Western Courier

Student leaders express the need for change is now

Marc Ramirez, edge editor

April 24, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

The Western Illinois University Student Government Association held a Special Session and hosted the annual State of the Student Address on Monday in the University Union Heritage Room. The purpose of the State of the Student Add...

Western recognizes Chris Ramsey for advising work

Steven Barnum, News editor

April 22, 2019

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Chris Ramsey was named academic advisor of the month at Western IllinoisUniversity. Ramsey has worked at Western for the last 29 years. She started as an accounting clerk in Sherman Hall, moved into a bill collector position ...

Macomb will add a second Starbucks

Steven Barnum, News editor

April 19, 2019

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A second Starbucks is on its way to the east side of Macomb. The Seattle, Wash. based coffeehouse chain will open another restaurant at 1736 E Jackson St., which will fill one of the city’s vacant buildings. Ponderosa Steakhouse...

Tennis wraps up season after back-to-back cancellations

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

GALESBURG, Ill. – The Western Illinois University women’s tennis team was scheduled to host Lindenwood University-St. Charles this Saturday afternoon, but after its cancellation, the Leathernecks saw their season come t...

Macomb names replacement for Dean Torreson

Steven Barnum, News editor

April 17, 2019

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Macomb’s City Administrator Dean Torreson will vacate his seat after his second term in the position. Torreson, a native of Iowa, spent eight years as the city administrator before retiring in 2016. After Sue McLaughlin’s ...

WIU students present business ideas

Steven Barnum, News editor

April 15, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

The Illinois Small Business Development Center organized a competition that allowed aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business ideas. Noah Postin hosted the event, which took place last Thursday in Stipes Hall. Postin i...

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