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Town hall talk addresses university budget woes

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Citizens smell something rotten in the state of Illinois and it smells a lot like money problems.Several SIU administrators were part of a panel to answer questions from the near 50-person audience Monday in the Student Cente...

Former Saluki golfer tries for LPGA

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 15, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

Cassie Brooke, formerly Cassie Rushing, is one of SIU’s most decorated golfers and trying to bring her love of the sport to the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour.Only 1 percent of college athletes make it as a profes...

Salukis finish fourth in MAC

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship from Wednesday to Saturday in Geneva, Ohio.The team finished fourth, but had more individual achievements. “We can all be really happy with ...

Softball excelling outside the diamond

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The women’s softball team was honored on Feb. 17 for having all 17 of its players maintain a 3.0 grade point average or better and having a 3.616 average GPA last fall.Coach Kerri Blaylock is used to the academic success for he...

One game at a time for young Dawgs

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The sting of the SIU men's basketball (11-20, 4-14) team's fourth 20-loss season in school history could heal if the Salukis win in St. Louis at the Missouri Valley Conference's Arch Madness tournament.The four-day stretch of games...

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