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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:...

Horoscopes

September 11, 2012

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Aries (March 21 to April 19) — Take pride in your personal accomplishments. Now is the time to take on new projects relating to your work/education. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — Expect bonding time with loved ones this week. Consider their feedb...

UIS and athletics, assessing the need for a new school mascot

Ray Carter, Features Reporter

September 11, 2012

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UIS Athletic Director Kim Pate is looking to promote school spirit and pride. That something may just be a new mascot. “It’s an assessment on whether our current mascot needs to be changed. It’s time for us to review...

Book Review: The Evidence is Clear by Susan Connell Vondrak

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

August 28, 2012

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Summary Taking place 3 weeks after the ending of No Evidence of a Crime (Vondrak’s first novel), Kathleen Jackson has moved to the Department of Police Psychology. Pairing up with her former partner of investigation, Jim Jarrod, ...

Big screen summer

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

August 28, 2012

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Since the Mayans have predicted that the world is going to end in 2012, it is only right that the summer had to go out with a bang. There has been lots of talk about the newest excitement in entertainment this summer, and it is...

Student Activities Committee provides fun and education for UIS

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

July 18, 2012

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There are many student associations at UIS that get students involved. One of the very popular student associations on campus is the Student Activities Committee.  SAC provides various events for students to enjoy. SAC was...

Prepare for Fall Engagement Experience

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor for Features

July 18, 2012

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Engagement Experience credit is one of the ECCE requirements for UIS undergraduates. While there are options to choose from, counselors from Experiential and Service Learning advise students to start planning now for the Fall...

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