Western Courier

‘The new norm’ Facilities looks to tackle deferred maintenence

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

February 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Just over a year ago, in the heat the Illinois state budget impasse, it was announced that facilities management would be looking at over $400 million in deferred maintenance projects for the foreseeable future.  Now, unde...

UHDS opens new options to on-campus living

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2018

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As a part of an initiative to recruit and retain students to the residence halls, University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) is introducing and continuing proposals to make living on campus more attractive. According to Dire...

Dance Marathon in final stretch

Ryan Zurek, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2018

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Last Wednesday, members of the WIU Dance Marathon organization held a fundraising event at the west McDonald’s, as well as a Spring Miracle Jeans Day in anticipation of the upcoming Dance Marathon. According to Dance Marathon ...

Sigma Sigma Sigma to host run/ walk

Devon Greene, Sports editor

January 29, 2018

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The Macomb Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority is beginning their latest philanthropic initiative this spring with an inaugural cancer walk/run fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on Sunday, March 4. Tri Sigma Philanthropy Ch...

Western engage students in Activities Fair

Marty Rogers, Assistant News Editor

January 26, 2018

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Western Illinois University’s Grand Ballroom over capacitated Wednesday afternoon as Leathernecks in search of an extracurricular explored over a hundred different clubs and organizations at the Student Activities Fair. The...

Western extends and expands on recruitment

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

January 26, 2018

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 Despite steady declines in enrollment, Western Illinois University’s recruitment initiatives continue to find ways to reach markets across the state of Illinois.  According to Director of Admissions Seth Miner, in contrast to ot...

Women’s monologues to impute empowerment

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

January 26, 2018

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Western Illinois University introduces “The Vagina Monologues,” a global activist movement whose goal is to abolish violence against women that raises funds and awareness through the productions of Eve Ensler.  “The Vagi...

Fulbright scholar to speak in Macomb

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

Jinan University Associate Professor Fanbin Zeng will visit Western Ilinois University on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to lecture on the usage of social media. Zeng, who teaches in the College of Journalism and Communication at Jinan Univ...

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