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Vote for SGA

September 13, 2012

Senator for Transfer Students candidates Elizabeth Bagwell I personally believe action needs to be taken for easier transition for transfer students; as a recent transfer student myself, I encountered a lot of miscommunication bet...

ECCE Speaker Series kicks off new semester, Hispanic Heritage Month, with speaker Andres Lara

Kati Maseman, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2012

Andres Lara, also known as “the Cuban Guy,” is a motivational speaker, offering workshops for both students and staff. As a part of the ECCE Speaker Series and a Hispanic Heritage Month event, there should be lots of information,...

SGA discusses student elections and other upcoming events

Ashley Henry, News Reporter

September 11, 2012

The focus of the first Student Government Association meeting was the fall 2012 SGA election. Recently elected Student Body President Ryan Bouray called this meeting to order. Director of Student Life Cynthia Thompson reported...

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...

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