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Photo of the day: Light it up

Photo of the day: Light it up

April 29, 2019


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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


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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.

Photo of the day: Acrophobia

Photo of the day: Acrophobia

By Isabel Miller, Photo and Multimedia Editor

March 10, 2019


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Children climb over a plane’s wing inside a series of iron tunnels in the sky on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the St. Louis City Museum. Two planes are suspended 50 feet in the air in the museum’s interactive sculpture play land, MonstroCity. In this four-story playground, attendees can climb throughout firetrucks and airplanes and towers.

Photo of the Day: Fantastic flutes

Photo of the Day: Fantastic flutes

By Jodee Harmon, Staff Photographer

February 27, 2019


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Aiyana Ross, a junior studying paralegal studies from Peoria, performs with the symphonic band on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, during the "Fanfare, Song, and Dance" concert at Shryock Auditorium in Carbondale, Illinois. The band was led by George Brozak, assistant director of bands and director of athletic bands.

Photo of the Day: Strumming for students

Photo of the Day: Strumming for students

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

February 23, 2019


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Isaac Lausell, assistant professor of guitar, performs with The Jazzicians of SIU on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at Hangar 9 in downtown Carbondale, Illinois. The group performed for a benefit concert supporting the Vienna and West Frankfort music programs. 

Gallery: STEM Scouts

Gallery: STEM Scouts

By Corrin Hunt, Staff Photographer

February 16, 2019


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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


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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.

Photo of the day: Cold in Carbondale

Photo of the day: Cold in Carbondale

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2019


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Arianna Szubryt, a junior majoring in biological sciences, walks to class Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2019 outside of Morris Library. With temperatures in the single digits, today marked the coldest day of the year so far in Carbondale, according the National Weather Service. "I am freezing," Szubryt said. "I'm glad I'm here," as Chicago has had lows of -20 degrees today.

Photo of the day: Mrs. Claus in bras for a cause

Photo of the day: Mrs. Claus in bras for a cause

By Nick Knappenburger, Staff Photographer

December 1, 2018


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Amber Blakeslee and Ayla Amadio of Carbondale jog together, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, during the Santa Speedo 5K Run/Walk for HIV Care Connect at the Life Community Center. "It's actually our first run like this here today," said Blakeslee. Staff photographer Nick Knappenburger can be reached at ...

Photo of the day: Carbondale building built in 1881 destroyed in fire

Photo of the day: Carbondale building built in 1881 destroyed in fire

By Isabel Miller, Staff Photographer

November 13, 2018


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Firefighters put out a fire on the corner of Poplar and Route 13, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The Fire Department has not yet released a statement. The house was built in 1881.

Photo of the day: Stand for voter awareness

Photo of the day: Stand for voter awareness

By Allie Tiller, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2018


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Ann DeHorn, 69, of Carbondale, holds up an "End Voter Suppression" sign alongside East Main St. in Carbondale for the voting rights vigil, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, put on by the Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois. (Allie Tiller | @allietiller_de) Staff photographer Allie Tiller can be reached a...

Photo of the day: Touch-A-Truck

Photo of the day: Touch-A-Truck

By Isabel Miller, Staff Photographer

November 5, 2018


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Three-year-old Ruby Stewart sticks her tongue out during the “Saluki Touch-a-Truck” event outside of Saluki Stadium. Stewart said she liked the big wheels of the tractor, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (Isabel Miller | @IsabelMillerDE) Staff photographer Isabel Miller can be reached at [email protected]

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