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Write-in Mayoral Candidate Kristen-Diane Pollock

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 29, 2019

Unconvinced of the city’s urgency, write-in candidate Kristen-Diane Pollock is challenging Mayor Mike Inman in Tuesday’s election. Not long after becoming a Macomb resident, Pollock approached city hall about the conditions ...

Introducing Alderman-At-Large Candidate: Tammie Leigh Brown-Edwards

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 27, 2019

Tammie Leigh Brown-Edwards is hoping that Macomb voters are ready for a new voice at Alderman-at- Large. A native of Aurora, Ill., Brown-Edwards has been a Macomb resident since 2002. She worked as an editor in The Macomb Jour...

St. Baldrick’s event raises money for cancer research

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 25, 2019

Western Illinois University’s Tanner Hall hosted the 15th annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser Sunday. The St. Baldrick’s organization encourages volunteer- based fundraisers to raise money for childhood cancer research. Acco...

Leathernecks impress in the classroom, disappoint on the court

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

MACOMB,  IL  —  Western  Illinois’s men’s  basketball  team  finished  10-21 overall and 4-12 in the Summit League finishing  eighth  out  of ninth  overall in the conference this year. They have finished se...

Men’s golf strives in warm Florida and Georgia temperatures over spring break

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

While most students traveled home last week for spring break, the Leatherneck men’s golf team stayed at work. The team departed to warmer pastures on the shores of Jacksonville, Fla. for the Don Benbow Invitational before journe...

Should the Steelers move on from Ben Roethlisberger?

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

Welcome to keeping up with the Steelers. On this encounter, we examine who is the drama queen now, who should the blame be put on and what drama will happen next. Antonio Brown is gone, Le’veon Bell is gone and now the only k...

Coming out of seasonal depression

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

With winter coming to a close, many people are buzzing about the effects of seasonal depression. In my last article about seasonal depression, I gave a few tips on how to cope and get through it, however, we need to expand our...

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