Western Courier

‘Necks take first game

Dan Morton

September 3, 1998

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Wearing mops on their heads, their faces painted yellow and purple and plungers in their hands, the Veteran's Club Peach Blossoms cheered on the Leathernecks last night in their 23-7 victory over St. Cloud State, showing that a...

He Said: What about one night stands

Zed Bartlow

September 3, 1998

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Picture this: You go out with your friends for a hard night of drinking at one of our local saloons and after several rounds, you wake up in a strange place next to someone you have never seen before. The first thing I personal...

TV connects adults with education

Josh Monninger

September 3, 1998

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The first of a series of broadcasts dealing with adult education and produced in cooperation with the Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center at WIU started on Wednesday."It's a satellite broadcast so we have viewers from ac...

‘Necks, ‘Winds target goals, may take varied paths

September 3, 1998

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Tuesday, the WIU men's and women's soccer teams kicked off the start of their seasons. The men started off in Peoria, Ill., vs. Bradley University, while the women trekked up to Chicago to face Loyola University. Both teams c...

Kenneth Starr is just doing what he was asked to do

Dan Morton

September 3, 1998

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In an endless effort to copycat the rest of the media, I decided to write this column on either Mark McGwire or Kenneth Starr.After deciding on the latter, I read some articles and watched a little television in hope of learning a...

Campus safety is still an important issue at WIU

Holly M. Anderson

September 3, 1998

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When I came to WIU three years ago, I had no idea what to expect. It was my first time away from home for such a long period.My overprotective father had warned me to be cautious. He explained that sometimes when people are away fro...

New team, same winning attitude for the ‘Necks

Karl Phipps

September 3, 1998

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It wasn't a pretty game, but somehow the Leatherneck football team still managed to get off to a good start with their first victory of the 1998 season.As the defending Gateway Conference champions, the 'Necks saw how difficu...

Movie Review: 54

September 3, 1998

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2 out of 4Last October, Hollywood released "Boogie Nights" and proved that there are still some good stories to come out of the crazy last days of disco. Just because I liked "Boogie Nights," however, doesn't mean I want to see ...

Your Ma

Lisa Lipscomb

September 3, 1998

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People who click their pens during class ... I can't stand it. Every nerve in my body wants to take that pen and chuck it out a window, burn it or jump up and down on it until my head explodes.I can't think of any other activ...

WIU works toward One Stop Center

Danny Davis

September 3, 1998

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Imagine a place where students can get all their questions answered, pay all their bills, register for employment and housing and still be in the same building to get a burger. Well, you don't have to imagine any longer becau...

School participation on the rise

September 3, 1998

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The turnout for yesterday's football game was outstanding because there was barely an empty seat in the house. Everyone from alumni to seniors who had never been to a football game attended to cheer on the Leathernecks.However, in s...

Student takes advantage of chance to study in Mexico

Scott Owens

September 3, 1998

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WIU students have the opportunity to visit foreign lands, experience new cultures and still keep pace with their plans for graduation.Through a group called the North American Consortium for International Advancement, an exchange p...

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