Western Courier

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...

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...

Tight race in Illinois GOP ticket

November 2, 1998

The license plates say ``Land of Lincoln'' and the top of the ticket looks very Republican indeed this year. Democrats have not elected a governor since 1972 and their losing streak is likely to continue. Republicans picked S...

WIU student leaders meet with President Spencer

Dan Morton

November 2, 1998

Student leaders from more than 20 of WIU's top student organizations met at President Donald Spencer's house Friday for the Presidents' Roundtable Meeting. From 3 to 5 p.m., the representatives discussed issues facing WIU stu...

Comedy of Errors

Jen Wehrs

October 30, 1998

By going to see "The Comedy of Errors," which will be performed in Hainline Theatre Nov. 4 through 7, one will be able to see how "Shakespeare can be as fun as 'In Living Colour,'" as director Sonny Bell, theatre professor, said.To ...

Wilkinson works to stop dating violence

William Lee

October 30, 1998

Melody Wilkinson, advocate for stopping teen dating violence, spoke to a packed audience Tuesday night at the McDonough County Courthouse.Wilkinson was part of a panel discussion about dating violence, hosted by Western Illinois Regional...

Students set to scare with haunted trail at Horn Field

Leslie Gray

October 30, 1998

Ghouls and ghosts will be rampant tonight and Saturday night as the Student Recreation Society presents the " Halloween Haunted Trail." The event takes place at the Horn Field Campus from 7:00 -11:00 p.m. on both nights. Each...

Moceanu’s declaration of adulthood will pay off in future

October 30, 1998

Earlier this week, a judge declared 17-year-old Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu a legal adult. Moceanu filed a lawsuit against her parents so she could control what remains of her fortune. She claimed in the lawsuit that her fat...

Williams begins to strike Heisman pose

Ed Cabello

October 30, 1998

Ricky Williams running Towards Heisman This year, college football has taken an interesting turn for the better. For the first year the No. 1- and No. 2-ranked teams will play for the national championship in the Fiesta Bowl....

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