The Journal

Holiday mad dash

Holiday mad dash

Julia Brown, Columnist

December 4, 2012

Situational generosity

Sean Bruce, Columnist

December 4, 2012

The holidays have long held the connotations of giving, family, close-knit emotional bonds, and several other positive emotions that seem to invoke nostalgia from the majority of Americans. It is a time to share experiences with...

America’s new past time?

Adam Buck, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2012

Baseball has been known to be America’s favorite past time, but that could change in the next couple of years. A new sport is on the rise and is spreading across the nation, a sport that has the potential to be America’s new...

Desktop or laptop?

Tushar Thakkar, Web Editor

November 14, 2012

People like to complain about their computers. “It runs too slowly,” “It doesn’t work the way it should.” Having a Computer Technical Support Certificate all of my friends come to me for help with any and all computer...

Voting in the age of the young

Sean Bruce, Columnist

November 7, 2012

Can you trust a high school student to vote? Argentina has recently done just that. On Oct. 31, the Argentine government lowered the voting age from 18 to 16, joining Brazil, Ecuador, and Nicaragua as South American countries...

Camera one, camera two

Julia Brown

November 7, 2012

Do you remember the old paper 3-D glasses with the red and blue plastic lenses? They worked half the time, the other half you were looking at a discolored, fuzzy picture. Nowadays, patrons are given an actual pair of glasses...

Radical Student Union at UIS

Radical Student Union, Guest Column

October 31, 2012

As we turn into the homestretch of the 2012 election, there are countless news stories and discussions about the idiosyncrasies that differentiate President Obama and Governor Romney. Maybe it’s just the RSU that’s confused...

Liberty Forum at UIS

Thomas Funfsinn for the Liberty Forum, Guest Column

October 30, 2012

The Folly of Voting Another election cycle is upon us, but I’m here to assure you that not everybody is wrapped up in the emotional fervor that accompanies such a charade.  Pundits make an effort to persuade you of how critical...

College Republicans at UIS

College Republicans, Guest Column

October 30, 2012

The Republican Party or sometimes seen as the GOP (Grand Old Party) first emerged in 1854. The party began as an anti- slavery party. The first Republican to be elected was Abraham Lincoln. The party began its base in the northeast...

College Democrats at UIS

Marc Reiter for College Democrats, Guest Columnist

October 30, 2012

This year’s elections are bound to be a hotbed of excitement in the coming final days of campaign 2012. By now, your television screens at home seemingly run endless amounts of political ads. It’s all over soon though, I promise....

Is it over yet?

Sean Bruce, Columnist

October 30, 2012

The campaign season will come to a close after a long and difficult battle between the two, or more if you include primaries, candidates. Whether they have chosen to support the incumbent Barack Obama or the challenger Mitt Romney,...

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