Western Courier

University Library celebrates 20 years

Holly M. Anderson

August 30, 1998

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For 20 years the University Library has supplied students and the community with the resources they need to better their education and further their personal knowledge.The library is planning to celebrate its 20th anniversary Thursd...

Pilots have other options

August 30, 1998

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Recently, things haven't been so good up in the friendly skies for pilots of Northwest Airlines.Saturday 6,100 pilots walked off their jobs in dispute over issues of pay, job security, retirement and work rules. The strike came o...

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...

Insurance office addresses students’ needs

Rebecca Bogler

August 27, 1998

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An examination of students' medical needs has resulted in a reevaluation of the student health insurance offered by the university.The revised policy includes new and additional covered services, an increase in maximum benefit cover...

iMac, just how good is it

Lisa Lipscomb

August 27, 1998

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With 30 million Macintosh users on the planet, the introduction of the iMac is rocking their world harder than a 7.0 Los Angeles earthquake.You may have seen the advertisements on television or in magazines such as Newsweek, Time or ...

Deadline approaches for insurance waivers

Rebecca Bogler

August 27, 1998

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To ensure students have adequate medical coverage, the university has changed its insurance waiver policy requiring students to have equal or better coverage than what the university offers.Therefore, everyone who previously had...

Stecker’s knee could be ready for opener

Jeff Reynolds

August 27, 1998

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When word came out Wednesday morning that the 'Necks could be without senior running back Aaron Stecker, there was no need to panic, but definitely cause for concern."It was just a mild sprain," 'Necks head coach Randy Ball sa...

Fall 1998 WIU Activities Fair

Dan Morton

August 27, 1998

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The annual Fall Student Activities Fair was held Wednesday in the University Union Grand Ballroom.It was a chance for students to find out about the different clubs and organizations on campus and in Macomb. "It's an opportunity...

Movie Review: The Avengers

Nathan Robbel

August 27, 1998

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If there is anything that Hollywood has not learned, it is to leave old television shows alone and let them be remembered for what they were. Instead, producers insist on bringing old television shows back to life on the big ...

Gov. Edgar approves student trustee vote

Dan Morton and Karl Phipps

August 27, 1998

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Due to a bill passed recently by Gov. Jim Edgar, the student representative to the Board of Trustees will have a binding vote at all nine public universities in Illinois.Dawn Boney, the student representative to the WIU Board o...

College roommates help to instill diversity

Brandon Eckenrode

August 27, 1998

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The United States is incredibly fortunate to have such a diverse population. It appears, however, that our country is the most separated internally.Every day there are conflicts which involve hate crimes, ethnicity clashes and...

I know what you missed this summer

Jeff Reynolds

August 27, 1998

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The Bulls and head coach Phil Jackson parted company in early June, closing a chapter in what could've become the richest championship novel in NBA history. Co-authors Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen have both muffled words of t...

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