The Journal

Single Girl (or Guy) Self-Love: How to Handle Valentine’s Day

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

February 13, 2019

As we all know, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The day some of you are completely indifferent to while some of you are dreading. You have no idea how many people I’ve overheard complaining about how they don’t...

Trans Inmate Transferred to Women’s Prison

Sadie Castro, Columnist

February 13, 2019

After a year-long battle with the court system, Strawberry Hampton, a transgender woman, was finally transferred to a female prison. She had previously been incarcerated in several male prisons within Illinois. Strawberry had been ...

Do You Want a Kid?

Do You Want a Kid?

February 13, 2019

Dear Dr. Beth

Dear Dr. Beth

February 13, 2019

Inclement Weather Policy: Cruelty or Pragmatism?

Emily Albrecht, Copy Editor

February 13, 2019

The University of Illinois Springfield canceled classes from the evening of January 29 through January 30 due to inclement weather. Temperatures plummeted to as low as negative 50 degree windchill on that Wednesday night, with i...

Chancellor Koch Says “No Conflict” with SIU over Proposal

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

University of Illinois at Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch, in response to questions regarding Southern Illinois University’s (SIU) proposal to create a satellite campus for their law school in downtown Springfield, denied any po...

Sawbones Makes Pseudo-Science Fun

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Black Presented by Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy, the podcast Sawbones is a hilarious and informative weekly trip through the cringey medical “sciences” of yesteryear. From gruesome surgeries like trepanat...

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