Western Courier

City Council discusses possible solar panel garden

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2018

    A solar garden may soon occupy a 28-acre lot on the Northside of University Drive. City Administrator, Dean Torreson, says the garden would only include solar panels, which would be eight feet above the ...

Professors organize Discussion on election results

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

December 3, 2018

Last Thursday, the Department of Political Science held a three-panel discussion event at Western Illinois University. The panel consisted of three political science professors at Western: Dr. Keith Boeckelman, Dr. Jonathon ...

Leathernecks beat down Cougars

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

November 30, 2018

Illinois University took on the Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville Cougars on Wednesday night and got their first Division I win at home. The Leathernecks dominated both halves and won with 83-58. As Western closes in...

Leatherneck runs for Peoria City Council Member

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 30, 2018

Western Illinois University junior Aaron Chess decided on Nov. 14 that he wanted to create change in the city of Peoria, Ill. and run for City Councilman-at-Large. “My community is faced with a $6 million deficit, failing e...

Students get stuck in Sunday’s snow storm

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 28, 2018

Western Illinois University residence halls were scheduled to reopen after Thanksgiving break on Sunday at 10 a.m. However, Western sent out a “Note to Returning Students: Winter Weather”, warning students to drive safe as...

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