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OPSBEAT January 10, 2000

January 10, 2000

The Office of Public Safety report for Dec. 8 through Jan. 3:Dec. 8, Michael Lopez, 18, of Wetzel Hall 1126, was arrested on a McDonough County warrant for failure to appear on traffic charges. He posted a $100 cash bond for a...

One and One

Dennis Coyle

January 10, 2000

Whose Fault?Ricky Williams was a college football player superstar but fell short of a NFL standout; however, he did fit the shoes of an average NFL rookie. Williams, who was sidelined throughout the season from multiple injur...

Westerwinds build up steam in Mid-Con

Dennis Coyle

January 10, 2000

The Westerwind basketball is rolling through its early Mid-Continent Conference competition. After a win over UMKC Saturday, 80-65, the 'Winds have won their third-straight conference game to improve to 3-0 in the Mid-Con and...

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...

Russia’s democratic vote work only half way

January 10, 2000

Editorial Note: The following column appeared in the Jan. 9 issue of the Washington Post as an editoral unsign.

New millenium brings hopeful new beginnings

Joshua Monninger

January 10, 2000

I woke up yesterday morning and the first things I saw were two very special people to me - my wife and her son, who coincidentally is also named Joshua. Wrapping my arms tightly around both of them, I was happy for the new mille...

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