Western Courier

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...

I know what you missed this summer

Jeff Reynolds

August 28, 1998

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The Bulls and head coach Phil Jackson parted company in early June, closing a chapter in what could've become the richest championship novel in NBA history. Co-authors Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen have both muffled words of t...

‘Necks get final exhibition kicks

Karl Phipps

August 28, 1998

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With the first game less than three days away, Leatherneck head soccer coach Eric Johnson is looking for any kind of leadership from his players.More importantly, Johnson is hoping the team will sport a positive attitude, as i...

WIU recieves national recognition

Shannon Brennan

August 28, 1998

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For the second consecutive year, WIU has been ranked in the second tier of regional universities in the U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges Edition."Last year we advanced to the second tier for the first time in rec...

Your Ma

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...

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