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5K honors Fallen Soldiers and Alumni through scholarships

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 16, 2019

Rain or shine, Western Illinois University’s eighth annual Fallen Soldiers 5K has been booked for Saturday, Sept. 21. Participants of all ages are encouraged to come out and honor those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for...

UUB 2nd annual BBQ cook off

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 13, 2019

The smell of barbecue will fill the air on Saturday as the University Union Board hosts their second annual Food, Family, Farming, Football BBQ Competition. This year, the UUB is expanding their reach as they are partnering wi...

Senators aren’t appointed, holds up business

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 13, 2019

  The past two weeks, the Student Government Association has attempted to conduct business; however, they were unable due to the lack of student participation. Senators in SGA are appointed by each of their different...

Students reflect on summer of service

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 11, 2019

Three Western Illinois University students, leaders and members of Pi Kappa Phi lived a summer of service as they participated in a cross country bicycling philanthropy event. Kyle Ramlow, Justin Brown and Derek Lahey packed their bags...

Town and Gown is schedueld to kick off Homecoming

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 9, 2019

Western Illinois University's Acting President Martin Abraham and Macomb Mayor Mike Inman will be hosting and kicking off the 2019 Homecoming festivities with Western Illinois University’s annual Town and Gown celebration. ...

Women in business kickoff first interest meeting

Jelene Evans, Courier Staff

September 6, 2019

On Sept. 4, the women of Western Illinois University came together and discussed what it is like for women in the business world, all while enjoying pizza. The meeting held in Stipes Hall Room 226 kicked off at 5 p.m. and conc...

IHC nearly double turn out at first meeting

Nathan Clark, Courier Staff

September 6, 2019

Last Wednesday, approximately 25 students filtered into the Lincoln Room of the University Union for the first Inter-Hall Council meeting of the academic year. “Inter-Hall Council is comprised of representatives from every c...

Getting to know acting President Abraham

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 6, 2019

Thursday afternoon, Western Illinois University’s Acting President Martin Abraham visited the Western Courier office to meet with editors and answer questions and get to know the student production staff. Abraham attended Ren...

Sorority Recruitment kicks off this weekend

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 4, 2019

  Western Illinois University’s Panhellenic Council will be conducting primary recruitment starting Friday and concluding Sunday after new members run to their new sorority home. “Panhellenic Council (PHC) is the g...

UUBingo makes their first debut of the year

Jelene Evans, Courier Staff

August 30, 2019

Last Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 at 7:00p.m., Western Illinois University University Union Board hosted a bingo night, UUBingo, inside the University Union Heritage Room. The event brought out a lot of students. The University Un...

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