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The increasing benefits of electric cars

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

February 26, 2020

After years and years of people speaking about the next age of electric vehicles, I believe that this decade may be the first to really make electric cars into a commodity. Tesla, a completely electric company, has cemented ...

The power nature has on our lives

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

February 26, 2020

The warmth of this past weekend brought with it a reminder of the blessed reprieve that spring brings each and every year. Like many people, I took advantage of this short burst of warm weather to go outside and take in the f...

Knowing the difference between real and fake news.

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

February 26, 2020

Knowing what’s going on in one’s community, country and the world is important. But with so many different ways to get information about current events, from social media sites like Facebook and Snapchat, TV channels like...

Learning to spot when someone is a narcissist

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

February 24, 2020

The root of all evil. It’s entitlement, disregard for human life and an ego the size of the moon. Narcissism is classically defined as an inflated sense of self importance. There are several different subsections of narcis...

Our privacy and national security

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

February 24, 2020

Drawing a definite line to determine what is more important between our privacy and national security is very debatable. Our privacy is being able to keep our Internet and web access to ourselves without the government being ab...

The worst Bachelor that “Bachelor Nation” has ever seen goes to…

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 24, 2020

There has been a lot of talk this season about the do’s and don’ts when you are The Bachelor or The Bachelorette. However, this season's Bachelor, Pilot Pete, has been coined by many as “The worst Bachelor in the history o...

Learning how to avoid procrastination

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

February 19, 2020

As usual, this week as I was working on this article, I found myself constantly doing everything but writing. Like many college students, I tend to struggle with bouts of procrastination, or “a habitual or intentional delay o...

Student involvement Matters

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 19, 2020

When many people think of college, they typically think of the academics as well as the night life. This was my only understanding of what happened at a college until I came to one. The media tends to leave out the importance of...

Is social media a bad thing?

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

February 19, 2020

Kids under the age of 15 have never lived in a world without social media. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok are a few of the most popular social media websites and apps that kids today utilize every day. Social ...

Alex Jones is more dangerous than you think

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

February 17, 2020

Alex Jones is a host of his own show on Infowars, a radio show, and defined by some as a conspiracy theorist. He has said more controversial things than not and is most recognized for saying, “They are turning the freaking frogs ...

Be careful with your relationships in college

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

February 17, 2020

Imagine coming into a new environment and being so excited to not only explore new environments such as a new school, new classes and new teachers, but new people as well. You're so excited to venture out and change what you...

Can our democracy be saved?

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

February 17, 2020

Our forefathers and ancestors founded this country on democracy and equality for all. There was one founding father, John Adams, who wasn’t really hopeful about democracy. In a letter from 1814, he says, “democracy never las...

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