Western Courier

Library gets new on-line catalog

Heather Esrig

September 13, 1998

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As of Aug. 18, the University Library received a new on-line catalog, but the new system is still called ILLINET On-line."It is a great system for everyone. For the beginners it is easier to use, and for the advanced it has m...

WIU creates programs designed to enhance enrollment numbers

Danny Davis

September 13, 1998

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A jump in enrollment is showing a positive upswing compared to the decline in undergraduate enrollment of past years. One of the main contributing factors for the increase is GRADTRAC.GRADTRAC guarantees a student a four-year bachelor's...

Enrollment rises, WIU projects trend: Regional centers are big factor in rising enrollment

Rob Carroll

September 13, 1998

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Due to the combination of more entering freshmen and additional students taking classes in the Quad Cities, the total fall 1998 WIU enrollment has increased from last year. This year's enrollment of 12,610 is a 3.4 percent increase ...

CAGAS impliments new policies for reentering

Shannon Brennan

September 13, 1998

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Students wishing to reenter WIU after facing academic suspension will now have to face some new policies recently implemented this semester by the Council on Admission, Graduation and Academic Standards."CAGAS reviews policies of...

Change came easier with orientation

Vicki Rakowski

September 13, 1998

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Cari Sheets, Student Orientation Staff director, notes that this year's orientation for freshman had an overall "positive feeling. People were more invested in it - the students had such a positive attitude."Sheets, along with ...

LEJA celebrates 30 years

Scott Owens

September 13, 1998

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The law enforcement and justice administration department has already begun making preparations to celebrate its 30th anniversary at WIU in October 1999.Events are planned throughout the year to promote the program and receive...

‘Winds finish winless at Westerwinds Classic

Marvin Holman

September 13, 1998

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The Westerwind volleyball team was hoping to turn its season around by playing host to the Westerwinds Classic this weekend, facing Sun Belt Conference member Western Kentucky University; Conference USA member Saint Louis Uni...

No one can take away the atmosphere of seeing Mark McGwire hit a home run live and in person

Matt Gunderson

September 10, 1998

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All I could think about the night before was witnessing No. 62 clear the left-field fence of Busch Stadium. Being there to witness history was absolutely unbelievable.I've been the biggest McGwire fan since his rookie year. The ...

LEJA tops list of employment opportunities for graduates

Dan Morton

September 10, 1998

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Degrees in law enforcement and justice administration; recreation, park and tourism administration and family and consumer sciences place the most WIU graduates in the job market, according to Al Waters, director of the Placeme...

Money can’t buy school loyalty

September 10, 1998

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It's amazing that a college or university president can make more money than a state governor or even the president of the United States.In what has become a trend in the higher education system, the salaries of college and unive...

Quayle visits Macomb in support of Myers

Rob Carroll

September 10, 1998

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Former Vice President Dan Quayle was in Macomb yesterday afternoon to support the re-election of State Rep. Rich Myers, R-Colchester, at a public rally held at the rural residence of Leroy Brown."I think that Dan Quayle exempl...

Kathy Griffin comes to Macomb

Josh Monninger

September 10, 1998

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Kathy Griffin, originally from Oak Park, Ill., will be performing at WIU Oct. 3 for Homecoming weekend.Luis Moreno, assistant director of the Office of Student Activities and adviser for the University Union Board, believes thi...

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