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Rauner proposes $44M funding cut for SIUC

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

February 18, 2015

State funding for Illinois universities will be cut more than 31 percent if Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner gets his way.At his budget address Wednesday, Rauner discussed the ways he plans to fix Illinois’ budget crisis, which Re...

Three Dawgs back in the hunt after surgery

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 17, 2015

Three Saluki pitchers share the mark of a pitcher once pushed past his limits, reduced to inactivity and brought back to full health—a C-shaped scar on their right elbows.Senior Bryce Sablotny, sophomore Anthony Shimkus and so...

Softball improves hitting with coach, new online system

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 17, 2015

The Saluki softball offense has been among the best in the Missouri Valley Conference the past four years because of their hitting coach. Associate head coach Jen Sewell has begun her fifth year with the position, and her seventh year at SIU.As...

Inspired by Martin Luther King, now inspiring students

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 16, 2015

As an African-American woman, racism is something always in the back of Twinette Johnson’s mind, no matter how much she tries to give people the benefit of the doubt.Johnson, a law professor at SIU, who had a clerkship on ...

Survival of the unfittest

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 16, 2015

Competitive multiplayer games have gotten bogged down by cookie-cutter shooters like “Call of Duty” and “Battlefield.” Every player just wants to jump in the game, kill as many people as possible, not die, then brag to th...

Pruitt prepared to conquer combine

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 16, 2015

Beginning Tuesday, former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the National Football League Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.At the combine, Pruitt will participate in various activities bot...

Horned Frogs sweep Salukis in opening series

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 15, 2015

SIU baseball came up empty-handed in its trip to Fort Worth, Texas, this weekend.The Salukis (0-3) played the No. 2 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (3-0) and was swept in the series."I think we learned a lot about our cl...

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