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Former Salukis coach against SIU

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team.Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference.Lusk is head coach of Missour...

SIU: Ground zero for change

By Jonathan Swartz

January 27, 2015

Filed under News

When former SIU President Glenn Poshard enrolled at the university more than 40 years ago, he said the student body instigated social change.It still can, Poshard and others said.“Universities are the best places for change,” said Justi...

Financial aid refunds boost Carbondale economy

By Brian Robbins

January 27, 2015

Filed under News

This year SIU students received nearly $20 million in financial aid refunds, an amount that has a large impact on the local economy, according to a university study.If students do not file early this year, they could be at risk of n...

Western Courier editor suspension adds to list of student censorship

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

January 27, 2015

Filed under News

Nicholas Stewart got paid then punished.Stewart, a senior at Western Illinois University, was placed on paid administrative leave from his position as editor-in-chief of the Western Courier after he sold a video of a fight on ...

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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...

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