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Photo of the Day: Supermoon silhouette

Photo of the Day: Supermoon silhouette

By Ryan Michalesko
November 15
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The Pulliam Hall clocktower weathervane sits silhouetted by the rising supermoon Monday in Carbondale. A perigee-syzygy, commonly dubbed as a "supermoon," occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigee, the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to Earth. The 2016 supermoon...

Photo of the Day: Jazz nights at the Grotto

Photo of the Day: Jazz nights at the Grotto

By Autumn Suyko
November 13
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Jim Wall, a senior lecturer of radio, television and digital media, plays jazz on a cello with his band, the 618 Jazz Ensemble, on Thursday at The Grotto Lounge in Carbondale. “It’s my sanity,” Wall said of playing jazz. “It’s probably the most free form of music that there is.” The...

Photo of the Day: Not my president

Photo of the Day: Not my president

By Athena Chrysanthou
November 12
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Julianna Johnson, a sophomore from Carterville double majoring in radio, television and digital media and philosophy, holds a sign Friday during a peaceful protest of the presidential election results outside University Mall. "I have been living in a bubble for the past few months because I had no...

Photo of the Day: Guarding the flag

Photo of the Day: Guarding the flag

By Jacob Wiegand
November 11
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James Todd, a junior from Oxford, Mich., studying finance and member of the Air Force ROTC, guards the American flag as part of a 24-hour Veterans Day vigil on Friday near the intersection of South Normal Avenue and West Grand Avenue on campus. Members of the Army and Air Force ROTC took shifts guarding...

Photo of the Day: Lamenting Trump’s win

Photo of the Day: Lamenting Trump’s win

By Bill Lukitsch
November 10
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Savannah Watts, left, and her daughter, Lilith, gaze at a candle Wednesday during a special ceremony at First Christian Church in Carbondale. Community members met to lament and show solidarity in reaction to the election of Republican Donald Trump as president. Lilith, 2, was born with spina bifida...

Photo of the Day: Saluki Mannequins

Photo of the Day: Saluki Mannequins

By Athena Chrysanthou
November 9
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Joshua Bowens, a junior from Chicago studying political science, freezes Monday during a mannequin challenge inside Morris Library. "I went on social media and found the challenge as the new trend," said event organizer Matt Wilson. "[A video of the event] is going to be on Facebook, Instagram and...

Photo of the Day: SIU students pie the candidates

Photo of the Day: SIU students pie the candidates

By Morgan Timms
November 8
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Dakota Oria, a junior from Chicago studying computer science, attempts to clean shaving cream off a Hillary Clinton mask while impersonating Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, as part of Dedicated Young Latinos Embodying Success' fundraiser in the Faner Breezeway on campus. Members of the group asked...

Photo of the Day: Fishing with Dexter

Photo of the Day: Fishing with Dexter

By Ryan Michalesko
November 7
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Lee Roudybush, of Murphysboro, fishes alongside his dog Dexter on Sunday at Lake Murphysboro, which is located in Jackson County about one mile west of Murphysboro. "I'm recently retired, so I've done quite a bit of fishing lately," said Roudybush, who is a 1984 graduate of SIU. "If I catch four or...

Photo of the Day: Tailgating a slam dunk for Saluki fans

Photo of the Day: Tailgating a slam dunk for Saluki fans

By Athena Chrysanthou
November 6
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Devontae Webb, 10, and his 9-year-old brother Davion Webb, both from Anna, play basketball inside a bouncy castle Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the SIU tailgate before SIU football's military appreciation game against the University of South Dakota. The boys' mother, Tanya Movse, works for catering...

Photo of the Day: Giving out massages

Photo of the Day: Giving out massages

November 3
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Madi Jones, a sophomore from Columbia studying public relations, receives a free massage from Travis Crawford, of Benton, on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at the Student Center. Crawford is in his third month of the massage therapy program at John A. Logan College. “We get to practice what we learn...

Photo of the Day: Trick or treating at the Bucky Dome

Photo of the Day: Trick or treating at the Bucky Dome

November 1
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Lindy Loyd, a Bucky Dome board member, lights jack-o'-lanterns Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at the Buckminster Fuller Dome Home in Carbondale. The pumpkins, carved by SIU architecture and interior design students, were displayed for visitors and trick or treaters to view. "No one else is doing anything...

Photo of the Day: A Maze of Maize

Photo of the Day: A Maze of Maize

By Autumn Suyko
October 26
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Audrey Karsteter, a junior from St. Louis studying horticulture, runs through the corn maze Monday at Bandy's Pumpkin Patch in Johnston City. "I feel like a little kid again," Karsteter said. "It's refreshing." Staff photographer Autumn Suyko can be reached at 618-563-3327 or on Twitter [email protected]..

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