Western Illinois University

Troubling Tales
6:03 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Western Illinois Museum Has New Book by WIU Students

The Troubling Tales Of Old Macomb
Credit www.westernillinoismuseum.org

Two students from Western Illinois University worked together to create "The Troubling Tales of Old Macomb."

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Economic Development
1:08 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Macomb Trying to Drum Up New Business

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said there are currently 11 economic development projects in the works.

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Hands-on Approach
5:48 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

WIU President To Assist With Economic Development

Credit Rich Egger

President Jack Thomas said WIU should have a seat at the table when it comes to business recruitment efforts for Macomb.

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Proceeds to Humane Society
9:42 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Macomb Resident Challenges Community To Make A Difference

Chris Brix and his pet dog PeeWee
Credit Western Illinois University

A former Western Illinois University professor who's a longtime Macomb resident is urging the community to join him in donating to the Humane Society of McDonough County.

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Part of a National Project
2:30 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Free Little Library Open In Macomb

Macomb's Little Free Library is made of recycled materials.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The McDonough County YMCA is the site of a new "free little library." The shelves will house mostly children’s book.

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Phase III of Riverfront Campus
5:48 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

More Money for WIU in the QC

Jack Thomas and Pat Quinn announced the Phase Three design funding on Friday outside the first building opened as part of WIU's new riverfront campus in Moline.
Credit Herb Trix

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Friday announced state help for the next phase of Western Illinois University's riverfront campus in Moline.

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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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