Western Courier

Western to offer new scholarships

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under News

New and improved programs and scholarship opportunities are on the way to Western Illinois University. According to usnews.com,enrollment at Western is down nearly 33 percent from the fall of 2013 to the fall of 2018. While...

Study Abroad fair takes place behind Stipes

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under News

Wednesday, behind Stipes Hall, the Study Abroad and Outreach staff will be giving students information and reasons to look into their options of studying elsewhere. Returning students will also be at the event to share their e...

WIU Food Pantry is open for business

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University is happy to announce that the WIU Food Pantry is officially open for the Fall 2018 semester. With an institutional value of social responsibility, the pantry gives all students the opportunity to donate or ...

Dance Marathon to host charity race

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

September 7, 2018

Filed under News

In a way to give to those in need, the Western Illinois University group, Dance Marathon, will be hosting a charity race on Sunday, Sept. 16. Dance Marathon has been an active student-lead organization on Western’s campus for over ...

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Resource Center present: Step Up

Chance Darby, Courier Staff

September 7, 2018

Filed under News

Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Alcohol and Other Drug Resource Center at Western Illinois University will be offering a bystander training course also known as Step Up from 3 to 6 p.m. in Seal Hall Room 317. Have you ever been concerned about s...

Competition kicks off before kick off

Chance Darby, Courier Staff

September 5, 2018

Filed under News

Saturday, Sept. 15, the 2018 Fighting Leatherneck football season will be fired up with a BBQ competition. The School of Agriculture and the University Union Board will be hosting the BBQ Competition right in Q-lot. The event will be a ...

City Council discuss liquor license and EPA concern

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

September 5, 2018

Filed under News

The Macomb City Council has agreed to approve an engineering agreement for a new CO2 system at the town’s water treatment plant. Discussed in-depth during last week’s meeting, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recentl...

Student Government Association brings in the new academic year

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 5, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

The 50th legislative session of the Western Illinois University Student Government Association started back up Tuesday evening. The general assembly began the meeting with two guest speakers, Pedro Bidegaray, Director of Study Abroa...

Men wanted to paint one nail

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2018

Filed under News

On Sept. 20 and 21 in the University Union Concourse, ‘Polished Man’ will be raising awareness of the sexual violence committed against children. The group encourages men to paint one of their fingernails in order to show re...

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