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UDT puts on an amazing end of the year show

Alyssa Hohman

May 1, 2017

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

Western Illinios UniversityDance Theater (UDT) heldtheir Spring Gala Dance Concert this weekend. There were performances Thursday through Sunday at Hainline Theater. The show featured a variety of dancers and styles, showcasing ea...

Consider a summer internship

Jason Adams

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As we come closer to those warm and beautiful summer months, many college students head back home to focus less on their education and more on making some hard-earned cash. So while everyone else is outside enjoying the weather, ...

STARS receiving a facelift

Nicholas Ebelhack

May 1, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Over the summer, Western Illinois University is planning to roll out an updated version of the Student/Alumni Records System (STARS) to improve upon existing accessibility and design features. Administrative Information Management Systems ...

Sessions is on the wrong side

Lindsey Hecox

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It’s pretty obvious that the U.S. is lacking when it comes to its progression of laws regarding marijuana legalization. Whether it’s for medical or recreational use, it’s safe to say we have all taken notice of the push a...

Riot Fest will have big names headlining festival

Brie Coder

April 24, 2017

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

On April 19, Riot Fest announced its lineup for this year’s festival. Riot Fest will be held on Sept. 15-17 in Douglas Park. Nine Inch Nails will headline the first night. The band has not headlined in Chicago since 2014. ...

Retail decline spells trouble

Jason Adams

April 24, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

No one doubts that we live in an electronic age; computers and smartphones are everywhere, and everyone seems to have one. Pew Research has shown that over 75 percent of Americans own a smartphone. On these devices, we have a num...

Macomb supports Earth

Macomb supports Earth

April 24, 2017

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