Campus Recreation to add challenge course

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

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The Department of Campus Recreation will be constructing a challenge course for use by UIS students and faculty. The course will be finished by the beginning of August and serve as a team building exercise for a variety of groups. According... Read more »

UIS introduces new intramural activities

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

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With the spring intramural sport season starting, along with new fitness classes and more outdoor adventure trips on the horizon, the Department of Campus Recreation is sure to be busy for the remainder of the year. Registration... Read more »

Alphi Phi Sigma Honors Society: Epsilon Chi Chapter

Jess Bayer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

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Alpha Phi Sigma is known as a national criminal justice honor fraternity that recognizes the hard work of individuals within this specific field. This organization made its way to UIS in 2003 in the form of the Epsilon Chi Chapter. According... Read more »

New faculty union beneficial, say memebers

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

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The new UIS union for tenure-track faculty is confident that the organization will bring a host of benefits to students and faculty on campus. Since announcing the unionization last week, the Illinois Federation of Teachers... Read more »

Cosmo no more

Cosmo no more

March 4, 2015

87th Academy Awards recap

Sean Flamand, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

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After a long night of impassioned speeches, musical numbers, and Neil Patrick Harris’s intentionally cringe-worthy puns, it was Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s black comedy, “Birdman,” that took home... Read more »

Coming soon: Cultural Competence Brown Bag

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

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On Thursday, Feb. 26, an important cultural event will be taking place in PAC room G from noon-1 p.m., called the Cultural Competence Brown Bag. This event will be presented by Driss Elakrich, from the Intensive English program,... Read more »

Speaker Series events bring diversity to campus

Marc Cox, Staff Writers

February 25, 2015

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The UIS ECCE Speaker Series recently hosted two unique events with “Women of Brazil” on Feb. 17 and “Birth of a White Nation” on Feb. 19. “Women of Brazil” featured Beth Wiediger, who lectured on gender equality... Read more »

New Opportunities for businesses at UIS

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

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UIS is in the process of hiring private developers to create university living space on and off campus, as well as to bring new retail options to the university. In the near future students can expect a new living facility on... Read more »

Illinois legislation proposes legalizing firearm silencers

Marc Cox, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

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On Jan. 29, Illinois House Democrat Representative Brandon Phelps proposed House Bill (HB) 0433, which amends the Illinois State Wildlife Code to remove a prohibition on the use of silencers on firearms. Contrary to popular... Read more »