Police Beat 11/30-12/8

December 11, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, Police Beat

Check on Welfare November 30, 2014 at 10:26 pm at Larkspur Officers were dispatched to check on the welfare of a subject to the above location. Upon arrival officers were able to make contact... Read more »

Obama orders immigration action

Marc Cox, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Amidst growing concern of the state of immigration, President Obama issues a plan with hopes of providing relief to families of unauthorized immigrants while keeping them together. On Nov. 20, President Barack Obama delivered... Read more »

Silent auction happening now

Erin Canavan, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

From Dec. 8-11, UIS will be hosting its annual Auction and Benefit for the Visual Arts Gallery. This event will be held in room 201 of the Health and Sciences Building. It is open to the public, and the proceeds are used to support... Read more »

UIS on Fire

Marc Cox, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has highlighted UIS as a ‘red light’ school, due to the claim of the university impeding student’s right to freedom of speech. According to FIRE, a ‘red light’... Read more »

UIS to add new athletic program

John Kurecki, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, UIS Director of Athletics Kim Pate announced plans to create men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs, which are set to be implemented within the next two years. Men’s... Read more »

Race Unity Committee hosting Restorative Justice Meeting

November 19, 2014

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Race Unity Committee hosting Restorative Justice Meeting Monday, Nov. 24, at Lincoln Library in Springfield   The Springfield Race Unity Committee is hosting a  public meeting... Read more »

Election Brief

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

November 13, 2014

Filed under News

The 2014 United States election did not include the presidential position on the ballot, yet it still produced a political display of “fireworks”. At the national level, the Republicans took control of the Senate and they... Read more »

Police Beat 11/12

November 13, 2014

Filed under Police Beat

Complaint  Oct. 27, 2014 at 8:25 p.m. at Eliza Farnham Drive Officers were dispatched to a report of multiple subjects playing football in the middle of the street. Upon arrival officers spoke with the subjects and... Read more »

Resignation settlement released under FOIA request

Duane Malany , Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

The former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Dr. Tim Barnett, resigned Aug. 5 this year. Unconfirmed rumors have surrounded the university this semester in regards to why Barnett decided to resign. The resignation agreement... Read more »

Department chairs say meeting with Provost, and others ‘tense’

Duane Malany , Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Oct. 8, Provost Lynn Pardie hosted a meeting for UIS department chairs where they were told they could not be part of the faculty unionization. The meeting resulted in confusion and some department chairs walking out. In... Read more »

UIS hosted the first ‘Nearly Naked Mile’

Marc Cox, Assisstant Editor for News

November 12, 2014

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Nov. 6, 27 participants braved the frigid weather conditions and ran in the inaugural “Nearly Naked Mile” charity event. The purpose of the event was to benefit the Land of Lincoln Goodwill. The Volunteer and Civic Engagement... Read more »