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Candidates Square Off in First Gubernatorial Debate

Dana Vollmer, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, News, Politics, Top Stories

All four candidates for Illinois governor participated in the first of three televised debates Thursday, Sept. 20.    The forum hosted by Telemundo and NBC 5 was moderated by Chicago-based journalist Carol Marin, who ran t...

Beware of The Blue Wave

Beware of The Blue Wave

September 26, 2018

15 students running for senator positions in SGA

Cassie Buchman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features, News, Politics, Student Affairs

  15 people are running in the fall 2018 Student Government Association’s senator elections, set to begin 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 and closing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27.    Cynthia Thompson, director of St...

College of Democrats Invite State Rep. Scott Drury to second Town Hall Meeting

Tamarra Newbern, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Politics, State News

State Representative, Scott Drury, visited the College of Democrats for a town hall to talk about his candidacy for Attorney General. The College of Democrats on the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) campus looks to e...

Communicating with representatives is among the most important parts of political action

Bryanna Shinall, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Politics, Top Stories

While some Americans are happy with the results of the most recent election cycle, others are concerned about the future of the country and the welfare of its people. And even for those whose preferred candidates won, they...

Town hall on Trump’s immigration ban

Cole Moriarty, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, Politics, Top Stories

Last week, a town hall meeting was held in the Sangamon Auditorium lobby to discuss the implications of Trump’s “Muslim ban.” The panel was made up of Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Anette Sikka, a lawyer specializing...

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