Western Courier

Volleyball says farewell to seniors

Taylor Jordan, Courier Staff

November 14, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois University volleyball team concluded its 2018 season this past Sunday in the same manner in which it began, with a victory. The Leathernecks polished off a 3-1 win against South Dakota State ...

Football sacked by South Dakota

Chris Bean, Courier Staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

VERMILLION, S.D. — The Western Illinois University football team traveled north to take on the University of South Dakota. They fell to the Coyotes 17-12 and now move onto 5-5 on the season. USD moves onto 4-6 on the season...

Hate has no place at Western

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

    Members of the Macomb community are planning to combat hate speech from the Westboro Baptist Church. More than 500 people are currently planning to participate in a counter-protest against the church. Ac...

Western hosts War to End All Wars panel discussion

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

November 9, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, Morgan Hall hosted a panel event focused on ending world wars. “The War to End All Wars” is a part of a celebration for Military Appreciation Week at Western Illinois University. The Department of History, Art,...

Pritzker wins Governor election

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Voters have chosen J.B. Pritzker to be the 43rd Governor of Illinois. The 53-year-old venture capitalist collected 45 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary in the spring, defeating challengers Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss. ...

Leathernecks sneak past Salukis

Titus Perez, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

CARBONDALE, Ill. — A brawl broke out in Carbondale this weekend between the Western Illinois University Leathernecks (5-4, 4-2 MVFC) and the Southern Illinois University Salukis (2-7, 1-5 MVFC). The game between two in-state...

Introducing: The 93rd District Norine Hammond

Chance Darby, Proofreader

November 5, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Since December of 2010, Representative Norine Hammond has held on tight to District 93 and plans to continue to be our District Representative. Hammond was born in Berwyn, Ill. and grew up in the western suburbs. She attended W...

Western unveils new ‘MyWestern’ app

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

  Western Illinois University Center of Innovation in Teaching and Research graduate assistants Harish Jujjavarapu and Balakrishna Uppathi launched a new app called “MyWestern.” Under the direction of CITR Director Roger Runquist, ...

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