Fast food, 14th-century style: WIU team hurls burgers, learns about teamwork

The Peoria Journal Star reports on a trebuchet built by Western Illinois University senior Steve Catania, and teammates Jake Hoerdeman and Patrick Szczypinski.

"This started as a study of the way crews of medieval siege weapons work together," said assistant history professor Lee Brice. "It looked at things like the building process, set-up and take-down."