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Specialized court system helps addicts achieve sobriety

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

This November, Sangamon County’s Drug Treatment Court will be coming up on its six-year anniversary of helping drug-addicted defendants with treatment and support to achieve sobriety. Drug Treatment Court operates differently...

Popping pills

Erik Thulien, Columnist

November 16, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin, just 30 minutes south of Green Bay, Brett Favre was one of my heroes. The unpredictable gunslinger who, until Peyton Manning surpassed him in touchdown passes in 2014, held the NFL record for...

Police Beat 11/9/16

November 9, 2016

Filed under News, Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Oct. 30 to Nov. 6. Criminal Damage to Property 11/1/2016 10:12 p.m. at Trillium Court Parking Lot ...

‘Black Faces, White Spaces’ and shifting the consciousness of the environmental movement

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

As Dr. Carolyn Finney grew up 30 minutes outside of Manhattan, she watched her parents care for the land of a wealthy white family’s vacation home. The Tishmans hired Finney’s parents as caretakers, allowing Finney’s...

Campus Senate recap: Blackboard changing in the future?

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

The Academic Technology Committee presented a report detailing the possible pilot run of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), a system intended to replace Blackboard, at the Campus Senate meeting on Nov. 4. While there...

Student fee increase and bus route cuts addressed by SGA

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

Student costs and fees may be increasing, according to SGA President Austin Mehmet’s report at Sunday night’s Student Government Association meeting. The increases originate from various sources. Housing costs in the townhouses...

When the system fails

When the system fails

November 9, 2016

New majors increase educational opportunities at UIS

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

UIS added five new majors in the fall of 2016, expanding its degree offerings to current and prospective students with a sixth additional major in 2017. The university added Biochemistry, Exercise Science, Public Administration,...

AT&T to acquire Time Warner in biggest buyout in U.S. history

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Filed under National News, News

AT&T, Inc. announced that it will acquire Time Warner, Inc. in a stock-and-cash transaction agreement valued at $85.4 billion, making it the third-largest media buyout in U.S. history. The board of directors of both companies...

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