The Journal

Spice up your sex life with aphrodisiacs

LaNee Wood, Features Reporter

February 12, 2013

Bananas, chocolate, asparagus, figs, almonds, oysters, onion and garlic all have one thing in common; they are all considered aphrodisiacs according to Session Magazine. An aphrodisiac is a food of some sort that is supposed to...

Finding great jobs and professional matches

Nafia Khan, Assistant Editor for News

February 6, 2013

When Nicole Broch first came to Springfield ten years ago from Florida to be with her husband, she never dreamed she would be serving as a voting member on the board of the city’s Chamber of Commerce. But she is now doing just...

BMCS, not just another organization, a ‘brotherhood’

LaNee Wood, Features Reporter

February 6, 2013

Brotherhood fidelity achievement. That is the motto for The Black Male Collegiate Society (BMCS), according to Vernon Gair. BMCS is an organization that is takes pride in leadership and service; they mentor young males fighti...

Student Affairs launches new website, UIS Connection

Ashley Henry, Assistant Editor for Features

January 29, 2013

At the beginning of the 2013 spring semester, Student Affairs launched a student-focused website, UIS Connection. The launch was part of UIS’s larger re-branding effort, Leadership Lived.  “Where students are first, and leadership...

Springfield volunteers for the holiday season

Ray Carter

December 4, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching, and UIS students are encouraged to get involved with the community. Springfield has a lot of great charities to participate in, and Contact Ministries Coordinator Julie Gentry said the number...

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