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Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

July 18, 2019

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram played tonight's Sunset Concert at Turley Park. Ingram is an American blues guitarist and singer from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

July 16, 2019

Over 100 children were given physicals, vision screenings or immunizations. Shawnee Health Care will be having another back-to-school exam service on Thursday in Marion. Christopher, of Marion, hopes that the turn out today will prompt more back-to-school events with Shawnee.

Senator Duckworth speaks to community members at town hall

Senator Duckworth speaks to community members at town hall

July 15, 2019

Senator Tammy Duckworth participated in a town hall meeting on Friday with the Paul Simon Institute at SIU. The Senator discussed her work in Congress with Institute Director John Shaw is serving as moderator.

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 9, 2019

During the five day LEGO camp children will complete projects that explore energy supply, transfer, accumulation, conversation and consumption. Instructor Nicholas Lach has been working at the LEGO camps for almost a decade. He enjoyed instructing the camps so much he changed his career to teaching. “It definitely challenges them in ways different than classrooms, they do have the interaction with other kids but they also learn how everyday machines work, how they’re built, how they're designed,” Lach said.

Fireworks on the fourth

Fireworks on the fourth

July 5, 2019

Carbondale's Fourth of July celebration took place at the Banterra Center on SIU's campus.

The history of Carbondale’s Fourth of July celebrations

The history of Carbondale’s Fourth of July celebrations

By Tahereh Rahimi, Staff Reporter

July 4, 2019

Carbondale, like every other town and city in the States, has always celebrated the Fourth of July.  By reviewing the Daily Egyptian archive, some books about Carbondale history and the photo archive of Morris Library to find out how Carbondale people have celebrated this 243 years old natio...

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 2, 2019

Illinois Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois promoting his Rebuild Illinois plan.

Gallery: Carbondale welcomes Indie rock Louisianais

Gallery: Carbondale welcomes Indie rock Louisianais

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2019

The third Sunset Concert of the summer featured an Indie rock band named Sweet Crude. The band is from New Orleans, LA

Gallery: Country in Carbondale

Gallery: Country in Carbondale

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

June 20, 2019

The second Sunset Concert of the summer featured alternative country band the Josephines. The band is from Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Gallery: Sunset Concerts starts with a bang

Gallery: Sunset Concerts starts with a bang

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

June 13, 2019

The first Sunset Concert of the Summer kicked off with a bang. Soul and rock singer Donovan Keith played on the steps of Shryock Auditorium for the Carbondale community.

Missing girl reunited with family

Missing girl reunited with family

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019

“Up until a few hours ago, I was losing my mind. I was literally losing my mind,” said Sincearae Dotson.

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019

Patrice's grandmother Barbra Dotson came from Chicago to look for her youngest grandchild. "Take her to the police station, the hospital, take her anywhere just leave her there. You don't have to give your name or nothing. Just give my grandbaby back," Dotson said.

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