Western Courier

Time to ban school uniforms

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

September 17, 2018

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Uniforms have been used as long as recoded history, and for a variety of reasons. Everything from military service to incarceration. So, the question is whether or not K-12 students ought to be forced to wear uniforms. I believe tha...

Connections lead to a bright future

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 17, 2018

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College is one of the many useful places when it comes to networking and finding connections. However, it’s important to be smart about those you meet and maintain connections with while you’re here. College is indeed an...

No more early class!

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

September 17, 2018

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One thing that I cannot get to stick with me throughout my life is becoming a morning person. Waking up super early did not seem like too hard of a task, because I knew that work would fly by and I would be getting paid for bei...

Balancing extra curriculars and school

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

September 14, 2018

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Focusing on just grades alone is hard enough, let alone adding extra curricular and work to the equation. For some,managing things is not that hard, but for others it’s nearly impossible. Every story is different and not ever...

Time for Uber and Lyft in Macomb

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

September 14, 2018

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Last week I had a conversation with one of my friends who was craving Taco Bell. He was too busy studying to go, and wished that Taco Bell delivered. One of my friends made the comment that in some cities you can get Taco Be...

The Rise Of E-Cigarette

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

September 14, 2018

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As technology develops, and the awareness of negative cigarette health effects spread, e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular. According to USA Today, the FDA has declared vaping an epidemic among youths. Companies like Ju...

Social media ruins relationships

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

September 12, 2018

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Has society ruined our relationships? This generation has shifted the way that we expect, allow, and settle for with our significant others. Everything nowadays is all about social media and doing things for attention rather than f...

Should we impeach Trump?

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

September 12, 2018

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Who ever said that “hell has no fury like a women scorned,” had probably never met an angered President of the United States Donald J. Trump, and the largest and most powerful economy and military the world has ever seen has...

Be protective of your privacy

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

September 12, 2018

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We all grew up in an era where social media, computers, cell phones and the Internet are all just so common in our everyday lives. We are all so used to sharing every detail of our lives on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram...

Mac Miller dies of overdose

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 10, 2018

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The death of Pittsburg native rapper, Mac Miller, this weekend served as a wake-up call for many around the world. Miller was one of the most beloved artists of this generation, but it wasn’t enough to keep him away from su...

Attendance policy is useless

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 10, 2018

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Why is attendance factored into the grading system if I’m paying for my education is the question I’m sure many of us ask ourselves. This isn’t high school anymore where my schooling was payed for by the public school ...

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