Wear your maroon and white on Saluki Pride Fridays

    Aug. 25, 2008

    CARBONDALE, Ill. - Students, fans and alumni are encouraged to sport your Southern Illinois University apparel as part of College Colors Day on August 29. The annual celebration is dedicated to helping promote tradition and spirit on college campuses nationwide.

    Simply where your maroon and white to campus or work on Friday to participate in this fun and spirited event. Saluki Pride Fridays will then continue throughout the season on Sept. 5, Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14.

    Feel free to make a quick stop at any local retailer, including the Saluki Team Store at University Mall for your officially licensed SIU gear.

    SIU Athletics and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce are working with licensees Attitude Designs and Silkworm to give local businesses the chance to purchase SIU t-shirts and polo shirts (with business artwork) for employees to wear on College Colors Day and Saluki Pride Fridays.