Western Courier

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

November 9, 2018

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In Judaism, a brit milah, or bris, is a sacred ceremony meant to signify a newborn male's entrance into the world and the Jewish faith. As introduced in Genesis and Leviticus in the Torah (or the Gospel of Luke in the New Testa...

Letter to the Editor

October 10, 2018

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Early this year, a city official made the comment: Macomb is moving forward. So you brought in three or four minimum wage paying food joints. All this has done is create more stress and hardship on eating places already here....

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

April 27, 2018

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Two interesting articles appeared in the April 23, 2018, edition of the Courier, a front-page article by Nicholas Ebelhack and a page 4 letter by Ken Speegle. Both articles concerned the ongoing contractual dispute between UPI, ...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

April 20, 2018

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Dear WIU Community, I have written this letter because Western Illinois University gave me a chance to become the leader that I am today. Unfortunately, there are some who seek to compromise my alma mater from afar, but Leath...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

March 30, 2018

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Dear Mark Tolliver, Regarding the opinion piece, “We need better gun control,” I noticed some issues with your argument. Let’s get a few misconceptions cleared. First, there have not been seventeen intentional school ...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

March 28, 2018

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Dear University Community, Western Illinois University is more than a diverse collection of people, programs, departments, and buildings. It is an academic community that is held together by successful people who strive to achieve co...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

March 21, 2018

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Dear President Thomas, I am disappointed in the response to the recent rash of fist-fighting on campus. I understand that you felt a need to strongly denounce such conduct; let us consider the matter adequately denounced, an...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

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I have found myself over the years finding it difficult to support candidates whether because they come off aloof (or fake), or they did not take the time to listen to their constituents or potential constituents, let alone jus...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

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“We’re people, not pawns,” read a quote from Student Member of the Board of Trustees, Wil Gradle, and the subtitle to the front page Wednesday. However, by censuring UPI, SGA has vacated their own stated neutrality and have beco...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

February 28, 2018

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wish to bring attention and condemnation to recent unethical and inherently dishonest behavior performed by certain members of the University Professional of Illinois (UPI) 4100 local chapter at Western Illinois University. T...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

February 19, 2018

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My names is James L. Hoyle and I served as McDonough County’s State’s Attorney for 12 years (2004 to 2016). In that time, I became very familiar with all three candidates for McDonough County Sheriff. I have worked succes...

Letter to the Editor

The Editorial Board

February 19, 2018

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Governor Rauner apparently mixed up his holidays for release of his FY2018 budget because obviously his proposal was better meant for April Fool’s than Valentine’s day. He has got to be kidding. He proposes to offload more costs on l...

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