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SIU student grows a better fuel

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 15, 2015

After spending years on the road, one SIU student remembers what makes a truck run, and hopes to make it even better. James Anderson, a research assistant from Fort Polk, La., is researching how to improve the quality of soybeans ...

Saluki softball drops pair in Georgia tournament

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 15, 2015

Seven games and two tournaments into the season, the Saluki softball team is 2-5 after dropping a pair of close games in Georgia this weekend.“We have to toughen up a little bit,” coach Kerri Blaylock said. “We did a great job [Friday] n...

Purple Aces outlast Salukis

Purple Aces outlast Salukis

February 14, 2015

Darwin Week showcases 200 years of science

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 11, 2015

Some people get a cake or presents for their birthday, but there is not much to give someone who is turning 206 years old and dead.Each year on Charles Darwin's birthday, the university hosts its own version of International Darwin ...

Tragedies drive fight against inequality

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 10, 2015

Talk of racial equality sounded through SIU’s Student Center auditorium Tuesday evening.John Gaskin III—NAACP’s youngest member on the national board of directors—along with SIU President Randy Dunn and various leaders of ...

Broken wings mean success for SIU debate team

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 10, 2015

The SIU debate team is breaking more than just records.Joshua Rivera and Zach Schneider won back-to-back tournaments at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif., last weekend.Schneider and Rivera's trophies were bro...

International Festival expects large numbers

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

February 10, 2015

Flavor and culture remain central in the 53rd annual International Festival, happening this week. Wednesday’s event, the food fair, has acquired a reputation of its own. Students prepare international specialties and serve...

Young Dawgs play Frogs on opening weekend

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 10, 2015

SIU baseball will start its season against a team that played in the College World Series last year.The Salukis play the No. 3 Texas Christian Horned Frogs in a three-game series Friday through Sunday.“We knew they were going t...

Civil suit delayed in Molly Young case

By Branda Mitchell, @BrandaM_DE

February 9, 2015

A hearing in the wrongful death suit filed by Larry Young against his daughter’s former boyfriend Richard Minton has been delayed until Feb. 24 because of the judge’s connection to the case.Molly Young, Larry Young's daught...

NAACP executive to visit SIU

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

February 9, 2015

At the age of 21, John Gaskin III became an executive member on the national board for the NAACP. Nearly a year after the record-setting event, Gaskin will be speaking at SIU. The event, "Ferguson and Beyond: Not Just a Momen...

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