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Jazz band throws stellar performance

Jelen Evans, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 14, the jazz band at Western Illinois University performed a variety of jazz musical numbers inside of the College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall. The concert started at 7:30 p.m. and ended around 8:15 p.m. At ...

Western unveils new social media lab

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

As many students and faculty at Western Illinois University may have noticed, there have been many new additions and improvements to the campus. One of the most recent additions is a new social media lab. The brand new social me...

Western recognized as Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

November 22, 2019

  At 8 a.m. on Nov. 15, 10 students from Western Illinois University, along with two advisors, loaded up two university vehicles and departed from Macomb. These students and advisors were headed to the Great Lakes Affiliate...

Resident Assistant Council pairs with Salvation Army for holiday festivity

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 20, 2019

Western Illinois University’s Resident Assistant Council (RAC) plans to hold its 18th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday on Nov. 21, for those who need help within the Macomb community. Dinner will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and...

Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe hosted fashion show

Aariani Allen, Courier Staff

November 20, 2019

Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe is a black modeling organization on campus. The organization was founded in 2009 at Western Illinois University “Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe exists in hopes to educate the campus on fashio...

LGBT*QA hosts Trans Day of Remembrance

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 20, 2019

The LGBT*QA Resource Center is hosting the Trans* Day of Remembrance vigil at 7 p.m. today in the Multicultural Center. The Trans* Day of Remembrance was started in 1999 by advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith, in the memory of Rita He...

Abraham announces repercussions after finalizing investigation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Division of Student Services and the University Counseling Center held an open forum to address a note holding racist implications that was found in a computer lab on the third floor of Currens Hall the day ...

Student Government Association looks to bring bikeshare program

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 18, 2019

The Student Government Association along with the Western Illinois University Sustainability Committee wanted to find a way to make the Western community more eco friendly. One way decided to attempt this was by trying to bri...

Office of Student Activities holds annual Angel Tree event

Rachel Greene, edge editor

November 18, 2019

As the holiday season quickly approaches, so does an initiative designed to ensure that as part of their annual Angel Tree event, the Office of Student Activities Leadership and Service graduate assistant, Cecilia Langill and T...

Western leader applications are live on Purple Post

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 18, 2019

The air is brisk, the days are ending faster and the semester is winding to a close. But, the end of the semester is not all students should look forward to as the year comes to an end. Western Leader applications are now open,...

GLAM holds a fashion show

Jelen Evans, Courier Staff

November 15, 2019

Western Illinois University’s GLAM squad hosted a fashion show on Nov. 8, entitled “The Madhouse.” There were two emcees, Caleb Camp and Lasbat Odunsi, who made the audience feel welcomed and enabled different tactics to ma...

CFCM supports local students organizations

Aariani Allen, Courier Staff

November 15, 2019

Christian Faith Campus Ministries, CFCM, have been a long term supporter of many Black Student Organizations on Western Illinois University’s campus. Each Sunday, organizations from join Christian Faith Campus Ministries fo...

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