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U of I President Killeen meets with campus senate, outlines IPAC

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

March 7

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News, Student Affairs, Top Stories

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen went before the UIS Campus Senate last Friday to report the state of affairs in the U of I system, and address the concerns and questions of campus senators and members of the audience. “The...

Budget problems end Heilongjiang Faculty Exchange

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

March 3

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The Heilongjiang Faculty Exchange Program (also called the Harbin Exchange Scholar Program) ended a year and a half ago due to longstanding, unresolved funding issues, which were further exacerbated by the ongoing budget stalemate...

Yang sexual assault trial continued

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

March 3

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

Xuesong “Gary” Yang, the former UIS visiting admissions counselor charged with the sexual assault of an international student, had his trial continued again following a recent court date on Feb. 6. A jury trial is set...

SGA appoints new senators, debates new resolutions

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

February 24

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The SGA appointed four new senators and both adopted and suspended several resolutions at Sunday evening’s meeting. The senators appointed include Vincent Joseph as graduate student senator, Konner Beer as senator for business...

Campus administrators address the Campus Senate and international student safety

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

February 24

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

The Campus Senate turned into a contentious town hall meeting last Friday, as campus administrators addressed the issue of “International Student Safety,” while fielding questions and comments concerning the university’s...

Status updates on SGA shuttle initiatives

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

February 8

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

As mentioned at Dr. Clarice Ford’s Real Talk discussion panel on Monday, Jan. 30, the SGA has arranged for Friday night shuttle transportation from campus to the downtown area. The shuttle leaves from TRAC at 10 p.m. and buses...

UIS response to sexual assault brought under question

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

February 8

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Top Stories

Several professors have expressed concern over the administration’s handling of the alleged sexual assault and UIS’s reaction to allegations that they failed to adequately respond to the assault. “I think it may have...