The Journal

“It’s On Us” Campaign Aims to Collect Pledges with Upcoming Drive

Cassie Buchman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

To kick off a pledge drive for the “It’s On Us” Campaign at the University of Illinois Springfield, a Proclamation is set from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Sangamon Auditorium Lobby. Johanny Martinez, a graduate as...

University of Illinois Springfield Students Detail Concerns on Flyer, Plan Anonymous Publication

Jacob Tebbe and Cassie Buchman

October 10, 2018

A flyer detailing a number of grievances about the University of Illinois Springfield’s administration, with plans to produce a publication voicing these concerns, was distributed around campus last week.   The flyer, with the heading “UIS Cannot Silence Us,” lists ten grievances with administrators, and states th...

Banned Books Week 2018: Where Is The Movement Going?

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Started in 1982 by free speech activist Judith Krug and carried by the American Library Association(ALA), Banned Books Week has not lost its vigor in publicizing books currently facing challenges in American libraries and schools. ...

The Displaced Persons Act of 1948: Local, National, and International Contexts

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

October 3, 2018

“Living memory is an important thing in history,” Sandy Baksys emphasized ardently during the ECCE Speaker Series event “The Displaced Persons Act of 1948: Local, National, and International Contexts." She is a reporter...

SGA Candidates Debate Campus Issues Prior to Election

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

With the future of the campus in their hands, the candidates for the student government association recently debated the pressing issues of UIS students at the Student Union. From campus cats to pools, the debate dredged up so...

ECCE Speaker Series Event Discusses Free Speech and The Right to Privacy

Nathan Cooper, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

ECCE Speaker Series hosted a speaker event on Monday, Sept. 17. This event focused on the right to privacy in the modern age and what constitutes free speech, as defined by the constitution.         The Young ...

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