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Women’s golf team in 10th at Super Regional

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

May 4, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

The NCAA Division II Women’s Midwest Golf Super Regional began on Monday, May 2. Held at the Panther Creek Country Club here in Springfield, 12 women’s teams from conferences around the Midwest participated in determining... Read more »

Pulling punches

Sean Flamand, Movie Reviewer

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Reviews

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, the (many) problems with “Dawn of Justice” stemmed from how much work the film had to do in setting up the entire DC cinematic universe. All “Captain America: Civil War” had to do,... Read more »

The Illinois Innocence Project celebrates its 15-year anniversary

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Features, Journal Archives, News, State News

On April 30, the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) held their ninth annual Defenders of the Innocent Event at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, which 423 people attended. The event is the IIP’s major fundraising event,... Read more »

EDITORIAL: University has responsibility to improve residence hall, CAP diversity

The Journal Editorial Board

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Editorials, Features, Journal Archives, News

Throughout the previous years, UIS has made great strides in improving diversity on campus by increasing the number of minority students enrolled at the university. However, now is the time to focus on promoting diversity within... Read more »

2016 student commencement speaker: Robyn Crutchfield

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for Features

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

Each year the UIS commencement ceremony has numerous speakers present. Among them is always a member of the graduating class, and this year, the honor goes to Robyn Crutchfield. Crutchfield came to UIS from Matteson, Illinois... Read more »

SGA introduces resolution against Friday classes

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

  The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the last time in the spring 2016 semester on May 1, where they discussed multiple resolutions before the incoming SGA members met. -The outgoing SGA discussed a res... Read more »

Why life expectancy in the U.S. is likely decreasing

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

May 4, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

For the first time in more than a millennium, the life expectancy will likely decrease. Ever since medieval times, the life expectancy has slowly yet steadily risen, but that trend may be coming to an end with the latest generation... Read more »

New young Lincoln statue: A unique addition to UIS

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

Next week, a Lincoln statue will be unveiled on the University of Illinois Springfield campus. The statue will be a sculpted version of young Abraham Lincoln. According to UIS Director of Public Relations Derek Schnapp, the... Read more »

The director

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

Kimberly Pate has transformed UIS Athletics during her five years as director. In her time, Pate has overseen a change in the people, facilities, and the overall function of the department in the all-encompassing endeavor to... Read more »

Breaking ground and making history

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News

After much waiting, anticipation, and speculation, UIS officials are set to break ground on the Student Union today at 10:30 a.m. The historic groundbreaking ceremony comes after the University of Illinois Board of Trustees... Read more »

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