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Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 25, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of Feb. 18 to Feb. 23, 2013. Traffic Stops (2)- police issued no citations and 2 warnings. Motorist Assists (1) Code Blue ...

Not guilty: Illinois Innocence Project helps the falsely accused

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 20, 2013

Imagine sitting at home when the police come to your door and tell you that you are about to be charged for murder. That is what happened to Anthony Murray. He was convicted of murder in the first degree 14 years ago and received...

Campus Senate approves liberty studies minor

Colten Bradford, Intern Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2013

After a heated debate between senators and audience members alike, the Campus Senate voted to approve the proposal for the liberty studies minor. According to Resolution 42-13, this minor will “provide students with the knowledge...

UIS shakes up major administrative position: New CAP Scholars director to be selected for fall

Nafia Khan, Assistant Editor for News

February 20, 2013

The Capital Scholars Honors Program (CAP Scholars) will be seeing a major leadership change in the upcoming fall semester. Karen Kirkendall, who has been the director of  the program for the past 6 years and has been part of...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 18, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of February 10 to February 23, 2013. Traffic Stops (26)- police issued 8 citations and 20 warnings. Motorist Assists (11) C...

Political Activism and the SGA

Sean Bruce, News Reporter

February 12, 2013

The SGA meeting last Sunday became the site of two different sides of political activism. First, alumni Thomas Swanson introduced a petition in support of the creation of a new Liberty Studies minor. Second, the SGA answered...

Love is all you need: Religious Freedom and Marriage Equality Act back on the table for Illinois Senate

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 12, 2013

The Religious Freedom and Marriage Equality Act (RFMEA) is set to go before the Illinois Senate this week with hopes of a swift passage through the House of Representatives and delivery to Governor Pat Quinn’s desk. Senate Bill...

Police Beat

Andrew Craven, General Reporter

February 12, 2013

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of February 4 to February 10, 2013. • Traffic Stops (31)- police issued 15 citations and 19 warnings. • Motorist Assists...

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