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Downtown graduate student housing complex nears completion

Marc Cox, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News, Top Stories

On August 12 UIS graduate students will be able to move in to The Villas, which is an apartment complex being constructed in downtown Springfield. The Villas, developed by Bluffstone LLC, is located at 300 East Madison Street... Read more »

Police Beat 5/4/16

May 4, 2016

Filed under Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of April 25 to May 2. Mental Subject 04/26/2016 2:48 p.m. at the Public Affairs Center. Officers were dispatch... Read more »

The Illinois Innocence Project celebrates its 15-year anniversary

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, Journal Archives, News, State News

On April 30, the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) held their ninth annual Defenders of the Innocent Event at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, which 423 people attended. The event is the IIP’s major fundraising event,... Read more »

A smoking circle

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, News

The time of ungoverned smoking of cigarettes and cigars in this country has come and gone. Never again is it likely to be socially acceptable for someone to chain smoke in an office or apartment, nor a movie theater or a bar,... Read more »

EDITORIAL: University has responsibility to improve residence hall, CAP diversity

The Journal Editorial Board

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Editorials, Features, Journal Archives, News

Throughout the previous years, UIS has made great strides in improving diversity on campus by increasing the number of minority students enrolled at the university. However, now is the time to focus on promoting diversity within... Read more »

New young Lincoln statue: A unique addition to UIS

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

Next week, a Lincoln statue will be unveiled on the University of Illinois Springfield campus. The statue will be a sculpted version of young Abraham Lincoln. According to UIS Director of Public Relations Derek Schnapp, the... Read more »

Breaking ground and making history

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

After much waiting, anticipation, and speculation, UIS officials are set to break ground on the Student Union today at 10:30 a.m. The historic groundbreaking ceremony comes after the University of Illinois Board of Trustees... Read more »

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