Western Courier

Debate tourney to be held this weekend

Shauna Allen

October 9, 1998

WIU's debate team, reigning champions since last year, will be defending its title in a debate competition this weekend.WIU will play host to an invitational debate tournament today and tomorrow in Morgan Hall 109. This tourname...

‘Our Town’ comes to Macomb

Doug Hoepker

October 9, 1998

Thornton Wilder's classic play "Our Town" will be performed in Simpkins Theatre Oct. 13 through 17 at 7:30 p.m.On the surface, "Our Town," written as a play within a play, is a reminder of the myth of small-town Americana, a tim...

EMS serevice available for WIU students in trouble at night

Karin Lewis

October 9, 1998

When seeking help, students have the option of calling WIU's own Emergency Medical Service, located on campus. "Western's EMS is going into its sixth year of operation," Bob Baxter, EMS adviser, said. "Our EMS is a group of WIU s...

WIU professor publishes novel

Brian Bradley

October 9, 1998

In 1970, John Hallwas began his career at WIU as a professor of English. During his 28 years, he has had 20 books published which he either wrote or edited. This past August, his latest book, "The Bootlegger," hit the stands and ...

Vinson maintains hope for Mid-Con season

Marvin Holman

October 9, 1998

The Westerwind volleyball team traveled to Chicago Tuesday to take on Loyola University and, unlike last Friday's match against another Chicago team, Chicago State University, lost in three sets. In the first game, the 'Winds...

Spirit in the Sky holds fashion show

Dana Evert

October 9, 1998

Spirit in the Sky, 924 W. Jackson St., has been solely owned by Celene Cross for the past five years. Cross worked off an impulsive decision, inspired by retail shops in the Twin Cities and Venice Beach, and created what the WIU co...

Privacy laws remain undefined by supreme court

Holly M. Anderson

October 9, 1998

The Clinton scandal has brought to the table a variety of topics we may have thought otherwise unnecessary in public discussion. Among the most frequently discussed, but perhaps least vivid in the minds of most Americans, is the...

A sublease holds the original tenant responsible

Kevin Runkle

October 9, 1998

You and a few friends are all living together; there's a few problems and eventually you decide you can't take it any more and you want to move out. You find someone who wants to move in and take your "spot" in the apartment ...

She Said: Infidelity

Dana Evert

October 9, 1998

If there is anything I will never understand, it is cheating. I can understand that in immature relationships, like the ones found on college campuses, other people's feelings are usually not a priority - hormones are. The reason w...

Vikings rookie has potential

Ed Cabello

October 9, 1998

Randy Moss seems to be the early pick of the year.Just when you thought the Broncos got a steal with a sixth-round pick three years ago, stellar running back Terrell Davis, who has received comparisons to "sweetness" Walter Pa...

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...

Democrats go against the flow

October 9, 1998

President Clinton's tenure in the White House may be coming to an end if the House of Representatives have their way.In a 258 to 176 vote, the House decided to begin impeachment proceedings on Clinton Thursday. The Judiciary Com...

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