Western Courier

SGA hands out safety whistles to women

Dan Morton

September 8, 1998

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For the second consecutive semester, safety whistles will be handed out to on- and off-campus female students by the Student Government Association in conjunction with the Office of Public Safety.The Whistle Program, which be...

Sluggers revive baseball

September 8, 1998

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With all the hoopla surrounding the home-run race by Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, the most important facet of the whole event has almost been overlooked: This race is helping bring fans back to the sport of baseball.After the ...

Bills delivers Role and Scope

Rob Carroll and Heather Esrig

September 8, 1998

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Student Government Association President Matt Bills presented the SGA Role and Scope at its Tuesday meeting in the University Union Capitol rooms.Bills said in his speech that there is no better time to start improving WIU than t...

SGA addresses safety concerns at WIU

Matt Bills

September 8, 1998

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One of the most important issues facing Student Government Association this year is campus safety. We are working on a number of initiatives to improve and promote safety for all members of the university community, some of which ...

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...

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