Western Courier

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Lisa Lipscomb

August 28, 1998

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These summer months gave me a lot of free time and some of that free time, I'm sad to say, was spent in front of the television.One good thing about it, however, was that I remembered why I hate it. Actually, it's more of a st...

SHE SAID

Dana Evert

August 28, 1998

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Pamela Anderson Lee and Jenny McCarthy have one thing in common besides being bold, beautiful and a little on the crazy side: They share a decision that many women have made in the last 10 years. They have breast implants.Why ...

WIU welcomes record number of new faculty

Danny Davis

August 28, 1998

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WIU, including the Regional Center in Moline, Ill., has hired 80 new faculty members in the last year, with additions to each of the departments.Between this year and last, there have been more than the average number of faculty hired, with t...

HE SAID

Zed Bartlow

August 28, 1998

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It seems to me cosmetic surgery in this day and age has moved into the emergency room.You know what I'm talking about. You have all seen them - breast implants. I personally think breast implants are totally unnecessary. Why w...

Insurance office addresses students’ needs

Rebecca Bogler

August 28, 1998

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An examination of students' medical needs has resulted in a reevaluation of the student health insurance offered by the university.The revised policy includes new and additional covered services, an increase in maximum benefit cover...

iMac, just how good is it

Lisa Lipscomb

August 28, 1998

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With 30 million Macintosh users on the planet, the introduction of the iMac is rocking their world harder than a 7.0 Los Angeles earthquake.You may have seen the advertisements on television or in magazines such as Newsweek, Time or ...

Deadline approaches for insurance waivers

Rebecca Bogler

August 28, 1998

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To ensure students have adequate medical coverage, the university has changed its insurance waiver policy requiring students to have equal or better coverage than what the university offers.Therefore, everyone who previously had...

Stecker’s knee could be ready for opener

Jeff Reynolds

August 28, 1998

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When word came out Wednesday morning that the 'Necks could be without senior running back Aaron Stecker, there was no need to panic, but definitely cause for concern."It was just a mild sprain," 'Necks head coach Randy Ball sa...

Fall 1998 WIU Activities Fair

Dan Morton

August 28, 1998

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The annual Fall Student Activities Fair was held Wednesday in the University Union Grand Ballroom.It was a chance for students to find out about the different clubs and organizations on campus and in Macomb. "It's an opportunity...

Movie Review: The Avengers

Nathan Robbel

August 28, 1998

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If there is anything that Hollywood has not learned, it is to leave old television shows alone and let them be remembered for what they were. Instead, producers insist on bringing old television shows back to life on the big ...

Gov. Edgar approves student trustee vote

Dan Morton and Karl Phipps

August 28, 1998

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Due to a bill passed recently by Gov. Jim Edgar, the student representative to the Board of Trustees will have a binding vote at all nine public universities in Illinois.Dawn Boney, the student representative to the WIU Board o...

College roommates help to instill diversity

Brandon Eckenrode

August 28, 1998

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The United States is incredibly fortunate to have such a diverse population. It appears, however, that our country is the most separated internally.Every day there are conflicts which involve hate crimes, ethnicity clashes and...

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