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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...

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...

Debate over resolution readings revived – SGA

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News/Copy Editor

November 30, 2016

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Features, Top Stories

In their last meeting of fall 2016, the Student Government Association (SGA) revisited concerns about resolution 10, which was adopted on Oct. 23. The resolution amended SGA bylaws to forgo the previously established policy of...

2016 general election results for Sangamon County

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, National News, News, Politics, Top Stories

In the 2016 general election cycle, Sangamon County had a slight increase of 4.5 percent in voter turnout or 99,402 (72.92 percent) of registered voters casting ballots at the polls compared to the 2012 election with only 95,156...

UIS community reacts to election of Trump

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

In the wake of the historic election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the UIS community reacted with an outpouring of contrasting emotions and concerns about the future. Leading up to the election,...

Illinois’s heroin epidemic

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

November 16, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Over the past decade and a half, the addictive drug heroin has ravaged parts of the country. From 2002 to 2013, “the number of people who report heroin use within the past year more than doubled from 314,000 in 2007 to 681,000...

Harm Reduction Model: Legalizing drug use may provide viable alternative to the War on Drugs

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Officially launched in June of 1971 by President Richard Nixon, the War on Drugs is thought by many to be a colossal failure. In the wake of the 1960s, an era marked by dramatic social and political change and, yes, drug use,...

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