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The next small step

Sean Bruce, Columnist

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

Astronomers have recently discovered another planet which has a good chance of sustaining life. Gliese 163C, as this planet is called, lies a mere 50 light years away from earth and is one of two planets orbiting a red dwarf star...

Guest Column: Zachary Sullivan

Zachary Sullivan

September 18, 2012

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Former SGA Transfer Senator Endorses Dane Vincent My Fellow Students, I am pleased to announce my endorsement of Dane Vincent, candidate for SGA Transfer Senator. I first met Dane last year while I was serving as SGA Transfe...

When reality is just a little too real

Andrew Majors, Columnist

September 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

Reality television has been booming in recent years. I grew up watching early seasons of The Real World and Road Rules on MTV, and in the years after those shows found a massive audience other networks began to follow suit an...

Death for speech

Sean Bruce, Columnist

September 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

How valuable is free speech to us? Most Americans seem to take it for granted that they can say just about anything without fear of consequences, and we forget that it’s a privilege earned through sacrifice. Yet is this freedom...

Letter to the Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Letters to the editor

In its editorial of March 5, 2012, New York Times wrote that US Judge Richard Cebull should resign because of his sending racist emails from the Courthouse chambers against President Obama and against blacks.   Many...

Steroids and scars

Andrew Majors, Columnist

September 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

Much of my life has revolved around sports in some capacity or another. I started playing organized baseball and football at the age of six, and competed in athletics until I graduated high school. Now, participating in sports...

Far from home, part two

Far from home, part two

September 11, 2012

First man to walk the moon no longer walks the earth: and other lessons learned this summer

Andrew Majors, Columnist

August 28, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

As it does every year between spring and fall, summer has almost completely passed us by once more and left each of us with a unique impression. For me, it was a fast-paced blur that has me positioned to wrap up my stint at UIS...

Far from home

Sean Bruce, Columnist

August 28, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

If you ever get the chance to travel internationally, I'd say take it. You may find yourself thousands of miles away from home, eating food that tastes great (but will make you sick more often then not), surrounded by people who...

Food for thought

Sean Bruce, Columnist

July 18, 2012

Filed under Opinion Columns

One of the most unifying aspects of human existence is the need to eat. Every man, woman, and child on this planet needs to consume some form of nutrition on a regular basis to sustain life. College students are no exception to...

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