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Interfraternity Council stands with survivors

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Three Western Illinois University chapters of the Interfraternity Council hung banners from their houses Thursday to stand with rape and sexual assault victims. Sigma Chi, Alpha Gamma Rho and Pi Kappa Phi all hung bed sheet banners...

Western will celebrate Veterans Appreciation Week

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018

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The Macomb community is welcome to celebrate Veterans Appreciation Week. Western Illinois University will hold fundraising events throughout the celebrations, which will take place Nov. 5-11. “Kinder Mondays,” Western’s campus-...

Take Back the Night spreads awareness against sexual assault

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 26, 2018

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On Thursday, it was proclaimed as Take Back the Night Day by the city of Macomb and Western Illinois University. “Take back the Night is an event that happens nationally and internationally as well on college campus and it’s a...

Operation Iced Out has three successful indictments

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday morning the McDonough County Sheriff’s office sent out a press release announcing the federal indictments of three subjects for the distribution of methamphetamine over several counties in west central Illinois as a p...

Faculty Senate discusses realignment plan

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

October 24, 2018

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The Western Illinois University Faculty Senate discussed the University’s realignment plan on Tuesday night. Introduced by the administration in a July press conference, the plan is designed to combat a continued decline i...

SGA discusses ways to get involved and make Western better

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University’s Student Government Association President, Grant Reed, kicked off the meeting with his weekly report, as there were no guest speakers. Reed started off by thanking everyone who made it out to the in...

Alpha Sigma Alpha hosts lip syncing battle

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

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  Last Thursday, the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority at Western Illinois University hosted the muchanticipated "Alpha Sync Battle” competition, which was held in University Union Grand Ballroom from 7 to 8 p.m. The tickets w...

Larry Aurelio seeks re-election to county board

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Larry Aurelio is striving for another term on the McDonough County Board. Some may know Aurelio from the 19 years he has served on the board, while others may know him as the owner of Larry A’s, Macomb’s first pizza restaura...

Events to attend during this Spooky Season

Emily Boyer, Courier Staff

October 19, 2018

Filed under News

Tis’ the season for ghouls and goblins, tricks or treats, and pumpkin everything. In October, students are encouraged to find events in their community to explore and get in the holiday spirit. One of the more popular attractions...

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