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Unity offers equality for all

Unity offers equality for all

The Equality Ball, hosted by Western Illinois Univery‘s Unity, was held yesterday in the Multicult...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Faculty Spotlight

Tabi Jozwick

For most people, it takes time and experience for them to find their passion, but for the Department of Mathematics chair Iraj Kalantari, he found his passion for math when he was only in junior high school. A native of Tehran, Iran, Kalantari moved around each year due to his father transferring...

May 1, 2017No Comments

STARS receiving a facelift

Nicholas Ebelhack

Over the summer, Western Illinois University is planning to roll out an updated version of the Student/Alumni Records System (STARS) to improve upon existing accessibility and design features. Administrative Information Management Systems Manager Dallas Mowen said that with these improvements he is e...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Bahamians pick Western for Education

Lenisha Bolton

Along with nine other universities in the United States and Canadian region, Western Illinois University has recently been selected as a preferred education provider for future undergraduate and graduate students from the Bahamas. Western’s Director of Distance Learning Jeff Hancks said that the Baham...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Council discusses ADA efforts

Council discusses ADA efforts

Isaiah Herard

The Macomb City Council began their biweekly Committee of the Whole meeting with discussions on the bids r...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Adviser discussion closed

Adviser discussion closed

Kirsten Edmunds

The Western Illinois University’s Student Government Association (SGA) went into a closed session after...

April 26, 2017No Comments

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UDT puts on an amazing end of the year show

Alyssa Hohman

Western Illinios UniversityDance Theater (UDT) heldtheir Spring Gala Dance Concert this weekend. There were performances Thursday through Sunday at Hainline Theater. The show featured a variety of dancers and styles, showc...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Ivan Moody will not be leaving Five Finger Death Punch

May 1, 2017

After several misinterpretations online, lead vocalist Ivan Moody set the record straight, statingthat he has no plans of leaving Five Finger D...

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Gravina makes his mark in college hoops

MACOMB, Ill. — After a record-setting season, head coach JD Gravina added another award to his list of accomplishments as he was named a recipient of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Division I Coach of...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On April 8 at 6:24 p.m. Morgan Mroz, 19, of 1133 Tanner Hall, was issued a notice to appear May 9 for a Macomb City ordinance violation for illegal...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On March 29 at 7:10 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Olson Hall. No fire was found and no injuries were reporte...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Feb. 14 at 6:46 p.m. three students in the Higgins Hall parking lot were judicially referred for unlawful consumption of cannabis and possession...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Jan. 6 at 3:37 p.m. a University employee reported the theft of his parking hangtag, valued at $110. The incident is under investigation. •...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Nov. 16 at 5:58 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. The alarm was activated by smoke from cookin...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Nov. 7 at 9:10 p.m. a student in Olson Hall reported $1,120 missing from his residence hall room. The incident is under investigation. •On No...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Oct. 15 at 8:52 p.m. Asher Goldberg, 18, and Byron Hill, 18, both of 1011 Henninger Hall, were each given a notice to appear Nov. 15 for a Macom...

  • Campus Crime Report

    On Oct. 8 at 12:14 a.m. four students near Higgins Hall were judicially referred for behavior On Oct. 8 at Tanner 1:39 a.m. two students in Tanner Ha...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Sept. 24 at 3:14 a.m. Benjamin W. Roza, 20, of Oswego, IL, and nonstudent Nicole A. Thompson, 19, of Oswego, were each issued a notice to appear...

  • Campus Crime Report

    On Sept. 10 at 10:35 p.m. two students in Thompson Hall were judicially referred for possession of cannabis. On Sept. 11 at 1:11 a.m. nonstudent Nath...

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