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Getting to know your Western Illinois basketball coaches

David Koier, Courier Staff

October 23, 2019

For the past six years, the men’s and women’s basketball programs here at Western Illinois have been in good hands. Men’s basketball coach Billy Wright (entering his sixth season) and women’s coach JD Gravina (entering...

Moonlight and Magnolias hits Browne Hall

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

October 23, 2019

The Western Illinois University Department of Theatre and Dance has been working diligently on their next show which will debut tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Horrabin Hall Theatre. The show, Moonlight and Magnolias, offers a humo...

Los Charros makes a splash with grand opening

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

October 21, 2019

Last semester, El Rancherito was closed down due to multiple health code violations here in Macomb. El Rancherito was given multiple opportunities to meet health code standards, but clearly did not do so. This was the second ...

Football seeks first win against Illinois State Redbirds

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

October 18, 2019

  The Western Illinois football team (0-6) will be looking for their first win on Saturday when they take on No. 10 Illinois State (4-2). Western is coming off of a tough road loss to Indiana State last Saturday, los...

Women’s soccer looks ahead towards Jackrabbits and Fighting Hawks in weekend conference double-header

Alex Staab, Courier Staff

October 18, 2019

  A hot run in the form of a four-game winning streak for the Western Illinois Women’s Soccer team has been cooled off lately, as the Leathernecks have dropped their last two, both shutouts. This weekend is an opportun...

Men’s soccer wins second game in a row

Christopher Bean, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

  MACOMB, Ill. — The Western Illinois Leathernecks defeated the University of Detroit Mercy Titans, 2-0, for their second win in a row. Western moves to 2-11 overall and 2-5 at home this year. Western gave UDM thei...

Dance Marathon holds McDonald’s fundraiser

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 16, 2019

Western Illinois University Dance Marathon hosted another event to actively involve the community and fundraise for their cause at McDonald’s last night. Dance Marathon raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and s...

SGA appoints new student leaders across campus

Marc Ramirez, News editor

October 14, 2019

  Western’s Student Government Association consisted of three appointments during new business, following officer and committee reports during Tuesday's weekly meeting. The Appointments Committee granted approval for...

Women’s soccer looks to make it five in a row against Denver Pioneers

Bradley Piros, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

The Western Illinois University women’s soccer team (6-5-1) will head to Colorado to take on the University of Denver Pioneers (4-4-3) tomorrow night. The teams have squared off against each other five times in the past with...

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