Western Courier

Dr.Hironimus-Wendt starts a new brown bag forum

Leah Murphy, Courier Staff

August 31, 2018

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Wednesday, Sep. 5, will mark the first weekly meeting of an open forum, brownbag lunch. These brownbag lunches are organized by Western Sociology Professor Hironimus-Wendt, as a place where Western Illinois University students, fac...

Multicultural Center hosted Open House

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 31, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Tuesday served as a kick off to Western Illinois University’s Multicultural Center’s Welcome Back open house. The MCC wanted to make it well known to all students that resources are available within the building right off of ...

Lodge and Libations event to be held Sept.22

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 29, 2018

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Saturday, Sept. 22, Macomb will be hosting the Lodge and Libations Event at Horn Field Campus. The event, which will be held for the fifth straight year, is sponsored by Horn Field Campus, Hospitality Management, Park and Tourism Ad...

ROTC hosts annual Welcome Back BBQ

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 29, 2018

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Western Illinois University’s ROTC program has officially kicked off the start of the school year by welcoming back returning cadets and extending invitation to possible new recruits. Older cadets not only come to throw a ball, ...

Macomb Police receive recognition during City Council meeting

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 29, 2018

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The Macomb Police Department was officially recognized as a “Tier 2” accredited agency, which very few departments in Illinois can say. Tier 2 accreditation is awarded when a department displays professionalism and excellence ...

Professional Development Series will help prepare students

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 27, 2018

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During the period of Sept. 10-20, Western Illinois University students will have as many as 20 opportunities to gain experience and improve their knowledge in the business world. The annual series of events, called the Professio...

Students get down and dirty with mud volleyball

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 27, 2018

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Students flocked to North Quad Saturday to experience one of Western Illinois University’s largest, muddiest and messiest traditions. University Housing and Dining Services hosted the 16th annual Bayliss-Henninger Mud Volleyba...

WIU program to bring kindness

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 24, 2018

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More kindness and positivity will soon begin to circulate around Western IllinoisUniversity’s campus. For the Fall 2018 semester, the program ‘Kinder Mondays’ (KM) will be offering random acts of kindness to passing stu...

Throwing Third Thursdays are back

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 24, 2018

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Western Illinois University has made “Throwing Third Thursdays” a tradition on campus. Throughout the course of the fall semester, the Western ceramics program encourages all students to come out and relieve some stress b...

Alpha Gamma Rho receives National recognition

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 24, 2018

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Alpha Gamma Rho, better known as AGR, a Greek organization here at Western Illinois University was recently recognized as a Gold Award chapter. Their fraternal advisor was also honored as one of the top in the county. The awar...

Four cadets commission into U.S. Army

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 24, 2018

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    The mission of the Department of Military Science at Western Illinois University is: “to Commission the future officer leadership of the United States Army and motivate young people to be better citizens.” l...

NSCS recognized as Gold Star Chapter

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 22, 2018

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The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at Western Illinois University was recently recognized for its work as a Certified GoldStar Chapter. After previously winning recognition for the 2016-2017 academic year, th...

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