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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Graduation Day Inspiration:
Graduation Day Inspiration:
May 9, 2024

As the school year draws to a close and anticipation begins to grow, we are only a few weeks away from graduation day. Excitement and nostalgia...

Panther Women:
Panther Women:
May 8, 2024

On Saturday, April 27, Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation, played at the UIS Studio Theatre. This production was written by India Nicole...

Is the Bus Still Running?
Is the Bus Still Running?
May 8, 2024

After a long break from the podcast studio, we are joined by not 1 or 2 but 4 special guests! These lovely ladies join me and talk all things...

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Is the Bus Still Running?
Is the Bus Still Running?
May 8, 2024

After a long break from the podcast studio, we are joined by not 1 or 2 but 4 special guests! These lovely...

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...

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Best Men’s Athlete:
Best Men’s Athlete:
May 3, 2024

The towering, 6’ 10” left-handed pitcher, Clark Morgan is this year’s Best Men’s Athlete! Although Clark has not seen much time on the...

Best Women’s Athlete:
Best Women’s Athlete:
May 3, 2024

UIS Women’s Soccer’s ironwoman on defense, Megan Little is this year’s Best Woman’s Athlete! Prairie Stars had a very qualified pool...

Best Sports Team:
Best Sports Team:
May 3, 2024

The UIS Women’s Soccer team is this year’s Best UIS Sports Team! The Stars ended their 2023 campaign with a 7-5-6 record after being knocked...

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Countdown to Graduation
Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations Graduates!