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The challenges of a choral commitment

February 6, 2012

At 7:30 a.m., the music begins.For Monica Bertrand, a senior from St. Charles studying music education, the last note does not hit until well after the sun sets.Bertrand begins each day by assisting Carlyn Zimmermann, choir director of Carbondale Community High School.Bertrand said she is not required...

Relaxing on the rocks

Relaxing on the rocks

February 2, 2012

Megan McMeekan, a junior from Moline studying agribusiness economics, takes a break between classes Thursday outside Morris Library.“As long as the weather is nice, I like to sit outside,” McMeekan said. The high Thursday was 61 degrees, but the weather will change course with colder temperatures an...

Bright lights, little city

Bright lights, little city

By Genna Ord

February 1, 2012

Andrea Slotten, a sophomore from Lake Zurich studying equine science, practices tricks with her LED hula hoop Tuesday at her home in Carbondale. She and several of her friends were having a small campfire in their backyard, hanging out and practicing hooping. “If it’s nice out at night time, this i...

Chilling out in January

Chilling out in January

January 31, 2012

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Swingin’ like it’s spring

Swingin' like it's spring

January 30, 2012

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pumping blood and saving lives

pumping blood and saving lives

January 26, 2012

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Working to Waste Time

Working to Waste Time

January 18, 2012

Eric Zeddies, a junior from Grayslake studying zoology, works at a computer Wednesday in Morris Library. Zeddies said he predicts this semester will be difficult because of the amount of 400 level classes he is taking. He said although he is wasting time on the computer at this point in the semester...

Freshman Artist 2

Freshman Artist 2

January 18, 2012

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SIU Cycling Club

SIU Cycling Club

January 18, 2012

Tim Shotts, a junior from Rochester studying architecture, is president and one of eight members of the cycling club. On Feb. 25 and 26, the cycling club will travel to Columbia, Ky., to compete in Lindsey Wilson College's Road Race Weekend. The event features three race classes: a 75-mile race, a 50...

Freshman Artists

Freshman Artists

January 18, 2012

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Safety to all

Safety to all

January 18, 2012

Roberto Rodriguez, a sophomore from Chicago studying accounting, walks across the illuminated overpass bridge Monday night. Rodriguez said he prefers to walk the lit paths and will not walk through Thompson Point woods when it’s dark, two safety tips recommended to all students. - Nathan Hoefert | D...

Amazing Plants

Amazing Plants

January 17, 2012

Milica Obretkovich, a senior from Libertyville studying inter-personal communication and pre-medicine, examines a dissected part of a plant Tuesday in her plant anatomy class in Life Science II. Following lecture the first day, students in plant anatomy go straight into labs. “This is one of the fir...

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