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Western Courier

New students welcomed

Isaiah Herard, Assistant news editor

August 20, 2017

Filed under News

Western Illinois University faculty, staff and students officially welcomed new undergraduate students and their families to Western on Friday, Aug. 18 at the new student convocation.  The ceremony began with a formal pro...

Solar Eclipse to fall over Macomb

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

August 20, 2017

Filed under News

While students are walking in between their first classes of the semester today, they may be able to see a spectacle that only comes around a few times in a lifetime.  A solar eclipse will reach its peak at 1:15 p.m. in Macomb...

Faculty Spotlight

Tabi Jozwick

May 1, 2017

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For most people, it takes time and experience for them to find their passion, but for the Department of Mathematics chair Iraj Kalantari, he found his passion for math when he was only in junior high school. A native of Tehran,...

STARS receiving a facelift

Nicholas Ebelhack

May 1, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Over the summer, Western Illinois University is planning to roll out an updated version of the Student/Alumni Records System (STARS) to improve upon existing accessibility and design features. Administrative Information Management Systems ...

Bahamians pick Western for Education

Lenisha Bolton

May 1, 2017

Filed under News

Along with nine other universities in the United States and Canadian region, Western Illinois University has recently been selected as a preferred education provider for future undergraduate and graduate students from the Baha...

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