Western Courier

Should attendance make or break your grade?

Justin Halas, Courier Staff

October 26, 2018

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Attendance is an important part of class and our future careers. We need to show up to know what is going on for that day, what to have ready for future classes and to show initiative in the class. This should not define your g...

Is organic food worth the extra money?

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

October 26, 2018

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When asking people what they do to become healthy, stay healthy or what they do to better themselves, a common answer is that they switched to eating all organic foods. Usually when people hear this answer, they are puzzled a...

Shane Dawson is changing YouTube

Devon Greene, editor-in-chief

October 24, 2018

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Shane Dawson finished an eight-part series on controversial YouTube star Jake Paul last Thursday. The hour and 45 minute video marked the end of the documentary level YouTube series that could be a turning point in the qualit...

Western needs more parking options

Melanie Kelly, Courier Staff

October 24, 2018

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Many students here at Western know about the parking problem we have encountered. There is never enough parking on campus for students. This is very prevalent in Thompson’s parking lot. Living in Thompson Hall last year, I c...

Technology is ruining communication

Chris Scheer, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

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With today’s continuing evolution of technology and self-interests, the idea of being a good listener is slowly fading away. I see this the most when I go out to eat with a friend and most of the meal is catching up on social ...

Parking passes on campus need to be limited

Sara Remar, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

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Traveling back in my memory of freshman year, I recall learning about all the little perks Western had to offer. We had a fantastic bus system, free admission to any sports game and a Rec center with more options for fitness t...

Start paying attention to traffic laws

London Rivers, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

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It’s often that many of us forget that we live on a college campus when we’re driving without limitations. However, it’s about time that we start paying attention to the precautions set for us for the safety of others her...

More students should consider LAS as a major

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

October 19, 2018

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When determining your major and/or minor in school as an undergraduate student it is important that you choose a program of study that is and will be beneficial to you. Factors that you investigate when determining this important...

Correct Answer: Tests should not make or break your grades

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

October 19, 2018

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Going to college can be a hard thing to do. For some, ever since they were children, that was their dream. For others, college wasn’t always on their mind. Whatever it may be, college is not an easy journey. There are a lot of m...

Make the most of your resources

London Rivers, Courier Staff

October 19, 2018

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There are so many places here on campus that many students do not utilize, because they either don’t know about them, or don’t know where they are. It’s completely understandable that as adults we are constantly busy w...

Decriminalize not legalize illegal substances

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

October 17, 2018

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We are all addicted to drugs. Whether it’s Tylenol for a mild headache or morphine for a surgery, we use drugs almost daily. Unfortunately, there are many people within our society who have abused drugs, some legal drugs like op...

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