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In line for the future

In line for the future

May 10, 2012

Karli Keener, a senior from Murphysboro studying elementary education, picks up her cap and gown Wednesday at the University Bookstore. Three commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday to accommodate the 3,480 students receiving degrees.Photo by Pat Sutphin of The Daily Egyptian Read More »...

Fun in the late spring sun

Fun in the late spring sun

May 10, 2012

Jose Anaya, 7, right, plays with his dog, Shorty, Wednesday while his family builds a fort in front of Anaya’s home in the Cornerstone Village trailer park in Carbondale. Anaya’s brother, Alex, 7, said they ask to play outside everyday. “First thing we do when we get off the bus is ask our mom...

The End of the Harvest

The End of the Harvest

May 9, 2012

Strawberry pickers harvest strawberries Wednesday at Echo Valley Orchards in Carbondale. Daniel Troyer, an owner of the orchard, said they are almost done harvesting for the season and will soon start preparing the fields for next season.Photo by Jessica Tezak of The Daily Egyptian Read More »...

Saluki Track and Field

Saluki Track and Field

May 9, 2012

Senior thrower Jeneva McCall throws a hammer Wednesday at the Saluki Track and Field Complex.  McCall competes in the discus, hammer throw, and shot put, but prefers the discus.  “It’s prettier,” she said. McCall said competing in all three events is easier than just one. With three events to s...

Catcher unafraid to take a hit

Catcher unafraid to take a hit

May 9, 2012

Sophomore catcher Allie Vadeboncouer plays May 1 during the last home game of the season against Murray State University at Charlotte West Stadium. Vadeboncouer has been hit by a pitch 27 times this season, leading the nation for college softball players.Photo by Pat Sutphin of The Daily Egyptian. Read...

The buy back blues

The buy back blues

May 9, 2012

Kyle Elliott, left, a freshman from Nashville, Tenn., studying radio and television, and Tram Mai, center, a freshman from Chicago studying fashion design, wait to receive cash back for textbooks Wednesday at the University Bookstore. Students often receive less money back for their books than what th...

Packing up early

Packing up early

May 9, 2012

Brad Horton, right, a sophomore from Belleville studying mechanical engineering, packs clothes into his truck Wednesday at Thompson Point. His mother, Debbie Horton, left, came to bring him his new truck and to take home a load of belongings in the old one.  Debbie Horton said her son will leave Fr...

A look back at the Harrisburg Tornado

May 8, 2012

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Semester in Photos Spring 2012

May 8, 2012

The Daily Egyptian Photo Staff for Spring 2012:  Lynnette Oostmeyer, Chris Zoeller, Sarah Gardner, Pat Sutphin, Jessica Tezak, Isaac Smith and Steve Matzker. Read More »...

Four starting pitchers have baseball coaches excited for postseason

Four starting pitchers have baseball coaches excited for postseason

May 7, 2012

Freshman pitcher Sam Coonrod walks off the mound April 8 against the University of Evansville at Abe Martin Field.  Coonrod, whose fastball tops out at 97 mph, said his goal for the season was to pitch deeper into the game. Photo by Steve Matzker of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Cycling through Giant City

Cycling through Giant City

May 7, 2012

From left to right, Mary Avery, Tom Riechman, both of Makanda, and Mary Finley, of Carbondale, prepare to bicycle Thursday through Giant City State Park. The group, who has been riding for years, said they do long distance camping trips on their bicycles. “We’ve just started riding season,” Riech...

Reeling and Relaxing

Reeling and Relaxing

May 7, 2012

James Selph, of Rockford, catches a bluegill Monday at Crab Orchard Lake. Selph, who worked in maintenance at SIUC for 23 years, said he was going to bring the fish he caught to his grandkids when he visits them next week. He said he fishes almost daily to relax and enjoy retired life.Photo by Jessic...

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