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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…

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 did affect Western Illinois University as…

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 weekend thanks…

New Leaders of the Student Government Association

The Western Illinois University student body made their voices heard at this year’s Student Government Association’s election. SGA Attorney General Aaron Terrile said there were about 667 ballots cast at…

WIU President Jack Thomas issues Letter to University Community

On Friday April 14, Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas issued a letter to the University Community regarding inaccurate statements that have been going around. In this letter, he clears…

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