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Western Courier

Student Spotlight

Isaiah Herard

February 15

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Tyler Moore Sophomore Computer Science Major

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Western Illinois University to show documentary investigating restricted funds in higher education

Isaiah Herard

February 8

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Western Illinois University’s Expanding Cultural Diversity Project is co-hosting a Western community screening of the documentary film: “Starving the Beast.” The community screening will occur this Tuesday, at the Sandburg...

Faculty Spotlight

Tabi Jozwick

February 8

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Professor Richard Hardy Centennial Honors College Director Former Congressman

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Arrest made in child abuse case

Erika Ward

February 8

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The Macomb Police Department arrested Victor Gallardo, 19, on Feb. 6 on a warrant for aggravated battery of a child. According to Lt. David Burnham, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) paid a visit to Gallardo...

Jacques stands tall facing bullying

Isaiah Herard

February 6

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Out of the darkness and into the light, Western Illinois University sophomore Vanessa Jean Jacques is growing into the woman she foreshadowed becoming prior to college enrollment. “Vanessa is a Greek word for butterfly, and...

Caterpillar global headquarters to move from Peoria to Chicago

Erika Ward

February 6

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Last Tuesday, Caterpillar announced that the company’s global headquarters, which have been located in Peoria for more than 90 years, will be moving to Chicago. “Caterpillar’s Board of Directors has been discussing the benefit...

Wildlife Prarie Park Opens New Naturalist Program for kids

Isaiah Herard

February 6

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The 38-year-old Wildlife Prairie Park (WPP) has recently opened a new junior naturalist program for kids, where once a month a class will be hosted for children in grades K through 8th. The 1,800-acre zoological park is located...

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