Western Courier

‘Winds finish winless at Westerwinds Classic

Marvin Holman

September 14, 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...

WIU Leathernecks fall to CMU

Jeff Reynolds

September 14, 1998

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The Leathernecks took their No. 11 ranking and traveled to Central Michigan University Saturday, hoping to return 2-0 and gain momentum for the remainder of the non-conference schedule.Unfortunately for the 'Necks, the Chippe...

Feelings of inadequacy lead to stolen books

James Weime

September 14, 1998

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It was a perfect day. As I lazily walked to my last class, I took the time to notice all the beauty of the world around me. I saw lots of pretty women and the sun was shining gloriously. I saw smiles on happy faces and voices f...

Balloons fill sky for annual event

Josh Monninger

September 14, 1998

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All this weekend, balloons could be seen on campus as Macomb's 12th annual Balloon Rally took flight Friday and landed Sunday afternoon.Along with the hot air balloons, other events were featured this weekend at the rally. A carniv...

Money can buy freedom

September 14, 1998

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A grand jury will finally begin an investigation next week into the contentious JonBenet Ramsey murder case.JonBenet, a 6-year-old beauty queen, was found strangled in her Boulder, Colo., home the day after Christmas two years ...

Sorority hosts Red Cross blood drive

Dan Morton

September 14, 1998

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Sigma Lambda Sigma service sorority will be sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday. It will be held in the University Union Heritage rooms from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day."We're a service sorority...

Student Tenant Union can help

September 14, 1998

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On behalf of the Student Tenant Union, I would like to welcome all students back to WIU. I am sure there will be many stories of hard work, moneymaking and good gossip that several of us missed while we were gone throughout the s...

Positive messages exist nationally and locally

Tedra Newman

September 14, 1998

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This is the first column I have written for the Western Courier and I sat and thought what in the world I should write about. I knew I didn't want to write anything that would make me sound preachy or complaining. I would have like...

Baker lays foundation for season

Cassina Sanders

September 14, 1998

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Women's head tennis coach Art Peterson and the Westerwind team opened the season with a tournament Friday and Saturday. The 'Winds squared off against two opponents, Eastern Illinois and Chicago State universities.Senior captain...

Library gets new on-line catalog

Heather Esrig

September 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 ...

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