Western Courier

Honors Program credits recruiting for increase in participation

Tricia Tortorich

October 12, 1998

During the past two years, total enrollment in the program has increased by 17 percent. Undergraduate students have three ways of being accepted into the Honors Program. If students have an ACT of 28, they are automatically a...

Dual admission program makes tranition from community college to WIU smoother

Danny Davis

October 12, 1998

Last spring WIU President Donald Spencer and Spoon River College President Keith Miller signed the agreement that allows students to be admitted to both schools and to be eligible for student services provided in each college...

‘Necks stymie defending Mid-Con champs

Ed Cabello

October 12, 1998

All season long, the soccer Leathernecks have put their efforts and focus toward reaching excellence and the Mid-Continent Conference championship. The 'Necks had the opportunity to reach one of those goals earlier than expected when the...

Franks to address media, advertising

Josh Monninger

October 12, 1998

Judy Franks, senior partner and group media director for EURO RSCG Tatham, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the University Union Grand Ballroom. The talk is sponsored by the Western Advertising Federation.Terri Simmons, assi...

Physical Plant keeps cool during warm weather season

William Lee

October 12, 1998

Stephanie Schiltz studies in her room next to the vent.-Marta Ciszewski/Asst. Photo Editor"Air and heating" It's 8 a.m., time for you to get ready for your first class of the day and the temperature in your room is around 55 d...

CBT Week kicks off with speakers, events

Tricia Tortorich

October 12, 1998

The eighth annual College of Business and Technology Week kicks off today."The focus (of CBT Week) is simply to draw attention in a positive way to business and opportunities in business," CBT associate dean Larry Wall said. "We t...

‘Necks survive grizzly test, 20-13

Jeff Reynolds

October 12, 1998

WIU linebacker Edgerton Hartwell and lineman Tony Zitzka stack up YSU back in last weeks action.-Mark Kennedy/Photo EditorNeither team tagged the same type of billing on this game as they had their last, and for one of those teams ...

‘Winds take step forward, step back

Marvin Holman

October 12, 1998

Junior middle blocker Jennifer Dockemeyer powers past two UMKC defenders.-Marta Ciszewski/Asst Photo EditorDespite the way the season's been going for the Westerwind volleyball team, Saturday's game against UMKC was one in wh...

Self-acceptance key to success

Paul Bixby

October 12, 1998

Life's funny. A week ago, I wrote a column about not being able to find a job. Four days later I got one at a telemarketing company calling people to offer them credit cards. The one thing I learned from my first day is that tele...

Nursing home patients deserve safer residency

October 12, 1998

Recently, the Chicago Tribune did a three-part series of news articles exploring the need for the state to remove psychiatric patients from elderly nursing homes. The investigating report done by the Tribune is the first to explo...

With hotels filled, Union offers rooms for visitors

Josh Monninger

October 12, 1998

One of 29 University Union Motel rooms.-

Road to title goes through Bears’ den

Jeff Reynolds

October 9, 1998

Randy Ball surpassed Ray "Rock" Hanson with his 57th victory to become the winningest football coach in school history. Senior running back Aaron Stecker returned to form, rushing for 188 yards on a record-tying 39 carries. And s...

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