Police Beat 10/29

October 30, 2014

Filed under Police Beat

The UIS police department reported the following events for the period of October 12, 2014 through October 26, 2014. Intoxicated Subject Oct. 12, 2014 at 2:06 a.m. at Marigold court Officers... Read more »

Congressional candidates debate at UIS

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 29, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Brookens Auditorium was at full capacity as it played host to the 13th Illinois District U.S. Congressional debate on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Freshman incumbent Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) and former Chief Judge of Illinois’s Third... Read more »

LGBTQA program open to students, faculty, and staff

Jessica Bayer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

That colorful sign that you may have seen around campus posted on different doors is not just used as a fun door decoration. Instead, it symbolizes that the particular office is a Safe Zone. Safe Zone is a program that has been... Read more »

Pumpkin season is upon us

Raven Wilson , Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

There are many elements that help enhance the spirit of fall. There is the cool weather, the colorful leaves falling from swaying trees, and, most of all, pumpkins.  It’s not unusual to find the semi-sinister gaze of a jack-o-lantern... Read more »

UIS featured in Huffington Post article

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 29, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Oct. 17, UIS was mentioned in a Huffington Post article for being one of 23 colleges violating the United States Education Department’s safety law regulations. Under the Clery Act, colleges are required to track and divulge... Read more »

English Department to offer digital publishing, pedagogies

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Two concentrations are set to reshape the M.A. program in English. They are Digital Publishing and Digital Pedagogies. Dr. Donna Bussell, an Assistant Professor of English, defines Digital Publishing as a concentration that... Read more »

A closer look into Illinois political candidates

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 22, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

As Nov. 4 quickly approaches, citizens must decide who to vote for on Election Day. Officials on the local ballot this year range from Illinois Governor to the Sangamon County Sheriff. Included below is information on candidates... Read more »

UIS Crime Report released

October 15, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the UIS Police Department is required to publish a report detailing the department’s policies and recent crime statistics. The... Read more »

Academic freedom on Campus Senate Agenda

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 15, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Oct. 11, the Campus Senate met in an annual meeting to discuss pressing matters for UIS. Business discussed ranged from a resolution on academic freedom to the possible addition of Health Care Informatics as a concentration. UIS... Read more »

Trick-or Treat for canned goods

Jessica Bayer, Features Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

On the night when ghosts and ghouls come out to play and children run in search of candy, teams of students and staff from UIS will dash to collect the most canned goods for the Central Illinois Food Bank. The yearly tradition... Read more »