Western Courier

Post Malone hiatus is over

Shyanne Thomas, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

After waiting a year and five months, Post Malone fans everywhere will finally have a new album to put on repeat. Post Malone announced a release date for his second studio album via Twitter. He titled it “Beerbongs & Be...

Starfield Bethesda’s possible new game

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

Bethesda Game Studios is the video game company responsible for the Fallout series and The Elder Scrolls series, including the popular 2011 video game “The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim.” Bethesda had a rough time at E3 2017. E3, ...

Cardi B drops new album

Shyanne Thomas, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

For the past week, the 25-year-old American rapper, Cardi B (Belcalis Almanzar), has felt nothing but love from all of her fans after dropping her first studio album, “Invasion of Privacy.” Personally, I am not a die hard Ca...

WrestleMania 34 is one to remember

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

Last weekend the Big Easy one again hosted Wrestlemania week, a five-day event that included multiple fan events, the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, NXT Takeover, Wrestlemania 34, and the best RAW and SmackDown Live events of...

Arctic Monkeys are back

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

April 9, 2018

After a five-year wait, the Arctic Monkeys have announced they are in the process of finishing up their sixth studio album “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,” and will release it to the public on May 11. This will be the f...

Get ready for Coolchella

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

April 9, 2018

Is the cold weather making you miss the summer? Beaches, Outdoor Activities, and Music Festivals? If you’re one of the many people ready for summer to hit so you can attend music festivals like Warped Tour and Lollapalooza ...

Cartoon Creator destroys innocence

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

April 9, 2018

We all have that one childhood cartoon that sticks with us. For some it’s educational cartoons like “Dora the Explorer.” But if you’re like me then your favorite cartoons growing up had off-color humor, wacky storylines, a...

FARCRY5 is a thrill

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

April 9, 2018

A new video game is out by Ubisoft called “Far Cry 5.” I haven’t played any other Far Cry game before this one, so this is all new to me. You begin the game by traveling into Montana in a helicopter. As you are flying yo...

Intentional offensive, hilariously honest Avenue Q

Baylee Brynteson, Courier Staff

April 9, 2018

WIU’s department of theater and dance put on the musical Avenue Q last week and it was a huge hit! The raunchy, sexy, hilarious show about nding ones purpose is sure to have made a huge impact on anyone who went and saw it. T...

Spend your money on what you want

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

April 2, 2018

Growing up, many people get called out for having the hottest name brand clothes, shoes, cars, makeup, etc. If you had name brand stuff, you were spoiled or stuck up. Lots of people said it was “mommy’s money or daddy’s ...

Critical role: Making D&D cool again

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Dungeons and Dragons has been a popular game among certain groups since it’s release in 1974. But throughout the 1980’s it was painted as satanic, and even though that perception has gone away for the most part in the early ...

Remembering the magic of Harry Potter

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

April 2, 2018

Growing up, many of us were captivated by the idea of magic, which is why there is no doubt that the world of witchcraft and wizardry stole the hearts of so many. Dreaming we weren’t solely muggles, we would await our letters t...

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