Western Courier

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...

City works to clear snow and ice in time for students’ return to WIU

Dennis Coyle

January 8, 2001

The Macomb community has been subjected to multiple outbursts of harsh winter weather this season. Luckily for WIU, the worst began shortly after the winter break commenced.The Macomb area received approximately 16 to 20 total in...

The Society of Professional Journalists fights for free speech

January 8, 2001

Should free-speech restrictions applicable to high school students apply to college students as well? The Society of Professional Journalists doesn't think so. And now, neither does the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincin...

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...

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...

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