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GLAM holds a fashion show

Jelen Evans, Courier Staff

November 15, 2019

Western Illinois University’s GLAM squad hosted a fashion show on Nov. 8, entitled “The Madhouse.” There were two emcees, Caleb Camp and Lasbat Odunsi, who made the audience feel welcomed and enabled different tactics to ma...

CFCM supports local students organizations

Aariani Allen, Courier Staff

November 15, 2019

Christian Faith Campus Ministries, CFCM, have been a long term supporter of many Black Student Organizations on Western Illinois University’s campus. Each Sunday, organizations from join Christian Faith Campus Ministries fo...

Rockython prepares for a successful year

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 15, 2019

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon made a recent switch and rebranded the organization as RockyTHON. This change was made public on Nov. 7 at the organization’s Pancake Dinner event. However, it was made known that al...

Students get hands-on

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 13, 2019

  The School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration held an open house on Monday for prospective students looking to pursue their careers. The open house consisted of 13 separate sessions where students could lear...

Open forum held to discuss racism on campus

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 13, 2019

The Division of Student Services and the University Counseling Center held a forum in response to a racist note that was left in the Currens computer lab on Tuesday. Western Illinois University was just the focus of an articl...

SGA discusses search for new president

Marc Ramirez, News Editor

November 11, 2019

During Tuesday's Student Government Association meeting, Chair to the Board of Trustees Polly Radosh spoke to the delegation regarding the presidential search. Radosh started off by letting students know that the board needs t...

Volunteers gather for Stuff the Bus

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 8, 2019

Faculty, students, volunteers and community members gathered in front of Sherman Hall on Wednesday for the annual Stuff the Bus food drive. Volunteers helped gather food from around Macomb in an effort to donate as much food a...

Black Student Organizations host Cinema Week

Aariani Allen, Courier Staff

November 6, 2019

The Black Student Organizations, Preeminent Ladies Society and Beyond Beautiful Organization are hosting a volleyball tournament on Nov. 17, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. as well as Cinema Week this week. On Monday, students had the opport...

Military Appreciation Week is coming to Macomb

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

The Western Illinois University Leatherneck community will be celebrating Military Appreciation Week next week from Nov. 11 to Nov. 16. Before the Military Appreciation Week celebrations begin, the Macomb community will mourn...

Student Spotlight: Getting to know Brooke Barnes

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

Brooke Barnes is a lot like a bumblebee: positive, pollinating the lives of those around her and somehow always wearing something yellow. Barnes is an exceptional leader, scholar and individual, and her accomplishments through...

“Our First Date” takes over Simpkins Theatre

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

This past weekend, the Western Illinois University Department of Theatre and Dance put on a stunning performance of “First Date.” This Broadway musical comedy was originally written by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics...

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