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Men’s golf season underway

October 1, 2014

The University of Illinois Springfield men’s golf team returns for the 2014-15 campaign after a strong spring season and an eventful summer. Last season, UIS capped off a stellar spring run that helped them finish 11th in...

No. 14 Rangers slip past UIS in women’s soccer

Joe Miller, Sport Reporter

October 1, 2014

One goal was all Wisconsin-Parkside needed as the University of Illinois Springfield women’s soccer team battled with the No. 14 Rangers for 90 minutes but came up short, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at Kiwanis Stadium. The game...

Men’s Soccer falls in 2-0 defeat

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

October 1, 2014

The Prairie Stars outshot the visiting Rangers, 14-10, but couldn’t find the scoring touch as Wisconsin-Parkside defeated the University of Illinois Springfield men’s soccer team, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Kiwanis Stadium. UIS...

Basketball as a Cultural Framework

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

October 1, 2014

Last Thursday, Sept. 25, Dr. Bernardo Ramírez Ríos, a third-generation Mexican-American originally from Sacramento, visited UIS to give a Speaker Series lecture. He explained how basketball has become a social and cultural tool...

Looking for a good movie? Try Fracture

Josh Lawson, Asisstant Editor for Features

October 1, 2014

By Josh Lawson Assistant Editor for Features   Fracture (2007) Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, Glenn Gers Synopsis: An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely ...

‘How to Get Away with Murder’

Josh Lawson, Asisstant Editor for Features

October 1, 2014

Law school applications may spike in the wake of the new crime drama’s premiere on Sept. 25 The premiere of ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” on Sept. 25 brought plenty of buzz with it.  The show is set at a prestigious...

Voting made simple: UIS strives to bring students out to vote

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 1, 2014

  By Marc Cox Assistant Editor for News   Voting is something a large number of college-aged students at UIS are eligible for. Thankfully UIS makes it simple to engage in the voting process. In order to vote in Ill...

Going Greek: Many opportunities

Grace Latimore, Columnist

October 1, 2014

Summer has ended and as students begin to find their rhythm in the classroom and establishing involvement with student organizations some students are taking a look at Greek Life. Whereas Greeks have a well-established history...

UIS Homecoming 2014 set

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

October 1, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, and, starting on Oct. 5, UIS officially kicks off its Homecoming festivities, beginning with the final day of the Dan Salisbury Memorial Collegiate Invitational golf tournament in Springfield....

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