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Pulling punches

Sean Flamand, Movie Reviewer

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, the (many) problems with “Dawn of Justice” stemmed from how much work the film had to do in setting up the entire DC cinematic universe. All “Captain America: Civil War” had to do,... Read more »

The Illinois Innocence Project celebrates its 15-year anniversary

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, Journal Archives, News, State News

On April 30, the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) held their ninth annual Defenders of the Innocent Event at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, which 423 people attended. The event is the IIP’s major fundraising event,... Read more »

A smoking circle

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, News

The time of ungoverned smoking of cigarettes and cigars in this country has come and gone. Never again is it likely to be socially acceptable for someone to chain smoke in an office or apartment, nor a movie theater or a bar,... Read more »

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

The Journal Editorial Board

May 4, 2016

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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, now is the time to focus on promoting diversity within... Read more »

2016 student commencement speaker: Robyn Crutchfield

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

Each year the UIS commencement ceremony has numerous speakers present. Among them is always a member of the graduating class, and this year, the honor goes to Robyn Crutchfield. Crutchfield came to UIS from Matteson, Illinois... Read more »

SGA introduces resolution against Friday classes

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

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  The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the last time in the spring 2016 semester on May 1, where they discussed multiple resolutions before the incoming SGA members met. -The outgoing SGA discussed a res... Read more »

The director

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

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Kimberly Pate has transformed UIS Athletics during her five years as director. In her time, Pate has overseen a change in the people, facilities, and the overall function of the department in the all-encompassing endeavor to... Read more »

The sound of silence

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

April 27, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

There is a difference between being silent and being silenced. To be silenced is to be excluded by an external force which, through fear, disregard, or isolation, ensures that a voice can not be heard, or that the voice is never... Read more »

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