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by Purple Grandma
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 47
Views: 2832

Re: Introduce Yourself

ST_Lawson wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:08 am
GV Dad wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:44 am
Nice to meet you Mary! I'm sure any embarrassing stories of Scott that you can share would be appreciated by all! LOL
Nah, there aren't any of those :lol:
True! Maybe it's a product of my age, but I only remember the good things.
by Purple Grandma
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Football
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 47
Views: 2832

Re: Introduce Yourself

I rarely post, but read almost everything on LN. I grew up in rural Henderson County, moved to Macomb after getting married just before graduating from Illinois State and then worked a couple of years in retail on the square. I started working at WIU in 1976 and retired two years ago. I've worked in...
by Purple Grandma
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1867
Views: 188506

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

I completely disagree that a PAC is a waste of money. As someone who moved to Macomb in the 70's when we lost out on a PAC the first time around, this is LONG overdue. I'm sure I'm not the only one who grew tired of watching BCA stage performances in Western Hall. Not to mention that some production...
by Purple Grandma
Tue May 01, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Whoever is doing our graphics...
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

Re: Whoever is doing our graphics...

That's a WOW!!
by Purple Grandma
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 1867
Views: 188506

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

Yes, Matt will be missed. I truly believe he was one of the main reasons WIU has survived through the past few years. Yet with every difficult decision I saw him make, his first concern was how the students would be affected and always voted in favor of them.
by Purple Grandma
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Campus Improvements - New Golf Course Clubhouse
Replies: 34
Views: 5802

Re: Campus Improvements - New Golf Course Clubhouse

The digging we saw today and photographed appeared to be a little bit north of the old clubhouse. I assume the new one will be larger and may overlap the footprint of the old one, but I couldn't tell exactly how much.
by Purple Grandma
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: 2017 Rocky on Parade
Replies: 6
Views: 1445

Re: 2017 Rocky on Parade

Hooray for Addison!
by Purple Grandma
Mon Dec 26, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Random Chat
Topic: Technology at the ol' alma mater?
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Re: Technology at the ol' alma mater?

The Financial Aid Office has used a couple of thin clients for several years. Students are able to use them to access the websites for federal applications, IRS, etc.
by Purple Grandma
Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Western Buys More Houses
Replies: 14
Views: 3033

Re: Western Buys More Houses

It also appears that it was foundation funds, so not subject to rules required for other types.