Western Courier

The Society of Professional Journalists fights for free speech

January 8, 2001

Should free-speech restrictions applicable to high school students apply to college students as well? The Society of Professional Journalists doesn't think so. And now, neither does the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincin...

Throw caution into the wind, help those in need

Joshua Monninger

January 8, 2001

Westerwinds putting it together

Jeff Casale

January 8, 2001

The Westerwinds basketball team had their work cut out for them over the winter break with a six-game stretch, including two Mid-Continent Conference games against Valparaiso University and Southern Utah University.But before WI...

Gore’s voters want security that Bush will do what’s needed

January 8, 2001

The long road to the White House is finally drawing to an end. There is no question that Jan. 20, George W. Bush will take the reigns of this great nation and lead us into the new millennium. But, many Americans are still left...

Expansion hurts NHL

Jeff Casale

January 8, 2001

When I arrived at the United Center in Chicago Dec. 29, I was awestruck to see so many Detroit Red Wing fans in attendance. It was as if the entire Motor City commuted to Chicago to see their mighty Red Wings take on the strug...

Award finds true counselors

Danielle Pratt

January 10, 2000

Stephany Joy-Newman, professor and counselor at the WIU Counseling Center, was awarded the C. A. Michelman Award for her outstanding achievements throughout her career at WIU. She was presented this award and plaque at the annual Illin...

‘Necks unable to celebrate new year

Darren Miles

January 10, 2000

The new millennium has not been kind to the Leatherneck basketball team; they are winless so far in the new year. Their Saturday evening loss to UMKC capped off a sub-par break for the 'Necks, whose record has dropped to 0-3 i...

ROCKIN’ BOWL to show WIU’s finest

TNN Public Relations

January 10, 2000

ROCKIN' BOWL, a weekly bowling series featuring some of the nation's top collegiate bowlers, premiers tomorrow at 7 p.m. on TNN.In this invitational, bowling teams from 16 universities and colleges compete in traditional and ...

Eight enter WIU Hall of Fame

Dan Hensley

January 10, 2000

WIU has had some great athletes in this past, and every year a handful of these athletes are chosen for the WIU Athletic Hall of Fame. The class of 1999-2000 is a great one, and the eight inductees will be honored for their acco...

Holidays bring fat along with presents

Danielle Pratt

January 10, 2000

With the holiday season lasting a whole five weeks, starting at Thanksgiving, rich desserts and leftovers can bring on dreaded, unwanted pounds. Making a millennium resolution to get in shape is not enough; exercise and a heal...

Greek houses to be dry this year

Colleen Jenkins | TMS Campus

January 10, 2000

Executives at nine national fraternity headquarters are refocusing their organizations' values with one overarching resolution for the new millennium: no alcoholic beverages in any chapter facilities.While alumni donors are supp...

A look at communication from caves to computers

Rachel Guenther

January 10, 2000

Humans have come a long way in communicating since prehistoric times, about 30,000 B.C.The year 2000 A.D. is here and the information superhighway still exceeds the limit. Prehistoric Time 30,000 B.C. The early ways used for communicati...

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