Comments on FCC’s Open Internet Order soar after internet protest

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

September 24, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features, News

The number of comments received by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regarding its Open Internet policies topped 3 million before comments were closed on September 15th. According to an article authored by Dr. David... Read more »

Campus housing near capacity

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features, Journal Archives, News, Top Stories

The continued rise in students enrolling and living on the UIS campus has created an intense challenge for the Department of Residence Life, concerning both the quality and quantity of housing available to students. According... Read more »

2014-2015 Speaker series preview

Megan O'Dell, Features Reporter

September 11, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features

Roughly, 500 students a year are enrolled in UIS’ Speaker Series program, according to the ECCE website’s catalog. Each year the program aims to engage students so they absorb the curriculum’s mission of Engaged Citizenship... Read more »

UIS graduate to speak at 2014 commencement ceremony

Megan O'Dell, General Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features, News

Two-degree UIS graduate Donovan Pepper will be the commencement speaker at this year’s ceremony. He said “I plan to simply share about my own experience at UIS and how the 2014 graduates are no different from me when I graduated... Read more »

Second Chances Thrift Store for a cause

Kaitie Devlin and Daniell Bennett

April 30, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features

We’ve all heard it – Macklemore’s hit song “Thrift Shop.” It blasts on the radio and sticks in your head for hours. And with the recent thrift store hype, Kaitie Devlin decided to open her own pop-up, pay-what-you-can... Read more »

The Clothesline Project

Jess Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

April 23, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features

In 2014 alone, nearly 240,000 sexual assaults will occur in the U.S. – nearly one every two minutes, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. The Clothesline Project pays tribute to those impacted by sexual... Read more »

Social media and cancer awareness: Crossing a line

Jess Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

April 16, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features

According to the American Cancer Society, “In 2014, there will be an estimated 1,665,540 new cancer cases diagnosed and 585,720 cancer deaths in the US.” I am willing to bet that isn’t the kind of information you are seeing... Read more »