The Journal

Political Understanding and Activist Club

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

A new student organization has been formed on campus, the Political Understanding and Activist Club. The group is dedicated to promoting reasonable political discourse and encouraging active involvement in the political sphere accord...

College Democrats and Republicans Talk Tax

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Hosted by the Student Advocacy Group, the College Democrats and College Republicans met in the Student Union Ballroom on Oct. 25 to debate a variety of issues crucial to the approaching midterm election. The debate followed ...

Apology Note:

Sri Darshita Palreddy, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2018

In our last edition, dated April 4, the article titled, “The importance of a Handwritten Thank You” was originally written by Madison Stone—pursuant of a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Management, Capital Scholar Ho...

Homemade Halloween treats

TIFFANY CHIN, Photographer

September 20, 2017

  Rice Krispy Monsters: Ingredients/Materials -Rice Krispies -White chocolate chips -1/3 cup milk -Food coloring (any color) -Sprinkles -Candy eyeballs -Medium bowl -Fork -Foil or parchment paper Directions: 1. Place chocolate chips into the bowl then melt it...

UIS responds to DACA concerns

Camilla Luo, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

One of President Trump’s big changes is to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, with a six-month wind-down that gives Congress time to preserve it in some form. This means no new applications will be ...

Student Union ahead of schedule, will include Starbucks

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

The much-anticipated opening of the Student Union is still on track for January 2018, just shy of six years after UIS students approved a referendum on April 18, 2012 to finance its construction with a student fee increase, which...

The Queens of the Triple Block finish the season with two big wins

Zach Lebovitz, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2016

  As the UIS Prairie Stars Volleyball team closed out their season with two big wins over Southern Indiana and Bellarmine, it was also a sad weekend saying goodbye and thank you to five seniors who have completed their...

Vigil to honor victims of Orlando shooting held at UIS

June 15, 2016

On Tuesday, June 14, approximately 150 members of the UIS and Springfield community gathered in the Public Affairs Center to pay tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The...

UIS student dies at age 22

UIS student dies at age 22

Marc Cox, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2016

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