Springfield, Central Illinois African American History Museum to host third annual ‘Honoring Our Heritage Gala’

October 15, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The third annual Honoring our Heritage Gala is set for Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Springfield. Hosted by the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum, the event will benefit the museum’s... Read more »

Bill Cosby graces Sangamon Auditorium

Carolyn Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2014

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On Sunday, Oct. 5th the Sangamon Auditorium was filled with excited audience members awaiting a legendary comedy star. At ten minutes after seven, Bill Cosby walked silently and causally out onto the stage to start his sold-out... Read more »

Central Illinois Home to Halloween Festivities

Josh Lawson, Assistant Editor for Features

October 15, 2014

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With Halloween just around the corner, many individuals are looking for terrifying events in order to get into the holiday season.  Central Illinois, fortunately, is home to many different Halloween festivities including haunted... Read more »

Trick-or Treat for canned goods

Jessica Bayer, Features Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

On the night when ghosts and ghouls come out to play and children run in search of candy, teams of students and staff from UIS will dash to collect the most canned goods for the Central Illinois Food Bank. The yearly tradition... Read more »

UIS Psychology Club Preview

Marc Cox, Assisstant Editor for News

October 8, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

Looking for an opportunity to watch free Halloween style movies? On Oct. 22, starting at 7 p.m., the UIS Psychology Club is hosting a movie night in Brookens Auditorium. The movie night will be a double feature, including Donnie... Read more »

Basketball as a Cultural Framework

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Sports Stories

Last Thursday, Sept. 25, Dr. Bernardo Ramírez Ríos, a third-generation Mexican-American originally from Sacramento, visited UIS to give a Speaker Series lecture. He explained how basketball has become a social and cultural tool... Read more »

Looking for a good movie? Try Fracture

Josh Lawson, Asisstant Editor for Features

October 1, 2014

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By Josh Lawson Assistant Editor for Features   Fracture (2007) Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, Glenn Gers Synopsis: An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward... Read more »

‘How to Get Away with Murder’

Josh Lawson, Asisstant Editor for Features

October 1, 2014

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Law school applications may spike in the wake of the new crime drama’s premiere on Sept. 25 The premiere of ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” on Sept. 25 brought plenty of buzz with it.  The show is set at a prestigious... Read more »

UIS Homecoming 2014 set

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

It’s that time of the year again, and, starting on Oct. 5, UIS officially kicks off its Homecoming festivities, beginning with the final day of the Dan Salisbury Memorial Collegiate Invitational golf tournament in Springfield.... Read more »