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‘Destiny: The Taken King’ gives players what they wanted

By Grant Meyer l @GrantMeyerDe l Daily Egyptian

October 1, 2015

"Destiny" has seen the Light."Destiny" was the hyped sci-fi first-person shooter game released in Sept. 2014 from Bungie — the creators of Halo. When it launched, it was met with mixed reviews. The game was fun, but it had ...

Rights group to Jackson County Board: Protect us

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 15, 2015

There was only standing room in Courtroom 1 of the Jackson County Courthouse as the County Board convened Tuesday night. More than 45 people could not find a seat as they rallied to support a Community Bill of Rights, a measure cu...

Beards, bashes and dresses: Oh my! How one takeover turned into a dual fight for human health

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

September 9, 2015

Ladies in little black dresses won’t be the only ones having fun in the name of charity Friday.The  first Beard and Mustache Bash will start at 6 p.m. at Rent One Park in Marion. Southern Illinoisans will have the chance to com...

Shockers’, Panthers’ success a victory for all Valley teams

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 30, 2015

Love or hate Wichita State and Northern Iowa, Saluki fans had a reason to cheer for their team’s Missouri Valley Conference rivals in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Shockers and Panthers earned the MVC about $...

Proposed budget cuts would affect athletics

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 29, 2015

With Gov. Bruce Rauner’s $387 million proposed budget cut to higher education—roughly $44 million affecting SIU's Carbondale campus—all departments on campus have to plan for cuts, including athletics.“If we end up doing bu...

Norwood soars past segregation

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 18, 2015

It takes a whole village to make change.Bill Norwood became the first black quarterback at SIU and the first African-American pilot for United Airlines, but he said he had a lot of help getting there.“We don’t do things alon...

Dunn appoints search committee for athletic director

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 26, 2015

SIU President Randy Dunn appointed members to a search committee for a new athletic director Monday.Former athletic director Mario Moccia started the same position at his alma mater New Mexico State on Jan. 5.Harold Bardo, form...

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