Western Courier

Mayor, president let their hair down

Josh Monninger

September 25, 1998

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The annual "Meet the President and Mayor" night took place Wednesday in the University Union Lamoine Room. Macomb Mayor Tom Carper and WIU President Donald Spencer were there to reinforce the connection between WIU and Macomb."T...

IHC addresses hall problems

Scott Owens

September 25, 1998

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The Inter-Hall Council used its weekly meeting to clear up misunderstandings and address issues affecting residence hall students.The biggest concern on the agenda was to make representatives aware that the instructions given to di...

NBC respects Hartman’s memory with tribute

Paul Bixby

September 25, 1998

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Congratulations are in order for the writers and casts of NBC sitcoms "NewsRadio" and "Third Rock from the Sun" for remaining true to the memory and artistic legacy of Phil Hartman.Hartman played the irascible Bill on "NewsRadi...

This ain’t the Real World

Lisa Lipscomb

September 25, 1998

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Sitting outside the University Union Tuesday night before Kevin Powell was to speak in the Grand Ballroom, I wondered what he thought of WIU. A university with an enrollment of about 10,000 in a small-town setting is definitel...

Student Tennant Union advises students of their rights

James Lotz

September 25, 1998

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To many students, the Student Tenant Union is the name of an organization of which they have no idea of what is involved. They may have heard its name mentioned or seen advertisements in the paper, yet, in the minds of many, ...

BSA appreciates turnout, focuses on Homecoming

Nick Washington

September 25, 1998

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WIU's fall 1998 Homecoming celebration was the major topic of the Black Student Association's general meeting held in the University Union Sandburg Theatre Tuesday.Kurt Williamson, vice president of BSA, called the meeting to or...

Stricter policies for alcohol take effect

Rob Carroll

September 25, 1998

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WIU is doing its part to make sure that sororities and fraternities do not let alcohol use get out of hand at chapter events."All I'm trying to do is make sure that they know what the polices are and to make sure that they are fol...

Nature center prepares for grand opening

Bradford P. Nadziejko

September 25, 1998

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The new Lakeview Nature Center will have its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.The festivities will include activities such as hayrack rides, a chili-making contest, nature hikes, face painting, nature displa...

She Said: What about All-U’s

Dana Evert

September 25, 1998

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Sidewalk chalk makes a colorful collage outside WIU's residence halls. The addresses and times for house parties, a k a All-Us, are written down awaiting the weekend festivities.I watch underclassmen walk in herds, looking for on...

Your Ma

Lisa Lipscomb

September 25, 1998

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When standing in an elevator or walking around campus, I have noticed something out of the ordinary. Not black fingernail polish or purple hair, but something a bit nerdier. Pocket protectors watch out, people are wearing keys a...

Beaty speaks at SGA meeting

Heather Esrig

September 23, 1998

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Mike Beaty, Democratic candidate for State Representative, 95th District, was present at the Student Government Association meeting last night. Beaty shared his background and ideas about being a candidate running against Rich...

Graduate studies formed for gerontology students

Josh Monninger

September 23, 1998

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The WIU Regional Center in Moline, Ill., started offering graduate studies in gerontology this year."We have three faculty members from the psychology/gerontology department with permanent offices in the Quad Cities and they ...

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