Daily Egyptian

All-American moves up to smaller role

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyde

January 21, 2015

Weeks of patience are starting to pay off for transfer junior guard Blair Stephenson.The former NJCAA Division II All-American made her first career NCAA start Sunday against Evansville because sophomore starting point guard Ri...

The facts about Frozen Fun

By Tyler Davis | @TDavis_DE, Daily Egyptian

January 21, 2015

Events sponsored by University Housing usually include kiddie games, popcorn and T-shirt giveaways, but rarely do they involve ice skates and green screens.Entertainment Avenue, a Maryland-based firm for fun, provided a 24-by-...

SIU swimming continuously recruiting

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarlyDE

January 20, 2015

It is a decision all college students have made, but student-athletes also have to consider whom they want to spend most of their time with.The Saluki swimming and diving team regularly has two-a-day practices. Sixteen recruits made a visi...

What’s NEXT for Sara Diesburg?

By Jessica Brown | @BrownJessicaJ, Daily Egyptian

January 20, 2015

An SIU student was named one of the top-five finalists for a national interior design competition, which included about 800 college students.Sara Diesburg, a senior studying interior design from Paxton, was named a finalist for the competitio...

‘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...

Trial delayed for man accused of sending SIUC threats of beheadings, bombings

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

January 19, 2015

A federal trial has been delayed for the man federal law enforcement say is responsible for sending bomb threat letters to the university which caused the evacuation of more than 2,000 students from Brush Towers in the middle ...

Salukis start 2015 nearly perfect

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 17, 2015

The SIU swimming and diving team’s winter training paid off today despite its aches and pains.The Salukis hosted Arkansas at Little Rock on Saturday. It was the women’s first conference competition of 2015. The Trojans do not ...

Salukis win, but Napier suffers injury

By Thomas Donley @tdonleyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 16, 2015

SIU women’s basketball (9-6, 2-2) won its first game in its new white home uniforms Friday night, but it may have lost its starting point guard in the process.Sophomore Rishonda Napier left in the second half of the 65-53 victo...

Saluki skid continues to ranked team

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 14, 2015

SIU men’s basketball finds itself on the longest losing streak and worst start to Missouri Valley Conference play in Barry Hinson’s tenure at SIU.The Salukis (7-11, 0-5) lost 67-55 to the No.13 Wichita State Shockers (15-...

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