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Photo gallery: Illinois State’s campus through the seasons

College Avenue overpassCollege Avenue overpass

Illinois State University’s campus offers sublime scenes 365 days a year. The shifting seasons alter the landscape revealing new perspectives of landmarks like Cook Hall and Watterson Towers, and the thousands of trees that call Fell Arboretum home.

University photographers Lyndsie Schlink and Michelle Hassel document all of these changes. They capture moments of beauty on the Quad and elsewhere on campus as snow falls in winter and as the flowers blossom in spring. Check out the slideshow below to compare some of our favorite Illinois State spots at different points in the year (any photographs featuring people were taken before the coronavirus restrictions were implemented).

Bridge from the Quad to Milner Plaza

Quad looking toward the Bone Student CenterQuad looking toward the Bone Student Center

Schroeder Hall

Schroeder HallSchroeder Hall

State Farm Hall of Business

State Farm Hall of BusinessState Farm Hall of Business

Williams Hall

Williams HallWilliams Hall

Center for the Performing Arts

Center for the Performing ArtsCenter for the Performing Arts

In Exchange

In Exchange designed by Dann Nardi '76, M.S. '78In Exchange designed by Dann Nardi '76, M.S. '78

Abstract Variations and DeGarmo Hall

Abstract Variations sculpture by Ernest Trova with DeGarma Hall in the backgroundAbstract Variations sculpture by Ernest Trova with DeGarma Hall in the background

Cook Hall

Cook HallCook Hall

Watterson Towers as seen from the Quad

Watterson Towers as seen from the QuadWatterson Towers as seen from the Quad

Schroeder Hall

Schroeder HallSchroeder Hall

Ewing Manor Cultural Center

Ewing Manor Cultural CenterEwing Manor Cultural Center

Redbird Plaza

Redbird PlazaRedbird Plaza

Hand of Friendship

Hand of Friendship sculpture by William Wright, located on the Quad near Hovey HallHand of Friendship sculpture by William Wright, located on the Quad near Hovey Hall

Old Main Bell

Old Main BellOld Main Bell

College Avenue overpass as seen from

Milner Library

Looking down on the College Avenue overpass from Milner LibraryLooking down on the College Avenue overpass from Milner Library

Cook Hall

Cook Hall

Clock on the Quad

Clock on the QuadClock on the Quad

Fell Gates

Fell GatesFell Gates

Science Laboratory Building

Science Laboratory BuildingScience Laboratory Building

State Farm Hall of Business

State Farm Hall of BusinessState Farm Hall of Business

Hewett and Manchester Halls

College Avenue looking toward Hewett and Manchester HallsCollege Avenue looking toward Hewett and Manchester Halls