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Lisa Lipscomb

October 9, 1998

I believe in the possibility of life on other planets. This thought is not crazy or off-the-wall once you think about it critically. There is so much dark space out in the universe and our instruments can only investigate so far...

IHC tries to make students aware of future programs

Scott Owens

October 9, 1998

The Inter-Hall Council meeting this week was geared toward making students aware of programs coming to WIU and addressing their concerns about problems they may experience on campus.Katie Styles, from the WIU Women's Center, s...

Video conference discusses hazing

Leslie Gray

October 9, 1998

Students from various Greek organizations met in the Sandburg Theater of the University Union Wednesday afternoon to discuss hazing issues via an interactive video conference.The program, "Broken Pledges: Fraternities and Sorori...

World Series trip for Yankees is imminent

Ed Cabello

October 7, 1998

The Yankees have been the most prosperous dynasty in the world since receiving their pinstripes in 1915, while winning their first championship seven years later in '21 and standing currently on a whopping 23 World Series championshi...

WIU ignored student concerns, plants flowers instead

Steve Sonneveld

October 7, 1998

According to a class handout I was recently given, conspicuous waste is "based on the theory that practical things are not beautiful, so we show our superiority by indulging in pastimes that have no useful purpose, but are exp...

16 years later, Potts still making strides

Jeff Reynolds

October 7, 1998

Junior Jennifer Potts practices prior to the team meet at EIU.-Mark Kennedy/Photo EditorA 23-year-old Jennifer Potts walked away from WIU and the sport she loved in 1983, among the best on the team and in the conference. Fiftee...

Campus Transit Advisory Board to begin meeting

Matt Bills

October 7, 1998

As the weather gets colder and the snow and sleet start falling, new students will quickly learn what returning students know: Traveling around campus is extremely difficult. Or will they? Because students voted at the end of ...

Wall of Honor caters to administration, not students

October 7, 1998

WIU is relocating the Wall of Honor, a display that commemorates students, faculty, alumni and organizations. The wall, originally located on the north side of the University Union Capitol Rooms, will be moved to the Union Prair...

The search is on for resident assistants

Josh Monninger

October 7, 1998

The selection of resident assistants in residence halls will begin Monday with information meetings. This year's theme is "The Real World." "First we have information meetings in all the residence halls. Interested candidates sho...

Beu offers a variety of educational programs

Leslie Gray

October 7, 1998

Beu Health Center offers a variety of programs to educate students about their health and well-being."We do programs on HIV and STD prevention, sexual assault prevention, nutrition, women's health (such as breast exams and Pap smears...

OPS director attends hate crimes

Danny Davis

October 7, 1998

Bob Fitzgerald, director of the Office of Public Safety, learned about the current situations and conditions of statutes involving hate crimes at a conference Sept. 29, sponsored by the Illinois attorney general and the Illin...

Fashon design via satellite

Leslie Gray

October 7, 1998

Eight of WIU's best designing women presented their summer internship presentations to students and faculty of the University of North Texas via satellite at Friday's Fashion Merchandising Summer 1998 Internship Seminar.The studen...

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