The Journal

Illinois Raises Smoking Age

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Filed under Politics, Spring 2019, State News

On April 8, Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker signed House Bill 345 into law. This law raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. These products include “electronic cigarettes, or alternative nicotine prod...

Public Affairs Center or Performing Arts Center?

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Filed under Academics, Campus News, Spring 2019, Student Affairs

Anyone from the College of Public Affairs and Administration (CPAA) on campus is familiar with PAC, either as the Public Affairs Center or the Performing Arts Center depending on who you ask. This semantic distinction has become mo...

Police Beat 04/17/2019

April 16, 2019

Filed under Police Beat, Spring 2019

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Apr. 6 to Apr. 14 Hit and Run 04/07/2019 9:30 p.m. at 4950 University Dr. An officer was dispatched ...

Police Beat 04/10/19

April 10, 2019

Filed under Police Beat, Spring 2019

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Mar. 31 to Apr. 6 Warrant Service 03/31/2019 12:54 a.m. at 11th/Hazel Dell While on patrol an office...

Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby: Planned Parenthood

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Spring 2019, Student Affairs

The Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) at the University of Illinois at Springfield held a trivia event about Planned Parenthood on Monday, April 1. During this event, 35 questions were asked, and the winners received free...

Queer Poets of Color: Undocupoets and Migrant Literary Activism

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Filed under Campus News, ECCE Speaker Series, Spring 2019

Christopher Soto will be coming to UIS as part of the ECCE: Speaker Series and the annual Day of Silence. He will hold a presentation in Brookens Auditorium at 4 p.m. on April 11. Soto is an award-winning poet and activist from Los Ange...

Police Beat 03/27/19

March 26, 2019

Filed under Police Beat, Spring 2019

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Mar. 13 to Mar. 24 Smoke Investigation 03/11/2019 12:34 p.m. at Brookens Library An officer was dispatc...

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