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Constructing a wall

Constructing a wall

April 12, 2012


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Abby Albers, a sophomore from Danville studying architecture, peeks through the window Thursday as classmates build full-scale walls outside Quigley Hall. As one of the final projects, Albers said each group had to design, purchase materials for and construct the wall.  “As sad as it sounds, I nev...

Mechanic sees no end for long term project.

Mechanic sees no end for long term project.

April 10, 2012


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Lloyd Estes takes a break from working on his 1949 Chevrolet 3100 Monday at his home in Murphysboro. Estes said the only formal training he had in car maintenance was in high school, and most of his education has come from hands-on experience. "Take it apart, put it back together. How hard is it?" Est...

Ducks Sold as Seasonal Pets at Soulard

Ducks Sold as Seasonal Pets at Soulard

April 10, 2012


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Michele Logan, of St. Louis, decides what duckling she wants to take home Saturday at the Soulard Farmers Market in St. Louis. When asked why she was buying a duckling, Logan said, "Because they're so precious, they wanted to go home with me." Logan said once the duckling grew up, she would bring it...

Staying afloat

Staying afloat

April 4, 2012


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Cadet David Frey, a freshman from Canton studying mechanical engineering, swims while keeping his firearm out of the water Wednesday during the Army ROTC Battalion’s Combat Water Survival Training at the Edward J. Shea Natatorium. The training included building a personal flotation device using the ...

Walking to remember

Walking to remember

April 1, 2012


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Daniel Ordonez, left, a freshman from Chicago studying aviation technology, hands Amanda Phillips, of Carbondale, a water Sunday as she participates in the first walk-a-thon for John T. Warren outside Pulliam Hall. The goal of the walk, held by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., was to bring awareness to e...

Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire

March 29, 2012


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Chad Deaton, of Stonefort, and a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, keeps watch on a prescribed burn Wednesday in Ava. One of the burn's objectives was to restore the forest to it's natural state and reduce fuel loads from previous years' storms. Read More »...

Paint it back to black

Paint it back to black

March 27, 2012


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Volunteers help repaint the Christian H. Moe Theater Monday in the Communications Building. The team was covering up white paint used in the student production of the play “Crave,” which ended Sunday. The set was made completely white by hanging fabric on the walls and painting the floor. Read Mo...

Life on the Rocks

March 26, 2012


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Picking on the Porch

Picking on the Porch

March 26, 2012


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Nick Apple, of Carbondale, plays the banjo on his friend's porch Sunday on South Forest Street. Apple said he bought his banjo at a pawn shop about a year ago and has been playing since. Read More »...

Standing for the first time

Standing for the first time

March 22, 2012


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Amelia Stratman, left, a senior from Fairview Heights studying equine science, and horseback riding instructor Anne Corbin help Lillie, the second foal born during March, stand up Thursday morning at the SIUC Equine Center. Lillie’s mother, Lotus, watched her newborn while she rested after 30 minutes o...

A new day

March 19, 2012


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Another use for strength

Another use for strength

March 6, 2012


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Members of the SIU football team lift part of a fallen tree Tuesday at the Shawnee Hills Golf Course in Harrisburg. The team volunteered its time to help clean up the course, which was littered with debris and fallen trees from Wednesday's tornado. "I love it and the community needs it," said senior fullb...

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