Western Courier

Open mouth…

Beth Clothier

September 6, 2011

There's something to be said for being politically correct. Sure, it can get to be out of control sometimes, feeling like you have to run every word that might escape your mouth by an internal censor. However, if you're someone...

It’s all about $$

Beth Clothier

September 5, 2011

There's a new trend catching on in public education, one that involves rewarding students with cash at the end of a goal, like dangling carrots before the nose of a rabbit. These goals aren't very large, really. Some involve ...

No habla Espanol? You should

Alyse Thompson

September 5, 2011

Si Ud. no puede leer esta oración, quizá sea la hora de que aprende el español. Do you understand what the previous sentence says? If so, you are one of the many people who can effectively communicate with a growing segment of t...

You can bite me, Apple

Jake DeSalvo

September 5, 2011

I don't like being told what I can do with my toys. There are exceptions to this, such as obeying traffic laws when you buy a car, but on a larger scale, I like to do what I want with the things I own. This is my number one pro...

A guide for the novice student

Mark Csernus

August 31, 2011

I know class has already started but it's never too late to offer advice, especially if you missed the back-to-school guide in the last issue of the Courier because you were too hung over to go to class on Monday.These are ju...

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