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Softball preps for final home game

Softball preps for final home game

April 30, 2012

Sophomore catcher Allie VadeBoncouer, left, advises freshman pitcher Katie Bertelsen on the mound Sunday during a home loss to the Northern Iowa University Panthers at Charlotte West Stadium. The Salukis play their last home game 4 p.m. tonight against Wichita State University at Charlotte West Stadium....

Softball takes one of three in last regular-season series

Softball takes one of three in last regular-season series

April 29, 2012

Freshman outfielder Kalyn Harker hits a grounder Sunday during the Salukis' 5-0 loss against Northern Iowa University at Charlotte West Stadium. Harker’s hit was one of four by the Salukis for the game.Photo by Isaac Smith of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Students design a future for Humane Society

Students design a future for Humane Society

April 29, 2012

Chase Clark, left, a graduate student in architecture from Greeneville, Tenn., and Shannon Jones, a senior from Des Plaines studying architecture, shake hands with SIU President Glenn Poshard Friday at Walker’s Bluff. Clark and Jones, along with two other architecture students, unveiled the models f...

Blessing 4

Blessing 4

April 29, 2012

A group prays Sunday at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass during the Blessing of the Bikes. Roger Gibson, who lives on the property, said riders come from states across the South to get their motorcycles blessed.Photo by Lynnette Oostmeyer of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Rocking out at Shryock

Rocking out at Shryock

April 29, 2012

Matt Toka, right, perfoms Saturday during the Blackout Forever Tour at Shryock Auditorium. Toka performed along with the It Boys, Ashland High, and headliners The Ready Set and Breathe Carolina.Photo by Sarah Gardner of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Blessing 3

Blessing 3

April 29, 2012

Steve Hutchins, left, of Carterville, prays alongside Rodger Miller, of Vergennes, Sunday at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass. Hutchins said this is his ninth year at the Blessing of the Bikes service.Photo by Lynnette Oostmeyer of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Blessing of the Bikes celebrates 20th anniversary

April 29, 2012

In the humid April air, the sounds of motorcycle engines could be heard the entire length of the five-mile road that leads up to Bald Knob Cross, indicating that it is once again time for the Blessing of the Bikes.This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event, which was founded by Bradley Rogers, Jim Davis and...

Blessing 2

Blessing 2

April 29, 2012

David Vaughn, right, of Carterville, leads prayer Sunday as Dee Armes, center, and Debbie Armes, left, both of Anna, listen during the Blessing of the Bikes at Bald Knob Cross in Alto Pass. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event.Photo by Pat Sutphin of THe Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Performance embodies remix culture

Performance embodies remix culture

April 29, 2012

Nico Wood, left, a graduate student from Carbondale studying speech communication, Andrea Baldwin, middle, a doctoral student from Abilene, Texas studying speech communication, and Amanda Nelson, a graduate student from Murphysboro studying speech communication perform in “Remix” Saturday at the Kle...

Blessing 1

Blessing 1

April 29, 2012

A motorcycle sits in front of Bald Knob Cross Sunday during the Blessing of the Bikes. The daylong event featured live bands, food and prayers that focused on the safety of riders and their vehicles.Photo by Pat Sutphin of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Coffee and a concert

Coffee and a concert

April 26, 2012

Sam West, a singer and songwriter from Nashville, Tenn., laughs with the audience Wednesday during his concert for The Outdoor Coffee House Series ’12 at the Student Center’s South Patio. Free appetizers, desserts and iced coffee were provided.  The series was sponsored by the Student Programming Coun...

Soaring through the ranks

Soaring through the ranks

April 26, 2012

Senior pole vaulter Cody Doerflein clears a jump while practicing Tuesday at the SIU Track and Field Complex. Pole vault coach Dan  said Doerflein was looking good during the practice. “Cody has the 16 best jump in the nation after our competition last weekend at Auburn University,” Digman said. Th...

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