Western Courier

Changes keep happening at Western

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

November 7, 2018

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As students at Western Illinois University, we have all heard the rumors about enrollment going down on our campus. I have talked extensively with my close friends about what they think the problem is here. We’ve all had our ...

I voted, did you?

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

November 7, 2018

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As most of us know on Tuesday voters all over the United States headed to the polls to vote in the midterm elections. The midterm elections provide United States Citizens the basis for electing our future senators, as well as...

Words matter, especially when you are the President

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

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Times have changed, political dialogue has devolved from decency to savagery. Before, it was unheard of to call the media the enemy of the people, now it is all too common. When before, to lie while holding office was kin to...

Give electric dance music a shot

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

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Electronic Dance Music (EDM) is a fairly new concept in Macomb. A few people have put together concerts either at their houses or at the local bars. Personally, I believe it should be an even bigger scene here in Macomb. Not ...

Sloths have feelings too!

Melanie Kelly, Courier Staff

November 5, 2018

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Today in society sloths are becoming a big trend. Everyone on instagram or facebook is holding sloths or taking pictures with sloths at tourist destinations. The problem is that sloths should not be touched or hugged. Many people do not k...

Should Macomb allow alcohol sales on Sunday?

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

November 2, 2018

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Macomb is known for many things and their bars and places to go out during the weekend is a big one. People say that there are specific places to go on each day as it may be the best day to see people and have the most fun. I...

At what age should contact sports be allowed?

Justin Halas, Courier Staff

November 2, 2018

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By now, most of the general public is familiar with the health risks that come with contact sports, primarily in football, hockey and fighting sports such as boxing or mixed martial arts. As far as football and hockey go, ther...

The importance of staying safe on black Friday

London Rivers, Courier Staff

November 2, 2018

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November is the time when college students anticipate going home in hopes to spend time with their families and stuff their bellies with all the food that comes with Thanksgiving. However, Black Friday shopping is also on the l...

Should an immigration caravan be allowed in the U.S.?

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

October 31, 2018

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Immigration has been a human phenomenon occurring at various times in history, at various levels and for varying reasons. Everything from war, crime, religious persecution to poverty are just a handful of causes that have his...

Election day is quickly approaching

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

October 31, 2018

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As we come towards the end of October we see two spooky things on the horizon; Halloween and the even more terrifying election season. This election season is considered by many to be a major one as it sets the direction of the countr...

Pittsburgh punches holes in Holocaust hearts

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

October 31, 2018

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Many of us have heard of the recent Pittsburgh shooting. Eleven people were killed and six were injured while worshiping inside the Tree of Life Jewish Synagogue this past week. Not only has this event raised concern to the alread...

Will the S-203 bill make it to the United States?

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

October 29, 2018

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Keeping animals in captivity has been around almost since the beginning of time. The Roman Empire kept lions and elephant’s captive as a display of their domination over nature. In the middle ages, kings and lords kept animals ...

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