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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 »

EDITORIAL: Students deserve transparency

The Journal Editorial Board

April 27, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, News

Joseph Pulitzer once said, “There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.” Is the possibility of moving core classes to Friday... Read more »

SGA approves motion to create legal studies honors program

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

April 20, 2016

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On Sunday, April 17 the Student Government Association (SGA) met briefly, as they unanimously passed two resolutions and read a third resolution for the first time. -The SGA unanimously approved the advocacy for a legal studies... Read more »

The activation of an activist

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

April 20, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

It is a common occurrence on a college campus, a moment when a key is inserted and turned to open a lock, and suddenly, one’s purpose in life becomes clear. A moment when a young person can point to something and say “that.... Read more »

UIS holds water drive for Flint, Michigan

John Kurecki, Features Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

UIS students can now contribute to a water drive aiding citizens of Flint, Michigan. Cases of water that are donated will be transported to Flint, with the end goal being to distribute 300 cases to the city’s resients, according... Read more »

EDITORIAL: No new teams

The Journal Editorial Board

April 20, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

During a time such as this, where a large number of UIS students are struggling to find the funds to return in the fall, the last thing the university should be doing is adding another athletic team. As discussed in the April... Read more »