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Students light candles in memory of Shephard

Danny Davis

October 16, 1998

A crowd of about fifty people held a memorial for Matthew Shephard. With the slogan, "Ignorance isn't Bliss," the memorial urged students to take action.Junior theatre major Steve Sonneveld stood in the University Union Free Sp...

Moral superiority decided on presence

Jared Miller

October 16, 1998

With every arrival of deer season, I rummage through the piled-up stuff in my basement until I find my faithful compound bow. When I open the case, the feeling of nostalgia washes over me. Too many people these days use the ter...

IHC addresses food service, parking

Scott Owens

October 16, 1998

Discussions concerning parking problems and student complaints about Mariott Food Service topped the agenda of this week's Inter-Hall Council meeting. Christian Lafferty, student representative for Parking Services, spoke about how...

Global economy highlighted at economics conference

Tricia Tortorich

October 14, 1998

The 19th Annual Economic Conference, "The Global Economy: Economic Implications," will take place Friday in the University Union Sandburg Theatre. The conference typically has over 120 students and faculty from more than 20 com...

Band director prepares to direct final beat

Josh Monninger

October 14, 1998

After 21 years of teaching at WIU and 35 years of teaching altogether, Dale Hopper, director of bands, is retiring on July 31 at the age of 58."I administrate all the bands and the band programs financially and organizationall...

Macomb trash customers get special trash collection

Karin Lewis

October 14, 1998

The city of Macomb kicked off its citywide fall Cleanup Program this week, beginning Monday and ending Thursday."We do this as a convenience to the whole community," Macomb Mayor Tom Carper said. "The cleanup, overall, helps the c...

WIU brings home message about domestic violence

William Lee

October 14, 1998

October is not only Breast Health Awareness Month but also Domestic Violence Month. Macomb will play host to events dealing with domestic violence, something that has gained momentum in recent years.Despite increased awareness,...

Martone granted second chance

Ed Cabello

October 14, 1998

Junior goal tender Jordan Martone has been a bright spot for the 'Necks.-Mark Kennedy/Photo EditorAs the active Leatherneck goalie for the WIU soccer team, 23-year-old junior Jordan Martone seems to have been through it all. At ...

Vigil for hate crime victims to be held on Thursday

Steve Sonneveld

October 14, 1998

Opinion editor's note: At this tragic time in history, it's apparent that most universities, not just the University of Wyoming and WIU, are still trying to adjust to the issue of diversity. The specific individuals' comments...

‘Winds swat Bees, record second win

Cassina Sanders

October 14, 1998

Sophomore midfielder Renee Markese battles for possession.-Marta Ciszewski/Asst. Photo EditorAfter devastating Oct. 1 losses against Indiana and Purdue universities, the Westerwinds' troubles continued with a gruesome match in Day...

Macomb trash customers get special trash collection

Karin Lewis

October 14, 1998

The city of Macomb kicked off its citywide fall Cleanup Program this week, beginning Monday and ending Thursday."We do this as a convenience to the whole community," Macomb Mayor Tom Carper said. "The cleanup, overall, helps the c...

Campus Safety Week focuses on student awareness

Matt Bills

October 14, 1998

Of all the things we do at the Student Government Association, few are as important as improving campus safety. We have implemented a number of programs to do so, such as distributing safety whistles, increasing lighting on campus...

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