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Photo of the Day: Last minute cramming

By William Cooley
May 10, 2017
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
From left: Sawyer Schrader, a graduate student from Sterling studying engineering;  Lady, a mixed breed rescue dog from the St. Francis Care Animal Shelter in Murphysboro and Katy Stoughtenger, an alumni from Carbondale, spend a morning playing with Lady’s companion Bennie, Katy’s three year old boxer (not pictured) on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Stehr Field.

“There are no good dog parks in Carbondale that are open to the public,” Sawyer said. “Since this used to be a dog park it’s nice. It’s open, fenced in and we keep it clean. It’s great.”  (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

Photo of the Day: A day with the dogs

By William Cooley
May 7, 2017
Aidan Ali, of Carbondale, falls into the water after the capsizing of his boat, The Robbie Shae, on Saturday, May 6, 2017, during the 44th Annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta at Evergreen Park in Carbondale. The boat capsized seconds after the start of the race. (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

Video: Great Cardboard Boat Regatta 2017

By Andy Phillippe
May 7, 2017
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 titled “Helium” on April 29, 2017, during the Southern Illinois Dance Company’s spring concert in Furr Auditorium. “We had a great group this semester,” said Montana Taylor, president of the SIDC and a junior from Atlanta majoring in accounting and sports administration. “Everyone was really dedicated to making sure we had a strong, diverse concert that showed people our passion for dance and commitment to improving our technique and versatility as dancers.” (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

Photo of the Day: ‘Our passion for dance’

By William Cooley
May 1, 2017
Brian Moore, originally from Chicago, drinks a beer after bursting it open with his forehead Saturday, April 22, 2017, during the annual Tour de Carbondale at 406 South Beveridge Street, the last stop of the Tour de Carbondale route. (Morgan Timms | @Morgan_Timms)

Gallery: Tour de Carbondale

By Morgan Timms and Branda Mitchell
April 24, 2017
Mike Eli performs with the Eli Young Band on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at SIU Arena. The grammy-nominated group headlined the event. The NATU Band, featuring former SIU football player Natu Visinia, opened the show. (Branda Mitchell | @branda_mitchell)

Gallery: SpringFest Concerts at SIU Arena

By Branda Mitchell
April 23, 2017
Rev. Ed Hoke leads a prayer Sunday, April 16, 2017, during the Easter sunrise service at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass. Hoke is the minister of Mission Expansion at Little Grassy United Methodist Camp in Makanda. (Branda Mitchell | @branda_mitchell)

Video: Easter at Bald Knob Cross of Peace

By Andy Phillippe
April 16, 2017
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