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Cyberspace disgrace: Reasons I don’t love online dating

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

February 12, 2013

From taxes to telemarketing, mankind has pushed nearly all of its dirty work onto computers. It’s no surprise, then, that they’re helping us with the dirtiest job of all: dating. Computer dating services have been around...

Letter to the editor: The reality of the conflict in the Middle East

February 6, 2013

We would like to echo Danielle Stanley’s call for social responsibility on the UIS campus in regards to the issue of the Occupied Territories and Israel.   In the interest of balance, we would like to respectfully disagree...

CAMPUIS, A new semester

Alex Johnson, Illustrator

February 6, 2013


Editorial: SGA creates new senator, vote yes

Journal Editorial Board

February 6, 2013

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...

Tips on budgeting for college

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

February 6, 2013

A college degree is a necessity in today’s job market, but with tuition rates and student loan payments, it’s priced as a luxury. Between managing full course loads and working part-time jobs, modern college students face...

Understanding the conflict in the Middle East

Danielle Stanley, Guest Columnist

February 6, 2013

UIS takes great pride in recognizing that their student body practices awareness of and respect for the various cultures in the United States and around the world. In addition to respecting other cultures, UIS wants every student...

Stand up, speak up: In response to ‘Understanding the conflict in the Middle East’

Nafia Khan, Assistant Editor for News

February 6, 2013

As an MPA student at UIS, I often have candid conversations with classmates on politics. However, a topic I know few of even my closest friends are hesitant to chat about is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I’m hoping to provide...

Schedule difficulties for nontraditional students

Julia Brown, Columnist

January 29, 2013

By the third week of the semester, most of us are used to our new class schedules. We’ve figured out how long we can sleep in before being late, how long it takes to get to class, and about how long the reading assignments are...

UIS Students Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Weather

Anthony Anello, Guest Columnist

December 4, 2012

Freezing temperatures, snow and ice are the norm for most winters in the state and it is critical that everyone, including UIS students, start preparing now for winter weather.  Winter storms can cause widespread power outages...

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