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A Niche Kind of Horror

A Niche Kind of Horror

September 26, 2018

Beware of The Blue Wave

Beware of The Blue Wave

September 26, 2018

Cat Issue Was Handled Poorly

Joseph Monack, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Guest Columns, Opinion Columns

An email sent to students on Sept. 21 revealed UIS’s controversial policy on feral cats. Most of it was old news—the State Journal Register had reported many of these policies on Aug. 17.      It does not matter wher...

Why I Vote

Jan Droegkamp, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Guest Columns, Opinion Columns

Several weeks ago I sat at a table registering voters at a youth summit. An 18-year old approached the table. When I urged him to register he asked me why he should register and vote? I looked at this child/ adult and was at a ...

September 25, 2018 is National Voter Registration Day

Jan Droegkamp, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Guest Columns, News, Opinion Columns

Your Vote Determines the Direction of Your Hometown, Illinois and the Nation Are You Registered? Much has been made about registering to vote for these upcoming midterm elections.  I am going to assume most of you are registered ...

Toxic Masculinity

Sadie Castro, Columnist

September 13, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion Columns

Toxic masculinity is an issue in the Western world, especially on college campuses. Many people do not think that masculinity is something that should be worried about in colleges, but as long as there are people dating and me...

Diversity Sells (When Done Well)

Sadie Castro, Columnist

September 13, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Fall 2018, Opinion Columns

Diversity has been a huge issue in media. People complain that there is not enough of it, while others also complain that there is already plenty. What people often don’t realize is that diversity sells well, especially when it is do...

Animal Abuse as a Social Norm

Jaclyn Fabing, Columnist

May 4, 2018

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Opinion Columns

College kids are pretty notorious for not treating animals well. It has often been speculated that many of the campus cats may have previously been cats that students owned during school, then abandoned at the end of the seme...

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