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Third party candidates not on the debate stage

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Sept. 16 that third party presidential candidates former Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, and Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party, did not qualify for the first debate. The... Read more »

Police Beat 9/28/16

September 28, 2016

Filed under Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Sept. 19 to Sept. 26. Medical Report 09/19/2016 3:49 a.m. at Larkspur Court. Sangamon County Dispat... Read more »

Survey results presented at Campus Senate meeting

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Friday, Sept. 23, the Campus Senate met for their biweekly meeting in PAC G. There was very little business to cover during this meeting; however, there was a report presentation that grabbed the attention of those on the Senate. Provost... Read more »

Contract bargaining underway for UIS union

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

UIS United Faculty, the tenure and tenure-track professors union, is still negotiating its first contract with the university, but continues to work toward an agreement with the administration. The union met with the university’s... Read more »

Campus cohesiveness and student safety discussed by new SGA

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

As the six recently elected student senators introduced themselves at Sunday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, two sentiments were commonly shared: There needs to be more attempts at creating a more cohesive environment... Read more »

Police Beat

September 21, 2016

Filed under Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Sept. 13 to Sept. 20. Drug Law Violation 09/16/2016 1:45 p.m. at Pennyroyal Court.  An officer confiscated ... Read more »

Federal grants made available to help substance abuse victims

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, National News, News

Community groups in Illinois will receive $3.2 million in federal grants from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to help prevent youth substance abuse across the state. “By working alongside local coalitions,... Read more »

Redistricting amendment rehearing denied

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, National News, News

The Illinois Supreme Court denied a rehearing on the redistricting amendment on Sept. 13, which it ruled unconstitutional earlier this month, meaning that the amendment would not appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. “We cannot afford... Read more »