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Western professor assists in research of trilobites

Robby Barlow

January 30

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A discovery shaping future research about the characteristics of trilobite reproduction has been made; thanks to the contributions and research from Thomas A. Hegna, Marcus J. Martin and Simon A.F. Darroch. Hegna, an assistant...

Pre-Law Symposium showcases opportunities

Tabi Jozwick

January 30

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Western Illinois University, Centennial Honor College is sponsoring the 16th Annual Pre-Law Symposium on Feb. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. “It is an opportunity for students of all backgrounds and majors to learn more about the opportu...

Rauner talks budget issues at State of the State Address

Erika Ward

January 30

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gave the annual State of the State Address on Wednesday to the Illinois General Assembly, with his prepared remarks focusing heavily on pushing bipartisanship and a complete and balanced budget, somet...

Four trustees reappointed by Rauner

Nicholas Ebelhack

January 30

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On Jan. 23, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced that four serving members of the Western Illinois University Board of Trustees (BOT) would be reappointed to their positions. Chairwoman Cathy Early in addition to members Lyneir C...

WIU Fighting MS

Kirsten Edmunds

January 25

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One of the newest clubs on the campus at Western Illinois University, WIU Fighting MS is looking to promote awareness and fundraise for an untreatable disease. “We are a new organization on campus and we are trying to promote Mu...

Dance Marathon Prepares for Kids’ Halftime Show

Nicholas Ebelhack

January 25

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As Western Illinois University’s Dance Marathon continues to make strides towards its $100,000 goal for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, the organization is attempting a new fundraising effort during the men’s baske...

Summer camps looking to hire Western students

Robby Barlow

January 25

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On Thursday, Jan. 26 in the University Union Grand Ballroom, Western Illinois University’s Recreation Parks and Tourism Administration department (RPTA) and the American Camp Association will be hosting the 2017 Summer Camp J...

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