Western Courier

Swift’s new sound

kelsey wolfe

August 29, 2012

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Taylor Swift’s fourth album “Red” is not set to be released until Oct. 22, but even so, the music world is already abuzz with her new single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Swift has become an icon in th...

‘50 Shades’ of unimpressed

sandra sepaniak

August 29, 2012

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Every once in a while, a road part of our society gets interested in something that most sane individuals would  consider unhealthy.  No, that isn’t a reference to bath salts or some other drug, but to the erotic novel “...

Artist gets ‘Blue Ribbon’

elana katz

August 29, 2012

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Students picking up a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon this weekend may want to start paying closer attention to the brand’s advertising and artwork. Jesse Bernhardt, a Western Illinois University almnus, recently sold artwork to the compa...

Hyped films to hit soon

Hyped films to hit soon

August 24, 2012

New bands coming to town

Michelle Baranauskis courier staff

August 24, 2012

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For some students, the last few weeks have been dreadful. Tears have been shed and sleep has been lost, due to the painful truth that with the end of summer, comes the end of live music. Well, fellow music lovers, never fear; Ma...

Funny men for congress

Funny men for congress

August 24, 2012

Fans bring ‘Games’ home

Sandra sepaniak Courier staff

August 24, 2012

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With the release of three books and a movie, “The Hunger Games,” which just released on DVD this week, has taken the world by storm. Some people like it for the action and thrills or the clear-cut, easy-to-read writing sty...

‘WoW’ expansion to disappoint

James Needham Assistant News editor

August 24, 2012

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Alright World of Warcraft junkies, listen up. Mists of Pandaria (MoP), the newest World of Warcraft expansion, comes out next month. Here’s what you need to know. The new content boasts new raids, dungeons, battlegrounds, talents...

Never ending movies

Sandra Sepaniak courier staff

August 23, 2012

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Over the past several years, it has become a trend for filmmakers to divide their motion pictures into parts. The makers of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” split their creation into two parts, the final installment of ...

Choosing the right local bar

Beth Bekas courier staff

August 23, 2012

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“There is nothing to do in this town” is a complaint heard all too frequently throughout the streets and dorm hallways. Although there is plenty to do outside of the bar scene, like most college towns, Macomb has an ample se...

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