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Photo of the Day: A fantasy of lights

Photo of the Day: A fantasy of lights

By Morgan Timms

December 4, 2016


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Connor Daly, 8, and Grant Hertzing, 10, both of Carbondale, share a moment while dressed as wise men Saturday on the First Presbyterian Church of Carbondale's float in the Carbondale Lights Fantastic Parade on South Wall Street. The pair have been coming to the parade for three years and said they...

Photo of the Day: The art of performing

Photo of the Day: The art of performing

By Athena Chrysanthou

December 2, 2016


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Members of the Southern Illinois Dance Company finish a dance routine Thursday during a rehearsal in Furr Auditorium. The rehearsal was in preparation for the SIDC’s “In Concert” performance which, holds its final performance at 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium. The concert is comprised of...

Photo of the Day: Meeting the man in red

Photo of the Day: Meeting the man in red

By Jacob Wiegand

December 1, 2016


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Callie James, of Carterville, attempts to persuade her children Gunnar James, 1, and Kinley James, 3, to sit with University Mall Santa, Max Luttrell, Wednesday in Carbondale. “They’re always terrified,” Callie said of her children taking pictures with Santa. “It’s an obligatory picture...

Photo of the Day: A splash of green

Photo of the Day: A splash of green

By Autumn Suyko

November 30, 2016


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Austin Szubryt, a senior from Mokena studying plant biology, waters plants Tuesday in the Plant Biology Greenhouse on campus. Szubryt said he studies the biodiversity and the evolutionary relationship of plants and, in particular, "the amazing forms and different habitats they can accustom to.” The...

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...

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