Back to school: To prove to Dad I’m not a fool

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

I did not have a full four-year experience at UIS. You could argue I did not even have two years. My first semester here involved many a Thursday through Sunday spent at home or at Illinois State University. Whenever anybody... Read more »

The struggles of a super senior

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

It’s that time of year where we all start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. For nine exhausting months it’s been a give-and-take conundrum dealing with the oh-so-engaging intricacies that come with any given college... Read more »

What to do with Jay Cutler

Alex Camp, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

It is a peculiar yet intriguing time to be a Bears fan, on the heels of one of the more miserable seasons I can remember in following my beloved Monsters of the Midway. Last season, the defense gave up nearly 400 yards and... Read more »

Duke prevails

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

After a memorable Final Four that featured an upset in the semifinal nobody saw coming, the 2015 NCAA Tournament concluded in a thrilling final between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Duke Blue Devils. Seen by an estimated 27... Read more »

to bee or not to bee

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Honey bees pollinate roughly 50-100 plants in one trip. It also helps they can fly for up to six miles, which makes sense because it takes about 90,000 miles of flying for 1 kilogram of honey. Bees are responsible for pollinating... Read more »

Imagining America if President Lincoln survived

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Our April 15 edition of The Journal coincides with the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. To commemorate the occasion, I wanted share my hypothetical imagination of a post-Civil War America had John Wilkes... Read more »

Surviving burnout: How we can power through

Trenton Adams, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Prepare for the biggest slump of the semester. Recent papers and tests have been turned in. Whether you are the excellent student who has an A++ and has calculated that B’s will suffice until the end, or the ultimate slacker... Read more »

Take Back the Night

Alexander Camp, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I figured I would devote this week’s column to divulging my ongoing experience of helping to organize the upcoming Take Back the Night event on April 25. Per the requirements in... Read more »