Western Courier

Introducing the Staff

Amanda Wandachowicz, Copy Editor

September 25, 2020

Hello! My name is Amanda Wandachowicz and I am the copy editor for the Western Courier. I started working for the Courier my freshman year as a proofreader and was promoted last year. I am currently a junior and my major is Foren...

Mental Health Matters

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

September 23, 2020

When thinking about one’s overall wellness, the concept of physical health is what is talked about first and most often. People usually focus on whether or not the person is physically fit, are they a healthy weight, do they...

Introducing the Staff

Rachel Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 23, 2020

Hi! My name is Rachel Greene and I am the current Editor-in-Chief of the Western Courier. Previously, I served as the EDGE Editor here. I am currently a junior and am a Communication Major with an Event Planning Minor. On campu...

Introducing the Staff

Mary Kilbourne, Proofreader

September 21, 2020

  Hello, my name is Mary Kilbourne and I am a proofreader for the Western Courier. I started working for the Western Courier last year and have been perfecting my proofreading skills ever since.  I am a senior here at Western Ill...

Here lies the magic of a snow day

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

September 21, 2020

I’ll never forget my first snow day as an elementary school student. The excitement of sitting in front of the television screen and watching the “school cancellations” run across the bottom of the morning news. Snow fell...

Virtual Emmy Awards

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

September 21, 2020

This year, in light of the recent pandemic, the Emmys have decided to go virtual. The Emmy Awards recognize excellence and achievement throughout the American television industry. The name of the award originates from the word...

Virtual production meets the firms

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

September 21, 2020

Before the virtual meet the firm event I was trying my best to be optimistic. Since last spring I have been to a few conferences and the meet the firms event in a traditional setting. So I had to admit that I had my doubts but...

Wakanda Forever

September 4, 2020

On Friday, the well-known actor Chadwick Boseman passed away from a four-year battle with cancer. This was something he had been dealing with since his diagnosis in 2016, when he found out he had Stage IV colon cancer. His deat...

The unfortunate loss of Chadwick Boseman

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

August 31, 2020

The year 2020 has been a repeated kick in the groin, and right when you think the pain will subdue, it only surprises you and hurts far worse. For me, like many others, that shock was waking up Saturday morning to learn that Chadwick...

The uncertainty of 2020

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

August 31, 2020

COVID-19 has changed everything this year and that will most likely continue for the next couple of years as well. Everyone is tired of hearing about it, but it’s all we ever talk about now. For six months the news has been talking ab...

Introducing the Staff

Allison Young, Courier Staff

August 31, 2020

 My name is Allison Young and I am the Western Courier’s Opinions editor! This is my 7th semester here at the Courier! I started off as a writer for the pinions section and worked my way up to being an editor after my first...

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