Western Courier

Western students arrested in drug bust: Three charged in dark web operation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

May 4, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Three Western Illinois University students were arrested the afternoon of April 30. Zachary Dean Barnett, pre-business finance major, William Carter Hirmonimus-Wendt, cyber security major and Jacob Cole Nelson, exercise science major...

Community speaks at BOT meeting

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

May 2, 2018

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  A lengthy public comments section opened Monday’s Western Illinois University’s Board of Trustee, as numerous campus community members approached the podium to speak to the board in relation to different struggle...

Thomas announced as finalist in Tuskegee University President search

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

April 30, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas has been listed as a finalist in another university's search for a new president, this time at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala. as of last Friday. According to a news release from Tuskegee...

GoFundMe page draws criticism: Contract negotiation tensions carry over to social media

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018

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Contract negotiation tensions extended to social media last weekend as a GoFundMe.com page drew criticism from Western Illinois University employees. Following the April 18 announcement of the University Professionals of Ill...

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