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Men’s basketball loses twice in a row to Wisconsin-Parkside

Josh Omenazu, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Sports, Sports Stories

On Jan. 31, the UIS men’s basketball team fell to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, a Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) rival, at The Recreation and Athletic Center by a score of 80-66. The final score does not tell... Read more »

SGA meeting Recap

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

On Jan. 31, the Student Government Association (SGA) conducted their first meeting of the spring 2016 semester at 8 p.m. in the PAC TV Studio. Below is a list of items discussed. -Acting Dean of Students and Director of Campus... Read more »

UIS professor publishes new textbook

Tamarra Newbern, News Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

One of UIS’s very own professors, Dr. Jason Pierceson, has recently published a textbook aimed at giving readers an insight into the LGBT community and related contemporary political and legal issues. Pierceson’s new book,... Read more »

Board of Trustees approves changes to background check policy

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Stories, Journal Archives, News

Recently, the U of I Board of Trustees approved revisions to the background check policy that requires background checks of all new faculty, academic personnel, and other employees. This comes in response to faculty and employees... Read more »

College for All Act: The ambitious goals of Bernie Sanders

Daniel McFarland, Columnist

February 3, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

For many college students, the weight and pressure of debt has now become commonplace. According to U.S. News, the average student loan debt is now $30,000, and that number continues to increase. The interest rates of student... Read more »

A river of poison

Cole Moriarty, Features Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives

The tap water in the city of Flint, Michigan has been contaminated with lead, according to John Counts with MLive News, possibly for as long two years – and months after serious concerns were raised. This has likely poisoned... Read more »

Vice of the Journal: Parking Operations needs major ‘repairs’

February 3, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

One of the first areas someone from inside and outside the UIS community sees when entering UIS are the parking lots. This is reason enough for the university to make some changes, gather some funds, and work to improve the areas... Read more »

The birth of America’s game

Alexander Camp, Assistant Editor for Sports

February 3, 2016

Filed under Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

By its seventh season in 1966, the American Football League had transformed itself from a fledging football entity in the shadows of the National Football League to a formidable alternative in its own right. The AFL strived... Read more »