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Police Beat

February 10, 2016

Filed under Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Feb. 1 to Feb. 6. Burglary Report 2/01/2016 9:12-9:50 p.m. at Founder Residence Hall. Officers were dispatch... Read more »

Campus Senate meeting recap

Daniel McFarland, Sports Reporter

February 10, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Feb. 5, the UIS Campus Senate met in PAC G, where Chancellor Susan Koch addressed the Senate on various topics of importance. In addition, a special presentation was given by Karen Moranski, and old business from last meeting... Read more »

Iowa caucus results: Cruz, Clinton win

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

February 10, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declared victory over Donald Trump in the Iowa caucus, while Hillary Clinton surpassed Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) by the slimmest of margins. According to the The Des Moines Register, regarding... Read more »

Zika virus spreads like wildfire

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

February 10, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

On Feb. 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered an Emergency Committee and declared that the current Zika virus outbreak, which is linked to numerous birth defects, is an international public health emergency. According... Read more »

Governor likely to veto MAP grant bill

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

February 10, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Feb. 10, President Barack Obama will address the Illinois legislature. There is little doubt the President, having been a state legislator in the not too distant past, is coming to try and press a resolution for the budget... Read more »

SGA meeting Recap

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

On Jan. 31, the Student Government Association (SGA) conducted their first meeting of the spring 2016 semester at 8 p.m. in the PAC TV Studio. Below is a list of items discussed. -Acting Dean of Students and Director of Campus... Read more »

UIS professor publishes new textbook

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

One of UIS’s very own professors, Dr. Jason Pierceson, has recently published a textbook aimed at giving readers an insight into the LGBT community and related contemporary political and legal issues. Pierceson’s new book,... Read more »

Board of Trustees approves changes to background check policy

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

Recently, the U of I Board of Trustees approved revisions to the background check policy that requires background checks of all new faculty, academic personnel, and other employees. This comes in response to faculty and employees... Read more »