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U of I leaders and alumni seek to secure state funding with IPAC bill

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Journal Archives, News, Top Stories

Hoping to stem the tide of stress it has caused students, faculty, and staff, President Tim Killeen and the University of Illinois Board of Trustees have proposed the University of Illinois Investment, Performance, and Accountability...

Campus Senate: Athletic training program eliminated

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

The Campus Senate returned to work following the winter respite and quickly passed Resolution 46-10 with zero dissent, effectively eliminating the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree at UIS before the program got off...

SGA addresses international students’ concerns

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs, Top Stories

Various issues regarding the rights and expectations of university care for international students were discussed at Sunday night’s Student Government Association meeting. Multiple proposed resolutions addressed several of the...

Debate over resolution readings revived – SGA

Megan Swett, Assistant Editor for News/Copy Editor

November 30, 2016

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Features, Top Stories

In their last meeting of fall 2016, the Student Government Association (SGA) revisited concerns about resolution 10, which was adopted on Oct. 23. The resolution amended SGA bylaws to forgo the previously established policy of...

The Electoral College: Outdated or unchanging?

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Politics, Top Stories

A UIS professor of political communication, Michael Cheney, believes that eliminating the Electoral College is “not likely,” despite a growing opposition to the current standard and the unprecedented levels of aggression across...

International students’ holiday activities

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, Top Stories

Hailing from some 27 nations and comprising approximately one-fifth of the 5,000-strong UIS community, many of UIS’s international students are being introduced to Western festivities for the first time during this holiday season,...

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