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Jodie Santana, mistress of ceremonies, kicks off the Rainbow Cafe benefit with a song, Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 11, 2018
Rain Foxx performs a dance during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show, Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 11, 2018
Rain Foxx performs a dance during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show, Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Hannah Smith | @H_lou_s)

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June 3, 2018
Chris Matthews performs a dance during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Hannah Smith | @H_lou_s)

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June 3, 2018
Dane Johns, of the band Sleeping Tapes, performs during the Rainbow Cafe benefit concert, Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Holly Haliwell sings, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Chris Matthews performs a song and dance, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Miss Gay Missouri USOFA 2018 Trinity St. Moore, performs Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Annie Hart sings, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Annie Hart ends her performance with a short moment of silence, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Faim Lee Jewls sings and points to audience members, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Faim Lee Jewls carries a large rainbow flag during his performance, Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit drag show at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
Local band Sleeping Tapes performs on Saturday, June 2, 2018, during the Rainbow Cafe benefit concert at Street Bar in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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June 3, 2018
From left: SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook and SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno sit and listen to the Board of Trustees special meeting on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, during the Board of Trustees special meeting at the SIU School of Medicine auditorium in Springfield. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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February 19, 2019
Board of Trustees Chair Amy Sholar listens to commentary on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, during the Board of Trustees special meeting at the SIU School of Medicine auditorium in Springfield. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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February 19, 2019
Dalton Gibson, 5, of Jonesboro, runs after bubbles, Saturday, April 21, 2018, during the Autism Society of Southern Illinois 5K color run childrens event at SIUs Lew Hartzog Track Complex. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Joshua Thomas, 6, of Marion, says hello to the Miners mascot, Lucky, Saturday, April 21, 2018, during the Autism Society of Southern Illinois 5K color run childrens event at SIUs Lew Hartzog Track Complex. Thomas was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at 18-months-old. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE).

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April 24, 2018
Attendees toss colored powder into the air, Saturday, April 21, 2018, after the Autism Society of Southern Illinois 5K color run around SIUs Lew Hartzog Track Complex. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Chelsea Housden of Carbondale is doused in orange powder, Saturday, April 21, 2018, during the Autism Society of Southern Illinois 5k color run around SIUs Lew Hartzog Track Complex. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Puppetista Lisa Barnes shows the preliminary template for her butterfly puppets, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Painted folds of paper become a nine-banded armadillo, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at puppetista Lisa Barnes’ home in Cobden. Barnes uses almost entirely recycled materials to build her puppets.

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April 24, 2018
A giant armadillo puppet lies on it’s back next to a cart, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at puppetista Lisa Barnes’ home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Butterfly puppets hang from a branch, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at puppetista Lisa Barnes’ home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Butterfly puppets hang from a branch, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at puppetista Lisa Barnes’ home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Puppetista Lisa Barnes talks about the fabric used to create her butterfly puppets, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Puppetista Lisa Barnes explains how each part of her giant armadillo puppet was created, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Puppetista Lisa Barnes shows a prototype of her giant armadillo puppet, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Puppetista Lisa Barnes explains a bit about her giant armadillo puppet, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home in Cobden. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Jamiya Neal, 6, of Carbondale, paints a picture during an art activity, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Adonis Spearman, right, 9, of Carbondale, walks with volunteer Brianna Lane across the gym on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Aanilah Overall, 5, of Carbondale, plays inside a gymnasium during free time on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 24, 2018
Maggie Amoss, a junior studying physiology, from Cookeville, Tennessee, dips a rag into soapy water, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer for The Big Event hosted by SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
From left: Kristyne Haring, of Geneva, Rebekah Sanders, of Belleville, and Morrighan O’Connell of St. Louis, Mo. sort through food and dishes, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as volunteers for SIU’s The Big Event. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Savannah Idecker, a sophomore studying dental hygiene, from New Athens, brings dishes back into the kitchen after helping clean it out, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer for SIU’s The Big Event. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
From left: Savannah Idecker, a sophomore studying dental hygiene, from New Athens, and Stephanie Majcen, a senior studying social work from Chicago, help to clean up a dining area, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as volunteers for SIU’s The Big Event. Majcen is the Women’s Center food service manager. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Savannah Idecker, a sophomore studying dental hygiene from New Athens, gathers dishes to put back in the kitchen, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer for SIU’s The Big Event. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Three SIU students volunteer for The Big Event  by cleaning out the kitchen, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Kristyne Hering, of Geneva, fills a container of oregano, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Rebekah Sanders, a senior studying criminal justice, from Belleville, refills a rosemary spice jar, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer site leader for The Big Event hosted by SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Kristyne Hering, of Geneva, sorts food and spices, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Volunteers for SIU’s The Big Event spend the day helping various non-profit organizations, including Carbondale’s Women’s Center, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Maggie Amoss, a junior studying physiology, from Cookeville, Tenn. wipes down a kitchen drawer, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer for The Big Event hosted by SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Morrighan O’Connell, a senior studying geology from St. Louis, Missouri, cleans out a cabinet, Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Carbondale Women’s Center as a volunteer for The Big Event hosted by SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
DeÕVeon Burtin, of Chicago, applies lash adhesive while completing Rain Garnette Moore FoxxÕs look, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
DaÕVeon Burtin, of Chicago, contours to become Rain Garnette Moore Foxx, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
August Bishop, a senior studying fashion design, creates a faux beard, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Jacob Hayes begins to apply makeup to become Veronica, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Da’Veon Burtin, of Chicago, contours to become Rain Garnette Moore Foxx, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Jacob Hayes fixes makeup as he becomes Veronica, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Da’Veon Burtin, of Chicago, applies eyeshadow in the dressing room to become Rain Garnette Moore Foxx, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
De’Veon Burtin, of Chicago, applies lash adhesive while completing Rain Garnette Moore Foxx’s look, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
De’Veon Burtin, of Chicago, applies faux eyelashes completing Rain Garnette Moore Foxx’s look, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Jacob Hayes puts powder on as Veronica, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
August Bishop, a senior studying fashion design, darkens their eyebrows to become The Captain, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
August Bishop, a senior studying fashion design, laughs while appling makeup, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
August Bishop, a senior studying fashion design, contours their cheeks, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
August Bishop, a senior studying fashion design, creates a faux beard, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Jacob Hayes glues down his eyebrows to transform into Veronica, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Jacob Hayes fixes his eyebrows as he prepares for his performance as Veronica, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Total Eclipse of the Heart drag show in the Student Center at SIU. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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April 9, 2018
Navy senior Legare Augenstein, of Columbia, S.C. drives the ball, Sunday, March 25, 2018, during the 24th annual Saluki Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale. (Mary Newman | @MaryNewmanDE)

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January 31, 2019
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