The Journal

Know the candidates, exercise the youth vote

Ray Carter

October 16, 2012

Students at UIS are not as concerned about candidate platforms as they should be. With an upcoming election, young voters should be informed. “I don’t support either candidate, because I don’t know anything about them,”...

Koch discusses academics, diversity and campus police force with senate

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

October 16, 2012

Susan Koch, Vice President and Chancellor, outlined five priorities for UIS while addressing the Campus Senate: relevance, visibility, affordability, engagement, and excellence. In a wide-ranging discussion, in which she fielded...

Police Beat

October 15, 2012

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of October 7 to October 15. Traffic Stops (14)- Of the 14 stops, police issued 4 citations and 11 warnings. Motorist Assists (16) F...

Get to know SGA members, their plans for UIS and students

Ashley Henry, News Reporter

October 9, 2012

Returning 2012 Student Government Association (SGA) members, Ryan Bouray, Aaron Mulvey, and John Tienken discussed plans and goals for the upcoming 2012-13 academic year. President Ryan Bouray is a senior at UIS majoring in...

UIS Adapts to Decreases in State Funding

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

October 9, 2012

It is not difficult to find indications of hard economic times on the UIS campus. “Everybody has taken a hit,” said Aaron Shures, Associate Provost and Director of Budget and Financial Analysis. Some offices are sparsely staffed,...

Police Beat

October 8, 2012

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of October 2 to October 7. Traffic Stops (12)- Of the 12 stops, police issued 5 citations and 10 warnings. Motorist Assists (17) F...

Health Services, hoping to ensure safety and prevent outbreaks of illness

Kati Maseman, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2012

UIS is currently facing several health concerns. First, needles from medication are being improperly disposed of, and second, with flu season starting, and Pertussis outbreaks on the rise, vaccines are being highly encouraged...

Working for change, political activist Tom Hayden addressed the UIS community and public alike

Ashley Henry, News Reporter

October 2, 2012

Tom Hayden is co-founder of Students for A Democratic Society, and was one of the “Chicago Eight” charged with conspiring to provoke a riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. During this time he wrote a proposal...

Campus Senate approves Spanish minor, discusses redesigned English M.A.

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

October 2, 2012

The Campus Senate approved a resolution creating a Spanish language minor after a lengthy discussion in which Senators balanced funding and resource issues with student needs and desires. John Martin, Associate Professor of...

Police Beat

October 1, 2012

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of September 24 to October 1. Traffic Stops (13)- Of the 13 stops, police issued 2 citations and 11 warnings. Motorist Assists (9) Bu...

SGA Election Results, Fall 2012

September 27, 2012

The election results for the Student Government Association for the fall of 2012 are include several positions that were filled following the election on Sept. 19 & 20. The filled Senator positions: -       Senator: Education & Human Services:...

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