Western Courier

Community speaks at BOT meeting

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

May 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

  A lengthy public comments section opened Monday’s Western Illinois University’s Board of Trustee, as numerous campus community members approached the podium to speak to the board in relation to different struggle...

Distinguished Alumni to be honored at Commencement

Leah Murphy, Courier Staff

April 30, 2018

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Saturday, May 12, at Western Illinois University’s Spring 2018 Commencement Exercises in Western Hall, the outstanding accomplishments of Western alumni Steven E. Nelson and Margaret W. Wong will be recognized in Western Ha...

BOT convenes Today

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

April 30, 2018

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The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees will meet this morning in the University Union Capitol Room at 8 a.m. for the first of their monthly meetings. At March 23’s meeting, the Board voted to increase their meeting...

Thomas announced as finalist in Tuskegee University President search

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

April 30, 2018

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Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas has been listed as a finalist in another university's search for a new president, this time at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala. as of last Friday. According to a news release from Tuskegee...

School of Agriculture adopt second grade classroom

Marc Ramirez, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2018

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Macomb School District’s Adopt-A-Classroom program paired a group of second graders with the Western Illinois University’s Agriculture program. On Tuesday they visited the livestock center and greenhouse. Anna Mercer and her ...

Students recreate Nazca geoglyph at Western

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

April 27, 2018

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Students from Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Patricia Anderson’s ANTH 215 clas, Fantastic Archaeology, completed a large scale replica of a Nazca hummingbird geoglyph this past weekend between Currens and Thompson ...

OSA hands out annual student awards

April 25, 2018

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City Council discusses potential changes

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2018

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On Monday night, the Macomb City Council discussed purchasing new vehicles for the Macomb Police Department. Two new vehicles, a Dodge Charger and a Ford Interceptor, will be added to the mix. They will be replacing three ou...

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