Daily Egyptian


Former dawgs sniffing NFL opportunities

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 3, 2015

MyCole Pruitt and Malcom Agnew are not the only former Saluki football players with sights on the National Football League.Thor Hadfield, Courtney Richmond, LaSteven McKinney and Ken Malcome are all using the offseason, combines and p...

Polar Bear results in hospitalizations, citations

By Sarah Gardner

February 2, 2015

During Polar Bear, a drinking event on Saturday, 26 people were hospitalized and 139 citations were made by local and state police officers.The severity of injuries during the weekend was the worst in three years, an E.R. nurse manager at M...

New club wrestles its way to SIU

By Melanie Early, @Melanieearly

February 2, 2015

After multiple attempts, wrestling has been approved to become the newest club sports team at SIU.The team was approved by the Club Sports Council in fall 2014 and is expecting to have some small dual competitions, or head ...

Pulling apart apartheid

By Jessica Brown

February 1, 2015

The civil rights problem is not just an American issue.Corne Prozesky, an associate director of facilities at the Student Recreation Center, knows this all too well.Prozesky was born in Pietersburg, South Africa in 1976. He lived...

‘Together’ we celebrate Black History Month

By Sarah Gardner

February 1, 2015

As Black History Month begins, so should the conversation. #SIUTalks...

$13M of renovations in the works

By Jonathan Swartz

February 1, 2015

It is said that time heals wounds but it does something very different to brick, mortar and steel. Structural repairs, performed by Plant and Service Operations, required attention before more noticeable projects around campus...

Fee increase improves night transit service

By Ahmad Hicks, @AhicksSports_DE

February 1, 2015

The phone rings at night on the third floor of the Student Center. On one end of the phone is a student wanting a ride home, and on the other, a dispatcher for SIU’s Night Safety Transit—a service provided by student fees...

The last run: Daily Egyptian press runs last time

By Sarah Gardner

February 1, 2015

At 1:18 a.m. Thursday, the last edition produced on the in-house printing press at the Daily Egyptian was complete. The final run was documented by Daily Egyptian employees and in thanking the press crew, a portrait of the s...

Frozen food forbidden in Indian restaurant

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 1, 2015

An emphasis on crisp ingredients at Reema’s Indian Cuisine has kept the customers coming since it opened in July 2013.Ramneesh Prabhakar, owner and manager of the restaurant, said he is always looking for ways to set his es...

Free throw woes hurt Dawgs at Missouri State

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

January 31, 2015

The SIU men’s basketball team lost its third straight game and its 10th in its last 12 tries Saturday night at Missouri State.Missouri State  (9-13, 3-7) led by double digits for most of the second half, but survived a late push ...

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