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Yik attack- What’s the word?

Raven Wilson, Columnist

October 29, 2014

There is a new social media sensation that has captured the attention of college students all over the world. According to Nobullying.com, Yik Yak was created by two students, Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington, from Furman University....

Election Day should be changing

Duane Malany, Columnist

October 29, 2014

The 2014 elections are already underway in every state, and many Americans are casting their ballots through absentee voting or are heading to the county court house to vote early. The rest of us will either wait to vote on Nov....

Congressional candidates debate at UIS

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 29, 2014

Brookens Auditorium was at full capacity as it played host to the 13th Illinois District U.S. Congressional debate on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Freshman incumbent Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) and former Chief Judge of Illinois’s Third...

LGBTQA program open to students, faculty, and staff

Jessica Bayer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

That colorful sign that you may have seen around campus posted on different doors is not just used as a fun door decoration. Instead, it symbolizes that the particular office is a Safe Zone. Safe Zone is a program that has been...

Pumpkin season is upon us

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

There are many elements that help enhance the spirit of fall. There is the cool weather, the colorful leaves falling from swaying trees, and, most of all, pumpkins.  It’s not unusual to find the semi-sinister gaze of a jack-o-lantern...

UIS featured in Huffington Post article

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 29, 2014

On Oct. 17, UIS was mentioned in a Huffington Post article for being one of 23 colleges violating the United States Education Department’s safety law regulations. Under the Clery Act, colleges are required to track and divulge...

Casa Real: A Hidden Gem

Casa Real: A Hidden Gem

Carolyn Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014

UIS Volleyball winning streak continues

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

October 22, 2014

With the sweep of Kentucky Wesleyan at home last Sunday, UIS has gone four matches without a single lost set. The Prairie Stars went into Sunday’s game at 7-11, while Kentucky Wesleyan sat at 9-8. UIS walked away with a win,...

Styrofoam: What does it mean to us?

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

A college campus is comprised of extreme diversity. However, there is one seemingly unimportant object that binds every student, faculty member, and maintenance worker together: Styrofoam. It appears everywhere; from the cup...

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