Daily Egyptian


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...

Pruitt to attend NFL combine

By Brent Meske @brentmeskeDE, Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

Former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the NFL Scouting Combine beginning Feb. 17 in Indianapolis.Pruitt was invited to the combine after an offseason in which he earned many awards. He was most notably named to...

No nursing major forces student athlete transfers

By Tyler Davis, Daily Egyptian

January 22, 2014

There are high school athletes giving hours of the time to get the necessary grades and perform well enough to be granted a scholarship to play Division I athletics.Now after all the hard work is put in, it is realized the o...

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