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Rodney Reed awaits his execution

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

November 11, 2019

In 29 of the 50 states in the U.S., the death penalty is still used. Many advocates would argue for the death penalty as a measure to execute criminals who have committed heinous & unforgettable crimes. Well, in this instan...

The social impact of AirPods

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

November 11, 2019

Clout is defined as influence or power, especially in relation to business or politics. Recently, clout has taken on another form: monetary value and social status. The lengths that some people will go to in order to gain clo...

Thank a veteran on Veterans Day

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

November 11, 2019

In honor of Veteran’s Day, I would like to start by giving a big thank you to the women and men who have or are currently serving to protect this country. Thank you for the sacrifice of your time, energy and lives to ensure tha...

Understanding art changes your perspective

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

November 8, 2019

There are different types of forms that describe art, and the more you understand the definitions, the more you can appreciate art. Representational art is any and everything that may be representative of something. All types of thin...

Rachel Greene for president

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

November 8, 2019

Some may know Rachel Greene as the croc wearing, coffee drinking girl in their class. However, I know Greene on a much more personal level, and let me tell you, the woman is a walking phenomenon. Many of you know this University has...

Don’t let abusive relationships control you

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

November 8, 2019

Falling in love with someone who treats you badly is not romantic, it is abusive. The most commonly known case of falling in love with someone who is definitely not right for you is Stockholm Syndrome. It is shown in countless movies an...

Theories on how Earth came to be

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

November 6, 2019

What we fear coming into contact with the Earth today may actually be the thing that gave us life. That is what some scientists believe and they have some interesting theories to back it up. When claiming something so bold, some...

The benefits of eating healthy

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

November 6, 2019

As a college student, you may find it hard to eat healthy, whether you are living on or off campus, but making the right eating choices can help improve your overall health. When it comes to living on campus, you already struggle...

Small appliances that will make cooking a breeze

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2019

There are several small appliances that can make your day to day life way easier and can even be speedier than regular appliances. Sometimes when we are in a rush, it is nice to have easy options to cook food, but microwave mea...

Have you had your emissions checked?

Jimmy Pierson, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

Recently, I was ordered to get an emissions test on my Subaru Outback. I could not get my license plate sticker renewed before completing this process. But, there were three major problems to this government stated demand: infor...

As we evolve, so does television

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

Television is a commodity that we have grown to almost expect to be in a room. Without it, the room almost seems empty or lifeless. A room without a TV is silent, ancient and weird, but at one point having one was a fad or a pr...

Hair today, gone December 1st: reviewing No-Shave November

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

Although the end of Halloween often comes with a hint of sadness, it also comes with new excitement as the next month begins. And no, I’m not talking about Christmas (those people need to relax). I’m referring to No-Shave N...

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