Trained hands are key in chain of survival

Allana Cronk, center, a sophomore from Plainfield studying physical therapy, and Kathryne Meyers, left, a senior from Sauk Village studying health education, administer Emergency Medical Responder treatment Thursday on demonstration victim David Peace, ... Continue Reading →
Two photographs are displayed in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors at Morris Library as part of a new exhibit featuring pieces from The North American Indian, a 25-year project by Edward S. Curtis. The exhibit, which opened Friday, displays images, descriptions and excerpts from the 20-volume publication, 13 of which the Special Collections Research Center at Morris Library holds. Library specialist Beth Martell, who chose 130 images for the display, will speak at the hall during a brown bag lunch discussion about the exhibit Nov. 14 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Ethnographic photography exhibits cultural perspective

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, a glimpse of American Indian cultural history is being exhibited at Southern Illinois University’s Morris Library. On Friday, 130 photographs of Edward S. Curtis’s series The North American Indian ... Continue Reading →

Feet can feed

Aisha Ruperto, 8, of Carbondale, stretches Friday before the For Kids’ Sake Run and Walk-a-Thon fundraiser at Turley Park. The third-annual fundraiser, which featured a 10K and a 5K route, raised money to benefit schools and orphanages in Bangladesh. ... Continue Reading →
Freshman setter Meg Viggars sets the ball Friday during practice at Davies Gym. Viggars, a criminology and criminal justice major from Stoke-on-Trent, England, is one of three international players on the team this year.

Saluki International players bump MVC trend

Three Saluki freshman volleyball players found a new home in Carbondale after they moved from their native countries to play college sports in the states. Only two other Missouri Valley Conference teams include international players. Illinois State boasts ... Continue Reading →


  Students disperse Friday after taking a group photo on the field during the Southern Social at Saluki Stadium. During the New Student Convocation ceremony, Chancellor Rita Cheng welcomed the group of new students, including what she called the ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs storm Saluki Stadium

  Salukis perform a command Friday during the Southern Social and Saluki Pride Pep Rally at Saluki Stadium. The event gave new students the opportunity to meet SIU faculty and staff and mingle with student groups such as the Marching Salukis, the ... Continue Reading →

Swim teams achieve academic honors

  The Saluki men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have earned Scholar All- America honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for their work in the classroom during the spring semester. The honors are given to swimming ... Continue Reading →

Monday night foosball

  Kevin Carney, left, a 2013 graduate from Homewood, and Aron Roberts, a junior from Homewood studying hospitality and tourism administration, play foosball Monday at Hangar 9 during Open Mic Night. Many students and groups visit Hangar 9 to support ... Continue Reading →

Relief from the heat

Erin Rutherford, 4, left, and Jordyn Primo, 7, both of Carbondale, run through the water spray Wednesday during Chill Out in the Park, an event sponsored by the Carbondale Park District, at Parrish Park. The Carbondale Fire Department has participated ... Continue Reading →

Repeat summer enrollment decline spawns task force

Summer enrollment has decreased at the university again this year. Eight-week summer session enrollment has dropped from 7,923 last year to 7,313, a decline of 610 students. Chancellor Rita Cheng said in a press release Tuesday that the university has ... Continue Reading →

Hoops light up Turley

  Megan Kaley, right, a senior from Naperville studying graphic design, and Katie McCarthy, a junior from Algonquin studying plant biology, hula hoop Thursday during the Sunset Concert at Turley Park. Kaley said she’s been hooping since she started ... Continue Reading →

Moving to the music at sunset

Moving to the music at sunset Concert-goers dance while Space Capone, a Soul/R&B group from Nashville, performs Thursday during the first Sunset Concert at Shryock Auditorium. Concerts will continue every Thursday at 7 p.m. until July 25, excluding ... Continue Reading →

Root Beer Saloon renowned for rarity

  Cynthia Lucas, co-owner of Root Beer Saloon in Alto Pass, pours a root beer from the tap Sunday. Lucas has co-owned the saloon with Michael Blank for 13 years and said the idea for the Root Beer Saloon came to mind when Alto Pass was a dry town. ... Continue Reading →

Runners glow for Boys and Girls Club

Jenna Camic, of Shelbyville, crosses the finish line Saturday as volunteers throw glow powder during the Inter-Greek Council’s Glow in the Night 5K at Campus Lake. More than 150 runners donated between $30 and $40 each to benefit the Boys and Girls ... Continue Reading →

Giving from the heart

Heidi Coons, right, of Carbondale, donates blood Monday while American Red Cross phlebotomist Vicky Baudendistel, left, prepares William Walker, a junior from Elk Grove studying mechanical engineering, for his donation during a one-day blood drive in ... Continue Reading →
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