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Photo of the Day: Monday night bowling

Photo of the Day: Monday night bowling

By Morgan Timms

November 29, 2016


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Team Total Chumpage's Javon Brown, a junior from Calumet City studying behavioral analysis and therapy, left, and team Freakin' 10-Pin's Dave Ross, of Carbondale, bowl during Monday Night Bowling League at Bowling & Billiards in the Student Center. "This is my first year participating in the...

Photo of the Day: A medieval Thanksgiving

Photo of the Day: A medieval Thanksgiving

By Morgan Timms

November 25, 2016


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Celeste Rester, 10, of Naperville, sprints between sculptures Friday while playing hide and seek at Jeremy "Boo" Rochman Memorial Park in Carbondale. Rester and her family were in Carbondale visiting her aunt, Barb Cittadino, for Thanksgiving. "We try to make it down to this park at least once...

Photo of the Day: Blossoming in the ballet

Photo of the Day: Blossoming in the ballet

By Morgan Timms

November 23, 2016


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Hannah Craft, Alexis McIntye, Elena Sasso and Doreen Xiao, all of Carbondale, practice a warm-up routine Tuesday in an advanced ballet class taught by Patricia Krejcik at Willow Street Studios in Carbondale. Krejcik has been volunteering at the studio for four years after moving to Carbondale in 2010...

Photo of the Day: Sew-A-Lot

Photo of the Day: Sew-A-Lot

By Ryan Michalesko

November 18, 2016


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Sue Estes, owner of Sew-A-Lot Sewing and Alterations in Carbondale, works to hem a client's jeans Friday in Carbondale. Estes, who has been sewing for much of her life, has worked out of the Carbondale storefront for nearly six years. "When I got sick back in March, my first thought was never about...

Photo of the Day: SI Pride celebrates Thanksgiving

Photo of the Day: SI Pride celebrates Thanksgiving

By Athena Chrysanthou

November 17, 2016


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Fred James, of Marion, left, and his partner Paul Bradley, of Carbondale, share a moment while getting food Thursday during the Southern Illinois Pride Thanksgiving dinner at Gaia House. Southern Illinois Pride was started in June by a group of men who wanted to bring adults in the southern Illinois...

Photo of the Day: Glassblowing in Pulliam

Photo of the Day: Glassblowing in Pulliam

By Autumn Suyko

November 16, 2016


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Aya Oki, of San Bernardino, Calif., creates a piece of glass artwork Wednesday in the Hot Glass Studio in Pulliam Hall. Oki, who began glassblowing as a high school student in her home country of Japan, is a glass artist-in-residence at the university. The position is granted to a professional glass...

Photo of the Day: Supermoon silhouette

Photo of the Day: Supermoon silhouette

By Ryan Michalesko

November 15, 2016


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The Pulliam Hall clocktower weathervane sits silhouetted by the rising supermoon Monday in Carbondale. A perigee-syzygy, commonly dubbed as a "supermoon," occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigee, the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to Earth. The 2016 supermoon...

Photo of the Day: Jazz nights at the Grotto

Photo of the Day: Jazz nights at the Grotto

By Autumn Suyko

November 13, 2016


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Jim Wall, a senior lecturer of radio, television and digital media, plays jazz on a cello with his band, the 618 Jazz Ensemble, on Thursday at The Grotto Lounge in Carbondale. “It’s my sanity,” Wall said of playing jazz. “It’s probably the most free form of music that there is.” The...

Photo of the Day: Not my president

Photo of the Day: Not my president

By Athena Chrysanthou

November 12, 2016


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Julianna Johnson, a sophomore from Carterville double majoring in radio, television and digital media and philosophy, holds a sign Friday during a peaceful protest of the presidential election results outside University Mall. "I have been living in a bubble for the past few months because I had no...

Photo of the Day: Guarding the flag

Photo of the Day: Guarding the flag

By Jacob Wiegand

November 11, 2016


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James Todd, a junior from Oxford, Mich., studying finance and member of the Air Force ROTC, guards the American flag as part of a 24-hour Veterans Day vigil on Friday near the intersection of South Normal Avenue and West Grand Avenue on campus. Members of the Army and Air Force ROTC took shifts guarding...

Photo of the Day: Lamenting Trump’s win

Photo of the Day: Lamenting Trump’s win

By Bill Lukitsch

November 10, 2016


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Savannah Watts, left, and her daughter, Lilith, gaze at a candle Wednesday during a special ceremony at First Christian Church in Carbondale. Community members met to lament and show solidarity in reaction to the election of Republican Donald Trump as president. Lilith, 2, was born with spina bifida...

Photo of the Day: Saluki Mannequins

Photo of the Day: Saluki Mannequins

By Athena Chrysanthou

November 9, 2016


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Joshua Bowens, a junior from Chicago studying political science, freezes Monday during a mannequin challenge inside Morris Library. "I went on social media and found the challenge as the new trend," said event organizer Matt Wilson. "[A video of the event] is going to be on Facebook, Instagram and...

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