The Journal

Finals are creeping up, prepare now

Finals are creeping up, prepare now

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

December 4, 2012

Changes on TRAC by student request

Ashley Henry, News Reporter

December 4, 2012

It has been a semester full of changes for the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC), and starting with new classes and the recently opened juice bar. The most recent change comes in the form of extra time. The Department of...

Weekend Update

December 4, 2012

Thursday, Dec 6th 6:30 p.m. – Discussion and Book Signing, “Lincoln’s Ladder to the Presidency: The Eighth Judicial Circuit” by Guy Fraker Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL 627...

MicroMeal: Cheesy Potatoes

December 4, 2012

CHEESY MICROWAVE POTATOES 7 potatoes, cubed very small 1/4 c. butter 1/4 tsp. pepper 2 c. grated cheddar cheese 1 tsp. salt 1 pt. sour cream Cook potatoes 8 minutes on high in microwave. Put cheese, butter,...

Christmas Fun Facts

December 4, 2012

While in North America we use stockings as gift holders, some countries like Holland and  France use shoes for the same purpose. “Mistletoe” literally means “dung twig”. The name comes from the fact that mistletoe...

The decision is yours

Kati Maseman, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2012

The Journal wants to know what you would like to read about in our December 5 issue. This will be the last issue of the semester, and we want you to enjoy every page of it. Below are several categories, with different genres and...

Springfield music scene

Ray Carter

November 14, 2012

The music scene in downtown Springfield is good, constant, and has a lot of variety according Recycled Records co-owner Gary Kessler. Kessler’s shop is right down the road from Elf Shelf and co-owned by his brother Mark.  Recycled...

Embracing natural hair, the way it grows from your head

LaNee Wood, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2012

There are some misconceptions about being natural and having natural hair. Some people think that they have to wear their hair in an afro in order for them to be considered “natural.” This is a false.  The only real requirement...

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