Western Courier

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...

Newest line of Ken dolls proves to be another delusion

Brandon Eckenrode

September 3, 1998

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Toys have come a long way since I was a child. Now when I say that, I get the image of a grandpa trying to talk without having his dentures fall out of his mouth and a couple of grandchildren anxiously awaiting "story time" at hi...

‘Necks hope to stay with opening night trend

Jeff Reynolds

September 1, 1998

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As they prepare to open the season against Division II opponent St. Cloud State University, the Leathernecks carry a No. 13 national ranking from the Sports Network (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today) and a bulls-eye on their backs after winni...

NFL begins new season, finds same results

Jeff Reynolds

September 1, 1998

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After their venerable field general guided them pas the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, the Denver Broncos must unload their hefty hardware and fuel up to face the challenges that come with etching SUPER BOWL...

New public service ads are a waste of money

Rebecca Bogler

August 30, 1998

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A few months ago President Bill Clinton announced a $100 million advertising campaign in an effort to fight the war on drugs and alcohol, and recently some of the ads have been aired. The disappointing thing is that Clinton pro...

The warning period is over

Marvin Holman

August 30, 1998

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Starting today, after a week of warnings, students must now park in their designated areas or risk paying a fine.According to Bob Fitzgerald, director of Parking Services, students parking in faculty and staff lots, reserved spots ...

Wise appointed acting associate dean of CAS

Dan Morton

August 30, 1998

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Dan Wise, professor and chair of the WIU department of geography, has been named to succeed Frank Fulkerson as the acting associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences effective Aug. 1. Fulkerson stepped down from the pos...

Gwendolyn Brooks and Casa Latina welcome new and returning studentsBy Danny Davis

Danny Davis

August 30, 1998

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With fall semester classes underway, both the Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center and Casa Latina held open houses last week for new and returning students.The open houses were designed to show students some of the services both facilit...

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