Western Courier

Gore’s voters want security that Bush will do what’s needed

January 8, 2001

The long road to the White House is finally drawing to an end. There is no question that Jan. 20, George W. Bush will take the reigns of this great nation and lead us into the new millennium. But, many Americans are still left...

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...

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...

Search continues for NIU student

TMS Campus

January 10, 2000

Chicago police continue to search for a Northern Illinois University student who has been missing since early New Year's Day.Police said they don't have any solid leads in their search to find Brian Welzien, 21, who was last s...

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