WIU Student Newspaper Wins Two ICPA Awards


The Western Courier, the student-run newspaper at Western Illinois University, won two awards at the Illinois College Press Association convention in Chicago Saturday.

Courier Editor-In-Chief Devon Greene and former News Editor Steven Barnum won honorable mention for best news story. The Western Courier sports staff won honorable mention for best sports page design.

Winning entries were chosen by a panel of journalists.


(Pictured from left, are Western Courier Sports Editor Bradley Piros, Editor-In-Chief Devon Greene and Adviser Will Buss.)


"I am proud of the editors and staff at the Western Courier who continue to strive and produce award-winning journalism," said Broadcasting and Journalism Instructor and Courier Adviser Will Buss. "The level of quality they provide is a tremendous asset to the campus and community they cover."

The Western Courier is distributed free on campus and in the community three times each week. For more information about the newspaper, visit westerncourier.com.

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