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Homecoming Royalty: A campus tradition at UIS

Jessica Bayer, Assistant Editor for News

October 1, 2014

As the week of Homecoming festivities creeps closer, so does the annual announcement of the 10 individuals selected to be on the Homecoming Royal Court. The idea of a Homecoming Court is not just something done at select schools...

UIS volleyball delivers win, 31-29

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 24, 2014

The first set was dominated by the Stars, they utilized some fake spikes that ended in short taps, landing in front of the Quincy line. UIS finished the set with a six-point lead, 25-19. It was clear in the second set that...

UIS fights hard on the field

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 24, 2014

The game was evenly matched through the first half, with neither team able to put points on the board. UIS took five shots (three were saved) while Maryville took four (two were saved). In the second half, Maryville haad the...

Koenigsfeld: Get professionals’ help with anxiety

Stephen Koenigsfeld, Guest Columnist

September 24, 2014

A week after the riot during Veishea, I entered the Iowa State Daily newsroom like I had every day for the past three years. I came in, sat down at my desk and plugged in a USB flash drive into the back of my computer. Then it...

Wouldn’t it be nice if money wasn’t equal to free speech?

Duane Malany, Columnist

September 24, 2014

Political polarization in our country is undeniably at its worst. Since Jan. 2011, we have had a Congress that blocks any solution to our national problems, and they continued that trend last Thursday when Senate Republicans filibustered...

UIS to celebrate Student Union campaign

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

September 24, 2014

Games, prizes, carnival treats, free giveaways and a juggler, what more could you ask for? On Tuesday, September 30 the UIS Student Union Campaign is kicking off with a carnival from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. near the UIS Colonnade. Not...

Alum calls Travis Porter story “blatant assault on hip-hop culture”

Khalil Jamal, 2014 UIS graduate

September 17, 2014

A simple Google search supplied me with the definition of an invasion; which happens to be “an unwelcome intrusion into another’s domain.” To call Travis Porter’s performance an “invasion” is a gross misrepresentation...

Rise here, rise now: UIS volleyball

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2014

UIS Volleyball opened up the UIS Invite with back-to-back wins, but since then have dropped three straight. What can we expect for the rest of the season? Last season, this team went 8-21, winning against conference opponents...

Fall softball competition: UIS successful in exhibition games

Joe Miller, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2014

The tournament marked the debut for Head Coach Shannon Nicholson, after a summer that saw prior Head Coach Mat Mundell move on to the University of Evansville. The Stars opened the tournament facing off against the Lions of Lindenwood...

Campus housing near capacity

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

September 17, 2014

The continued rise in students enrolling and living on the UIS campus has created an intense challenge for the Department of Residence Life, concerning both the quality and quantity of housing available to students. According...

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