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Journal Editorial Board responds to photograph concerns

Editorial Board

April 16, 2014

Filed under Archives, Editorials, Opinion Columns

Journal readers have e-mailed us, voicing concerns about the recent front page photo of Ben Wierzba with the red “VOID” across it.   The Journal would like to apologize to all of those troubled by the photo’s...

Editorial: Right decision to retain Prairie Stars name

Editorial Board

February 4, 2014

Filed under Archives, Editorials, Opinion Columns

Over the course of the last year, several university bodies researched and spoke with the public about a possible UIS nickname change. Last month, Chancellor Susan Koch released a statement to the University announci...

Editorial: Alcohol in the Student Union

Journal Editorial Board

December 11, 2013

Filed under Archives, Editorials, Opinion Columns

Numerous students have wondered about the mysterious sign on the Quad that reads, “Student Union”. With nothing to go on but a poster and a dream, last year’s students voted yes and left it up to the administration to make...

Editorial: Our opinion on gun control laws

Journal Editorial Board

April 30, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion Columns

Promoting public safety remains a top priority in our society. From the tragedy at Columbine High School to the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the question of how to protect citizens from those with ill intentions and the Second...

Editorial: SGA creates new senator, vote yes

Journal Editorial Board

February 6, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion Columns

It has taken much too long for the creation of an international student senator on the Student Government Association (SGA), but now that it has passed the SGA, it is up to UIS students to decide if this will become a reality. Over...

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