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Beers and Benches by the Brewery

Marc Ramirez, News editor

December 4, 2019

Forgottonia Brewery will be hosting a fundraiser today from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. called “Beers and Benches” to create welcoming public benches. John Bannon, Community Development Coordinator, is looking for members to help ...

Squeezing lemons to save lifes

Marc Ramirez, News editor

December 4, 2019

Love Your Melon will be pairing with Alex’s Lemonade Stand in efforts to raise money for the Foundation for Childhood Cancer from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Macomb Courthouse. “Love Your Melon is an apparel brand ...

Leathernecks prepare to give back

Marc Ramirez, News editor

December 2, 2019

Western Illinois University will be kicking off their return from Thanksgiving Break by giving back to the community and inspiring Leathernecks everywhere to give back. Western will be participating in #GivingTuesday this Tuesday....

The National Residence Hall Honorary Searches For The Top 1%

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

December 2, 2019

The National Residence Hall Honorary, NRHH, is an honorary that accepts the top one percent of student leaders on campus. The organization focuses on values of recognition and service and also encourages growth for their members...

Jazz band throws stellar performance

Jelen Evans, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 14, the jazz band at Western Illinois University performed a variety of jazz musical numbers inside of the College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall. The concert started at 7:30 p.m. and ended around 8:15 p.m. At ...

Western unveils new social media lab

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

As many students and faculty at Western Illinois University may have noticed, there have been many new additions and improvements to the campus. One of the most recent additions is a new social media lab. The brand new social me...

Western recognized as Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

  At 8 a.m. on Nov. 15, 10 students from Western Illinois University, along with two advisors, loaded up two university vehicles and departed from Macomb. These students and advisors were headed to the Great Lakes Affiliate...

Resident Assistant Council pairs with Salvation Army for holiday festivity

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 20, 2019

Western Illinois University’s Resident Assistant Council (RAC) plans to hold its 18th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday on Nov. 21, for those who need help within the Macomb community. Dinner will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and...

Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe hosted fashion show

Aariani Allen, Courier Staff

November 20, 2019

Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe is a black modeling organization on campus. The organization was founded in 2009 at Western Illinois University “Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe exists in hopes to educate the campus on fashio...

LGBT*QA hosts Trans Day of Remembrance

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 20, 2019

The LGBT*QA Resource Center is hosting the Trans* Day of Remembrance vigil at 7 p.m. today in the Multicultural Center. The Trans* Day of Remembrance was started in 1999 by advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith, in the memory of Rita He...

Abraham announces repercussions after finalizing investigation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Division of Student Services and the University Counseling Center held an open forum to address a note holding racist implications that was found in a computer lab on the third floor of Currens Hall the day ...

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