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Photo of the Day: Living become dead for zombie walk

Photo of the Day: Living become dead for zombie walk

By Sloan Marion
October 15, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day

Amanda Willig, of Murphysboro, helps Ross Bauer, of Carbondale, with his zombie makeup Saturday during the Carbondale Zombie Walk: Red Carpet Zombies event at the Gaia House Interfaith Center in Carbondale. Willig said the event provided a good opportunity to have fun with friends dressed as zombies...

Photo of the Day: Gardening the logical way

Photo of the Day: Gardening the logical way

By Autumn Suyko
October 14, 2016
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Kaitlyn Lamaster, a junior from Manhattan studying horticulture, harvests okra for the Local Organic Gardening Initiative of Carbondale, or L.O.G.I.C., on Friday at the SIU Student Sustainable Farm in Carbondale. “It’s really peaceful and relaxing,” Lamaster said of her work in the garden. The...

Photo of the Day: A day of living history

Photo of the Day: A day of living history

By Bill Lukitsch
October 13, 2016
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Michael Pierpoint, of Marion, tells tales of the Civil War to a group of students from Harrisburg Elementary School on Wednesday at John A. Logan College in Carterville. The storytelling was part of the 12th-annual Civil War Days, a day-long reenactment event meant to share knowledge and history of...

Photo of the Day: Growing up with grandma

Photo of the Day: Growing up with grandma

By Jacob Wiegand
October 12, 2016
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Three-year-old Bailey Myers receives a drink from her grandmother Mary Wrye, both of Joppa, after making a trip down the slide during the Joppa Fall Festival on Saturday at the village park. "She's my life," Wrye said of her grandchild. "She's everything to me. We spend a lot of time together and...

Photo of the Day: Fall fireworks in Olmsted

Photo of the Day: Fall fireworks in Olmsted

By Morgan Timms
October 11, 2016
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Robyn and Richard Hamilton watch fireworks Saturday during the annual Olmsted Catfish Days Festival. "Olmsted is where I met my bride," Richard said. The pair have been together for nearly 20 years and are raising nine kids together. Staff photographer Morgan Timms can be reached at [email protected]..

Photo of the day: Taking a green tour

Photo of the day: Taking a green tour

By Autumn Suyko
October 7, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day

Outreach and Education Sustainability Fellow Julia Sanabria, a graduate student in sustainability from Deerfield, leads a green tour throughout the campus Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in Thompson Woods. A green tour, given by the SIU Sustainability Office, presents all the sustainability projects on campus....

Photo of the day: Jamming out at OktoBEERfest

Photo of the day: Jamming out at OktoBEERfest

By Autumn Suyko
October 3, 2016
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From left: Stanley Chytel, Petr Cerny, Joe Anna Polach and Joe Polach perform as the Joe Polach and the St. Louis Express Band on Sunday during "OktoBEERfest" at Von Jakob Winery & Brewery in Alto Pass. The band dressed in traditional German attire to accompany the ethnic music. "Ethnic music...

Photo of the day: Painting with pride

Photo of the day: Painting with pride

By Autumn Suyko
September 26, 2016
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Marisa Winegar, of Carbondale, paints a face Sunday during the eighth-annual Community Gay Pride Picnic at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Carbondale. "I don't consider myself an artist," Winegar said. "I like to do things that are creative. I'm lucky I know that about myself." Winegar, who...

Photo of the day: Master of the Foxhounds

Photo of the day: Master of the Foxhounds

By Athena Chrysanthou
September 25, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day

Master of Foxhounds Dr. Mark Smith, of Herrin, rides toward spectators with his hounds Sunday during the 29th annual Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days at John A. Logan College. Smith and other members of Herrin-based Shawnee Hounds fox hunting club demonstrated fox hunting for spectators...

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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Photo of the day: Lightning strikes over Carbondale

Photo of the day: Lightning strikes over Carbondale

By Morgan Timms
August 26, 2016
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.

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