Think before you eat, think before you speak

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

April 30, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Ignorance rears its ugly head every now and again; and unfortunately, it can happen anywhere. I was told that a professor was engaged in conversation with a student who was majoring in communication at the PAC Food Emporium.... Read more »

Make friends with the enemy…?

Julia Brown, Columnist

April 30, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you. By now, I would hope that most college students know this idiom is not true. It’s one of those little white lies parents tell their children when trying... Read more »

SGA election: Voters’ choice

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

April 23, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

It’s that time of year again - Student Government elections! UIS has become a crazy campus of campaigning - at least until voting day. This year, I have various friends running for SGA and the pressure is on. Do I vote for my... Read more »

Journal Editorial Board responds to photograph concerns

Editorial Board

April 16, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Journal readers have e-mailed us, voicing concerns about the recent front page photo of Ben Wierzba with the red “VOID” across it.   The Journal would like to apologize to all of those troubled by the photo’s... Read more »

The Franco fiasco: A question of age

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

April 16, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

As much as we want to view our celebrity idols as responsible, mature and noble because we think they are, they usually do something to dim the brilliant light we see them in. James Franco is considered to be one of the more respected... Read more »

No comfort in college dining

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

April 9, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

College is no easy feat. But perhaps one of the hardest parts is adjusting to food that your momma didn’t cook. After a few weeks you will miss your dad’s BBQ ribs and your grandma’s famous fresh-baked cookies. In my... Read more »

The Blackboard blunder

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

April 2, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

As students of the 21st century we are privileged to learn with such advanced and beneficial technology. Without a doubt, we are utilizing way more technology than our parents ever did. We now have the ability to learn, test and... Read more »

Student deaths at Illinois universities

Carolyn Miller, Columnist

February 26, 2014

Filed under Archives, Opinion

For many students, college is their first experience living away from home. It’s exciting, challenging, refreshing and freeing, yet it can also be scary and dangerous. Thus far in 2014, there have been numerous college-student... Read more »