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Sorority Recruitment kicks off this weekend

Marc Ramirez, News editor

September 4, 2019

  Western Illinois University’s Panhellenic Council will be conducting primary recruitment starting Friday and concluding Sunday after new members run to their new sorority home. “Panhellenic Council (PHC) is the g...

UUBingo makes their first debut of the year

Jelene Evans, Courier Staff

August 30, 2019

Last Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 at 7:00p.m., Western Illinois University University Union Board hosted a bingo night, UUBingo, inside the University Union Heritage Room. The event brought out a lot of students. The University Un...

Leathernecks look to neutralize North Alabama

Sebastian Gamboa, Courier Staff

August 28, 2019

  Our very own Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks will kick off the 2019 season tomorrow night at Braley Stadium in Florence, Alabama against the University of North Alabama Lions at 7pm. This will be Western...

New faces look to lead Leathernecks to big season

Brendan Reidy, Courier Staff

August 26, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks had a solid season a year ago under first year head coach, Jared Elliott. The team went 5-6 overall, and 4-4 in the very tough Missouri Valley Conference. ...

Community gathers to ‘Neck Up the Square

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 26, 2019

  The Macomb community proudly swarmed around the town square Friday to experience the first ever ‘Neck Up the Square. The event hosted by the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce, Western Illinois University, Western’s...

Five players selected as captains to lead Leathernecks’ football team to victory

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

August 23, 2019

Every great group has a great captain. The new colonies had George Washington, the civil rights movement had Martin Luther King Jr. and now the Western Illinois University football team has their leaders. Five captains, thre...

Top 10 Western athletes to watch this year

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

August 21, 2019

As everyone gets their class schedules figured out, parking passes purchased and new rooms decorated, everyone is figuring out what to expect this year at Western. Well one thing everyone can expect is a new sports season. ...

Dance Marathon gets ready to host 2nd Annual Color Run

Marc Ramirez, News editor

August 21, 2019

  Western Illinois University Dance Marathon is scheduled to host their 2nd Annual Color Run Saturday, Sept. 28. The event will be hosted at Veterans Park from 3-6:30 p.m. “Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a movement benef...

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