Western Courier

Trick or traters roam residence halls in search of fun, candy

Leslie Gray

October 30, 1998

Students open their doors an bags of candy for Macomb children

Student and staff cooperation neccessary for resolution

Brandon Eckenrode

October 30, 1998

Recently there has been talk about certain social and charitable events becoming alcohol-free events. This problem could be WIU's worst nightmare if overlooked. While it's a fact that college is the essential in advancing one...

Vison optimistic about return bouts

Marvin Holman

October 30, 1998

WIU Winds in earleir action against Drake University.Mark Kennedy/Photo EditorWith the Mid-Continent Conference season winding down, every match counts for the Westerwind volleyball team. This weekend is no different. The 'Winds...

He said: Halloween

Zed Bartlow

October 30, 1998

Although Halloween is not a federal holiday, it is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the United States.On this night, you can observe hordes of candy-craving kids scouring the neighborhoods for that last Tootsie Rol...

Chuck Berry brings down the house

Rebecca Bogler

October 30, 1998

When rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry walked out on stage last Saturday night in Western Hall, a generation gap was filled with his energy. At age 72, Berry still had the audience laughing and dancing in their seats. He kicked of...

Comedy of Errors

Jen Wehrs

October 30, 1998

By going to see "The Comedy of Errors," which will be performed in Hainline Theatre Nov. 4 through 7, one will be able to see how "Shakespeare can be as fun as 'In Living Colour,'" as director Sonny Bell, theatre professor, said.To ...

Wilkinson works to stop dating violence

William Lee

October 30, 1998

Melody Wilkinson, advocate for stopping teen dating violence, spoke to a packed audience Tuesday night at the McDonough County Courthouse.Wilkinson was part of a panel discussion about dating violence, hosted by Western Illinois Regional...

Students set to scare with haunted trail at Horn Field

Leslie Gray

October 30, 1998

Ghouls and ghosts will be rampant tonight and Saturday night as the Student Recreation Society presents the " Halloween Haunted Trail." The event takes place at the Horn Field Campus from 7:00 -11:00 p.m. on both nights. Each...

Moceanu’s declaration of adulthood will pay off in future

October 30, 1998

Earlier this week, a judge declared 17-year-old Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu a legal adult. Moceanu filed a lawsuit against her parents so she could control what remains of her fortune. She claimed in the lawsuit that her fat...

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....

SGA president Bills honored for scholastic achievements

Danny Davis

October 28, 1998

Matt Bills, president of the Student Government Association, was selected as the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award speaker.Because of his selection, he gets the honor of speaking at a dinner, which will be presided over ...

‘Winds win in OT on Brown payback

Jeff Reynolds

October 28, 1998

After knocking off Division III opponent Cornell College 4-0 Thursday, the Westerwinds came out looking for vengeance against Quincy University, which scored at will in its last meeting and won 6-0.After 105 minutes of scoreless play,...

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