Monthly Archives: March 2017

One Taken into Custody after Mass Shooting Threat in McDonough County

The McDonough County Sheriff says one person is in custody following a threat of a mass shooting in the county. UPDATED: According to the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office, Kevin C….

NEWS3 Special Report: Michelle Bingheim’s Story

Michelle Bingheim is always making music. Whether she’s in class working toward her goal of becoming a music therapist, or playing trumpet in the Western Illinois University wind ensemble. Even though…

WIU and Macomb raise money for YMCA Membership Fees

Freezin For A Reason formerly known as the Nearly Naked Mile returned for its fourth year at the Western Illinois University Campus Recreation. The event is a mile walk or…

WIU’s University Technology Department sends out phishing scam test

On March 21, 2017 Western Illinois University’s Technology Department have sent out an email  of a simulated phishing scam to the entire campus community to raise awareness on how to…

WIU President Addresses SGA on Governor’s Proposal and Enrollment

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas spoke with the Student Government Association on the governor’s recent proposals and Western’s enrollment. President Thomas said this is the second year where the university has…

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