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Western Courier

Dry county law accomplishes nothing

Mark Csernus

August 31, 2011

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It was a late Sunday night when I was hit with a craving for green apples and cinnamon caramel dipping sauce. Wal-Mart has shoddy produce and sub-par caramel, but to my knowledge it was the only business still open at five unti...

More to Macomb than Walmart

Bill Welt

August 30, 2011

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Wal-Mart seems to be the only destination for students in Macomb. Most, if not all, incoming freshmen are oblivious to the other businesses that exist in their new community. So, I’d like to point out some of the best stops Mac...

Real world advice for the class of 2015

Brenda Krause

August 30, 2011

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I'm halfway through my college career and can still recall taking my tour of the campus. Similar to the current incoming freshmen, I was indecisive, nervous and full of questions. I had no clue as to what was going to become o...

Failing is as hard, or as easy as you want it to be

Tom Loftus

August 30, 2011

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I'm sure many of you are familiar with the tale of the ant and the grasshopper. If not, let me briefly refresh your memory: the ant, a hardworking little fellow, toils the day away laying by provisions for the upcoming winter, while the...

A modern day fable for college students

Beth Clothier

August 30, 2011

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I'm sure many of you are familiar with the tale of the ant and the grasshopper. If not, let me briefly refresh your memory: the ant, a hardworking little fellow, toils the day away laying by provisions for the upcoming winter, while the...

It pays to be informed

It pays to be informed

August 30, 2011

Campus Confidential

August 30, 2011

Letterfromtheeditor 8-19-11

By Bill Welt

August 25, 2011

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The Western Courier will be taking on a different look this year. For those familiar with the paper, it has obviously changed its appearance. This change is part of an attempt to make the paper more appealing to its readers. Along ...

Sex sells…burgers

Corvales Grant

June 2, 2011

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Hardees's Restaurant is a hot topic, and not because of it's food. Hardees's commercials from "Hot Chicks Eating Burgers" to the latest  "Miss Turkey" ads have had an alarming affect on the public. These commercials appear s...

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