Western Courier

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.-

Student collapses at rec center, dies

Karl Phipps

October 12, 1998

An18-year-old WIU student collapsed and died after suffering from shortness of breath while playing basketball at the Student Recreation Center Thursday evening.According to a report released by the Office of Public Safety, th...

Life is a gift; it’s important to make every day count

Tedra Newman

October 12, 1998

I wonder how many of us sit back and take time to look at our lives and be thankful for what we have. Life is precious, but many times it can be cut too short. Sickness strikes all too often and can take a life before the perso...

Pair of Stecker TDs keeps ‘Necks on top

Karl Phipps

October 12, 1998

It was a tale of two different halves for the Leathernecks as they came away in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to edge Southwest Missouri State University 20-13 at SMSU's Plaster Field. Down 10-0 early in the second qu...

America paints pictures over the problem of racism

James Weime

October 12, 1998

Editor's note: This column is the second of a three-part series exploring the issue of race.Most of the time I feel like an outsider in situations involving minorities and the feeling is one which I have felt many times. No matter ...

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