Western Courier

Bye-bye by Baylee

Baylee Brynteson, Entertainment Editor

May 4, 2018

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I had a wonderful time working as the entertainment editor for the Courier. I never thought I would ever do anything that involved writing, because I am not very good at it, but I enjoy entertainment news and it just kind of ...

It’s been good, Courier

May 4, 2018

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Last semester, when I first started writing at the Courier, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I just wanted to get paid to be opinionated. But as the semester went on, I started to realize how amazing it was to h...

Keep it cool Western

Valerie Clemens, Courier Staff

May 4, 2018

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In the short two years that I have been attending Western Illinois University I have created so many memories, as well as learned countless life lessons. As a freshman I was over eager to take in all the experiences I could,...

Thanks for all the memories

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

May 4, 2018

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After well over 300 issues, hundreds of articles and countless late nights behind the desk, my time at The Western Courier ends today. It’s a tad bittersweet to leave after running the news desk for the better part of the last...

Don’t forget the Labor movements

Ryan Zurek, Opinions Editor

May 2, 2018

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Yesterday was May 1, a day that is celebrated in most of the rest of the world as the International Workers Day, a holiday that seeks to commemorate the struggles of theLabor movement. Although the United States does have a L...

There is no such thing as talking white

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

May 2, 2018

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I grew up in a predominantly White neighborhood but I have plenty of Black relatives and friends. I am from a suburb of Chicago. There are people who were born on the streets and speak so-called “street talk,” and are told...

There shouldn’t be a term limit

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

May 2, 2018

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In our country’s political divide, we all have mixed emotions on our political system; from impeachment, to illegal activity from our political officials, to a political officials term limit. Our current constitution and laws s...

Fame brings a lot of stress

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

April 30, 2018

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Fame is something that many people admire, but the harsh reality of what these stars go through is not something to be ignored. With fame comes a lot of stress, pressure and hardship that many of us regular citizens will never ex...

You should be proud of your parents

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

April 30, 2018

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College is hands down one the most expensive things one can spend in their lifetime. Whether it is community college, or a four year university, it can really add up. The costs can be overwhelming, and this could even be why some...

Kanye West has betrayed his fans

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

April 30, 2018

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Everyone has already suspected that Kanye West was a bit of a nut job. There was the time where he interrupted Taylor Swift’s speech at the 2009 VMAs. As well as his behavioral outbursts during public interviews with people l...

Enjoy your summer break

London Rivers, Courier Staff

April 27, 2018

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With summer right around the corner, it’s important that we don’t waste this precious three-month break that is if you won’t be graduating in May. Of course, it’s typical and recommended for us as students to get summer...

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