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The Journal wants to know what you would like to read about in our December 5 issue. This will be the last issue of the semester, and we want you to enjoy every page of it. Below are several categories, with different genres and themes. You can pick the stories you like and let us know by email, phone, or just stop in and see us. Most students have just finished making a much more important decision in the next President of the United States, but now a much more carefree choice is here. And hey, there aren’t any bad choices on this page. Have some fun with this one and decide the content that is by the students for the students.

Pick one from every category (Can’t decide? Choose more than one):

Holidays: (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Winter Solstice)

History of the winter holidays

Holiday fun facts

Student voices on the holidays

Holiday events around Springfield

Decorating fun, and tips for the holidays


How to study for finals

Tips on how to stay stress free during finals

Best places to study and relax during exam time

Campus events

African Student Association (Boutique, African Beatz, Movie Night and more)

Campus Senate Meeting

Holiday Fiction Reading, preview

Student Government Association Meeting


Holiday Horoscopes

Viral Holiday Video

Microwave recipes for the holiday

Holiday Trivia


Holiday recipes

Best places to eat during the holidays

How to: holiday cooking tips


Basketball season previews

NFL update

NBA update

Player Profile (You pick the player)

Don’t see something you want? Write it down and bring it to us, or send your idea via email. Hey, you could even give us a call, we’d love to hear from you.


Location: Student Affairs Building (SAB) 20

Phone: 217-206-6397

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Award winning, student run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield..
The decision is yours