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‘13th’ ECCE event preview

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

Parts of the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary “13th,” will be shown on Friday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Brookens Auditorium. The event, fully titled “13th: The Distance for How Far We’ve Come and Haven’t Is the...

Illinois proposes a ‘Sugar Tax’ to potentially ease budget concerns

Aeriel Storey, Assistant Editor for Features

February 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, State News, Top Stories

The Illinois General Assembly proposed a new tax on sugary drinks, such as soda, in a new bill proposed as the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Act. This proposal, Senate Bill 9, will increase the cost of sugary drinks by one...

Behind the Scenes at UIS

Behind the Scenes at UIS

February 1, 2017

A light in the darkness

A light in the darkness

February 1, 2017

America’s political panic attack

Cole Moriarty, Columnist/Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Panic is acid to reason. Over time it comes to eat away the basic belief that everything will turn out okay because it never does, and there’s nothing that makes it feel like it will. It saps the will, poisons the mind, warps...

Bachelor’s degree in athletic training eliminated, UIS pushes for master’s

Aeriel Storey, Assistant Editor for Features

February 1, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Features, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

On Jan. 20, the UIS Campus Senate approved the elimination of the proposed Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree. This change occurred after the university received approval from the Illinois Board of Higher Education...

Behind the Scenes at UIS

Behind the Scenes at UIS

January 25, 2017

President Trump’s troubled transition into the Oval Office

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Politics

With his victory over Hillary Clinton, the task of governing fell upon the shoulders of now-President Donald J. Trump, who, according to most political observers, seems to have had a less-than-stellar transition into power thus...

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