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SGA appoints new senators, debates new resolutions

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

The SGA appointed four new senators and both adopted and suspended several resolutions at Sunday evening’s meeting. The senators appointed include Vincent Joseph as graduate student senator, Konner Beer as senator for business... Read more »

Campus administrators address the Campus Senate and international student safety

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

The Campus Senate turned into a contentious town hall meeting last Friday, as campus administrators addressed the issue of “International Student Safety,” while fielding questions and comments concerning the university’s... Read more »

Status updates on SGA shuttle initiatives

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

As mentioned at Dr. Clarice Ford’s Real Talk discussion panel on Monday, Jan. 30, the SGA has arranged for Friday night shuttle transportation from campus to the downtown area. The shuttle leaves from TRAC at 10 p.m. and buses... Read more »

UIS response to sexual assault brought under question

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Top Stories

Several professors have expressed concern over the administration’s handling of the alleged sexual assault and UIS’s reaction to allegations that they failed to adequately respond to the assault. “I think it may have... Read more »

Targeted verification

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Top Stories

The UIS Office of Financial Assistance met with the Journal to address the concerns of UIS students who may feel targeted by the seemingly prying process of verification, which entails the submission of additional documentation... Read more »

Bachelor’s degree in athletic training eliminated, UIS pushes for master’s

Aeriel Storey, Assistant Editor for Features

February 1, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Features, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

On Jan. 20, the UIS Campus Senate approved the elimination of the proposed Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree. This change occurred after the university received approval from the Illinois Board of Higher Education... Read more »

Campus Senate: Athletic training program eliminated

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

The Campus Senate returned to work following the winter respite and quickly passed Resolution 46-10 with zero dissent, effectively eliminating the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree at UIS before the program got off... Read more »

SGA addresses international students’ concerns

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

Various issues regarding the rights and expectations of university care for international students were discussed at Sunday night’s Student Government Association meeting. Multiple proposed resolutions addressed several of the... Read more »