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Mary Jane’s Café closed due to revenue loss

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

September 26, 2012

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Brookens Library announced on Aug. 28 that Mary Jane’s Café will be closed for the rest of the academic year because the coffee shop could not generate enough revenue to keep it afloat. The Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs,...

OLAS, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

September 26, 2012

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Students have seen flyers on campus recently for Latin American speakers because September is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time for celebrating Hispanic culture. The student-run organization OLAS (Organization of Latin American...

Culture Corner

September 26, 2012

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Cameroon, a country in western Africa, is extremely diverse—home to 230 languages (official languages are English and French) and 250 ethnic groups. Capital: Yaoundé Population: 20,129,878 Fun Facts: According to...

Horoscopes

September 26, 2012

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Libra (Sept 23-Oct 23) Creative juices are flowing this week. Be sure to let out your creativity, even in school assignment or in the workplace if you can. Scorpio (Oct 24-Nov 21) You may be confronted with a problem where y...

What’s Happening This Weekend

September 26, 2012

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Thursday, 27: Last chance to see Vignettes by Claire Hedden in the Visual Arts Gallery. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Speaker Tom Hayden will be at UIS for “Activism in the 21st Century: Towards a New Port...

Horoscopes/ Playlist

September 18, 2012

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Virgo (Aug 23- Sept 23) You are about to start a new cycle of action. Its time now to stop and reflect on the changes you've gone through in the last few months. If you learn from your past mistakes and successes, the time ...

What’s Happening This Weekend

September 18, 2012

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What’s Happening this Weekend? Thursday, September 20: Head on over to Brookens Auditorium to hear Jimmy Cabrera talk about What’s in your Backpack? Due to some tough lessons he learn early in his life, Jimmy Cabrera kno...

Rockballet changes views on a classic dance style

Natalie Noble, General Reporter

September 18, 2012

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As the lights dimed, a few teenage girls took positions on stage. The music began and the girls simultaneously moved gracefully as the lights and background adjusted to the mood of the songs. Springfield Ballet Company’s Rockballet...

Culture Corner

September 11, 2012

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China Languages: The main language Chinese, is a really a mixture of different dialects spoken in the nation. Some of these include Mandarin, Wu, and Cantonese.   Population: 1.3 Billion people call China home.   Religion:...

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