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Technology created a generation of idiots

Technology created a generation of idiots

Julia Brown, Columnist

February 6, 2013

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...

Is underage drinking still the biggest threat to American teens?

Is underage drinking still the biggest threat to American teens?

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

January 29, 2013

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...

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...

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