Western Courier

Leathernecks impress in the classroom, disappoint on the court

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

MACOMB,  IL  —  Western  Illinois’s men’s  basketball  team  finished  10-21 overall and 4-12 in the Summit League finishing  eighth  out  of ninth  overall in the conference this year. They have finished se...

Men’s golf strives in warm Florida and Georgia temperatures over spring break

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

While most students traveled home last week for spring break, the Leatherneck men’s golf team stayed at work. The team departed to warmer pastures on the shores of Jacksonville, Fla. for the Don Benbow Invitational before journe...

Should the Steelers move on from Ben Roethlisberger?

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Welcome to keeping up with the Steelers. On this encounter, we examine who is the drama queen now, who should the blame be put on and what drama will happen next. Antonio Brown is gone, Le’veon Bell is gone and now the only k...

Coming out of seasonal depression

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With winter coming to a close, many people are buzzing about the effects of seasonal depression. In my last article about seasonal depression, I gave a few tips on how to cope and get through it, however, we need to expand our...

UEFA Champions League announces quarterfinal draws

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The UEFA Champions saw some very one-sided round of 16 games. Some teams were absolutely run over in the first leg. Some of them came back, some of them embarrassed themselves, but every single game was exciting. I already wrote abou...

All hail “King” Trump

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

For the first time in the history of the United States of America, a president has had his emergency declaration challenged, and now faces a mutiny amongst his own party. Twelve Republican Senators, along with the entirety of t...

Final season leaves fans wondering

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

Two weeks ago, HBO displayed posters for “Game of Thrones,” which had 20 different characters sitting on the Iron Throne. HBO also launched a social media campaign along with these posters asking viewers to Tweet out a hashtag...

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