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COFAC collects funds

Rodrigo Lopez

February 27, 2017

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The College of Fine Arts and Communication is hosting a fundraiser for students from the Western Illinois University Department of Fine Arts to attend the Southern Graphics Council International in Atlanta, Georgia, being held...

Student Spotlight

Rodrigo Lopez

February 22, 2017

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For Western Illinois University Fire Science major, Andrew Churchill, serving his country has always been on his mind. “I enlisted in the army in January 2016,” said Churchill. “I graduated from West Aurora High School...

Thomas talks finance at SGA

Thomas talks finance at SGA

February 22, 2017

League of Women Voters Tackles Media-Government Relations

February 20, 2017

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On Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., The League of Women Voters of McDonough County (LWVMC) along with the Western Illinois University Departments of Broadcasting and Journalism, Political Science and History will be sponsoring a ...

Niemann crowned Miss Macomb 2017

Isaiah Herard

February 20, 2017

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As the 58th annual Miss Macomb Scholarship Pageant came to a conclusion, Miss Macomb contestant Angelica Niemann and her counterpart, Miss Macomb Outstanding Teen contestant Emily Jones, were elated after emerging victorious an...

Elements looks to publish student work

February 20, 2017

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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, 2017

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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, 2017

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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, 2017

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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...

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