Western Courier

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...

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...

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....

Former WIU professor Brophy dies at 90

Danny Davis

October 30, 1998

Kathryn Brophy, for whom Brophy Hall was named, died in McDonough District Hospital last Sunday. She was 90 years old.Brophy had a long and decorated career at WIU, spending 31 years in different positions at the university. ...

She said: Halloween

Dana Evert

October 30, 1998

It is time to carve your pumpkins and decorate your house with scarecrows and spider webs - Halloween is here again. Halloween is the perfect holiday for little kids to feel big and a chance for the "big kids" to remember what it w...

Your Ma

Lisa Lipscomb

October 30, 1998

Whatever happened to the true meaning of Halloween? Blood, guts, death, gore and pure morbidity - this is what it's supposed to be about.Recently, Halloween has become more like Mardi Gras. The costumes get less scarier as the years go ...

WIU segregation is not a simple black/white issue

Rebecca Bogler

October 30, 1998

In my three and a half years at WIU, I have seen something on a regular basis that not only irritates me, but saddens me. From sporting events and parties to simply lunch in the cafeteria, students on this campus choose to vo...

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