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ROTC hosts 50TH Anniversary Military Ball

Marc Ramirez, Assistant News Editor

March 30, 2018

Filed under News

With the new year came a new anniversary. 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of Western Illinois University’s Reserve officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). The ROTC addition was approved by Western’s Military Science program on No...

University Housing & Dining Services making $600,000 in dining cuts next year

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

March 30, 2018

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As enrollment continues to decline year after year at Western Illinois University, so has occupancy in University Housing and Dining Services residence halls. Because of this, the 2017-2018 Food Service Review Committee has proposed ...

Four students arrested for fraud: OPS and MPD arrest two individuals each in separate cases

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

March 30, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Multiple students were arrested on separate instances of fraud on Monday and Tuesday this week, with arrest announcements coming from both the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and the Western Illinois University Office o...

UUB concludes “Best Week Ever”

March 28, 2018

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Unopposed candidates answer to students at debate

Marc Ramirez, Courier Staff

March 28, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

During Tuesday’s special session of the Student Government Association, student officials gathered to host the annual SGA Debate. In the University Union Capitol Room, four students gathered for the debate; all however, running ...

McDonough County Trauma Care Conference

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2018

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On Friday, April 13, the McDonough County InterAgency Council will be hosting a conference revolving around trauma care. Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution that recognizes the importance of how to care f...

The Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Avenue Q

Marc Ramirez, Assistant News Editor

March 26, 2018

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The Department of Theatre and Dance will be presenting “Avenue Q," a puppet production on April 4-8 in the Hainline Theatre. The Hainline Theatre, located in Browne Hall, will begin the show at 7:30 p.m. on the 4-7. On Apr...

BOT votes to keep fees level

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

March 26, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday to keep 2018-2019 student costs level with 2017-2018 rates, establishing zero percent increases on tuition, student fees and room and board for incoming ...

St. Baldricks returns Sunday

Marc Ramirez, Assistant News Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under News

Tanner Hall is set to host their annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser this Sunday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Tanner Circle will be filled with participants from Western Illinois University and residents from the  Macomb commun...

Staff The Bus, Get off your Cans Annual Food Drive

London Rivers, Courier Staff

March 23, 2018

Filed under News

Sodexo Campus Services at Western Illinois University, is hosting its annual Stuff the Bus, Get off your Cans Food Drive. After 10 years of involvement, Sodexo is teaming up with Loaves and Fishes, and the Western Illinois Region...

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