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Thousands gather for NATO protest

Thousands gather for NATO protest

May 21, 2012


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A protester stands in front of a line of Chicago police officers Sunday during the anti-NATO summit march in Chicago. The march began at Grant Park and ended at the intersection of Michigan and Cermak, where protest leaders addressed the crowds and war veterans returned their medals by throwing them towa...

Excited for what’s next

Excited for what’s next

May 14, 2012


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Matt Snouffer, left, a graduate in cinema and photography from Chicago, and Tom Kwiat, also a graduate in cinema and photography from Lansing, show their excitement Saturday at the end of the first commencement ceremony at the SIU Arena. Kwiat said he looks forward to what his future holds. “(I wa...

Duran-Sellers named MVC Player of the Year

Duran-Sellers named MVC Player of the Year

May 14, 2012


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Senior outfielder Mallory Duran-Sellers warms up before a game Thursday at Charlotte West Stadium. Duran-Sellers was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year Wednesday during the annual league banquet.  Photo by Lynnette Oostmeyer of The Daily Egyptian. Read More »...

Softball places second in MVC

Softball places second in MVC

May 14, 2012


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Seniors Alicia Junker, left, Haley Gorman, center, and Mallory Duran-Sellers cry Saturday as their senior season ends after a 13-3 loss to Illinois State University in the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game at Charlotte West Stadium. Gorman was named to the second MVC All-Conference team an...

In line for the future

In line for the future

May 9, 2012


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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 9, 2012


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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...

Softball takes game one of MVC Championship

Softball takes game one of MVC Championship

May 9, 2012


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Senior infielder Alicia Junker swings at a pitch Thursday at Charlotte West Stadium.  This is the fourth year in the school's history that SIU has been chosen to host the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, which concludes on Saturday.Photo by Lynnette Oostmeyer of The Daily Egyptian. Read More...

The buy back blues

The buy back blues

May 8, 2012


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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 8, 2012


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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...

The End of the Harvest

The End of the Harvest

May 8, 2012


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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 8, 2012


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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 8, 2012


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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...

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