Western Courier

CC: The real truth about contraception

Victor Olsen courier staff

October 5, 2012

Editor’s note: The statements made in “You Deserve to Know the Truth: Contraception” are not supported by the Newman Center and do not necessarily reflect the views of all Catholics. This column contains some graphic content...


Sandra Sepaniak

October 5, 2012

A lot of Western students say that they hail from the Quad Cities area, and I’m no exception to this. Though I was born in Geneseo — a small town a few miles east of the Quad Cities, I’ve spent my whole life in the are...


Jennifer Wilson

October 5, 2012

I grew up in Galesburg, which is less than an hour north of Macomb. Most people my age who live there spend a majority of their time trying to figure out a way to escape. After transferring here last year, I realized that my...

Don’t smoke

Garrick Hodge sports editor

October 1, 2012

As I woke up Sunday morning, I couldn’t help but mutter to myself “son of a gun — only I didn’t say gun — I’m an idiot.”  While anyone who has been in college for any extended period of time has probably used thi...

Employers need to stay out

Employers need to stay out

September 28, 2012

Respect Native American symbols

Sarah Tomkinson

September 28, 2012

A member of the Spokane Tribe wasn’t expecting to contribute to an overhaul of the University of Illinois mascot when she first signed up to work on her master’s degree there.  Charlene Teters chose U of I for many reaso...

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