Western Courier

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 ...

Short hours for large stomachs

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

September 7, 2018

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Have you ever returned from class and realized you haven’t eaten all day? I have, and usually when I make this realization the dining halls are closed. While I very much appreciate the fact that we have dining halls all ove...

Can money buy happiness?

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

September 7, 2018

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Lacking enough money to cover your basic needs can cause stress in even the strongest of people but is there a correlation between money and happiness? There have been examples where the meaning of basic needs have been looked...

Tattoos shouldn’t be taboo

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

September 7, 2018

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Have you ever talked to someone for a long time and realized that they are not the person you thought they were? This can be a positive or a negative thing. What I mean by this is, have you ever talked to someone who was dress...

We need to stay together

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 5, 2018

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Although being a part of a big institution can seem too widespread to come together as one and support one another, it’s important that we do in hopes of staying together. I’ve always said that college was like a big hig...

Greek life is more than parties

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

September 5, 2018

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Why did I choose to go Greek? I’m not going to lie, I knew I wanted to go Greek before I entered college. A lot of people think that Greek life is just about partying and paying thousands of dollars to walk around campus i...

Nike kneels with Kaepernick

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 5, 2018

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On Monday evening, Nike announced a new campaign featuring the ostracized NFL player, Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick has been at the center of a debate over disrespecting the American flag and national anthem after he began kneeling ...

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