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Elements looks to publish student work

February 20

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Elements, Western Illinois University’s literary magazine, allows undergraduate students to tap into their inner Robert Frost or Ernest Hemingway through their own literary works. “The Elements literary magazine is a student-...

Faculty Spotlight

February 20

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Changes occur throughout life, and for Lori Baker-Sperry, Women’s Center interim director and women’s studies professor, she noticed these changes from her childhood to the changes in today’s society. “I had a fairly...

Students named finalist in acting scholarship

Isaiah Herard

February 17

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As the Kennedy Center Acting Competition comes to a conclusion, two Western Illinois University Master of Fine Arts acting students have been named finalists for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship. Brett Olson and Jeffrey Young...

Students swing into dance club

Tabi Jozwick

February 17

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Western Illinois University students looking to get into the swing of things this spring can come to the Swing Dance Club’s meetings. According to Swing Dance Club Vice President Aaron Deneckere, swing dancing involves expressing...

Area schools compete in Science Olymiad REgional Competition

Rodrigo Lopez

February 15

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The 30th annual Illinois Science Olympiad Regional Competition was held at Western Illinois University, with 10 junior high school teams and seven high school teams participating. Two divisions, consisting of the B Division...

‘There is no way to justify this’

Nicholas Ebelhack

February 15

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Martire and Stanley present on insufficient higher education funding

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Past WIU Presents on the Future

Tabi Jozwick

February 15

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Western Illinois University hosted Jim Leahy this week to talk about his experiences as an alumni and in his post-academic career. Leahy, who is the Chief Operating Officer of Veterans Canteen Services within the Department ...

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