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Western Courier

WAVE to host Angel Tree program

Emily Stieren, Assistant News Editor

December 8, 2017

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Western Illinois University’s All Volunteer Effort (WAVE) is joining forces with the Salvation Army to give students the opportunity to provide gifts to children of all ages this Holiday season with their Angel Tree Program....

Sexual assault remains prominent on campuses

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Nearly every two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. An alarming number of sexual assaults occur on college campuses.  Sexual violence is prominent in today’s culture. There are often violent rape scenes o...

K-9 sniffs out cocaine

K-9 sniffs out cocaine

December 6, 2017

Heroin becomes emerging problem

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

December 6, 2017

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Over the course of the year Macomb has seen a bevy of drug arrests, however, the most prominent drug in McDonough County is known as Heroin. In an interview with the McDonough County Voice, McDonough County Sheriff Rick VanBrooke...

Meth found in cart arrest

Meth found in cart arrest

December 4, 2017

BOT to address negotiations

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

December 4, 2017

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 Over the past month, the Western Illinois University chapter of University Professionals of Illinois and Western administrators have been in mediated negotiations regarding faculty contracts. While mediation rules prohibit...

Western commemorates World AIDS Day

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

December 4, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

 To commemorate World AIDS Day, the Beu Health Center’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Resource Center organized Western Illinois University’s World AIDS Day event at the Multicultural Center on Friday. According to Peace Corps Fel...

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