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Western Courier

Pi Kappa Phi holds research Contest

Rodrigo Lopez

February 6

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The honor society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced its research paper competition. The competition is open to all Western Illinois University seniors, and the top four papers are eligible to receive prize money. The recipient...

Student Spotlight

Rodrigo Lopez

February 3

Filed under News

Nathan Odeh Freshman Economics Major

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USAAC paves the way for student success

Tabi Jozwick

February 3

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The University Advising and Academic Service Center (UAASC) at Western Illinois University helps pave a path for students to succeed. “We’re an academic advising office,” said Director of UAASC Michelle Yager. “Students...

New symposium for pre-med students planned

Tabi Jozwick

February 3

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University’s Centennial Honors College will be hosting the first -ever Jill M. Brody, MD/McDonough Eye Associates Pre-Medicine Symposium on March 8. “The Honors College, for 16 years, has had a Pre-Law Sym...

University Union Board brings town and campus together

Isaiah Herard

February 2

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The University Union Board (UUB) is a student organization that provides campus-wide programming for all Western Illinois University students with the goal to unify the community here at Western. According to the president...

Ag Mech Expo hosts 47th annual show

Tabi Jozwick

February 2

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The Western Illinois University Agricultural Mechanization Club will be hosting the 47th Annual Ag Mech Expo on Feb. 11-12 in Western Hall. According to Andy Baker, director of the School of Agriculture, the Ag Mech Expo was...

Amtrak looks to Macomb for pilot program

Nicholas Ebelhack

February 2

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Former Mayor of Macomb and current Amtrak Board of Directors Member Tom Carper addressed the Committee of the Whole on Monday about a proposed pilot program for Amtrak station improvement. This program would be the first in t...

Phi Sigma Sigma prepares for annual fundraiser

Robby Barlow

January 30

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On Wednesday Feb. 8 in the University Union, Phi Sigma Sigma will be holding it’s annual spring philanthropy event, Phi Singled Out, which benefits the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation Inc. Phi Singled Out is based on the 90s MTV gam...

Fraternal Order of Police to host bike rodeo

Leanne Horvath

January 30

Filed under News

Macomb's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) is currently hosting its annual fundraiser to raise money for many of its supported organizations, one of which provides bicycle helmets for every first grade resident of McDonough Cou...

Campus Crime Report

January 30

Filed under News, OPS Beat

•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. •On Jan. 8 at 12:50 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire...

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