Western Courier

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...

She Said: What about All-U’s

Dana Evert

September 24, 1998

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Sidewalk chalk makes a colorful collage outside WIU's residence halls. The addresses and times for house parties, a k a All-Us, are written down awaiting the weekend festivities.I watch underclassmen walk in herds, looking for on...

Your Ma

Lisa Lipscomb

September 24, 1998

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When standing in an elevator or walking around campus, I have noticed something out of the ordinary. Not black fingernail polish or purple hair, but something a bit nerdier. Pocket protectors watch out, people are wearing keys a...

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...

Beaty speaks at SGA meeting

Heather Esrig

September 22, 1998

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Mike Beaty, Democratic candidate for State Representative, 95th District, was present at the Student Government Association meeting last night. Beaty shared his background and ideas about being a candidate running against Rich...

Graduate studies formed for gerontology students

Josh Monninger

September 22, 1998

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The WIU Regional Center in Moline, Ill., started offering graduate studies in gerontology this year."We have three faculty members from the psychology/gerontology department with permanent offices in the Quad Cities and they ...

Probation was violated

September 22, 1998

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Over a year has passed since Darrell Mitchell was found guilty of mob action for the beating death of Damenion Burnett in June 1996.Mitchell was sentenced to two years probation in August 1997. He was also required to pay $3,265 i...

Past, Present and Future

Dan Morton

September 22, 1998

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Today marks the 96th anniversary of the first day of classes at WIU, but getting the school up and running smoothly took years of effort.The establishment of WIU, originally named Western Illinois State Normal School, was approved...

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