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University's mock election predicts Bernie Sanders will be next president

For some years now, Western Illinois University (WIU) has conducted mock presidential elections. Using that simulation, the university claims to have accurately predicted the outcomes of the 2007 and 2011 presidential elections. 374 more words


Comptroller warns Illinois impasse will cost taxpayers $6.2 billion

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger brings a warning while making the rounds in Rock Island and Moline on Wednesday.

The state’s budget impasse will cost taxpayers an extra $6.2 billion. 284 more words


WIU Ag Mech Club's 46th Annual Farm Expo Set for Feb. 6-7

MACOMB, IL — The tradition of the Western Illinois University School of Agriculture Ag Mech Club’s Farm Expo continues this year with its 46th annual event Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 299 more words


Dozens of faculty job cuts coming as WIU budget problems continue

Trustees have voted to cut more than 40 teaching jobs at Western Illinois University.

It’s part of drastic, across-the board cuts designed to save the campus more than $7 million. 308 more words


WIU looks to curb enrollment decline by offering in-state tuition to all students

Western Illinois University is one of many schools in a tough position, dealing with a state budget impasse that is keeping funding away, along with declining enrollment. 385 more words


2016: Second Semester of #SAGrad

Sorry for the hiatus-I definitely needed some time to recuperate from the end of my first semester of graduate school, and winter break was the perfect time to do so! 636 more words

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Rapid City Stevens alum rising up for Western Illinois

Of the South Dakota natives to take the floor in Sunday’s game at Frost Arena between South Dakota State and Western Illinois, the one to make the biggest impact was on the visiting side. 744 more words