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Third party candidates not on the debate stage

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Sept. 16 that third party presidential candidates former Gov. Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, and Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party, did not qualify for the first debate. The... Read more »

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September 28, 2016

Survey results presented at Campus Senate meeting

Jessey Bruce, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, News

On Friday, Sept. 23, the Campus Senate met for their biweekly meeting in PAC G. There was very little business to cover during this meeting; however, there was a report presentation that grabbed the attention of those on the Senate. Provost... Read more »

Behind the scenes at UIS

Behind the scenes at UIS

September 28, 2016

Contract bargaining underway for UIS union

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

UIS United Faculty, the tenure and tenure-track professors union, is still negotiating its first contract with the university, but continues to work toward an agreement with the administration. The union met with the university’s... Read more »

Campus cohesiveness and student safety discussed by new SGA

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

As the six recently elected student senators introduced themselves at Sunday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, two sentiments were commonly shared: There needs to be more attempts at creating a more cohesive environment... Read more »

Student phishing scams

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

Using a psychological attack method called phishing, bad actors or ‘phishers’ make daily attempts to bait and hook end users, including UIS students, to steal their personal information. In fact, on Sept. 15, 2016, the... Read more »

We need to talk about Trump

Cole Moriarty, Columnist

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

Please, friends, no matter your party allegiance or preconceived notions of ideological bias, I urge you to consider the following things about the man who may very well come to control the most powerful government office in the... Read more »

You don’t actually believe all lives matter

Erik Thulien, Columnist

September 28, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

A couple weeks ago I wrote about Colin Kaepernick, and why he was justified to sit during the National Anthem. Writing that piece made me realize something. To all of you who post #AllLivesMatter, or #BlueLivesMatter, or whatever... Read more »