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Conol Duffy uses his love for science to overcome hardships

Grayson Stoik, Courier Staff

 Conal Duffy exhibits a deep appreciation for humanity and the human condition, a love of people that has led him into the career of broadcasting, where he hopes to create innovation and spearhead a new advancement of the human race.   Duffy’s life is not without struggle, he has undergone a...

September 18, 2017No Comments

Student come out to study abroad

Emily Stieren, Courier Staff

The Study Abroad Fair brought sunshine and motivation to hopeful students last Wednesday. The fair was hosted in Western Illinois University’s Quad (behind the library) for much of the school day. It offered a variety of information on Western’s many study abroad programs.  According to graduate ...

September 18, 2017No Comments

C-store prices on the rise

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

 Each year, Western Illinois University adjusts the prices of items in its dining centers and c-stores to adjust for the costs of food, and year after year the prices of items in c-stores has consistently increased.  University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) Assistant Director of Budget Ketra Ru...

September 18, 2017No Comments

Long doesn’t let fire hold him back

Emily Stieren, Courier Staff

Before he could even think about school or what his major would be, Brady Long, a junior Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration major from Mt. Sterling, Il., he and his family faced a major setback. In 2008, when Long was just in seventh grade, his house and most of his belongings burnt to ash...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Western commitment transfer scholarships bring new opportunity

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

Starting this spring semester, incoming transfer students enrolling at Western Illinois University do not have to earn an associate degree to receive the Western Commitment Transfer Scholarships.  According to Director of Admissions Seth Miner, the Western Commitment Transfer Scholarships will have two t...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Rocky takes over the town

Rocky takes over the town

Isaiah Herard, Assistant News Editor

Celebrating Town and Gown, the annual signature Western Illinois University and Macomb community event hos...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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Western volleyball fails to find a win at BWW Invitational

Western volleyball fails to find a win at BWW Invitational

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

Western Illinois University volleyball had tough competition for their second home invitational this weekend. Though the team battled they were not able to get a win in their own invitational. “This weekend was good for...

September 18, 2017No Comments

  • Men’s soccer secures second victory of the season September 18, 2017
  • American League wild card race heating up September 18, 2017
  • Women’s soccer drops final game on the road September 18, 2017
  • Men’s soccer tries to take down UMKC on the road September 15, 2017

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New ‘Annabelle’ film does not disappoint

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

 “Annabelle: Creation” is the sequel to the film “Annabelle,” which came out in 2014. The “Annabelle” films are a part of “The Conjuring” series, as a prequel. All of the films fall into the horror cat...

September 18, 2017No Comments

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67

September 18, 2017

In life the hardest thing is for someone to pass. On Sept. 3rd, the music industry mourned after the passing of Walter Becker. Becker was the ...

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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.