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Macomb community gathers in support for the Rally for Love

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University and its LGBTQIA+ community held its first Rally for Love on Nov. 17. In response to a planned protest from the Kansas based Westboro Baptist Church, Macomb community members and Western Illinois fa...

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. ...

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