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Health is Wealth – How to Stay Rich This Fall


As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, cozy blankets and warm beverages can make it tempting to stay indoors during the fall and winter months. However, maintaining an active    lifestyle is important for both physical and mental well-being. From Lincoln Memorial Gardens to “Cosmic Bowling” at Strike and Spare – there are several […]

National First-Generation College Celebration or First-Gen Day happens on Nov. 8. This day was chosen due to national recognition leaning towards this day from the signing of the Higher Education Act of 1965 on this day, and with its passing bringing the increase of federal funding and resources for universities, which would help provide much […]

November 11, 1918, is a date that will serve the test of time as a moment of peace against hostile waters. A collective warm sigh towards the bitter cold and hellish nature of war. It’s impossible to fathom how much a simple blanket or a friendly conversation meant after such brutal conditions forced us into […]

Due to the genocide and humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has called for a boycott against brands supporting or profiting from actions against Palestinians in Israel. This boycott was called not only in solidarity with Palestine, but to put pressure on brands to withdraw their support for Israel and to […]

Life on our Planet takes viewers back millions of years, and through stunning visual effects accompanied by narrator Morgan Freeman. The series explores planet Earth’s prehistoric past in a way no other series to date has yet been able to accomplish. Steven Spielberg worked the magic as the executive producer, while Jamie McPherson served as […]

Attention to all UIS students! The Spring 2024 course schedule was released on Oct. 16  and it’s almost time to register for classes. Course catalogs can be accessed through the UIS website on the registrar tab, and it is there that you will find course descriptions and any other information you may need about the […]

Writing an article for the UIS Observer is rewarding but also a little intimidating. While the articles that I submit are not going to be graded according to a particular rubric, every word and phrase is scrutinized by an audience of one: myself. As a communication major, it’s no secret that I like to talk […]

On Nov. 2, UIS saw its annual Día de Los Muertos event occur. This year it took place in the Logan Residence Hall great room, and included a beautiful performance from Baile Monarcas: Latin Dance, which is the Latin dance group at UIS. Before diving into the event, it is important to know what Día […]

(This article is a follow-up to a previously released article titled “Help!” and the discussion of a presentation done at the University of Illinois by Dr. Jonathan Pierce about Autism in the workplace.) Set the stage: Everyone who is reading this article is currently navigating a challenging world and searching for ways to cope with […]

On Wednesday, October 25, 2023, Dr. Cassandra LeClair, an award-winning author, professor, motivational speaker and sexual assault survivor, met with UIS students and staff in the Brookens Auditorium to speak about the importance of embracing your narrative and respecting other peoples’ narratives. So, what does that mean? It means that we all experience life differently. […]

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a double-edged sword poised to revolutionize the American workforce. Along with the promise of heightened efficiency and reduced costs, AI can reduce the number of accidents that result from human error. Yet, as this innovation intersects with the well-entrenched framework of capitalism, the future for the American workforce seems […]