Western Courier

Obama insults U.K. with Brexit criticism

Wil Gradle

May 2, 2016

In all of the excitement of the 2016 presidential election, Americans have become generally unfocused on certain global events that are bound to shift the global economic standing. This is by no means an attack, because in tr...

Prince

Riley Addington

May 2, 2016

 Last Thursday, an icon in the music industry departed from the world of the living, and now we are left to remember the life and mourn the loss of Prince. At the age of 57.  Prince spent his life making a career as one ...

1968: A mixed metaphor for 2016

Patrick Hostert

April 25, 2016

I recently read Julian E. Zelizer’s piece in Politico Magazine, “What Bernie Sanders Should Learn from Eugene McCarthy” and its analysis of the lessons to be learned from the 1968 election cycle confused me.  Let me lay out th...

SB 2059 Passes

Erika Ward

April 25, 2016

 The Illinois House and Senate passed SB 2059 on Friday morning, which aims to provide emergency funding to public colleges and universities in Illinois, as well as some MAP grant funding.  In the midst of a 10-month long budget im...

Bey is Bae

Savannah Whitley

April 25, 2016

 Note to the reader: The following article contains language that some readers may find offensive.  The Queen is back and bigger than ever. Giving fans the treat that they have patiently(ish) waited for, Beyoncé finally dropped her ...

Big test lies ahead

Big test lies ahead

April 22, 2016

Paris agreements offer new hope

Riley Addington

April 22, 2016

In 1992, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Kyoto, Japan. At the convention, a total of 84 countries opted to sign the documents that were drafted. These documents came to be known as ...

Linc-Wash Grote to Host Warrior Dog Dash

Baylee Brynteson

April 22, 2016

On Saturday, Lincoln, Washington and Grote residence halls will be hosting the second annual Warrior Dog Dash. This year’s race will have a mile-long obstacle course custom-built for the event. Drew Reyes, a residence assistant...

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