Western Courier

Expansion hurts NHL

Jeff Casale

January 8, 2001

When I arrived at the United Center in Chicago Dec. 29, I was awestruck to see so many Detroit Red Wing fans in attendance. It was as if the entire Motor City commuted to Chicago to see their mighty Red Wings take on the strug...

Local humane society knows what pets need most

Shauna Allen

January 8, 2001

Winter weather is here and your pets needs adequate care and shelter from the cold. The McDonough County Humane Society has a few tips to keep your pets warm and healthy during the winter months.First, provide adequate shelter ...

OPS Beat

January 8, 2001

Dec. 15, the university experienced a major power outage that lasted approximately two and a half hours. The outage forced the cancellation of the full graduate school commencement ceremony scheduled for 7:30 p.m. An informal cer...

National News

January 8, 2001

Students upholds vow of silenceLast summer, William Paterson University freshman Brett Banfe pledged to take a year-long vow of silence for charity. More than 125 days into the experiment, he has kept his word, and held his ton...

Campus Bulletin

January 8, 2001

News shorts about what's going on around WIU's campus: WIU Faculty Song Recital Series II to feature music by French composer The WIU Faculty Song Recital Series II, will present an all-French program Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2:00 p.m...

Clinton reflects on the past and looks to the future

Anne Gives

January 8, 2001

WASHINGTON - Churchgoers attending the 11 a.m. service Sunday at Washington's Foundry United Methodist Church blinked twice when they looked down at their bulletins. To put it mildly, there was a guest preacher."Sermon: 'Reflectio...

Men’s basketball looking for a ‘W’

Darren Miles

January 8, 2001

With 12 losses and no wins, the Leatherneck basketball team has very little to be thankful for. One thing may be that they are only 0-1 in conference play.WIU finished up a trying holiday break Saturday night with a 71-56 los...

Elimination of political parties would stop the voting madness

Nick Clesen

January 8, 2001

After this entire presidential election fiasco, there will be many people calling for the end of the Electoral College. There will be others who will call for a vote counting revamp. I, on the other hand, think that this election ...

Winter break blaze destroys fraternity house

William Lee

January 8, 2001

Macomb Fire Department officials are continuing to investigate the cause of a fire that gutted the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house over the semester break.Five WIU students escaped an early-morning fire at the Delta Sigma Phi...

Students return eager, despite shortened Winter break

Dennis Coyle

January 8, 2001

Fall semester is over, semester break is over and the spring semester has begun. As always, some students welcome the new semester with open arms as other resent the fact that break is over.For freshman, undecided major, Trav...

Clinton legacy is safe; political record speaks for itself

William Lee

January 8, 2001

Watching the sheer insanity and carnage of the 2000 presidential elections unfold and the dividedness of the country as electoral victor, George "Dubya" Bush makes his way to the White House has made me think a lot about the pr...

Freshmen hold their own weight during rough season

Darren Miles

January 8, 2001

The traditional role of the freshman in college sports is one relegated to carrying bags, occupying a red shirt and racking up serious bench time. This has not been the case this year as the Leatherneck basketball team has depende...

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