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Students’ responsibilities to their professors

Daymon Kiliman

April 26, 2017

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On a small campus such as UIS, students have the distinct advantage of interacting with faculty and administration in the classroom and at social events on campus. The announcement that the faculty could exercise their right...

Letter to the editor by Blake Carey

May 16, 2016

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The article, “A Smoking Circle,” published in the May 4 edition of the paper, misrepresented the perspective of the RA’s hosting the program as well as the overall point of the program. First, it should first be clarified...

Letter to the editor by Duane Malany

April 13, 2016

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In the current election, the SGA Executive Board will go uncontested, leaving the student body with no choice on the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. But I would like to remind the student body that they still...

Letter to the Editor

February 12, 2014

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In response to Brittany Henderson’s story, in the Jan. 29 issue of The Journal, titled, UIS adapts to concealed carry law: I was saddened by the small minded focus of your recent cover story on concealed carry. Your entire article...

Letter to the Editor

February 4, 2014

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In response Brittany Henderson’s story, in the Jan. 29 issue of The Journal, titled, Campus Senate Finds Value in Student Input: In the discussion at campus senate, I argued for the defeat of resolution 43-14, on the ...

Letter to the Editor

January 29, 2014

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The recent policy concerning the new Illinois Concealed Carry Act at UIS troubles me. I am not anti-gun. While I do not personally own a firearm, I do recognize that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to keep and bear...

Letter to the editor

David Barrows, Director of Facilities and Services

September 25, 2013

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In response to Julia Brown’s column, in the Sept. 11 issue of The Journal, titled, The bathroom blues: Paper towels, waste and germs: I thanked Julie Brown for bringing this issue to my attention.  I informed her that our...

Letter to the Editor

Jill Stoops

April 30, 2013

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Dear UIS students, staff and faculty, It is very hard for me to write this letter bidding you all farewell because I have thoroughly enjoyed being here as a Nurse Practitioner to help care for your health for 12.5 years. I...

Letter to the editor: The reality of the conflict in the Middle East

February 6, 2013

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We would like to echo Danielle Stanley’s call for social responsibility on the UIS campus in regards to the issue of the Occupied Territories and Israel.   In the interest of balance, we would like to respectfully disagree...

Letter to the editor

Patrick Fruin, Guest Columnist

October 2, 2012

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For those living in congressional district 18*, you will be choosing between Dr. David Gill and Rodney Davis as your U.S. House Representative. Rodney Davis recently posted the following message on his Facebook and Twitter...

Letter to the Editor

September 11, 2012

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In its editorial of March 5, 2012, New York Times wrote that US Judge Richard Cebull should resign because of his sending racist emails from the Courthouse chambers against President Obama and against blacks.   Many...

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