Western Courier

Abraham announces repercussions after finalizing investigation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Division of Student Services and the University Counseling Center held an open forum to address a note holding racist implications that was found in a computer lab on the third floor of Currens Hall the day ...

Women’s basketball loses to red-hot Boilermakers

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 18, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Western Illinois women’s basketball team made their way to West Lafayette, Ind. to take on the Purdue University Boilermakers on Sunday. The matchup was the Leathernecks’ third game in six days...

Western leader applications are live on Purple Post

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 18, 2019

The air is brisk, the days are ending faster and the semester is winding to a close. But, the end of the semester is not all students should look forward to as the year comes to an end. Western Leader applications are now open,...

Rockython prepares for a successful year

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 15, 2019

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon made a recent switch and rebranded the organization as RockyTHON. This change was made public on Nov. 7 at the organization’s Pancake Dinner event. However, it was made known that al...

Open forum held to discuss racism on campus

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 13, 2019

The Division of Student Services and the University Counseling Center held a forum in response to a racist note that was left in the Currens computer lab on Tuesday. Western Illinois University was just the focus of an articl...

Men’s soccer defies all odds to win fifth regular season title

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

TULSA, Okla. – The Western Illinois University men’s soccer team kicked off their season with an 11-game losing streak. They turned it around and went 5-1-1 in their last seven games of the season and 4-1 in the conference ...

SGA discusses search for new president

Marc Ramirez, News Editor

November 11, 2019

During Tuesday's Student Government Association meeting, Chair to the Board of Trustees Polly Radosh spoke to the delegation regarding the presidential search. Radosh started off by letting students know that the board needs t...

Men’s basketball takes on Stetson University Hatters in home-opener

Zach Remelius, Courier Staff

November 8, 2019

  The Fighting Leathernecks traveled to Bloomington to take on the Indiana Hoosiers in historic Assembly Hall on Tuesday. It was the regular season opener for Western Illinois and the Hoosiers and the Hoosiers came out on ...

Volunteers gather for Stuff the Bus

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

November 8, 2019

Faculty, students, volunteers and community members gathered in front of Sherman Hall on Wednesday for the annual Stuff the Bus food drive. Volunteers helped gather food from around Macomb in an effort to donate as much food a...

Men’s soccer falls 2-1 against Bradley Braves after last minute goal

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

November 6, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill.– An unusual 2 p.m. kickoff time on the Monday after daylight saving time brought the Bradley Braves (6-6-4) onto John Mackenzie Alumni Field to take on the Western Illinois Leathernecks (4-12-1). With ...

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