Western Courier

Leathernecks basketball will need to depth the beat Kangaroos

Darren Miles

January 10, 2001

With a tough loss in their first conference game Saturday, the Leatherneck basketball team has little time to rest as another strong Mid-Continent Conference foe rolls into Western Hall tomorrow night.UMKC will arrive in Macomb with an ...

Campus Bulletin

January 10, 2001

News shorts about what's going on around WIU's campus: Celebration of retirement and art exhibition A retirement reception will be held for Western Illinois University art professor Fred Jones from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 in the WIU A...

If Winds basketball can stay consistent, victory is near

Jeff Casale

January 10, 2001

Consistency will be the key to the Westerwinds' success during their Mid-Continent Conference season. WIU, 6-8 overall and 1-2 in the Mid-Con, will have to be able to put the same effort game in and game out if they are going to rep...

Bush says ‘heal and forget’ and pardon Clinton

January 10, 2001

Former President George Bush expressed the hope the other day that his successor, Bill Clinton, would not be indicted for perjury and obstruction of justice in the coming weeks, as now seems increasingly likely. "Heal and forget," Bush...

‘Freshman 15’ could sneak up on students

Matt Hartman

January 10, 2001

It's about mid-semester when freshmen realize they may be putting on a few pounds. Yes, college life does take its toll on the body, whether it is through partying or staying up all night studying for that chemistry exam.Let's fac...

Players bode well after season

January 10, 2001

Leathernecks ranked 12th in final NCAA Division I-AA pollWIU officially ends the 2000 football season as the 12th ranked I-AA football team, according to The Sports Network. The Leathernecks finished the 2000 season with a 9-3 ...

Senate comes to fair deal on power sharing

January 10, 2001

Long negotiations by Senate leaders have produced a constructive agreement on how that chamber, for the first time divided evenly between Republicans and Democrats, should be organized.Each party will be equally represented on ...

Scams are lurking to get you on the World Wide Web

Cassina Sanders

January 10, 2001

I am not the most computer-literate person on the block, so I didn't really get caught up in the hype of the Internet and what it could do for me. Although most everyone can attest that it's a much easier way to do so many th...

WIU graduate reports on the forefront of Miami news

January 10, 2001

Miami has been a hotbed of world news the past year, from Elian Gonzalez to the presidential election. And right in the middle of the controversies, calling the shots for Fox news station WSVN, is WIU graduate J. Spencer.Spencer, who grad...

Movie ‘Traffic’ proves war on drugs is a big joke

Leslie Gray

January 10, 2001

The recently released movie "Traffic" is generating quite a bit of buzz, not only because of the stellar performances by the actors in the film, but also because of the subject matter.The movie is about drug trafficking in the U...

Macomb city budget may start to scrape bottom of the barrel

Patrick Stout

January 10, 2001

A possible 22 to 30 percent hike in city health insurance costs this year may wipe out most of the surplus in the 2001-02 city general fund budget.Macomb City Administrator Bob Morris told the council on Monday employee or retire...

Who’s Who at WIU inducted in 2001 edition

Leslie Gray

January 10, 2001

Several WIU students will receive the special distinction of being known as Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.The 37 students selected will be featured in the 2001 edition of Who's Who, where they will t...

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