Western Courier

Building History

Dan Morton

October 2, 1998

Almost 100 years after Sherman Hall opened in 1902, a look back through history tells the story of WIU's founder.While Sherman Hall has been a mainstay on this campus since WIU opened its doors in 1902, the rest of the academ...

Students select Larry Derry to lead parade

Brad Nadziejko

October 2, 1998

The "Voice of the Leathernecks," Larry Derry of Macomb, will lead WIU's 1998 Homecoming parade Saturday morning. "Derry was chosen as grand marshal by WIU students because he shows so much commitment and enthusiasm for Western's ...

Showing appreciation helps improve workmanship

Brandon Eckenrode

October 2, 1998

When someone does a job well, it's nice to say "thank you" or just let the person know that what he or she is doing is appreciated. It makes people aware of the fact that others are noticing their services. Many people don't exten...

‘Necks are ready to rumble

Jeff Reynolds

October 2, 1998

A rivalry that doesn't live up to the annual in-state duel between Illinois State or Southern Illinois universities, and can't even step on the same surface of the institution's biggest rival, located somewhere in the vicinity...

Poetry deadline extended

Karin Lewis

October 2, 1998

The deadline for submissions to the WIU Centennial Poetry Contest has been extended to Nov. 15. WIU's 100th birthday will be celebrated in many ways through the spring semester. This poetry contest is just one of the ways tha...

Rec center celebrates one year anniversary

Danny Davis

October 2, 1998

Anne Chatterton signs up for a door prize at the Student Rec. Center on Thursday.-Mark Kennedy/Photo EditorStudent Recreation Center celebrated its first birthday Thursday. Presiding over the party were Gary Johnson, vice president o...

No. 1 comes calling, will ‘Necks answer

Jeff Reynolds

October 2, 1998

The game both teams pointed out as the game of the season when they received their schedules in the spring is finally here, and the Leathernecks realize the magnitude of tomorrow's matchup with No. 1-ranked and defending national cham...

She Said: Communication between the sexes

Dana Evert

October 2, 1998

"Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus," written by Dr. Gray, has become a very successful book. This book has seemed to cross over the sex barrier while discussing the differences between men and women. There have been semin...

He Said: Communication between the sexes

Zed Bartlow

October 2, 1998

In our fast-paced material world, communication skills have greatly deteriorated. Cellular phones, pagers and other high-tech gadgets do not replace the face-to-face conveyance of ideas. Men and women have major differences in...

Students tour various European businesses

Tricia Tortorich

September 30, 1998

WIU students got a firsthand view from other students who participated in the International Business Tour this past year. From May 26 to June 6, students toured top international businesses in Belgium, France, the Netherlands ...

Myers speaks to SGA

Danny Davis

September 30, 1998

At the SGA meeting Tuesday, Rep. Rich Myers, R-Colchester, spoke about current politics concerning the district, the city and the university.His focal point of the forum was the money he has brought to WIU. Myers, a WIU alumnus, said ...

Ghost of Harry can Caray Cubs no further

Ed Cabello

September 30, 1998

The end was indefinite with the Cubs surrendering three runs in the ninth; the only thing that would have made it more Cub-esque was if closer Rod Beck had blown the game. It is September and the Chicago Cubs will not be watc...

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