Western Courier

It’s time for China to realize its influence

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

September 18, 2019

When President Donald Trump ran for office in the 2016 election, one of his many criticisms was the relationship between the United States and China. Trump would constantly criticize the way China manipulated its currency, was...

Make mental health your first priority

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

September 18, 2019

The concept of mental health needs to be taken more seriously. There have been multiple occasions where friends of mine and I’m sure friends of yours have dropped out of school or quit something due to issues with their mental ...

Dress to impress

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

September 18, 2019

Regardless of what your major is or the career you go into, at some point you are going to need a job, which is why practicing how to make a resume can be essential to getting a job. However, a resume can only get you into the ...

A wolf in sheep’s clothing is hard to spot

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

September 16, 2019

Wolves are obviously the bad guy in children’s stories. Stay away from the big bad wolf that will eat you, the grandmother says, and the stupid kids go out exploring the danger because they have no sense of what will harm the...

The dangers of using Facebook are increasing

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

September 16, 2019

I’m sure that most people my age do not use Facebook as much as they used to, but it is still one of the most used social media platforms in the world. I think that the reason that Facebook is used so often is because it is...

Vaping needs to stop

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

September 16, 2019

People really need to stop vaping. In the first article I wrote about e-cigarettes, I suggested that specifically young people should reconsider their constant use of e-cigarettes/ vaping products. But after reports claiming at l...

Instrumental vs. vocal music

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

September 13, 2019

Music is interesting because it can relate to you on a mental and physical level. Music fills a room, sets the mood or tone and can make someone famous. I believe that the instruments are far more important than vocals. Inst...

The issues in America are getting worse

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

September 13, 2019

In the new America, we have faced many, many issues that could be detrimental to the progress of the country in the future. The negative effects of American rights are becoming a serious problem in today’s society. These rights ...

Crocs are in: a rebuttal

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

September 13, 2019

I recently saw an article claiming that Crocs were not in and stating that they are ugly, dangerous and unacceptable to wear in public. An avid Croc wearer myself, I was clearly outraged. Looking down at my own Crocs, I was hurt. H...

Trying to stay to a budget in college

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

September 11, 2019

It’s no surprise that college is super expensive no matter where you go. Community college could be just as expensive as going to a university or private college. Everyone’s financial standing is obviously different, but there are...

The violence needs to come to an end soon

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

September 11, 2019

We must stop killing each other. If you ask me, I get tired of waking up to a headline across my phone saying somebody has been killed. I am from St. Louis, where we have been placed near the top of the list of most dangerous c...

The Bachelor franchise is overrated

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

September 11, 2019

I am a very dedicated Bachelor fan just as much as everyone else. I have watched the last few seasons of The Bachelor, Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. I know, so much wasted time on a TV show, but what can I say, it is ...

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