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Pitch Perfect, singing and comedy combined for a great film

Kati Maseman, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2012

If you are looking to get “pitched slapped” with comedy and a capella, then Pitch Perfect is the movie to see. While the film revolves around college a capella groups competing for a championship, it is also a story of frien...

3 West brings a unique music experience to UIS

Ray Carter

October 2, 2012

Working hard to accomplish a dream isn’t easy for the country pop duo 3 WEST. “We play every day, literally, and when we’re not playing we have to learn new material,” singer Nissa explained. The cycle of playing 280...

T.A. Noonan, essayist and poet, shared her work and writing tips with UIS

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

October 2, 2012

Author T.A. Noonan read excerpts and poems from her two hybrid genre collections The Bone Folders and Petticoat Government while at UIS. Her work has appeared in many well known literary magazines such as Verse Daily, Specs, Harpur ...

Hoogland Center for the Arts presents: Twelve Angry Men

Hoogland Center for the Arts presents: Twelve Angry Men

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

October 2, 2012

MicroMeal

October 2, 2012

Microwave Meals Ingredients: 1 1/4 lbs ground turkey 3/4 cup dried breadcrumbs 1/2 cup low-fat milk 1 egg white 3 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried...

What’s Happening This Weekend

October 2, 2012

Thursday, October 4 Help celebrate Homecoming Week by going to Blue City Camp out on the Quad at 9:30.  There will be a live performance by This Drummer, That DJ. Friday October 5 Take your homecoming spirit to the ...

Horoscopes

October 2, 2012

Libra (Sept 23-Oct 23) Be extra giving this week.  You will become a happier person. Scorpio (Oct 24-Nov 21) What’s for the best isn’t necessarily the easiest.  You’ve got a big decision to make. Sagittarius (Nov 22-D...

Unveiling the iPhone 5

Natalie Noble, General Reporter

September 26, 2012

Apple fans waited in line at phone carriers to get the newest gadget of the year.  The iPhone 5, Apple’s latest edition of their groundbreaking smart phone was just released. Assumption and suspicion have been in the air all...

Icon for Hire rocks UIS

Icon for Hire rocks UIS

September 26, 2012

Mary Jane’s Café closed due to revenue loss

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

September 26, 2012

Brookens Library announced on Aug. 28 that Mary Jane’s Café will be closed for the rest of the academic year because the coffee shop could not generate enough revenue to keep it afloat. The Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs,...

OLAS, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Lori Beckham, Assistant Editor of Features

September 26, 2012

Students have seen flyers on campus recently for Latin American speakers because September is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time for celebrating Hispanic culture. The student-run organization OLAS (Organization of Latin American...

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