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Photo of the Day: Musings under the menorah

Photo of the Day: Musings under the menorah

By Brian Muñoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

December 14, 2017


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Rabbi Mendel Scheiman delivers remarks after lighting an electric menorah on the first day of Hanukkah Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at the Old Main Lounge in SIU's Student Center. Scheiman runs Chabad of SIU and serves as a prison chaplain for the Illinois Department of Corrections. "We host this event to help Jewish students in celebrating Hanukkah and spreading this message of freedom and bringing light to darkness," Scheiman said. 

Photo of the Day: Dancing at the stables

Photo of the Day: Dancing at the stables

September 1, 2017


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Melany Mulligan of Carbondale rides her horse Rosebud Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Odonoghue stables in Carbondale.

Photo of the Day: Superhero Saturday

Photo of the Day: Superhero Saturday

By Leah Tolliver

August 26, 2017


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Graduate student Bronti Tehandon, right, of Rantoul, rushes to take a picture with Morris Library research guide Cherie Watson Saturday Aug. 26, 2017, at the SIU Family Carnival at the Rec center.

Photo of the Day: Daredevil defies dangerous heights

Photo of the Day: Daredevil defies dangerous heights

By Brian Munoz

August 25, 2017


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Daredevil Cyrus Nock, of Sarasota, Florida, balances on a wheel prop Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, during a performance of "The Nerveless Nocks Daredevil Circus," at the DuQuoin State Fair.

Photo of the Day: Hoop there it is

Photo of the Day: Hoop there it is

By Ryan Michalesko

August 23, 2017


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Nicyah Hastings-Atkins, 9, right, plays with a basketball as Malachi Suggs, 10, center practices his moves and A'Niyah Black, 13, watches outside of the Eurma C. Hayes Center on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Carbondale.

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...

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