Western Illinois University

A Flea in Her Ear
11:22 am
Fri October 24, 2014

French Farce Premiers in Macomb

Dress rehearsal for A Flea In Her Ear shows. Left to Right: Dustin LaFleur, Bobby Duncalf and Karmyn Kipling
Credit WIU Department of Theatre and Dance

A Flea in Her Ear is set in Paris and centers on suspicion, misunderstandings, and mistaken identity.

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Campus Wide Ban
2:57 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

WIU Planning to Become Smoke Free

Western Illinois University is working on its plan to enforce a new state law that makes all public university and community college campuses smoke-free zones beginning July, 2015.

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Talks with Contractor Ongoing
6:06 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

WIU Union Remains At Risk for Flooding

Sandbags hold back water pooling on the new north patio at WIU's University Union.
Credit Emily Boyer

Western's recently renovated University Union is still being inundated with water whenever it rains and repairs might not be made until next year.

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Students Engage in International Service
6:13 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

WIU To Offer Peace Corps Prep Program

The Peace Corps Prep Program is designed to prepare undergraduate college students for international service.

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Election 2014
12:42 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Prescription Birth Control Referendum on Ballot

Credit hamiltoncityschools.com

An advisory referenda on this fall's ballots in Illinois aims to drive more public interest to the election.

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Problems With The North Patio
4:28 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

WIU Renovations Don't Stand Up to Weather

The patio on the north side of the University Union
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

A renovation mishap has Western Illinois University worried about flooding at the University Union.

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Effort to Boost Retention
3:34 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

WIU Targets Job Opportunities to Freshmen

Sodexo is the largest employer of WIU students hiring them to work at the dining halls on campus.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University is increasing the number of jobs for freshmen in response to student demand.

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Economic Development Efforts
6:14 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Macomb Welcomes Ideas on How to Better Serve WIU

Numerous businesses in Macomb offer discounts to WIU students.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said he wants to develop a list of businesses and services that students, faculty, and staff want in Macomb.

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Graphic Novels Are This Year's Theme
5:50 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

WIU Marks Banned Books Week

Western Illinois University holds an event every year to mark Banned Books Week.
Credit www.wiu.edu

Western Illinois University held its seventh annual 'Banned and Determined' event in conjunction with the national observance of Banned Books Week.

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Founder's Day
11:24 am
Wed September 24, 2014

WIU Looks to Become More Innovative

Credit Rich Egger

Western Illinois University’s president used the annual State of the University address to renew his commitment to making the school stand out from other colleges.

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