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Getting commuters to stop by

Getting commuters to stop by

David Raymond, a graduate student at Western Illinois University, presents his findings on the commut...  Read More »

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Join a club at the Activities Fair

Baylee Brynteson

 For students looking to get involved with organizations that fit within their hobbies or wanting to try something new, the University Union Grand Ballroom is the place to be this Wednesday from 3-5 p.m.  There are over 275 registered student organizations, and 122 of them will be participating in this yea...  Read More »

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Western gets muddy to support Macomb Fire Department

Western gets muddy to support Macomb Fire Department

Western Illinois University students participate in the 14th annual Bayliss-Henninger Mud Volleyball to...  Read More »

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Inter-Hall Council offers student opportunities

Chris Ginn

The Western Illinois University Inter-Hall Council (IHC) represents the voice of residence hall students.  IHC coordinates and hosts events, as well as offers students the opportunity to participate in the campus political process.  Joe Reinert, a junior majoring in computer science and math, serves as president of...  Read More »

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Sports alumni return to WIU

Danny Frey

Old friends, teammates and classmates gathered on Friday evening at the Alumni House to reminisce, look at old yearbooks, but more importantly just to catch up.  Times have changed for the African American members, whether they were involved in athletics or just furthering their education back in th...  Read More »

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MPD investigates gunfire on West Adams St

Erika Ward

At around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 28, shots were fired in the 400 block of West Adams St. by an unknown person.  The Macomb Police Department (MPD) confirmed on Sunday that a firearm was discharged in the area and the department is currently investigating the incident and searching for any information t...  Read More »

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Not Your Typical Superhero Movie

Kristen Mary

 Putting a group of villains together to save a world that hates them can make for an interesting story. That’s just what director Davis Ayer did in the new DC Cinematic Universe movie “Suicide Squad.” A good plot cam...  Read More »

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No Shame in Being Shameless

August 29, 2016

The ShowTime series “Shameless” was recently added to my must watch playlist on Netflix and as I am a typical college student, I had no opti...  Read More »

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Offensive skill players adjusting to new system

Danny Frey

No more spread offense for Western Illinois football. It might be a whole new offensive system, but the same great skill players are there learning it. “We are a pro-style offense,” said offensive coordinator Doug Malone. “T...  Read More »

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  • Summer OPS Beat

    On May 24 at 2:22 p.m. Christian Bridgewater, 27, of Rushville (IL), was arrested at the intersection of Western Avenue and West Adams Street for driv...

  • Campus Crime Report

    On April 18 at 8:45 p.m. a WIU student reported her car had been hit in the Corbin Hall lot sometime between April 10-15 and damage was visible on the...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On March 26 at 2:32 a.m. one student near the Lincoln and Washington ravine was judicially referred for behavior (activating beacon alarm) and ille...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Feb. 22 at 4:17 p.m. a student reported two sets of hair clippers, valued at $130, were stolen from his unlocked Thompson Hall room sometime aft...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Feb. 15 at 11:45 p.m. non-student Lennon W. Racine, 18, of Pecatonica, IL, was issued a notice to appear March 22 for a Macomb City ordinance vi...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On Feb. 9 at 11:04 a.m. a student reported someone caused damage to her vehicle (estimated at $600) sometime between 9-10:45 a.m. Feb. 2 while it w...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Jan. 30 at 3:35 a.m. Tristin Decker, 19, of 1008 Henninger Hall, was arrested in Olson Hall for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. He wa...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On Dec. 31 at 8:52 a.m. an individual reported that a third floor window at Henninger Hall had been damage. Damages were estimated at $311. •On ...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On Nov. 29 at 9:27 p.m. Jaquise Wesley, 18, and Kayla Stanback, 18, both of 738 Tanner Hall, were each issued a notice to appear Dec. 28 for a Maco...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On Nov. 11 at 6:27 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Bayliss Hall. No smoke or fire was found and no injuries we...

The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.
The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.