are not always by blood

By Jessica Brown |@BrownJessicaJ, Daily Egyptian

January 22, 2015

A little-known southern Illinois women’s group is no longer a secret.The Secret Sisters Society of Southern Illinois, an organization that embraces women’s versatile personalities, is gaining traction.The group–created in 2013...

Salukis support breast cancer awareness with Pink Out games

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 21, 2015

Both the Saluki men’s and women’s basketball teams are raising money for breast cancer awareness.Fans can bid on jerseys and the highest bidders will be able to pick the name they want on the back of a player’s jersey. ...

Oscar review part two

By Jacob Pierce | @JacobPierce1_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 21, 2015

Common moviegoers who typically do not understand the process of sound or film editing constantly overlook the mechanics of a film. Many barely understand the duties of a director. Though not as well known, films would not be ...

The facts about Frozen Fun

By Tyler Davis | @TDavis_DE, Daily Egyptian

January 21, 2015

Events sponsored by University Housing usually include kiddie games, popcorn and T-shirt giveaways, but rarely do they involve ice skates and green screens.Entertainment Avenue, a Maryland-based firm for fun, provided a 24-by-...

SIU swimming continuously recruiting

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarlyDE

January 20, 2015

It is a decision all college students have made, but student-athletes also have to consider whom they want to spend most of their time with.The Saluki swimming and diving team regularly has two-a-day practices. Sixteen recruits made a visi...

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