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Zika virus spreads like wildfire

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

February 10, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

On Feb. 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered an Emergency Committee and declared that the current Zika virus outbreak, which is linked to numerous birth defects, is an international public health emergency. According... Read more »

Shake up your Valentine’s Day with these tips

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

February 10, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, some of you may be scrambling trying to figure out plans for the big day. Whether you will be celebrating with your special someone, friends, or by yourself, here are a few things... Read more »

A river of poison

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The tap water in the city of Flint, Michigan has been contaminated with lead, according to John Counts with MLive News, possibly for as long two years – and months after serious concerns were raised. This has likely poisoned... Read more »

UIS Campus Senate Meeting Recap

Daniel McFarland, News Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

On Jan. 22 the UIS Campus Senate met in PAC G, where they discussed and approved several topics pertaining to the addition of curriculum fields at the university, including:  The proposal for establishing a bachelor’s... Read more »

UIS Theatre expands course selection, looks to offer major in fall

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Features

The UIS Theatre Department has created a new class focusing on stage combat and hopes to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre for the fall 2016 semester. Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, associate professor and director of the UIS... Read more »