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Student Government Association announces restructuring

Marc Ramirez, Edge Editor

January 16, 2019

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The Student Government Association at Western Illinois University held their first general assembly meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, where the new restructuring of the organization was explained to all in attendance. A...

Train derails in McDonough County

Steven Barnum, News Editor

January 16, 2019

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Fire departments in Fulton County and McDonough County respond- ed to a train derailment near Table Grove, Ill. Several cars on a BNSF train left the track shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday evening. The tanker car...

Basketball tries for three straight wins

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

December 5, 2018

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MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois University Men’s basketball team (4-4) will be traveling to Florida to take on the Stetson Hatters (1-8). These two teams have started the season in two completely different ways. The...

NCAA basketball top five picks

Titus Perez, Sports Writer

December 5, 2018

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It’s the busiest time of year in sports; every sport is seemingly in season. The NFL is gearing up for the playoffs, as well as college football. Baseball ended not too long ago and basketball, both collegiate and professio...

OPS and MPD gives tips for a safe and happy holiday break

Marc Ramirez, News editor

December 5, 2018

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Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety and the Macomb Police Department wanted to remind students of a couple holiday break safety tips to ensure a successful and happy holiday season. First and foremost, they would like t...

Reed appoints two new Student Government Association members

Marc Ramirez, News editor

December 5, 2018

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The Student Government Association ended their last meeting of the Fall 2018 semester with two SGA Presidential Bills of Appointment for the 2018-2019 academic year. President Grant Reed authored both bills appointing a new Director o...

City Council discusses possible solar panel garden

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

    A solar garden may soon occupy a 28-acre lot on the Northside of University Drive. City Administrator, Dean Torreson, says the garden would only include solar panels, which would be eight feet above the ...

Professors organize Discussion on election results

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

December 3, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Last Thursday, the Department of Political Science held a three-panel discussion event at Western Illinois University. The panel consisted of three political science professors at Western: Dr. Keith Boeckelman, Dr. Jonathon ...

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