Western Courier

Western to expand online classes

Steven Barnum, News editor

January 25, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University was recently recognized for its opportunities in onlinedegree programs. U.S. News and World Report studied developed a list of which colleges that offer what they consider to be the strongest online prog...

Women’s basketball begins win streak

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Macomb, IL- On Saturday evening the Western Illinois University Leathernecks 8-12 (4-3) defeated the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons 4-14 (0-6) 73-59. In the first six minutes of the game both teams were exchanging baskets. Junior...

Western eliminates North Quad

Steven Barnum, News editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Bayliss and Henninger Halls, pillars in Western Illinois University’s North Quad, will no longer be available for next year’s freshmen. After announcing that Tanner Hall will be taken offline following the Spring 2019 semester,...

City Council discusses possible solar panel garden

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

December 5, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

    A solar garden may soon occupy a 28-acre lot on the Northside of University Drive. City Administrator, Dean Torreson, says the garden would only include solar panels, which would be eight feet above the ...

Professors organize Discussion on election results

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

December 3, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Last Thursday, the Department of Political Science held a three-panel discussion event at Western Illinois University. The panel consisted of three political science professors at Western: Dr. Keith Boeckelman, Dr. Jonathon ...

Leathernecks beat down Cougars

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

November 30, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Illinois University took on the Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville Cougars on Wednesday night and got their first Division I win at home. The Leathernecks dominated both halves and won with 83-58. As Western closes in...

Leatherneck runs for Peoria City Council Member

Marc Ramirez, News editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University junior Aaron Chess decided on Nov. 14 that he wanted to create change in the city of Peoria, Ill. and run for City Councilman-at-Large. “My community is faced with a $6 million deficit, failing e...

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