The Journal

Alcohol Poisoning and Safety

Nathan Cooper, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Spring 2019

Drinking to excess is a very dangerous habit in which many students from every college in America participate.  Every year there are more than 1800 deaths among college students in alcohol-related injuries...

Parties and Prairie Stars

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Spring 2019

It is a taboo if inevitable truth that some college students party and binge drink. UIS is not an exception. Some students may even see partying and drinking heavily as the exact same thing, rendering one unable to occur...

Impending Active Shooter Drill

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Spring 2019, Top Stories

The UIS Campus Police, in conjunction with a UIS planning committee and the Illinois Emergency Management System, will host a campus-wide active shooter drill on Feb. 8. The drill is meant to ensure that students, faculty, and ...

Game of Thrones is A Perfect Winter Binge

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Reviews, Spring 2019

After nine years, sixty-seven episodes and a lot of death, HBO’s powerhouse show Game of Thrones is finally coming to a bitter end. With such a culturally significant conclusion on the horizon and abhorrent temperatures in the air, n...

UIS Sets Six School Records in Tom Hathaway Distance Carnival

Aaron Schneider, UIS Athletics, Sports Reporter

January 30, 2019

Filed under Athletics, Campus News, Sports Stories, Spring 2019

The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) women's track and field team set six school records during the two-day Tom Hathaway Distance Carnival, which concluded on Saturday in Indianapolis. "Being the first meet of the season, I...

Pleasure Comes in Halves

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Campus News, News, Spring 2019

The University of Illinois at Springfield Visual Arts Gallery currently features an exhibition created by Wisconsin-based artist Thaddeus Kellstadt, called “Pleasure Comes in Halves.” Organized by Jeff Robinson, Gallery Direc...

The Green Book

The Green Book

December 5, 2018

UIS Basketball Teams Begin Toy Drive For St. John’s Children’s Hospital

By uisprairiestars.com

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Sports

The University of Illinois Springfield basketball teams will begin their annual toys and gifts collection for St. John's Children's Hospital today. UIS will be collecting the toys and gifts at three upcoming home basketball ...

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