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Escobar receives Student Laureate Award

Escobar receives Student Laureate Award

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

November 17, 2017No Comments

 Western Illinois University senior Communication Sciences and Disorders and Music-Piano Performance major Jillian...

IHC hosts Taste of Macomb

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

November 17, 2017No Comments

 A large crowd visited Western Illinois University’s Multicultural Center to sample some of Macomb’s local food during Inter-Hall Council’s Taste of Macomb on Wednesday.  According to IHC President Killian Tracey, The Taste of Macomb was proposed by Vice President Connor Beske, who thought...

The Study opens in Macomb

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

November 17, 2017No Comments

The Study, a new coffee shop on the square in Macomb, had their grand opening on Nov. 1.  According to owner Jim Nguyen, The Study is a unique idea that he felt was a great way for the Macomb residents and Western Illinois University students to unwind.  “We do not wish to disrupt any other businesse...

Thomas resumes Brown Bag dialogue

Matthew Armour, Courier Staff

November 17, 2017No Comments

With aspirations to keep communication open amongst faculty, staff and students, Western Illinois University president Jack Thomas hosted his second Brown Bag Lunch Conversation, promoting an open forum and honest communication within the Western community.  “Brown Bag conversations provide us wi...

SGA tackles phishing epidemic

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

November 15, 2017No Comments

 Recognizing the importance of cyber security awareness, the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted Robert Emmert, Director of IT Security, uTech, to create awareness about the phishing epidemic that strikes Western Illinois University.  Phishing is an attempt by cybercriminals to obtain confide...

Council receives financial  operations evaluation

Council receives financial operations evaluation

Emily Stieren, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2017No Comments

 David Meyer of Wermer, Rogers, Doran and Ruzon auditing firm at Monday’s Macomb City Council Commit...

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Men’s hoops slide past Panthers

Men’s hoops slide past Panthers

Becca Langys, Courier Staff

November 17, 2017No Comments

MACOMB IL. — The Western Illinois University men’s basketball team (2-0) barely skated past the Eastern Illinois University Panthers (0-2) this Wednesday to secure their second win of the season and maintain their unde...

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Rise Against announces new holiday shows

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

November 13, 2017No Comments

 Melodic hardcore group Rise Against recently announced that they would be playing two new holiday shows. The first show will be at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on Nov. 30, with special guests Papa Roach and Night Ri...

Western’s film club hosts an emotional event for community

November 13, 2017

On Nov. 7, Western Illinois University students, faculty, veterans and the public were invited to the showing of  “In My Brother’s Sho...

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  • Campus Crime Reports

    •On April 8 at 6:24 p.m. Morgan Mroz, 19, of 1133 Tanner Hall, was issued a notice to appear May 9 for a Macomb City ordinance violation for illegal...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On March 29 at 7:10 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Olson Hall. No fire was found and no injuries were reporte...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Feb. 14 at 6:46 p.m. three students in the Higgins Hall parking lot were judicially referred for unlawful consumption of cannabis and possession...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •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. •...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Nov. 16 at 5:58 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. The alarm was activated by smoke from cookin...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Nov. 7 at 9:10 p.m. a student in Olson Hall reported $1,120 missing from his residence hall room. The incident is under investigation. •On No...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Oct. 15 at 8:52 p.m. Asher Goldberg, 18, and Byron Hill, 18, both of 1011 Henninger Hall, were each given a notice to appear Nov. 15 for a Macom...

  • Campus Crime Report

    On Oct. 8 at 12:14 a.m. four students near Higgins Hall were judicially referred for behavior On Oct. 8 at Tanner 1:39 a.m. two students in Tanner Ha...

  • Campus Crime Report

    •On Sept. 24 at 3:14 a.m. Benjamin W. Roza, 20, of Oswego, IL, and nonstudent Nicole A. Thompson, 19, of Oswego, were each issued a notice to appear...

  • Campus Crime Report

    On Sept. 10 at 10:35 p.m. two students in Thompson Hall were judicially referred for possession of cannabis. On Sept. 11 at 1:11 a.m. nonstudent Nath...

The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.
The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.