Western Courier

Clow to replace Neumann as Interim Provost

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 12, 2018

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William T. (Billy) Clow, previous dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication,was named the interim provost of Western Illinois University beginning Jan. 1, 2019. Clow will be replacing current interim provost Kathlee...

Hate has no place at Western

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

November 12, 2018

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    Members of the Macomb community are planning to combat hate speech from the Westboro Baptist Church. More than 500 people are currently planning to participate in a counter-protest against the church. Ac...

Western takes precautions for Nov. 17 protest

November 9, 2018

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Dear University Community, A Kansas-based organization has notied the University that its members will stage a public demonstration at our Nov. 17 football game. Western Illinois University does not condone the views or speec...

Western hosts War to End All Wars panel discussion

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

November 9, 2018

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On Wednesday, Morgan Hall hosted a panel event focused on ending world wars. “The War to End All Wars” is a part of a celebration for Military Appreciation Week at Western Illinois University. The Department of History, Art,...

The city of Macomb has found a new Community Development Coordinator

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018

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The city of Macomb has found a new Community Development Coordinator. On Monday evening, the city council voted unanimously to appoint John Bannon to the Community Development Coordinator position. The position has been va...

Student Government Association celebrates Election Day

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 7, 2018

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  On Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting, it started off with guest speaker Jacob Livingston. Livingston serves as an Assistant Complex Director of the Corbin-Olson residence hall, who joined Tuesday’s m...

Norine Hammond retains Representative seat

Chance Darby, Proofreader

November 7, 2018

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Once again Norine Hammond managed to keep her position as the District Representative of District 93. “I was one of six individuals to be interviewed to replace Representative Richard Myers and was ultimately chosen and felt ...

Pritzker wins Governor election

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018

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Voters have chosen J.B. Pritzker to be the 43rd Governor of Illinois. The 53-year-old venture capitalist collected 45 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary in the spring, defeating challengers Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss. ...

Multicultural Center celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

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Casa Latina along with the fraternities and sororities of Lambda Theta Phi, Lambda Theta Alpha, Gamma Phi Omega and Alpha Psi Lambda at Western Illinois University celebrated Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) from 6 p.m. t...

Western graduate opens up 365 Nutrition Macomb seven months after graduation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 5, 2018

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Macomb gets ready to welcome a new business into the community; however, this one is a little different than many others. Named 365 Nutrition, the busines is here to help develop a person develop their best self-possible. 365 Nutrition is a l...

Introducing: The 93rd District Norine Hammond

Chance Darby, Proofreader

November 5, 2018

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Since December of 2010, Representative Norine Hammond has held on tight to District 93 and plans to continue to be our District Representative. Hammond was born in Berwyn, Ill. and grew up in the western suburbs. She attended W...

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