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National Association of Black Journalists returns to Western Illinois University

Grayson Stoik, Courier Staff

After years of inactivity, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), an advocacy group for black representation in media, is returning to Western Illinois University.  The chapter’s President Jimmie Sykes, Vice President Jeannette Tate and advisor Michael Murray are spearheading the...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Supply Chain Management showcased

Grayson Stoik, Courier Staff

 Supply Chain Management (SCM) day showcased the opportunities for SCM and business majors alike. Supply chain management is the oversight of the movement and storage of goods from the supplier to the distributer. SCM is central to the many services companies provide.  The Wednesday event was host to 80 busine...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Honey harvest draws buzz

Honey harvest draws buzz

Emily Stieren, Courier Staff

 Macomb residents and Western Illinois University students united to experience bee keeping first-h...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Throw down with throwing Thursdays

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

Relive childhood memories with Play-Doh by playing with clay during Throwing Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday at Western Illinois University’s Heating Plant Annex. “Throwing Thursday is a program that started when I started working here and it was an open house for people every Thursda...

September 20, 2017No Comments

University counseling center hosts National Depression Screening Day

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

 Western Illinois University’s University Counseling Center (UCC) offered anonymous screenings for depression and anxiety on Thursday for National Depression Screening Day.  According to UCC director Jim DiTulio, National Depression Screening Day provides people the opportunity to learn about ...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Council amends municipal code

Council amends municipal code

Isaiah Herard, Assistant News Editor

The Macomb City Council on Monday voted to authorize an ordinance to amend Sections 15-214 and 15-216 of ...

September 20, 2017No Comments

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Jaelon Acklin settling in his new role for the Leathernecks

Jaelon Acklin settling in his new role for the Leathernecks

Zach Martin, Courier Staff

Jaelon Acklin was behind two of the most talented wide receivers to ever don a Western Illinois University jersey. For the first three years of his Leatherneck career, Acklin played third wheel to Lance Lenoir and Joey B...

September 22, 2017No Comments

  • Football looks for revenge on Coastal Carolina September 22, 2017
  • Men’s soccer drops home opener to Drake September 22, 2017
  • Take a stand against domestic violence September 22, 2017
  • Western volleyball gears up for conference play September 20, 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.