October 30, 2007

Dates set for 2008 Family Weekend, Homecoming

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Mark your calendars now for can't-miss activities at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2008.

Saluki Family Weekend will be Sept. 27, 2008. The football Salukis will face Northern Iowa in their third home game of the season, six weeks into the fall semester.

Homecoming 2008 is set for Oct. 11. It will be the fourth home football game of the season for the Salukis, as they'll take on Indiana State. Homecoming festivities will include Maroon Madness, the pre-season showcase for the Saluki men's basketball team, on Oct. 10.