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January 26, 2015

Salukis share space with public

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public.The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms.“[Private locker ro...

Shockers shellack Salukis

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

Salukis’ second half rally comes up short

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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 ...

Talk warns of heroin use increase

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Sarah Wolfson is back on her horse.Wolfson rode and trained horses throughout high school, but five years ago as an SIU student, Wolfson had an accident while riding, severely hurting both of her knees. To relieve her pain, s...

Chancellor search co-chairs named, committee forming

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

January 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Early stages of finding a chancellor have begun.President Randy Dunn, who assumed chancellor duties after Chancellor Paul Sarvela died Nov. 9, said Rehabilitation Institute Director Carl Flowers and psychology Chairwoman Meera...

Dawgs need more time in loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

January 24, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

Filed under City, News

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...

Wire fire burns memories, displaces eight

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

January 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Eight students affiliated with Tau Kappa Epsilon had to find new living arrangements for the semester after a Jan. 5 fire damaged their home. The resolution found some young men living with friends, some finding a new apartm...

Salukis start streak on milestone win

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson surpassed former SIU coach Rich Herrin in wins in Missouri Valley Conference games with his latest.SIU (9-11, 2-5) defeated the Bradley Braves (6-14, 1-6) 70-59 for its second consecutive MVC win.Hin...

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