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Everyone is getting ready for pizza and cake at the Jaguar Jumps celebration.

[Photo] Jaguar Jumps celebrates another successful session

April 23, 2024

Everyone is getting ready for pizza and cake at the...

Professor Patrick Santoro addresses the crowd at Exonerated before students take the stage.

[Photo] ‘Exonerated’ at GSU: A captivating success!

April 16, 2024

Professor Patrick Santoro addresses the crowd at "Exonerated"...

2024 Story Slam finalists and host Shannon Cason.

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2024 Story Slam finalists and host Shannon Cason.

Shannon Cason tells a story at the Story Slam

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Shannon Cason tells a story at the Story Slam

A storyteller talks to the crowd at the 2024 First Voice Story Slam.

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A storyteller talks to the crowd at the 2024 First...

Paintings by Jennifer Cronin.

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Paintings by Jennifer Cronin.

A sculpture by Alison Ruttan.

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A sculpture by Alison Ruttan.

A painting byJennifer Cronin

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A painting byJennifer Cronin

Brotherhood: A Journey of Unity and Connection is an exhibit by Marquis Parks and Joshua Tisdale.

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"Brotherhood: A Journey of Unity and Connection" is...

Brotherhood: A Journey of Unity and Connection an exhibit by Marquis Parks and Joshua Tisdale.

[Photo] Brotherhood: A Journey of Unity and Connection

March 26, 2024

"Brotherhood: A Journey of Unity and Connection" an...

Malcolm Banks stands in front of a portion of the Written in the Stars installation.

[Photo] ‘Written in the Stars’ kicks off interactive art installation series

March 19, 2024

Malcolm Banks stands in front of a portion of the 'Written...

Professor Jim Vining makes an announcement to students at the Super Tuesday Watch Party.

[Photo] Students celebrate Super Tuesday with civic action and pizza

March 7, 2024

Professor Jim Vining makes an announcement to students...

A morel mushroom growing from a forest floor in the spring.

[Photo] Have a great spring break!

March 8, 2024

A morel mushroom growing from a forest floor in the...

Lt. Gov. Stratton speaks at the HCITF launch.

[Photo] Healing-Centered Illinois Task Force begins at GSU

February 2, 2024

Lt. Gov. Stratton speaks at the HCITF launch.

A water fountain at GSU.

[Photo] Update: boil order lifted

January 29, 2024

A water fountain at GSU.

From Left: Dr. Crystal Harris, Imani Jackson, Lisa Porter (a volunteer representing the Links, Inc) and Renee Striverson.

[Photo] Students urged to prepare for looming elections

January 31, 2024

From Left: Dr. Crystal Harris, Imani Jackson, Lisa...

Lauren Dumas, Jason Gonzalez (seated), and engineer Adam Yoffe talk about Radio Jaguar in the whisper room.

[Photo] The Center for Community Media celebrates a year of success

October 31, 2023

Lauren Dumas, Jason Gonzalez (seated), and engineer...

Jan Figa, Dean of the Library.

[Photo] Meet Jan Figa, GSU library’s new dean

September 27, 2023

Jan Figa, Dean of the Library.

The Phoenix will return this Fall

The Phoenix will return this Fall

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer May 9, 2023

This is our last edition for the Spring semester....

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The spring issue of Reconstructed. Cover Art: We Exist by Mariam Ahmed

Publish your poetry, prose, or art in ‘Reconstructed’

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer May 5, 2023

The literary and arts journal at GSU, "Reconstructed,"...

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GSU will celebrate Commencement 2023

GSU will celebrate Commencement 2023

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Excitement is in the air as graduation season approaches;...

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GSU board, union members approve new contract

GSU board, union members approve new contract

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 23, 2023

Members of the University Professionals of Illinois...

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GSU Union President Mike Hart speaks to the crowd April 11.

Union, GSU reach tentative deal, suspend strike

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 17, 2023

Governors State University and the faculty and staff...

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A rally with faculty, staff and student speakers was held at GSU on April 11.

Strike Continues Leaving Many Students Without Direction

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 14, 2023

Negotiations between the University Professionals...

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President Green Speaks to Viewers via Zoom

President Green Addresses Concerns in Virtual Town Hall

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 12, 2023

While picketing continued outside, Governors State...

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Members of UPI from Chicago State, Eastern Illinois, and Governors State marched on the GSU Campus April 11.

Picketing, rally mark start of strike by GSU faculty and staff

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 11, 2023

Faculty and staff at Governors State University went...

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Eastern Illinois Union President Valerie Goss speaks to the crowd on Apr 11.

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Eastern Illinois Union President Valerie Goss speaks...

GSU advisor Carla Johnson speaks at the rally on 4/11.

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GSU advisor Carla Johnson speaks at the rally on 4/11.

Paul by Tony Tasset. A sculpture on the GSU campus.

GSU Faculty and Staff Prepare to Strike on Tuesday

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer April 10, 2023

After months of bargaining, members of the GSU chapter...

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GSU-UPI members discuss contract proposals during the negotiation process.

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GSU-UPI members discuss contract proposals during the...

Ballots for the vote to authorize a strike were collected in the Hall of Governors last week.

GSU Faculty and Staff Vote to Authorize Strike

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer March 27, 2023

Governors State University’s faculty and staff union...

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March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff writer March 1, 2023

During March, Governors State University will join...

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Labor Negotiations Remain Stagnant Despite Mediation

Labor Negotiations Remain Stagnant Despite Mediation

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer February 25, 2023

As February comes to an end, faculty and staff in...

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GSU Radio is on the Way

GSU Radio is on the Way

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer February 16, 2023

Construction of the new GSU radio station has begun....

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Artificial Intelligence at GSU

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer February 14, 2023

Technology now allows images, essays, and more to...

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The union is making preparations for a strike authorization vote.

GSU-UPI Consider Strike as Negotiations Continue

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer February 9, 2023

Contract negotiations between GSU and its faculty...

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GSU Library is Looking for Librarians

GSU Library is Looking for Librarians

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The library at GSU is currently searching for at least...

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GSU-UPI to Rally on Monday, Jan. 30

GSU-UPI to Rally on Monday, Jan. 30

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer January 26, 2023

On Monday, Jan. 30 faculty and staff members at GSU...

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Welcome Week Spring 2023

GSU Welcome Week Spring Semester 2023

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer January 23, 2023

From Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, Governors State University...

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A long row of empty bookshelves in the GSU library wait for removal.

What is happening in the library?

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer December 8, 2022

Librarians and staff in the GSU library are unhappy...

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Professor Crystal Harris and Student Senate President Marquis Parks speak at a voting town hall event on Nov. 30.

GSU named a 2022 Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer December 5, 2022

Thanks to Professor Crystal Harris Ph. D, and her team,...

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Labor negotiations continue among GSU administration, faculty, and staff

Labor negotiations continue among GSU administration, faculty, and staff

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Administrators from Governors State University met...

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Professor Christen Embry, and GSU students Shahid Jaber and Nuha Abdessalam stand near the entry for Lodge Con 2022.

GSU students enjoyed a learning experience at Lodge Con

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Students from GSU attended Lodge Con 2022 at the Will...

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Today is Election Day; be sure to Vote!

Today is Election Day; be sure to Vote!

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer November 2, 2022

It is election day, and if you haven’t done it already,...

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Faculty and Staff rally and consider a strike as negotiations continue

Faculty and Staff rally and consider a strike as negotiations continue

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer October 19, 2022

GSU-UPI members held a rally in the Lakeside Lounge...

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Homecoming Kicks Off with Cornhole Tournament

Homecoming Kicks Off with Cornhole Tournament

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Eight teams threw bags Monday afternoon with the hopes...

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Summer Fields

Meet CCM Co-Chair Summer Fields Hayda

The Center for Community Media (CCM) Advisory Board has chosen two co-chairs -- Summer Fields Hayda and Julie Keck -- to help manage the center’s efforts to increase media access in Chicago’s Southland.
Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Summer Fields Hayda said that she is honored to have...

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GSU faculty, staff working without contract as negotiations continue

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Faculty and staff at Governors State University (GSU)...

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The door to Engbretson Hall.

GSU to host ‘Conversation on Democracy, Inclusion, and the Media’

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Writer September 20, 2022

On Sept. 22, Governors State University will host a...

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A new exhibit in the art gallery in creation stage.

Some of the perks of being back on campus

Chris Weber, Phoenix Staff Reporter September 15, 2022

Classes have started and students are back in class....

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