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Photo of the Day: Black sun, black ink

Photo of the Day: Black sun, black ink

August 19, 2017
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Johnny Davis, of Carbondale, gives a permanent reminder to Anne Millard, of Champaign, of the 2017 solar eclipse at Artistic Mind Tattoo and Body Piercing Saturday. "I decided I don't want a little item that I can break, lose or you know, somebody is going to steal it," Millard said. "So I thought...

Photo of the Day: Remembering on Memorial Day

Photo of the Day: Remembering on Memorial Day

By Jacob Wiegand
May 29, 2017
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Barbara Scott, of Pulaski, carries flowers while walking among gravestones Monday at Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City. Scott made the Memorial Day trip to the cemetery with her husband, Ray Scott, to place flowers on the graves of her parents, Nathan Johnson Sr. and Vertie Johnson, as well...

Photo of the Day: Last minute cramming

Photo of the Day: Last minute cramming

By William Cooley
May 10, 2017
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Conrad McLaughlin, a senior from Vienna studying criminal justice, spends the last few minutes cramming before his terrorism class final Wednesday in Morris Library. "I have an hour to learn all this stuff I didn’t learn before," McLaughlin said with a chuckle. "The week before finals is a little...

Photo of the Day: A day with the dogs

Photo of the Day: A day with the dogs

By William Cooley
May 7, 2017
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Katy Stoughtenger, a SIU alumna from Carbondale, and Lady, a mixed-breed rescue dog from the St. Francis CARE Animal Shelter in Murphysboro, share a moment while playing Sunday morning at the university's Stehr Field. Stoughtenger and Lady visited the field with Sawyer Schrader, a graduate student...

Photo of the Day: ‘Our passion for dance’

Photo of the Day: ‘Our passion for dance’

By William Cooley
May 1, 2017
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From left: Juliette Makara, a senior from Arlington Heights studying sports administration; Caroline Bush, a junior from Germantown, Tennessee, studying university studies and physical therapy; and Clair Bammann, a sophomore from Pontiac studying civil and environmental engineering, perform a piece...

Photo of the Day: Canoeing in the flood

Photo of the Day: Canoeing in the flood

By Morgan Timms
April 30, 2017
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After exploring the flooded fields adjacent to Pleasant Hill Road in their canoe, A.J. Kimble, a senior from Jerseyville studying marketing, and Jace Munselle, a senior from Fairfield studying finance and accounting, carry the canoe back to their car Sunday in Carbondale. "This is usually the road...

Photo of the Day: Fishing in the rain

Photo of the Day: Fishing in the rain

By Morgan Timms
April 21, 2017
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Matt Pinkston, of Carterville, reels in a crappie while fishing in the rain Friday at Crab Orchard Lake in Carterville. "Everybody has daily frustrations," Pinkston said. "Some people drink coffee, others read magazines or play games. I like to fish. Fishing absolutely clears my mind out, at least...

Photo of the Day: White flags for Syria

Photo of the Day: White flags for Syria

By Bill Lukitsch
April 15, 2017
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Amina Butt, of Carbondale, shows a series of white flags with sayings on them to her son, Yusef, on Thursday at Carbondale’s Gaia House. About 25 community members gathered at the Gaia House for a vigil as a sign of solidarity with Syria amid the country's civil war. Butt is a member of the Carbondale...

Photo of the Day: Gymnastics outside the gym

Photo of the Day: Gymnastics outside the gym

By Branda Mitchell
April 14, 2017
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Kevin Goeke, a senior from Peotone studying languages, cultures and international studies, flips over a ledge Thursday outside of the Engineering Building. Goeke said he and his friends were taking advantage of the warm weather. “We joined SIU’s Gymnastics Club this semester,” he said. “We...

Photo of the Day: When species meet

Photo of the Day: When species meet

By Morgan Timms
April 12, 2017
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Brown Dawg shares a moment with a 6-month-old white labrador named Raegan on Tuesday during Saluki baseball's 4-2 win against Southeast Missouri at Itchy Jones Stadium. Raegan is owned by Haley Robertson, a junior from Wilmington studying health care management. Staff photographer Morgan Timms can...

Photo of the Day: Litany of landscapes

Photo of the Day: Litany of landscapes

By Jacob Wiegand
April 9, 2017
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Travis O’Nan, a senior from Paducah, Kentucky, studying metalsmithing, looks over landscape artwork from Kay M. Pick Zivkovich, a professor in the school of art and design, on Friday in the University Museum. O’Nan, who periodically visits the museum to check out new exhibits, said the museum...

Photo of the Day: Cycling through Giant City

Photo of the Day: Cycling through Giant City

By Jacob Wiegand
April 8, 2017
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David Knapp, right, and Eric Coher, both of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, traverse a road through Giant City State Park on Saturday near Makanda. The two men were participating in the 75-mile ride of the 2017 Beautiful Southern Bike Ride. Cape Girardeau resident Bryan Walker, who also attended the...

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