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U of I President Killeen meets with campus senate, outlines IPAC

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, News, Student Affairs, Top Stories

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen went before the UIS Campus Senate last Friday to report the state of affairs in the U of I system, and address the concerns and questions of campus senators and members of the audience. “The...

Budget problems end Heilongjiang Faculty Exchange

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

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The Heilongjiang Faculty Exchange Program (also called the Harbin Exchange Scholar Program) ended a year and a half ago due to longstanding, unresolved funding issues, which were further exacerbated by the ongoing budget stalemate...

U of I against proposed admissions bill

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

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The Illinois House Higher Education Committee recently passed House Bill 230, despite opposition from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois Board of Higher Education. The bill, which would require state...

Campus administrators address the Campus Senate and international student safety

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

The Campus Senate turned into a contentious town hall meeting last Friday, as campus administrators addressed the issue of “International Student Safety,” while fielding questions and comments concerning the university’s...

Communicating with representatives is among the most important parts of political action

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Politics, Top Stories

While some Americans are happy with the results of the most recent election cycle, others are concerned about the future of the country and the welfare of its people. And even for those whose preferred candidates won, they...

Town hall on Trump’s immigration ban

Cole Moriarty, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Politics, Top Stories

Last week, a town hall meeting was held in the Sangamon Auditorium lobby to discuss the implications of Trump’s “Muslim ban.” The panel was made up of Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Anette Sikka, a lawyer specializing...

Chaos and confusion over ‘muslim ban’

Cole Moriarty, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

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The executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27 has become a flashpoint that has thrown domestic and international politics into chaos and confusion. The ripple effects of the order are still being felt around...

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