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Burglary suspects apprehended

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

Two suspects, Larry Holmes (age 25) and Gavin Price (age 19), have been taken into custody in connection with the recent Trillium Court burglaries.

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September 30, 2016

Third party candidates not on the debate stage

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Sept. 16 that third party presidential candidates former Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, and Dr. Jill Stein...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Clinton and Trump face off on first presidential debate stage

September 28, 2016

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EDITORIAL: University has responsibility to improve residence hall, CAP diversity

The Journal Editorial Board

Throughout the previous years, UIS has made great strides in improving diversity on campus by increasing the number of minority students enrolled at the university. However,...  Read More »

May 4, 2016

EDITORIAL: Students deserve transparency

The Journal Editorial Board

Joseph Pulitzer once said, “There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.” Is...  Read More »

April 27, 2016

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Taking a ‘Byte’ out of the future

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor of News

Stories of failure, mistakes, and sobbing on living room floors aren’t typically what participants expect to hear when attending career conferences. While they might not...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Custom Cup

Tiffany Chin, Photographer

Simple, friendly, and refreshing would be the perfect description of my experience at Custom Cup. Custom Cup is a two-part business that consists of a café and roastery....  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Behind the scenes at UIS

September 28, 2016

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Men’s Soccer Team suffers heartbreaker in final seconds

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

The Men’s Soccer team, eager to start 5-1 in the GLVC, faced the University of Indianapolis- Greyhounds on Sunday afternoon. With a win, the Stars would eclipse last season’s...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Lady Prairie Stars split home stand; still best start in school history

September 28, 2016

Prairie Stars blow away the Pumas

September 28, 2016

Prairie Stars reach new conference record high

September 28, 2016

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Opinion Columns

  • We need to talk about Trump

    Please, friends, no matter your party allegiance or preconceived notions of ideological bias, I urge you to consider the following things about the ma...

  • You don’t actually believe all lives matter

    A couple weeks ago I wrote about Colin Kaepernick, and why he was justified to sit during the National Anthem. Writing that piece made me realize some...

  • What are you thinking? Part II

    “A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.”-Frank Herber...

  • Perpetuating terror: You can’t fight an ideology with guns

    For the past 15 years, the beginning of fall has been a little different than it used to be. The leaves still change colors and gradually fall off the...

  • What are you thinking?

    Thinking is hard. I don’t say that like a college student who’s been up for three days writing a term paper (though I have), but as a person ma...