Western Courier

Riot Fest will have big names headlining festival

Brie Coder

April 24, 2017

On April 19, Riot Fest announced its lineup for this year’s festival. Riot Fest will be held on Sept. 15-17 in Douglas Park. Nine Inch Nails will headline the first night. The band has not headlined in Chicago since 2014. ...

Retail decline spells trouble

Jason Adams

April 24, 2017

No one doubts that we live in an electronic age; computers and smartphones are everywhere, and everyone seems to have one. Pew Research has shown that over 75 percent of Americans own a smartphone. On these devices, we have a num...

Macomb supports Earth

Macomb supports Earth

April 24, 2017

WIU Alumnus, Bart Shatto, costars on hit show “Chicago Med”

Alyssa Hohman

April 10, 2017

For Western Illinois fans of the popular show “Chicago Med” look out for a familiar face this season. Western Illinois University alumnus Bart Shattowill be featured on the show for its second season airing April 13 on NBC. ...

“Thirteen Reasons Why”: Big hype results in big dissapointment

Baylee Brynteson

April 10, 2017

The much-anticipated Netflix adaptation of the popular book, “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher, hit the website last Friday. While hopes ran high, the show didn’t get the reaction everyone was expecting. This TV adaptation o...

Focus on Americans again

Courtney Dalton

April 10, 2017

The U.S. is no stranger to regime changes. In fact, we have been a part of many, many attempted, and also successful, regime changes throughout the years. We simply cannot resist at least trying to westernize the entire world ...

Smoking discussion to promote cessation

Isaiah Herard

April 10, 2017

As Western Illinois University joins the nation in recognizing April as Minority Health Month, the Department of Health Sciences and Social Work presents an interactive discussion known as “Let Go of the Chimney.” The smoking cessatio...

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