Western Courier

Trump needs to cooperate with press

Mark Tolliver, Opinions Editor

August 29, 2018

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The press has a very vital and important role in our democracy and the press must play a crucial role in order for a democracy to grow and be healthy. The press makes the citizens of the democracy aware of the social, emotional,...

Budgeting in the dining hall centers

London Rivers, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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Many college students deal with hunger and sleep deprivation, so when either of them are compromised in any way it can then become an inconvenience. During my first year as an underclassman, living in Henninger had its benefits o...

Adjusting to choices in Macomb

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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When touring around Western I think one of the reasons I chose to come here was the small town vibe that I got, when I walked through the square. Since I was born and raised in the city, Macomb was considered a small town for...

Be proactive with your mental health

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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We have officially entered our second week of the semester, which means for most of us that the ball is now rolling. The introductory phase of our classes are now over and it’s time for us to snap out of summer mode and into...

Get involved around campus

Mark Tolliver, Opinions Editor

August 27, 2018

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Many students come to college just to get their degree and begin their careers but it is important to get involved around campus and make the most of your college experience. Western is a large campus with a very small school...

Anastasia belongs among Disney royalty

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

August 27, 2018

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At the end of July, Disney and Fox shareholders approved of a merger of the two companies. The nearly $80-billion merger is expected to be completed and pushed through by early 2019. With this merger in place, some commotion has...

Moving to college is important

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

August 27, 2018

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Being the first person in my family to go to college was a big step for me but also being the first person to leave home for college was an even bigger step. Ever since I started thinking about college I knew I didn’t want ...

John McCain dies at 81

August 27, 2018

Should student-athletes be paid?

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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Being a former student-athlete; along with having student-athlete friends, I strongly believe that student-athletes should be paid. Being a student-athlete is a full-time job that takes a lot of time, commitment and attention...

New school year resolutions

Zach Young, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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With the start of another semester, goals and expectations from students are abound. Students across campus have goals of earning that 4.0 GPA, or that hope of getting involved on campus more. Some might simply just coast through...

More options for college classes

London Rivers, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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With college being as emotionally, physically and mentally draining as it is, it would be nice to be asked what I want to learn about other than when it’s time for me to select, and or drop my classes. I appreciate the gre...

Self-identity is key to college success

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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The first week of school is always the most tedious. You have to memorize your schedule, buy the proper supplies, and figure out the cheapest way to get books. Entering my second year of college as a sophomore, I’m pretty accust...

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