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Can I get a veggie?

Cheree Glover

January 30, 2013

 We all know the story about Lincoln/Washington/Grote not having a cafeteria. The fact of the matter is that if you don’t live in those dorms, you never really understand what it’s like to walk to Corbin-Olson when it’s 2...

Dr. WebMD: Take it with a grain of salt

Alison Phillips

January 30, 2013

 Editors note: This is the second part of a short series on the subject of self-diagnosis The Internet is a great thing. It allows us to find information we wouldn’t normally be able to access. Whether it’s hours spent c...

In defense of grammar

Cody Boland

January 28, 2013

As a teaching support assistant graduate student working in the history department, I frequently encounter a common complaint from undergraduates regarding writing assignments. Students often argue that they should not be marked down f...

Why I give a damn about typography and why you should too

Steve Lutz

January 28, 2013

For those who haven't noticed, the Courier has been going through some design changes recently. If you are completely oblivious to these changes, just look at the top of the front page. Making these changes and trying to balan...

Why you need to write for the Western Courier

Elana Katz

January 28, 2013

I’ve never understood why more people don’t write for the Courier. By the time I declared my journalism minor in my second semester of freshman year, writing for the paper seemed like a no-brainer.  Of course, not everyo...

Leave Manti Te’o alone

Alison Phillips

January 28, 2013

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o has been an inspiration to many people this football season. He led the Fighting Irish back to glory while dealing with the pain of personal tragedies.  He reportedly received devastating n...

Dr. WebMD: Not the only doctor you need

Alexis Kathalynas

January 28, 2013

Editors note: This is the first part of a short series on the subject of self-diagnosis. While we all know that not everything on the internet is true and the information can sometimes be misleading, there can be helpful informa...

Friends move on

Cody Boland

December 7, 2012

The end of a college semester is a bittersweet time. Ideally, the 16 weeks of rigorous work has paid off, and students are looking forward to a nice chunk of time to relax without the threat of finals hanging over their heads. B...

Stress relaxation

Alexis Kathalynas

December 7, 2012

It’s almost the end of the semester, which means it’s time to crack down on studying. With studying for final exams, comes stress. Most college students are already stressed from a normal day of classes, homework, work and ma...

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