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Write-in Mayoral Candidate Kristen-Diane Pollock

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 29, 2019

Unconvinced of the city’s urgency, write-in candidate Kristen-Diane Pollock is challenging Mayor Mike Inman in Tuesday’s election. Not long after becoming a Macomb resident, Pollock approached city hall about the conditions ...

Introducing Alderman-At-Large Candidate: Tammie Leigh Brown-Edwards

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 27, 2019

Tammie Leigh Brown-Edwards is hoping that Macomb voters are ready for a new voice at Alderman-at- Large. A native of Aurora, Ill., Brown-Edwards has been a Macomb resident since 2002. She worked as an editor in The Macomb Jour...

Western will hold ancestry results event Wednesday

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 25, 2019

The Sigma Lambda Gamma, Casa Latina, the Anthropology and Sociology Club will host an event aimed to help students learn more about their DNA history. According to Julia Albarracin, an organizer of the event, it is a two-part ...

St. Baldrick’s event raises money for cancer research

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 25, 2019

Western Illinois University’s Tanner Hall hosted the 15th annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser Sunday. The St. Baldrick’s organization encourages volunteer- based fundraisers to raise money for childhood cancer research. Acco...

Western Fraternity offers help in Georgia communities

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 22, 2019

Eight men from Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity traveled 13 hours to Rutledge, Ga. for spring break to help people with disabilities through recreational development. There, they met with seven other brothers from across the country t...

Art Department continues first Wednesday events

Karla Foster, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

The spring time is a time where flowers are in full bloom, the temperature starts to get higher, children play basketball and lots and lots of rainfall. Even though the Spring Equinox doesn’t really start until March 20, thi...

Campus Crime Reports

March 18, 2019

On March 1 at 6:16 p.m. Jacobi Dixon, 18, of 411 Henninger Hall, was arrested in Henninger on a McDonough County warrant for failure to appear. He was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 6:20 p.m. where he was lod...

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