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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:...

Student organizations help spur voter registration

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

September 26, 2012

The UIS community recognizes the importance of voting, and wants students to become aware and do something about their right to vote. Several organizations have dedicated their time to press the issue of voter registration: Leadership...

Student Union developments and plans for the semester, topics for SGA

Ashley Henry, News Reporter

September 26, 2012

The UIS Student Government Association (SGA) welcomed the newly elected SGA senators, as well as special visitors, Chancellor Susan J. Koch and Disability Services Director, Dr. Sarah Colby Weaver, Ph.D., at their meeting Sunday. Chancellor...

“Property Rights on Trial”: Defending Liberty and Inspiring Students

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

September 26, 2012

William Kline, Associate Professor of Liberal and Integrative Studies, has a message for students at UIS. “If you want to, you can come out of here and argue in front of the Supreme Court,” he said while introducing Scott...

Police Beat

September 24, 2012

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of September 16 September 23. Traffic Stops (16)- Of the 16 stops, police issued 6 citations and 10 warnings. Motorist Assists (33) C...

OUCH, challenging the use of stereotypes at UIS

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

September 18, 2012

“Many students joke about stereotypes on the UIS campus; some people may take it personally, but others go along with the jokes,” said Jasmine Torres Gonzales, junior. Stereotypes are often taken as jokes, and things that...

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