Western Courier

Red Ox ownership combats rumors

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Since New Year’s there have been rumors that Red Ox Restaurant and Lounge has closed permanently, with reports of employees filing for unemployment, however, the accusations are false and as of Jan. 9 the steakhouse has reop...

Elliot carries the torch

Elliot carries the torch

January 19, 2018

Sexual assault remains prominent on campuses

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Nearly every two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. An alarming number of sexual assaults occur on college campuses.  Sexual violence is prominent in today’s culture. There are often violent rape scenes o...

Heroin becomes emerging problem

Isaiah Herard, News Editor

December 6, 2017

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Over the course of the year Macomb has seen a bevy of drug arrests, however, the most prominent drug in McDonough County is known as Heroin. In an interview with the McDonough County Voice, McDonough County Sheriff Rick VanBrooke...

Western commemorates World AIDS Day

Tabi Jozwick, Courier Staff

December 4, 2017

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 To commemorate World AIDS Day, the Beu Health Center’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Resource Center organized Western Illinois University’s World AIDS Day event at the Multicultural Center on Friday. According to Peace Corps Fel...

“Thank you for everything”

Devon Greene, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior wide receiver Jaelon Acklin’s time in a Western Illinois University Leatherneck uniform was nothing short of tumultuous. Acklin’s first three years were underwhelming as he only caught a total of 21 passes and two ...

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