The Journal

Sawbones Makes Pseudo-Science Fun

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Black Presented by Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy, the podcast Sawbones is a hilarious and informative weekly trip through the cringey medical “sciences” of yesteryear. From gruesome surgeries like trepanat...

Game of Thrones is A Perfect Winter Binge

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

After nine years, sixty-seven episodes and a lot of death, HBO’s powerhouse show Game of Thrones is finally coming to a bitter end. With such a culturally significant conclusion on the horizon and abhorrent temperatures in the air, n...

UIS Theater Presents: Silent Sky

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

For its fall production, UIS theater performed the play Silent Sky. Written by playwright Lauren Gunderson and first performed in 2017, the play brings to light the forgotten story of one of the world’s greatest astronomical innovators. Along the same v...

Bad Times at the El Royale Delivers a Good Time

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Bad Times at The El Royale has a Quentin Tarantino feel that harkens back to Pulp Fiction, sprinkling in a dash of classic noire. While it tries to punch above its weight in its n...

White Boy Rick

White Boy Rick

Nathan Cooper, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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