Western Courier

Walkout plans get attention

Nicholas Ebelhack

April 18, 2016

 Talks of the planned April 19th walkout has caused many people across campus to voice their concerns, both with the state government and with the event organizers themselves.  Interdisciplinary Studies major Ryan Mills, one o...

Corbinstock

Corbinstock

April 18, 2016

Loving the game

Loving the game

April 15, 2016

Ignore the student walkout

Wil Gradle

April 15, 2016

In the midst of these extraordinary and unprecedented times, I feel compelled to express my sincere and profound feelings of admonishment for the class walkout planned for next week. In order to properly articulate why it is tha...

Western Offers Crisis Hotline

Joshua Defibaugh

April 15, 2016

 Western Illinois University began offering its own crisis hotline in the spring of 1971 after Macomb was recognized as having one of the highest suicide rates in the state.  The WIU Student Hotline is available for students to call seven d...

Slow return to action

Slow return to action

April 13, 2016

Logic lost on the campaign trail

Patrick Quinlan

April 13, 2016

At this point in the presidential election, many people on both sides have already thrown their support behind one candidate or another. Citing economic troubles or voting solely based on social issues, it seems people on bot...

Rough Saturday

Rough Saturday

April 11, 2016

Gmail and Google Apps to Replace Zimbra by Fall 2016

Tabi Jozwick

April 11, 2016

 Western Illinois University is making the transition from Zimbra to Gmail and Google Apps, and University Technology hopes that the transition will be completed before the start of the Fall 2016 semester.  According to ...

How I Learned to Drive Shines a Light on Important Issues

Patrick Hostert

April 11, 2016

 Pedophilia is a difficult subject to discuss. In order to have a conversation about shocking situations it is sometimes necessary to use allegories. For example, some theorize the fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood” was written...

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