Seniors reflect on their time at UIS

John Kurecki and Carolyn Miller

May 6, 2015

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

While most students are somewhat removed from the graduation process, the soon-to-be graduates are undergoing one of the greatest transitions of their lives. For the graduating students, graduation is a time of reflection and... Read more »

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 »

Leaving UIS behind

Ken Pacha, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, News

It is that time again, the time where the semester starts creeping up on you, when final papers are due, and studying becomes a necessity...for some of us at least. For others, while those preparations are going on, there is an... Read more »

A year of ‘progress and achievement’

Alexander Johnson, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, News

The annual graduation commencement ceremony for UIS will be held Saturday, May 16, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield, starting at 4 p.m. ‚ÄúThis is going to be our largest commencement in our... Read more »

Black Graduation: A momentous occasion

Destiney Boyd, Multimedia Editor

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Friday, May 8, the UIS Black Student Union (BSU) will host the annual Black Graduation ceremony in Brookens Auditorium. Aside from the official commencement ceremony scheduled to take place on May 15, the graduating African-American... Read more »

Lavender Graduation:Annual celebration

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, News

Lavender graduation is an opportunity for members of the LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied) community to be recognized for their achievements and contributions to UIS. It is also a... Read more »

Alumni Office, Development merge

Ken Pacha, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, News

There are always changes happening on the UIS campus, and one of those changes could have a noticeable effect on UIS students. The UIS Alumni Resources (UISAR) office and the Office of Development (OoD) are merging into one department... Read more »

‘The Beautiful Game’

Trenton Adams, Staff Writers

April 29, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

It seems to be a recurring joke that Americans do not embrace soccer and never will. However, this joke is growing stale. Major League Soccer (MLS) reached equal popularity with Major League Baseball (MLB) at 18 percent of avid... Read more »

Stars face Indianapolis at East Peoria

April 29, 2015

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

The UIS softball team earned the No. 7 seed in the 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Softball Championship Tournament, which will be held May 1-3 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, Ill. UIS faces No. 2 Indianapolis on Friday... Read more »