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Aspen Court filing for bankruptcy

Aspen Court filing for bankruptcy

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-Chief

Aspen Court tenants received notices this week that the company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in...

June 8, 2017No Comments

Western responds to sustained budget impasse

Western responds to sustained budget impasse

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-Chief

As Illinois enters its third consecutive year without a state budget and appropriated funds for higher...

June 1, 2017No Comments

Professor emeritus killed in collision with Amtrak train

Professor emeritus killed in collision with Amtrak train

Nicholas Ebelhack

Western Illinois University Professor Emeritus Gil Belles, 76, was killed Thursday morning when his vehicle...

May 25, 20171 Comment

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

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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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Lenoir saddles up for Dallas

Lenoir saddles up for Dallas

Mat McClanahan, Sports Editor

Western Illinois and Missouri Valley Football Conference record holder Lance Lenoir has finally reached an NFL contract. As of Monday, the former Leatherneck was given his chance in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys. Lenoir,...

June 15, 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.