Soccer: Scoring more than just goals, but wins

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, Athletics2, News

The Stars’ men’s and women’s soccer teams both picked up two wins in three contests to add to their season win total last week. The ladies began the three game stint on the road versus the Joliet Fighting Saints on Sunday... Read more »

Rise here, rise now: UIS volleyball

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, Journal Archives, News

UIS Volleyball opened up the UIS Invite with back-to-back wins, but since then have dropped three straight. What can we expect for the rest of the season? Last season, this team went 8-21, winning against conference opponents... Read more »

Fall softball competition: UIS successful in exhibition games

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, Athletics2, Journal Archives, News

The tournament marked the debut for Head Coach Shannon Nicholson, after a summer that saw prior Head Coach Mat Mundell move on to the University of Evansville. The Stars opened the tournament facing off against the Lions of Lindenwood... Read more »

Mike Ditka weighs in on Illinois political candidates

Duane Malany, Columnist

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, News, Opinion

The Chicago Bears’ opening game against the Buffalo Bills had a lot more entertainment value than I had bargained for. Everyone watching the Bears game got to enjoy a cringe-worthy political advertisement featuring Mike Ditka... Read more »

Campus housing near capacity

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

September 17, 2014

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

The continued rise in students enrolling and living on the UIS campus has created an intense challenge for the Department of Residence Life, concerning both the quality and quantity of housing available to students. According... Read more »

Panel at UIS discusses mental health support, explores suicide, depression, and substance abuse

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

September 17, 2014

Filed under Archives, Journal Archives, News, Top Stories

With the dawning of national suicide prevention week, a panel of six professionals answered questions and informed audience members on the specifics of mental disorders. Roughly 35 people showed up to the inaugural event, which... Read more »

New president, new direction for SGA

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

September 11, 2014

Filed under Archives, News

As the school year begins, the new president is adjusting to his prestigious position and gearing up for a busy year. Joe McGee won the presidential election last spring by an exceptionally narrow margin. As he prepares, McGee... Read more »

UIS hikes parking rates

Jess Bayer, Assistant Editor for News

September 11, 2014

Filed under Archives, News, Top Stories

Starting this fall, the annual parking rate for UIS students has increased from $60 a year to $80 a year. Staff’s parking rates have also increased from $72 a year to $96 a year. However, students and staff may choose to only... Read more »

UIS graduate to speak at 2014 commencement ceremony

Megan O'Dell, General Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Archives, Features, News

Two-degree UIS graduate Donovan Pepper will be the commencement speaker at this year’s ceremony. He said “I plan to simply share about my own experience at UIS and how the 2014 graduates are no different from me when I graduated... Read more »

Police Beat

April 30, 2014

Filed under Archives, News

UIS Police reported the following calls for the period of April 21 to April 27, 2014. Solicitor April 21 at 7:04 p.m. at Larkspur Court An officer was dispatched to the above location in reference to a subject... Read more »