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Photo of the day: Castles and Dragons

Photo of the day: Castles and Dragons

June 2, 2019

9-year-old Naomi Neeley, five-year-old Samson Neeley and seven-year-old Ruth Neeley pet bearded dragon Gwen on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Jeremy Rochman Memorial Park. The children are visiting from Indiana. "We usually take [Gwen] everywhere," Gwen's owner, Portia Dunn said.

Gallery: Carbondale Pride celebrates 50 years since Stonewall

Gallery: Carbondale Pride celebrates 50 years since Stonewall

June 1, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. During this year's Pride Parade community members gathered to celebrate the past and future of the LGBTQ+ community.

Gallery: Memorial Day in Carbondale

Gallery: Memorial Day in Carbondale

May 27, 2019

Community members gathered during Carbondale's Memorial Day Service was held in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

Gallery: Spring 2019 Commencement

May 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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