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Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

Photo of the day: Sweet tooth solo

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

July 18, 2019

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram played tonight's Sunset Concert at Turley Park. Ingram is an American blues guitarist and singer from Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

Photo of the day: You heard me right; school’s around the corner

July 16, 2019

Over 100 children were given physicals, vision screenings or immunizations. Shawnee Health Care will be having another back-to-school exam service on Thursday in Marion. Christopher, of Marion, hopes that the turn out today will prompt more back-to-school events with Shawnee.

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

Gallery: LEGO camp inspires children to build

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 9, 2019

During the five day LEGO camp children will complete projects that explore energy supply, transfer, accumulation, conversation and consumption. Instructor Nicholas Lach has been working at the LEGO camps for almost a decade. He enjoyed instructing the camps so much he changed his career to teaching. “It definitely challenges them in ways different than classrooms, they do have the interaction with other kids but they also learn how everyday machines work, how they’re built, how they're designed,” Lach said.

Fireworks on the fourth

Fireworks on the fourth

July 5, 2019

Carbondale's Fourth of July celebration took place at the Banterra Center on SIU's campus.

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

Gallery: Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois to promote Rebuild Illinois

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

July 2, 2019

Illinois Governor Pritzker visits southern Illinois promoting his Rebuild Illinois plan.

Gallery: Carbondale welcomes Indie rock Louisianais

Gallery: Carbondale welcomes Indie rock Louisianais

By Jacob Lorenz, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2019

The third Sunset Concert of the summer featured an Indie rock band named Sweet Crude. The band is from New Orleans, LA

Gallery: Country in Carbondale

Gallery: Country in Carbondale

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

June 20, 2019

The second Sunset Concert of the summer featured alternative country band the Josephines. The band is from Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Gallery: Sunset Concerts starts with a bang

Gallery: Sunset Concerts starts with a bang

By Carson VanBuskirk, Staff Photographer

June 13, 2019

The first Sunset Concert of the Summer kicked off with a bang. Soul and rock singer Donovan Keith played on the steps of Shryock Auditorium for the Carbondale community.

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: 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.

Photo of the day: Light it up

Photo of the day: Light it up

April 29, 2019

Members of the SIU Wind Ensemble play through Alex Shapiro's piece entitled "Light's Out" on Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Shryock Auditorium in Carbondale, Illinois. The SIU Wind Ensemble is set to perform their final concert of the year, "LUX," tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Shryock Auditorium. "I suppose you could call LIGHTS OUT an "opto-physico-electro-acoustic" work for wind band, because it was conceived from the onset as a visual media piece," Shapiro said in in regards to the piece on her website.

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.

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