Western Courier

Experiment proves no value is placed on keeping environment clean

Jared Miller

October 21, 1998

With all the hustle and bustle in our daily lives, we rarely look at the things happening around us. We're too preoccupied with making a beeline toward our current destination to notice little things that are occurring, or hav...

Voters being fed garbage

October 21, 1998

Georgia's race for lieutenant governor has gotten ugly. Democratic candidate Mark Taylor filed a $1 million slander lawsuit against Republican opponent Mitch Skandalakia. The lawsuit was filed after Skandalakia aired a commercial th...

Textbooks now available over the Web

Bradford P. Nadziejko

October 21, 1998

BIGWORDS.com, the first on-line bookstore to sell and rent new and used textbooks to students, gives low prices to students and competition to bookstores, but may also offer some pitfalls.The on-line service already fills out ord...

SGA asks students to evaluate performance

Matt Bills

October 21, 1998

The only way the Student Government Association can effectively represent and serve students is by knowing and understanding issues and concerns that are important to them. There are a number of methods in place to accomplish...

Grants awarded to agriculture department

Josh Monninger

October 21, 1998

The Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research toured WIU's agriculture facilities, discussing research possibilities.According to Danny Terry, chair of the agriculture department, C-FAR gave approximately $200,000 wo...

Service informs students of events

William Lee

October 21, 1998

WIU students have an improved way of getting campus information without having to leave their rooms.The Office of Student Activities and Student Development and Orientation has created the Student Programs E-Minder Service, wh...

Swimming, diving teams win openers

Cassina Sanders

October 21, 1998

In an outstanding meet, the men's and women's swimming and diving teams took their first win with no pressure.The Leathernecks and the Westerwinds beat the Crusaders of Valparaiso University by the decisive scores of 156-68 for the men ...

Buck gives tips on leading at conference

Leslie Gray

October 18, 1998

Approximately 300 students assembled Saturday at the University Union for the 1998 Fall Leadership Conference. The event stated with the keynote address, given by John Buck , from St. . Louis University presented at a regional...

Media plays a large role in group separation

James Weime

October 18, 1998

Editor's note: This column is the third in a three-part series exploring the issue of race.The other day, I went to a speech held in the University Union Grand Ballroom given by Judy Franks, who is an advertising executive at a ...

WIU Greek student leaders speak out against alcohol

Dan Morton

October 18, 1998

WIU will be joining more than 800 other college campuses across the nation in "Not Here," a nationally coordinated effort to unite against alcohol-related tragedies.The program, sponsored by Greeks Advocating Mature Management o...

Balance of power in GFC leaning toward Illinois

Karl Phipps

October 18, 1998

Any team that can register 21 first downs in a game should more than likely be able to score a lot of points and therefore win the game; however, the following scenario didn't quite go as planned for Southern Illinois Universi...

WIU fortunate to be selected

October 18, 1998

One of the biggest events to ever happen on campus will be taking place next weekend, and it's sure to be a hit among WIU students.MTV is coming to Macomb Sunday as part of its Campus Invasion tour. The tour will feature the mu...

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