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English Department to offer digital publishing, pedagogies

Raven Wilson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

Two concentrations are set to reshape the M.A. program in English. They are Digital Publishing and Digital Pedagogies. Dr. Donna Bussell, an Assistant Professor of English, defines Digital Publishing as a concentration that...

A closer look into Illinois political candidates

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 22, 2014

As Nov. 4 quickly approaches, citizens must decide who to vote for on Election Day. Officials on the local ballot this year range from Illinois Governor to the Sangamon County Sheriff. Included below is information on candidates...

Student v. Alumni

Student v. Alumni

October 15, 2014

Springfield, Central Illinois African American History Museum to host third annual ‘Honoring Our Heritage Gala’

October 15, 2014

The third annual Honoring our Heritage Gala is set for Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Springfield. Hosted by the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum, the event will benefit the museum’s...

Bill Cosby graces Sangamon Auditorium

Carolyn Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2014

On Sunday, Oct. 5th the Sangamon Auditorium was filled with excited audience members awaiting a legendary comedy star. At ten minutes after seven, Bill Cosby walked silently and causally out onto the stage to start his sold-out...

Central Illinois Home to Halloween Festivities

Josh Lawson, Assistant Editor for Features

October 15, 2014

With Halloween just around the corner, many individuals are looking for terrifying events in order to get into the holiday season.  Central Illinois, fortunately, is home to many different Halloween festivities including haunted...

UIS Crime Report released

October 15, 2014

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the UIS Police Department is required to publish a report detailing the department’s policies and recent crime statistics. The...

Academic freedom on Campus Senate Agenda

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 15, 2014

On Oct. 11, the Campus Senate met in an annual meeting to discuss pressing matters for UIS. Business discussed ranged from a resolution on academic freedom to the possible addition of Health Care Informatics as a concentration. UIS...

Trick-or Treat for canned goods

Jessica Bayer, Features Reporter

October 15, 2014

On the night when ghosts and ghouls come out to play and children run in search of candy, teams of students and staff from UIS will dash to collect the most canned goods for the Central Illinois Food Bank. The yearly tradition...

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