Western Courier

SB 2043 a misguided venture

Wil Gradle & Jacob Tomlinson

February 15, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The burden of knowing the truth is that you must defend it without manipulating it to achieve your own ends. This weekend, faculty member Dr. Holly Stovall did not shoulder this burden. In this instance, the truth was that the Student...

“Deadpool” Kills at Box Office

Alex Montoya

February 15, 2016

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

 The best superhero film of all time was released Friday, and yes it was every bit as exciting and raunchy as expected. “Deadpool” gave the audience everything they asked for and then some. With some really funny quips a...

A chip on the shoulder

A chip on the shoulder

February 10, 2016

Balance Key to Evaluation

Kyle Davis

February 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Imagine going to the gym for exercise. For some of us this may be a common adventure, for others, an activity embarrassingly absent from our lives. Either way, when you exercise, do you compare your abilities with your previous r...

Ford takes second

Zach Martin

February 8, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Sports

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Max Ford hadn’t competed in a heptathlon yet this season. So sitting in fifth place after the first day and hitting a couple new personal records had to feel pretty good. His second day was better. F...

Planetary defense long overdue

Stuart Bartlett

February 8, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Somewhere in the annals of our cultural memory, an emboldened Bruce Willis struggles to mount a nuclear bomb onto a Texas-sized asteroid in an attempt to disrupt its collision course with Earth. In the 1998 film “Armageddon...

Mechs Take Macomb

Tabi Jozwick

February 8, 2016

Filed under News, Showcase

 The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture Ag Mech Club hosted the 46th annual Ag Mech Club Farm Expo on Saturday and Sunday at Western Hall.  Over 150 vendors, including Western student organizations and Macomb business...

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