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Omer Elsanusi, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering from Khartoum, Sudan, arranges flags from more than 30 different countries Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, after the annual International Parade of Flags in the Student Center ballroom. Elsanusi and his wife, Asia Abobaker, marched with their country's flag during the parade. Sudan was one of the seven countries banned from the United States in President Donald Trump's recent executive orders.

Semester in Photos: Spring 2017

By Daily Egyptian photo staff
May 10, 2017
Daily Egyptian file photo.

Faculty leaders brace for staff reductions as budget impasse nears two years

By Bill Lukitsch, Luke Nozicka and Anna Spoerre
May 2, 2017
Daily Egyptian file photo

University’s credit rating drops to junk

By Bill Lukitsch
April 20, 2017
Joshua Thomas, 5, plays with bubbles Saturday, April 15, 2017, before the start of a Color Fun Run/Walk 5K around campus. Joshua's mother, Michelle Thomas, a teacher at Carbondale Community High School, said he was diagnosed with autism at 18 months old. The run was organized by the southern Illinois chapter of the Autism Society of America as a way to raise donations for autism research and awareness. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

Gallery: Color Fun Run/Walk 5K

By Bill Lukitsch
April 15, 2017
Amina Butt, of Carbondale, shows a series of white flags with sayings on them to her son, Yusef, on April 13, 2017, 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 Muslim Center and her father is president of the city’s Interfaith Council, a collaborative group of local religious leaders. Butt said she wanted to bring her children to the vigil to teach them about the world and help them understand the ongoing conflict in Syria. “It puts their blessed life in perspective for them,” she said. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

Photo of the Day: White flags for Syria

By Bill Lukitsch
April 15, 2017
Junior Athena Chrysanthou reacts to winning a point during her singles match against Missouri State junior Anelisse Torrico Moreno during the Salukis’ 6-1 win against the Bears on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the University Courts. Chrysanthou won her match 4-6, 6-2 and 10-5 in a deciding tiebreaker. “It’s always good to see a teammate win especially when it’s tight and their the last one,” said senior Ana Sofia Cordero when asked about Chrysanthou’s win. “It’s just another special moment to add to this day.

Gallery: The final home match in Saluki tennis history

By Jacob Wiegand, Anna Spoerre, Bill Lukitsch, Branda Mitchell
April 15, 2017
From left to right: Jeff Elwell, George Hynd, Brad Colwell and Carl Pinkert. (Provided photos)

University names candidates for permanent chancellor position

By Bill Lukitsch and Luke Nozicka
April 3, 2017
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