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Why my major matters : Readers responses

September 28, 2012

Physics Physics has not always been my passion, as a matter of fact, my first passions were ping pong, soccer and music, typical of most children growing up in the tropics of Africa.  In my high school days, I would pass all ...

Why my major matters : Reader Response

September 26, 2012

Communications When you think of a communication degree, most people would say that it is the easy degree. Although it might seem that way, the degree is not about how you get it, but what you do with it. The field of communicati...

Editor reacts to stolen Couriers

Bill Welt Editor in chief

September 26, 2012

Readers might not have seen the last issue of the Western Courier on Monday; that’s because perpetrators illegally confiscated and threw away many of the newspapers.As I walked around campus, I noticed most of the Courier bins...

Would you ever wear socks with sandals?

September 24, 2012

C565F2B2-5710-0001-652DEC8A91336520 Yes 8 C565F2B2-FE10-0001-22DC19B0C6507DD0 No 18 C565F2B3-85B0-0001-9F371C91AC00CD20 Only for a Klondike bar 6 ...

WHY MY MAJOR MATTERS: Reader Responses

September 24, 2012

Editor's note: Due to the overwhelming response this series has received, we have decided to extend the submission deadline until Thursday, Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. Submissions should be sent via email to bl- bekas@wiu.edu. Law Enfo...


Joshua Terry

September 21, 2012

There are many reasons why I chose social work as my major and why it’s so important to society. Two reasons stood out — both I’ve held onto for quite some time.  First, I should say that while in the process deciding w...

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