Western Courier

‘Necks hope to stay with opening night trend

Jeff Reynolds

September 2, 1998

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As they prepare to open the season against Division II opponent St. Cloud State University, the Leathernecks carry a No. 13 national ranking from the Sports Network (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today) and a bulls-eye on their backs after winni...

NFL begins new season, finds same results

Jeff Reynolds

September 2, 1998

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After their venerable field general guided them pas the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, the Denver Broncos must unload their hefty hardware and fuel up to face the challenges that come with etching SUPER BOWL...

Pilots have other options

August 31, 1998

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Recently, things haven't been so good up in the friendly skies for pilots of Northwest Airlines.Saturday 6,100 pilots walked off their jobs in dispute over issues of pay, job security, retirement and work rules. The strike came o...

New public service ads are a waste of money

Rebecca Bogler

August 31, 1998

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A few months ago President Bill Clinton announced a $100 million advertising campaign in an effort to fight the war on drugs and alcohol, and recently some of the ads have been aired. The disappointing thing is that Clinton pro...

The warning period is over

Marvin Holman

August 31, 1998

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Starting today, after a week of warnings, students must now park in their designated areas or risk paying a fine.According to Bob Fitzgerald, director of Parking Services, students parking in faculty and staff lots, reserved spots ...

Wise appointed acting associate dean of CAS

Dan Morton

August 31, 1998

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Dan Wise, professor and chair of the WIU department of geography, has been named to succeed Frank Fulkerson as the acting associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences effective Aug. 1. Fulkerson stepped down from the pos...

Gwendolyn Brooks and Casa Latina welcome new and returning studentsBy Danny Davis

Danny Davis

August 31, 1998

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With fall semester classes underway, both the Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center and Casa Latina held open houses last week for new and returning students.The open houses were designed to show students some of the services both facilit...

Involvement helps build professional skills

Matt Bills

August 31, 1998

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Without a doubt, one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences students can have at WIU is co-curricular involvement. It is called co-curricular because it goes hand-in-hand with the primary reason you are here - to rece...

Freshmen are trying too hard to blend into the crowd

James Weime

August 31, 1998

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The other day, as I sat in my first class on the first day of my second try at this school thing, I met a very nice and enthusiastic young woman. As I talked to her, she told me all about where she was from and what she was stud...

Area youth showcase football talents

Jeff Reynolds

August 31, 1998

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Punt, Pass and Kick Area youths convened at Macomb Junior-Senior High School Saturday afternoon to vie for the title of NFL Gatorade Punt, Pass and Kick champion.Boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15 were eligible to compe...

‘Necks search for tests; NFL season set to kick off

Marvin Holman

August 31, 1998

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Thursday the Leathernecks will open their season against Division II St. Cloud State University, another "challenging" opening game.I understand that we must open the season with a win, but at the expense of this poor team? Before any...

University Library celebrates 20 years

Holly M. Anderson

August 31, 1998

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For 20 years the University Library has supplied students and the community with the resources they need to better their education and further their personal knowledge.The library is planning to celebrate its 20th anniversary Thursd...

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