Western Courier

New rules affect Union social use

William Lee

September 27, 1998

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Members of various student organizations that wish to sponsor events in the University Union or Simpkins gym met Thursday night in the Union's Capitol Room to discuss new rules for use of the locations for social events.The organize...

Monthly talent show beginswith poetry reading, singing

Leslie Gray

September 27, 1998

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The University Union's Delta Deli was packed Thursday night as the first installment of Cultural Expressions, a monthly talent show featuring poetry, song and dance, kicked off.Cultural Expressions began in the fall of 1997 when As...

He Said: What about All-U’s

Zed Bartlow

September 24, 1998

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Now that things have begun to settle down at WIU, the All-U party scene is heating up.There are some faults in the party scene, but overall it is a good situation. The herds of freshmen seen milling about at the beginning of the ...

A night with the Neo-Futurists

Rebecca Bogler

September 24, 1998

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Sometimes when you wake up in the morning, you plan everything out for your day from your Fruity Pebbles to taking your contacts out before you go to bed; sometimes everything doesn't work out exactly the way you planned it.What ...

Mayor, president let their hair down

Josh Monninger

September 24, 1998

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The annual "Meet the President and Mayor" night took place Wednesday in the University Union Lamoine Room. Macomb Mayor Tom Carper and WIU President Donald Spencer were there to reinforce the connection between WIU and Macomb."T...

IHC addresses hall problems

Scott Owens

September 24, 1998

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The Inter-Hall Council used its weekly meeting to clear up misunderstandings and address issues affecting residence hall students.The biggest concern on the agenda was to make representatives aware that the instructions given to di...

NBC respects Hartman’s memory with tribute

Paul Bixby

September 24, 1998

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Congratulations are in order for the writers and casts of NBC sitcoms "NewsRadio" and "Third Rock from the Sun" for remaining true to the memory and artistic legacy of Phil Hartman.Hartman played the irascible Bill on "NewsRadi...

This ain’t the Real World

Lisa Lipscomb

September 24, 1998

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Sitting outside the University Union Tuesday night before Kevin Powell was to speak in the Grand Ballroom, I wondered what he thought of WIU. A university with an enrollment of about 10,000 in a small-town setting is definitel...

Student Tennant Union advises students of their rights

James Lotz

September 24, 1998

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To many students, the Student Tenant Union is the name of an organization of which they have no idea of what is involved. They may have heard its name mentioned or seen advertisements in the paper, yet, in the minds of many, ...

BSA appreciates turnout, focuses on Homecoming

Nick Washington

September 24, 1998

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WIU's fall 1998 Homecoming celebration was the major topic of the Black Student Association's general meeting held in the University Union Sandburg Theatre Tuesday.Kurt Williamson, vice president of BSA, called the meeting to or...

Stricter policies for alcohol take effect

Rob Carroll

September 24, 1998

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WIU is doing its part to make sure that sororities and fraternities do not let alcohol use get out of hand at chapter events."All I'm trying to do is make sure that they know what the polices are and to make sure that they are fol...

Nature center prepares for grand opening

Bradford P. Nadziejko

September 24, 1998

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The new Lakeview Nature Center will have its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.The festivities will include activities such as hayrack rides, a chili-making contest, nature hikes, face painting, nature displa...

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