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Amtrak announces Thanksgiving Break Sale

Emily Boyer, Courier Staff

September 12, 2018

Filed under News

Amtrak is in the middle of a major sale that the passenger rail service is calling “too good to ignore.” Currently, Amtrak is selling train tickets for up to 30 percent off for college students. The sale price is automatically app...

SGA discusses Western’s future plans

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under News

  Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting began with guest speaker, Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas. Thomas began the presentation by handing out what would be the Presidential Initiatives...

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...

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