Award-winning, student-run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield

The Observer

Award-winning, student-run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield

The Observer

Award-winning, student-run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield

The Observer

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Route 66 Drive-In
Route 66 Drive-In
April 18, 2024

Springfield's Route 66 Drive-in Theater - situated next to Knight’s Action Park which is known for its golf courses and waterslides - reopened...

Athlete Appreciation Week:
Athlete Appreciation Week:
April 18, 2024

Piper Schrepherman plays tennis for UIS. We caught up with her via email due to her very tight schedule. She is from Elburn, Illinois and attended...

National Volunteer Month:
National Volunteer Month:
April 17, 2024

Held in April every year, National Volunteer Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of volunteers. It is an opportunity...

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Violet Margin:
Violet Margin:
March 27, 2024

Are you passionate about prose and poetry? Well, if you've been searching for the perfect outlet for...

Fresh Blooms:
Fresh Blooms:
March 22, 2024

Spring is just around the corner – so what will we be wearing this season? With the season looking...

Exploring Iconic Fashion Moments in Film History
Exploring Iconic Fashion Moments in Film History
March 6, 2024

Fashion in movies plays a pivotal role in many aspects of character as well as plot. There are many layers...

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Athlete Appreciation Week:
Athlete Appreciation Week:
April 18, 2024

Piper Schrepherman plays tennis for UIS. We caught up with her via email due to her very tight schedule. She is from Elburn, Illinois and attended...

Rules of the Court Episode 8
"Rules of the Court" Episode 8
April 10, 2024

Episode 8: In this week’s episode Nick and Valeria are joined by their friend Chris once again to talk a little March Madness, the NCAA’s...

UIS Baseball Hits a Weekend Showdown
UIS Baseball Hits a Weekend Showdown
April 5, 2024

A fan of UIS baseball would be hard pressed to find a performance better than game one of the four game series between UIS and McKendree University...

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Countdown to Graduation
Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations Graduates!