• September 12, 2017

    City Council approves deficit reduction

    Macomb, Ill. – Proposals presented to City Council to sustain revenue, were approved at Tuesday night’s Council meeting. The city is curre...
  • July 6, 2017

    President Thomas Addresses University Co...

    WIU President Jack Thomas addressed the University Community today following the passage of a state budget. Originally, the budget was vetoed, but it ...
  • April 29, 2017

    Power Outage hits WIU Saturday

    Ameren’s Power Outage website reported that 214 customers were without power today for roughly an hour in the 61455 zip code. This power outage ...
  • April 28, 2017

    Flash Flooding Possible this Weekend

    While there are no Flash Flood Watches in effect for Western Illinois at the time of this post, we are tracking the risks for Flash Flooding for this ...
  • April 14, 2017

    WIU President Jack Thomas issues Letter ...

    On Friday April 14, Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas issued a letter to the University Community regarding inaccurate statements that...

The Cost of Eating at College Can Be High: Student Meal Plans Explained

At this point in the semester many students have lost faith in their meal plans. Every Western Illinois University student living on campus is required to have a plan.The rates…

Student Enrollment Numbers Cause Budget Decrease for Student Groups

A decline in student enrollment in higher education across the state of Illinois has impacted many aspects of life on campuses. One student organization at WIU impacted by this decline…

City Council approves deficit reduction

Macomb, Ill. – Proposals presented to City Council to sustain revenue, were approved at Tuesday night’s Council meeting. The city is currently battling a $540,000 budget shortfall. Already, several reductions…

The Swearing in of Officer Hayden Fox – 8/21/17

A Macomb native, Officer Hayden Fox went to Illini West High School, graduating in 2012. He enlisted in the Illinois National Guard where he serves as the team leader for…

President Thomas Addresses University Community following Budget Passage

WIU President Jack Thomas addressed the University Community today following the passage of a state budget. Originally, the budget was vetoed, but it was passed after an override by both…

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