Western Courier

Four cadets commission into U.S. Army

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 24, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

    The mission of the Department of Military Science at Western Illinois University is: “to Commission the future officer leadership of the United States Army and motivate young people to be better citizens.” l...

Alderwoman Gilbert retires from City Council

Steven Barnum, Assistant News Editor

August 22, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday evening, Alderman Mellie Gilbert said her final goodbyes to the Macomb City Council. When Lou Gilbert passed away in 2014, Mayor Mike Inman had just one name on his mind to fill the vacancy on the council: Lou’s wi...

Western pulls Tristate Funding

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 20, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Western Illinois University will be making $453,920 in cuts specifically to WIUM Tri States Public Radio, a university radio station at 91.3 FM. Personnel expenditures including payroll are provided by these state appropriated ...

Western students arrested in drug bust: Three charged in dark web operation

Marc Ramirez, News editor

May 4, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Three Western Illinois University students were arrested the afternoon of April 30. Zachary Dean Barnett, pre-business finance major, William Carter Hirmonimus-Wendt, cyber security major and Jacob Cole Nelson, exercise science major...

Community speaks at BOT meeting

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

May 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

  A lengthy public comments section opened Monday’s Western Illinois University’s Board of Trustee, as numerous campus community members approached the podium to speak to the board in relation to different struggle...

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