Western Courier

Women’s soccer looks ahead towards Jackrabbits and Fighting Hawks in weekend conference double-header

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

October 18, 2019

  A hot run in the form of a four-game winning streak for the Western Illinois Women’s Soccer team has been cooled off lately, as the Leathernecks have dropped their last two, both shutouts. This weekend is an opportun...

Men’s soccer wins second game in a row

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois Leathernecks defeated the University of Detroit Mercy Titans, 2-0, for their second win in a row. Western moves to 2-11 overall and 2-5 at home this year. Western gave UDM thei...

Dance Marathon holds McDonald’s fundraiser

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 16, 2019

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon hosted another event to actively involve the community and fundraise for their cause at McDonald’s last night. Dance Marathon raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and s...

SGA appoints new student leaders across campus

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 14, 2019

  Western’s Student Government Association consisted of three appointments during new business, following officer and committee reports during Tuesday's weekly meeting. The Appointments Committee granted approval for...

Women’s soccer looks to make it five in a row against Denver Pioneers

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

The Western Illinois University women’s soccer team (6-5-1) will head to Colorado to take on the University of Denver Pioneers (4-4-3) tomorrow night. The teams have squared off against each other five times in the past with...

Football loses conference opener against Missouri State in 3OT

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. – The Western Illinois University football team (0-5) opened up their conference schedule at home against the Missouri State University Bears (1-3). The Leathernecks beat MSU last season 31-14 on the ...

Thompson Hall prepares for annual Big Pink Volleyball competition

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

Each year Thompson Hall holds their annual capstone event, Big Pink Volleyball. This year, Big Pink Volleyball will take place from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16. Big Pink Volleyball is a recreational event that takes place at the Stud...

Football looks for first win against Missouri State at Homecoming game

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

  The Western Illinois University football team (0-4) will be looking for their first win of the season on Saturday when they take on the Missouri State University Bears (0-3). Western is coming off their bye week, l...

Board of Trustees names Abraham Interim President

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

October 4, 2019

The Western Illinois Board of Trustees met on Thursday afternoon in the University Union to discuss various issues around Western. After an almost three hour long closed session meeting, the Board of Trustees agreed to make Actin...

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