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R.A.D, empowering women through self-defense

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

September 11, 2012

Every two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 22 million women in the U.S. have been assaulted or raped in their lifetime.   As we come into a new age...

Police Beat

September 11, 2012

University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of August 26 to September 10. Traffic Stops (30)- Of the 20 stops, police issued 7 citations and 24 written warnings. Motorist Assists (52) F...

Educational collaboration and potential changes for athletics, major topics for Campus Senate

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

September 5, 2012

The Annual Report of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, presented at the first Campus Senate meeting of the 2012-13 academic year, states that examining the possibility of changing UIS' mascot will be a priority for the...

Summer campaign developments

CheVaughn Starling, News Reporter

August 28, 2012

Another four years have passed, and that means another presidential election. From Mitt Romney picking his VP, to Barack Obama stating his support of gay marriage, it is clear that Romney and Obama have different directions on...

Andrew Dambrauskas for Illinois 96th

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor of News

August 28, 2012

“You don't expect to win when you're a write-in candidate, especially when your last name is Dambrauskas. But the longer I [campaign], the more support I'm actually getting. I've actually been able to insert myself as a third...

Mentors make a difference for new college students

Natalie Noble, General Reporter

July 18, 2012

The need for education in today’s world is not only necessary but also pertinent, and college is an experience that everyone should take advantage of. Although college is said to be a fun environment where a student can expand...

Online student resources

Daymon Kiliman, Assistant Editor for News

July 18, 2012

Being a student has its advantages, but few would venture that one of those is your current economic situation. Sure, there's the promise of significantly greater earning power over your lifetime with the door to higher income...

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