Western Courier

Thomas letter to the community calls for tabling of staff reduction recommendation


December 15, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase

Dear University Community, In recent meetings and email communications, I have shared with you the difficulties facing Western Illinois University regarding the challenges we face in meeting our financial obligations. With...

Men’s tennis program axed

Nicholas Ebelhack

December 11, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase

 The Western Illinois Athletic Department announced Wednesday the Western men’s tennis program will close at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season.  The program, which over the last four years has a cumulative record of 14-58...

A great semester filled with some great sports moments

Cody Rivera

December 11, 2015

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Welcome to the last issue of the Western Courier in 2015. After I finish writing this column, I’m pretty much done doing work for the rest of 2015 (not counting those things called finals, which I guess are happening next we...

Stewart’s send–off

Nicholas Stewart

December 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As the outgoing editor-in-chief and a past “threat to the normal operations of the university,” it’s time to say goodbye to the job I have grown to love, and goodbye to some of the closest friends I have ever had.  W...

Technology tensions

Riley Addington

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It’s become a common behavior of technological developers to claim that advances in technology are making us more connected as a species. However, I have found in my daily life that this doesn’t necessarily seem to be represe...

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