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Map lecture provides direction

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

Christopher Sutton, professor of geography, delivered his Distinguished Faculty Lecture “The Power of Maps” at the College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall on Wednesday. “The faculty lecture is a proud tradition dated back to 1969, when (Western Illinois University) President John...

March 23No Comments

Samuel Brinton to speak on conversion therapy

Kirsten Edmunds, Assistant News Editor

Western Illinois University’s Unity organization wants to help educate others about the harmful effects of conversion therapy done on LGBT people, by bringing in a guest speaker this Monday at 7 p.m. in Waggoner Room 3. Unity’s Student Government Association (SGA) chair Natasha Kelch met a man...

March 23No Comments

Western continues to snuff out smoking

Western continues to snuff out smoking

Nicholas Ebelhack, News Editor

Since July 1, 2015, Western Illinois University has been a smoke-free campus, in accordance with the...

March 23No Comments

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Jasmine Yates, Courier Staff

Michael Dennis is not your average sized college student. At 6 feet 11 inches, Dennis, an RPTA major...

March 22No Comments

WIUDM spares time for kids at Digger’s

WIUDM spares time for kids at Digger’s

Shannon Norris, Assistant News Editor

As the clock for Dance Marathon winds down to its final days participants are doing everything they can...

March 22No Comments

Chubby’s move makes progress

Chubby’s move makes progress

Isaiah Herard, Proofreader

The Macomb City Council held a public hearing to consider a liquor license application submitted by Chubby’s...

March 22No Comments

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Changing sound could be a bad move for a rock group

Brie Coder

On Feb. 16, Linkin Park announced they were working on a new album entitled “One More Light.” This will be the band’s seventh studio album and will be released on May 19. Like any other artist, the band released a si...

March 8No Comments

Picasso at the Lapin Agile is a unique performance

March 8

Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein are not two names that are often associated, yet in “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” that is exactly what ...

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March Madness lives up to the hype

Mat McClanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

Now that March Madness is well underway, the basketball community has seen typical March mayhem. The basketball world has seen a number one seed fall, questionably a game-winning goaltend, the “weakest” Power Five conference,...

March 22No Comments

  • Baseball prepares for five straight games in Macomb March 22
  • Softball comes up empty before the start of conference play March 22
  • Magical season comes to an end in NCAA Tournament March 19
  • Softball splits matchups over the weekend March 8

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  • 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...

  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On Aug. 30 at 4:27 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Tanner Hall. No smoke or fire was found, and no injuries we...

  • Campus Crime Report

     On Aug. 9 at 7:37 a.m., an employee reported four letters were stolen (sometime between 10 p.m. Aug. 8 and the early morning hours of Aug. 9) from t...

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