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Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

May 11, 2019


Filed under Editor's Picks, Featured, Multimedia, Photos, Showcase

Southern Illinois University held spring commencement ceremonies at the SIU Arena on Saturday.

Gallery: Whatever floats your boat

Gallery: Whatever floats your boat

April 27, 2019


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The 45th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta left some boats more wet than others.

Photo of the day: Running with red, white and blue

Photo of the day: Running with red, white and blue

April 26, 2019


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Joe Gomez runs with the team Red, White and Blue. "It's an organization started by a veteran. It's all inclusive, anybody can join. It's about enriching people's lives saying that we are more alike than we are different. And everyone has something to offer to their fellow man and woman in terms of positivity," Gomez said.

Gallery: Prom Boutique gives away dresses, looks to make event ‘unforgettable’

Gallery: Prom Boutique gives away dresses, looks to make event ‘unforgettable’

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Video Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Featured, Photos

The Prom Boutique gave away dresses to girls from southern Illinois in attempts to "ensure any girl in the southern Illinois area who wants to attend her prom has a magical experience," according to event organizers.

Pretty in pink: Pageant gives children a chance to shine

Pretty in pink: Pageant gives children a chance to shine

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, Showcase

“Calling it a beauty pageant is a little bit deceptive because beauty doesn’t mean necessarily physical beauty,” Linda Ellis, director of the pageant, said. “There’s a lot of different types of beauty; there’s beauty from within, there’s growth and the beauty that comes from that growth.”

Gallery: STEM Scouts

Gallery: STEM Scouts

By Corrin Hunt, Staff Photographer

February 16, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photo of the Day, Photos

Boy Scouts flocked to SIU today to earn merit badges and learn about STEM opportunities SIU offers. The badges the Scouts could earn ranged from horsemanship to architecture.

Gallery: Valentine’s Day in Southern Illinois

Gallery: Valentine’s Day in Southern Illinois

By Jodee Harmon and Carson Vanbuskirk

February 12, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photo of the Day, Photos, Uncategorized

Valentine's Day has come to Southern Illinois yet another year. The holiday, filled with flowers, love and sweets has made it's home in the region.

Gallery: Rent One Park Daddy-Daughter Dance

Gallery: Rent One Park Daddy-Daughter Dance

By Jodee Harmon, Staff Photographer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos

Southern Illinois fathers and daughters dressed to the nines on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, for the 2019 Daddy-Daughter Dance at Rent One Park in Marion.

Gallery: 2019 International Festival Cultural Show

Gallery:  2019 International Festival Cultural Show

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos

The 2019 International Festival wrapped up the annual festival with the Cultural Show Friday night. Groups of international students performed songs, dances and traditions.

Gallery: Polar Bear 2019

Gallery: Polar Bear 2019

By Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk

January 26, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos, Uncategorized

This year's Polar Bear celebration has kicked off in Carbondale and party-goers are out celebrating the first party weekend of 2019.

Gallery: Snowy Sunday

Gallery: Snowy Sunday

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos, Uncategorized

During Saturday’s storm, several inches of snow fell on Carbondale. Though the storm halted travel last night, the majority of roads in Carbondale are now plowed, allowing people to go about their day-to-day business. The snow has left Carbondale in an icy winter wonderland.

Gallery: SIU diving rolls past Indiana State, Arkansas-Little Rock

Gallery: SIU diving rolls past Indiana State, Arkansas-Little Rock

By Jodee Harmon and Carson VanBuskirk

January 19, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photos, Sports

The Southern Illinois women's swimming and diving team defeated conference opponent Arkansas-Little Rock 174.5-122.5 inside Shea Natatorium on Saturday. It was the Salukis first dual meet victory of the 2018-19 season.

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