Western Courier

You better shop around

Danny Davis

September 11, 1998

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In a new dawn of job marketing, today's students need that extra hand when it comes to finding the perfect job. The Placement Office is making it easy for students to go into the career they want. It has added new components ...

Your Ma

Lisa Lipscomb

September 11, 1998

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I was awoken at 3 a.m. not too long ago by the ringing of my telephone. Stumbling out of bed, I could not imagine who would be calling me at such an hour on a weekday. My memory of the conversation is not too clear because of m...

Demolition slated to begin on Hursch Hall Monday

Scott Owens

September 11, 1998

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The Inter-Hall Council held its second meeting of the year Wednesday with student representatives from all residence halls in attendance to discuss the environment on campus.Members of the group are elected by IHC representati...

SGA addresses safety concerns at WIU

Matt Bills

September 9, 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 ...

Abortion “Right to Know Act” deceitful to women

Steve Sonneveld

September 9, 1998

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Like the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act, whose true intent was shown to restrict religious freedom, the Illinois State Legislature has drafted a bill titled the Women's Right to Know Act, which would serve not only to in...

Job opportunities are available for students

Shauna Allen

September 9, 1998

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Lucrative opportunities in the job market are revolving around WIU's family and consumer sciences department.Dietetics, food service and lodging, and fashion merchandise are three options of majors in which WIU students could ...

WIU alumnus faces two counts of first degree murder tomorrow

Rob Carroll

September 9, 1998

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Another court date was set this past summer for a father who inflicted injuries leading to his daughter's death.Rogers Battle, 25, of Chicago, will be in McDonough County Courthouse at 9 a.m. Thursday for further pre-trial at the re...

‘Winds place fifth in South Florida tourney

Jeff Reynolds

September 9, 1998

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The Westerwind volleyball team went 1-2 in its first action of the season at the University of South Florida Tournament.The 'Winds started the season Friday with a loss to host USF, which was last year's Conference USA champion,...

Finley, Potts lead cross country teams to third

Jeff Reynolds

September 9, 1998

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The Western Illinois men's and women's cross country teams welcomed Bradley and Drake universities as well as Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis to the Early Bird Invitational.The 'Necks, led by junior Adam ...

College is merely a start to the best years of lifePaul R. Bixby Jr.

Paul R. Bixby Jr.

September 9, 1998

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When I am at home, the only place I want to be is WIU, away from all of the annoyances that are apparently genetic trademarks in my family. However, once I get back here, I begin to miss all the wonderful things that make visitin...

Show me the money

Karl Phipps

September 9, 1998

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Salaries of college administrators are increasing at a higher rate than ever beforeThe role and responsibilities of a college or university president have changed in the last few years, but the most significant change of all ha...

Internet connections are taking too much time

Kevin Johnson

September 9, 1998

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WIU has a free Internet account (if you don't count the $70 a year you pay for "computer fees") for any and all students enrolled at WIU.That's right, all 12,000-plus students. Faculty is availed of this marvelous gift, too. So what ...

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