We stand 13,000 strong. David Letterman called Adams St one of the top party streets in America. Celebrating anything and everything with a keg of Keystone. Macomb is the #1 distributor of Keystone in the country. We go to the Link for the drink specials, the Forum for the dancing, Two Dogs for the .25 beers, the Pace for the weekend specials and the beer garden, The Ritz for happy hour and fish bowls, Parkside for karaoke, Bootleggers for the martinis, the Cafe for the Quaaludes, and the Dog Pound for finals week. Happy hour is our favorite hour! We ride "Go West Transit" by day and the "Drunk Bus" by night. Maxim Magazine dubbed WIU as the Best Kept Secret in Illinois. We are the Leathernecks of Western Illinois. We come from near and far to live in Macomb. Purple and Gold are the colors and we wear them proud -We are Western Illinois University.
You may go to U of I to learn how to think, but you go to WIU to learn how to Drink!