Western Courier

Leathernecks sneak past Salukis

Titus Perez, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

CARBONDALE, Ill. — A brawl broke out in Carbondale this weekend between the Western Illinois University Leathernecks (5-4, 4-2 MVFC) and the Southern Illinois University Salukis (2-7, 1-5 MVFC). The game between two in-state...

Introducing: The 93rd District Norine Hammond

Chance Darby, Proofreader

November 5, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Since December of 2010, Representative Norine Hammond has held on tight to District 93 and plans to continue to be our District Representative. Hammond was born in Berwyn, Ill. and grew up in the western suburbs. She attended W...

Western unveils new ‘MyWestern’ app

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

  Western Illinois University Center of Innovation in Teaching and Research graduate assistants Harish Jujjavarapu and Balakrishna Uppathi launched a new app called “MyWestern.” Under the direction of CITR Director Roger Runquist, ...

Introducing the 93rd District Candidate John Curtis

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

In a rematch from 2016, John Curtis is looking to take District 93 from Norine Hammond. Curtis has always been invested in the area. While serving in the United States Peace Core, he met his wife Karen, who manages the Peace Co...

Interfraternity Council stands with survivors

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Three Western Illinois University chapters of the Interfraternity Council hung banners from their houses Thursday to stand with rape and sexual assault victims. Sigma Chi, Alpha Gamma Rho and Pi Kappa Phi all hung bed sheet banners...

Operation Iced Out has three successful indictments

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday morning the McDonough County Sheriff’s office sent out a press release announcing the federal indictments of three subjects for the distribution of methamphetamine over several counties in west central Illinois as a p...

SGA discusses ways to get involved and make Western better

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University’s Student Government Association President, Grant Reed, kicked off the meeting with his weekly report, as there were no guest speakers. Reed started off by thanking everyone who made it out to the in...

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