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Gallery: Rent One Park Daddy-Daughter Dance

Fathers and daughters dance to the

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

International Students from India perform a dance on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at the International Festival Culture 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.

Gallery: Polar Bear 2019

 Alison Oakes, a fifth year senior majoring in electrical engineering at SIU, throws a jello shot into the crowd during a Polar Bear gathering on Saturday, Jan 26, 2019, on West Main Street in Carbondale. Oakes arrived at the party at noon and plans to stay at the party.

By Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk

January 26, 2019

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

Six-year-old Ella Fehrenbacher and her mother Leslie Fehrenbacher sledding Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, on Pleasant Hill Road next to the Carbondale Reservoir. Leslie Fehrenbacher said it is great to be outside, it lets her and her daughter

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

January 20, 2019

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

Junior Juliana Carvalho, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, studying art, competes in the 100 yard backstroke alongside a competitor on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at the SIU vs. Arkansas-Little Rock swim meet  in the Dr. Edward J. Shea Auditorium. Carvalho placed fourth with a time of 1:01.61.

By Jodee Harmon and Carson VanBuskirk

January 19, 2019

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.

Inauguration Day 2019: JB Pritzker sworn in as 43rd Illinois governor

Gov. JB Pritzker speaks to inauguration attendees after being sworn into office on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, during the Illinois Inaugural Ceremony at the BOS Center in Springfield, Illinois.

By Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk

January 14, 2019

JB Pritzker has been sworn in as the 43rd governor of Illinois. View our coverage from today's events and ceremonies with the Pritzker cabinet from the lenses of our staff photographers Isabel Miller and Carson VanBuskirk.

VIDEO: Pritzker, Stratton sworn in as Illinois governor, Lt. governor

J.B. Pritzker declares victory with running mate Juliana Stratton in the Democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 on election night at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago, Ill. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

By Illinois Blue Room Stream

January 14, 2019

JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton are to be sworn in as the next governor of Illinois and Lt. Governor. View the ceremony live from Springfield, Illinois.

Gallery: Salukis blaze past the Evansville Aces in their first conference match

Sophomore forward Abby Brockmeyer goes for the basket on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, during the Salukis' 47-64 win against the Evansville Purple Aces at SIU Arena.

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 4, 2019

The Salukis blaze past the Evansville Aces, 67-47, to win their conference home opener at SIU Arena, Friday night. Southern will face the Indiana State Sycamores this Sunday at 2 p.m. in SIU Arena.

Gallery: Salukis fight off Missouri State in 2019 conference opener

Junior guard Aaron Cook advances the ball on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, during the Saluki’s 75-70 win over the Missouri State Bears at the SIU Arena.

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 3, 2019

Southern Illinois earned its first conference win after beating out Missouri State, 75-70, in a dawg fight for the conference opener at SIU Arena.

Gallery: Mundelein Mustangs take home gold at 55th annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament

Mundelein junior Jake Salvador defends the ball on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, during the Carbondale Holiday Tournament championship SIU Arena in Carbondale, Illinois. The Mundelein Mustangs beat out the Collins Academy Warriors, 65-43.

By Isabel Miller and Brian Munoz

December 30, 2018

The Mundelein Mustangs defeated the Collins Academy Warriors, 65-43, during the 55th annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament championship game. Mundelein's Socttie Ebube was named the MVP of the tournament by officials.

Gallery: Carbondale defeats Murphysboro in 2018 Carbondale Holiday Tournament

Carbondale senior Thomas Anderson takes a tumble while trying to reach for the ball past Murphysboro senior Maurice Valliant on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, during the Carbondale Holiday Tournament 5th place game at SIU Arena in Carbondale, Illinois. The Carbondale Terriers beat out the Murphysboro Red Devils, 43-37.

By Brian Munoz and Isabel Miller

December 29, 2018

The Carbondale Terriers beat out the Murphysboro Red Devils, 43-37, in the 5th place match of the 55th annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament on Saturday evening.

Gallery: Salukis fall short against Winthrop Eagles

Freshman guard Darius Beane attempts to block an Eagle on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, during the Salukis' 71-79 loss against the Winthrop University Eagles at SIU Arena.

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

December 22, 2018

Southern Illinois fell short against the Winthrop University Eagles, 71-79, during the final non-conference game of the season. The Salukis will open conference play against the Missouri State Bears on January 2, 2019.

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