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The Silent Killer

Introduction to the author

I am Keely Egelhoff, a senior at Western Illinois University where I study Agriculture Business. I come from a grain and livestock farm in southern Illinois where we raise hogs, cattle, corn, soybeans, and alfalfa. 1,636 more words


We Need YOUR Questions for the Vice President of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities

Hundreds of students in Illinois and Iowa are continuing their education after high school at Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities Campus and school leaders want that number – and the campus – to grow. 186 more words


Western Illinois University Establishes Legacy of Pulitzer Prizes

Small is beautiful.

It may not always be true, but it is truer here than anywhere else in the world.

Four Pulitzer Prizes and five Emmy Awards are associated with Western Illinois University (WIU) Department of Broadcasting and Journalism. 930 more words

Journalism Education

Illinois funding provides WIU with brighter start to school year

MACOMB, Illinois –

Just a day before students start unpacking in their dorm rooms, there’s optimism to start the school year.  But the university must continue adjusting to the state’s money troubles. 300 more words


Hampton residents step out to salute "The Wall That Heals"

HAMPTON, Illinois –

It still feels like the Fourth of July in Hampton on Wednesday, July 26.

Some three weeks later, dozens of folks line up along Route 84.  325 more words


WIU Higgins Hall Implosion

Many people with a variety of cameras and media coverage captured the implosion of Higgins Hall at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL.

But who would have thought there’d be a puppet news reporter covering it?

More than 100 WIU professors' jobs on the line because of state budget crisis

MACOMB, Illinois– Illinois is starting its third straight year without a state budget, which could mean 118 professors at Western Illinois University could be out of a job. 314 more words