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Steubenville case sheds light on gang rape

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

March 27, 2013

The months-long rape case first broken by ‘hacktivist’ group KnightSec has finally come to an end. Two minors were charged as juveniles and convicted of rape. Trent Mays, 16, and Ma’lik Richmond, 17, were openly sobbing...

Campus Senate expands student options

Sean Bruce, News Reporter

March 27, 2013

UIS students can look forward to yet another degree path available to them in the near future. The Campus Senate voted unanimously on Friday to create an Information Systems Security major. The program would teach students skills...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

March 26, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of March 18, 2013 to March 24, 2013.   Traffic Stops (18) - Police issued 3 citations and 15 warnings. Motorist Assists (29) B...

Police beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

March 18, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of March 10 to March 18, 2013. Traffic Stops (11) - Police issued one citation and 10 warnings. Motorist Assists (16) Burglary ...

The eye in the sky: Legislation to put a stop to drone surveillance

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

March 5, 2013

The modern war is not fought with bullets or with armored divisions. This modern war is fought in backyards, on the Internet and in massive data centers. This war is called “information warfare,” or the more colloquial...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

March 5, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of Feb. 24 to March 9, 2013. Traffic Stops (8)- police issued 8 citations and 6 warnings. Motorist Assists (14) Code Blue...

Illinois Senate passes Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 27, 2013

Marriage equality may become a reality in the near future in the state of Illinois as the Senate passed the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. In a 34-21-2 vote on Feb. 14, the Illinois Senate passed the bill which...

Global Brigades to help Hurricane Sandy relief

Ashley Henry, Assistant Editor for Features

February 26, 2013

This May, UIS’ student organization, Global Brigades, will embark on a week long trip to New York to assist with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. During the trip, the group will visit Long Island and Manhattan; two areas hit...

SGA stalls in the face of adversity

Sean Bruce, News Reporter

February 26, 2013

Despite the efforts of Internal Vice President Shonda White, who was directing the meeting in President Ryan Bouray’s absence, the Student Government Association didn’t achieve much last Sunday. The committee members had to...

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