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Colors of Carbondale (PHOTOS)

Colors of Carbondale (PHOTOS)

By Ryan Michalesko
October 5
Filed under Photos, Uncategorized

All eyes were on Carbondale this weekend. From Thursday evening to Sunday night, SIU students gathered for a photojournalism workshop to make images that will later be published as a photo book to help celebrate the Chamber of Commerce’s 100th anniversary. Facilitated by journalism professor...

Photo of the day: Walkers stride to end Alzheimer’s

Photo of the day: Walkers stride to end Alzheimer’s

By Autumn Suyko
September 24
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo of the Day, Photos

Members of SIU's Gamma Kappa chapter of Sigma Kappa participate in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday at Campus Lake. More than 215 volunteers registered for the event, said Courtney Finigan, manager of special events with the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Fin...

Photo of the day: Looking for peace in Carbondale

Photo of the day: Looking for peace in Carbondale

By Autumn Suyko
September 22
Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo of the Day, Photos

Vietnam War veteran and SIU alumnus Charlie Howe, of Carbondale, left, holds a sign next to Evan Kroeker, a member of the Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois, during a vigil to end war, poverty and climate change Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Friendship Park in Carbondale. Howe said he was so disgusted...

Gallery: The rush of the rodeo

Gallery: The rush of the rodeo

By Morgan Timms and Jacob Wiegand
September 7
Filed under Photos

With one hand raised high in the air and the other gripped tightly around a rope, cowboys prepare for the rush that is the rodeo. “After the first few bucks, when the horse levels out; it’s just the best feeling in the world,” said rodeo competitor Logan Murray, of Clay City. Participants...

Gallery: Faces of the Du Quoin State Fair

Gallery: Faces of the Du Quoin State Fair

By Staff report
August 31
Filed under Multimedia, Photos

Hundreds of fairgoers flocked to Du Quoin over the weekend to take in the sights and sounds of the state fair. The annual event offers the region a chance to experience everything from carnival rides to corndogs and rodeos to race cars. The fair is open through Labor Day. Here are the best...

Photo of the day: Lightning strikes over Carbondale

Photo of the day: Lightning strikes over Carbondale

By Morgan Timms
August 26
Filed under Photo of the Day, Photos

Lightning is seen from the roof of the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, during a thunderstorm in Jackson County.

Wine & Yoga is all the buzz

Wine & Yoga is all the buzz

By Shannon Allen
August 25
Filed under Videos

Anyone searching for a weekly getaway may find solitude at Alto Vineyards. About a dozen people stretched out across colorful mats Wednesday night at Wine & Yoga, a weekly event hosted by the vineyards. Carbondale native Kelsey Tripp, a certified yoga instructor, started the class last October aft...

Fan Fest brings out Salukis of all ages (PHOTOS)

Fan Fest brings out Salukis of all ages (PHOTOS)

By Shannon Allen
August 23
Filed under Photos, SIU Football

For some people, being a Saluki ends after four years. For Bill and Diana Gasa, it is a lifelong commitment. The SIU graduates were among a few hundred people who came out to Saluki Fan Fest on Tuesday to support SIU athletics at Saluki Stadium, where members of the cheerleading, volleyball and footba...

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