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SGA closes investigation into alleged hidden cameras

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

The SGA found no evidence of students being improperly surveilled by UIS after a union member on campus alleged that the university used hidden cameras to monitor faculty and staff. The Student Government Association’s Campus...

Third student-involved sexual assault, second on campus

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

A suspect is known, but not yet in custody, for the sexual assault that occurred on Oct. 8 in Foxglove Court at UIS. Evidence was collected and a statement was taken by the UIS Police Department, but a warrant has not yet been...

Restoring the Florida panhandle

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

Alternative Spring Break, a student-led organization currently headed by UIS junior Hailey Hawkins, held its first informational session on Monday night, Oct. 17. This year, ASB intends to travel to Defuniak Springs, Florida,...

Police Beat 10/19/2016

October 19, 2016

Filed under News, Police Beat

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Oct. 10 to Oct. 17 Mental Subject 10/12/2016 8:39 a.m. at Foxglove Court An officer dispatched on...

Multiple resolutions passed at Sunday’s SGA meeting

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

The Student Government Association (SGA) formally convened on Sunday to issue reports and pass several resolutions. Prior to the meeting, SGA members gathered to have their photographs taken for the SGA website and for the...

Reported sexual assault on campus

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

Monday afternoon, Oct. 10, students were notified in a “Campus Safety Notice” of a crime committed over the previous weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 8, a sexual assault was reported to the University of Illinois Springfield...

FAFSA for the 2017-2018 academic year now available courtesy of recent changes

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News

Students are seeing new changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid application this semester, with an earlier submission date of the form and the ability to use the previous year’s tax information. The submission...

University changes Thanksgiving and fall break

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

Change is in the air, and it’s not just the seasons. The 2016-2017 academic year is the first of a five year plan that was approved by the Campus Senate on April 10, 2015. In accordance with the change, a fall break has been...

Faculty union celebrates one-year mark

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

UIS United Faculty, the tenure and tenure-track professors union, celebrates its one-year mark of bargaining for a contract and held a MAP Grant postcard drive for students. Union members also provided information to students...

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