Western Courier

Student Government passes legislation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 23, 2019

Following the guest speakers, Acting President Martin Abhram and Interim Vice President of Student Services John Smith, on Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting, regular business was conducted in the University Un...

Western Illinois Football seeks first win of the season

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

September 20, 2019

The Western Illinois Football team will be back in action on Saturday, looking for their first win of the season’s campaign. Set to kickoff at 3 p.m., the Leathernecks are facing Tennessee Tech at Hanson field. The Leathernecks are...

Western is awarded $10 million for agriculture research

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 18, 2019

  Western Illinois University and the School of Agriculture held a press conference Tuesday to announce the selection of Agriculture Professor Win Phippen as the recipient of a $10 million federal grant for Integrated ...

5K honors Fallen Soldiers and Alumni through scholarships

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 16, 2019

Rain or shine, Western Illinois University’s eighth annual Fallen Soldiers 5K has been booked for Saturday, Sept. 21. Participants of all ages are encouraged to come out and honor those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for...

UUB 2nd annual BBQ cook off

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 13, 2019

The smell of barbecue will fill the air on Saturday as the University Union Board hosts their second annual Food, Family, Farming, Football BBQ Competition. This year, the UUB is expanding their reach as they are partnering wi...

Senators aren’t appointed, holds up business

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 13, 2019

  The past two weeks, the Student Government Association has attempted to conduct business; however, they were unable due to the lack of student participation. Senators in SGA are appointed by each of their different...

Students reflect on summer of service

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 11, 2019

Three Western Illinois University students, leaders and members of Pi Kappa Phi lived a summer of service as they participated in a cross country bicycling philanthropy event. Kyle Ramlow, Justin Brown and Derek Lahey packed their bags...

Town and Gown is schedueld to kick off Homecoming

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 9, 2019

Western Illinois University's Acting President Martin Abraham and Macomb Mayor Mike Inman will be hosting and kicking off the 2019 Homecoming festivities with Western Illinois University’s annual Town and Gown celebration. ...

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