Annual Convocation

Annual Convocation

August 21, 2015

Seniors reflect on their time at UIS

John Kurecki and Carolyn Miller

May 6, 2015

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While most students are somewhat removed from the graduation process, the soon-to-be graduates are undergoing one of the greatest transitions of their lives. For the graduating students, graduation is a time of reflection and... Read more »

How to be an agent:The ins and outs of FBI

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

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This presentation was a joint effort between the Career Development Center, Alpha Phi Alpha, and the Criminal Justice Student Organization. According to Alanna Cieslek, a career counselor at the Career Development Center, “this... Read more »

Mourning Abraham:Lincoln’s assassination and the publics response

Alex Camp, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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On April 30, the ECCE Speaker Series continues with Mourning Abraham: Lincoln's Assassination and the Public's Response, to be held at Brookens Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m. This is an ongoing commemoration as this month marks... Read more »

Organization Profile: Mock Trial

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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Students interested in legal studies should check out the Mock Trial club, a recent addition to the UIS campus. Founded in October of 2013, the club competed in its first tournament in early 2014. The competition’s governing... Read more »

Not quite post-racial

Not quite post-racial

April 22, 2015

‘Bio-fied’ at the Visual Arts Gallery

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

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“Bio-fied” is the latest attraction at the UIS Visual Arts Gallery. The exhibition, which has been on display since March 30, ends Thursday. Consisting of works from nine different artists, the gallery displays various artistic... Read more »

Looking deeper into a mental health

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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While mental health can be a complex and difficult topic to broach, it has been brought to the forefront of many discussions recently in light of the tragic Germanwings plane crash in France. The deadly incident, seemingly caused... Read more »

Things change, but not in Indiana

Ken Pacha, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

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Maurice Bessinger, a name few recognize, holds a strange place in the history of the United States. Bessinger believed that slavery was God’s will, desegregation qualified as “Satan’s work,” and that the federal government... Read more »