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Making life decisions is a process

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

October 25, 2019

When it comes to picking majors, minors or even making life decisions in general, it can be very stressful. When we are making a life-changing decision, we need to first think about ourselves. You should make the decision th...

The difference between freedom and fear

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

October 25, 2019

Edward Snowden is a household name at this point in time. In 2013, he became a controversial figure around the world because of his leaked information from the NSA and CIA detailing the mass surveillance that the citizens of t...

Take part in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

October 25, 2019

Since 1985, the United States has utilized October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” with the goal of increasing awareness of breast cancer throughout the nation. During this time, we see many individuals, groups and co...

Is there hope for a safer Mexico?

Cameron Dillefeld, Opinions Writer

October 23, 2019

Last Thursday, Cartel violence erupted again in the western Mexican state of Sinaloa. Its reported that a small group of Federal Mexican Police Officers conducted a raid on a suspected arms and drug den in the city of Culiacan. ...

Staying fit during the winter months

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 23, 2019

Winter is coming, and that means so is the extra weight and baggage in the form of love handles and beer bellies. Since we live in the midwest, we are blessed with all four seasons, including winter. The colder it gets, the mor...

Stop exploring outerspace

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 21, 2019

Space, the Final Frontier. As the human race evolves, space will always be ahead in both a literal and figurative sense. Space is literally expanding as time goes on and since time has no plans on stopping, space will not stop...

Will justice be served in opioid civil lawsuits?

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

October 21, 2019

The U.S. judicial system is about to take on the largest civil action in the history of the United States, and no, I’m not talking about actions against the president. This week begins the first set of trials against six companies...

Internships aren’t as beneficial as you think

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

October 21, 2019

Whether your life goal is to become a neurosurgeon, a computer engineer or even a journalist, enrolling in an internship will ensure you a plethora of knowledge and experience that you will cherish and use to your benefit-or at l...

Who are the drivers in your life?

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

October 18, 2019

Being a young adult in college, it’s hard not knowing what is going to happen next in your life. When you look at a lot of college students, I feel like they would tell you that this is the most stressful time of their live...

The Center for performing arts should move to the top of the priority list

Minerva Diaz, Courier Staff

October 18, 2019

As some may recall, funds were allocated towards a performing arts center back in 2011, but it never made it to materialization thanks to a number of things, including the state budget impasse under Ex-Governor Rauner. According to Tri-Sta...

Find your interests early on

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 16, 2019

Most of us, at some point, had someone tell us we had a knack for something or were told that we would be good at doing something. That type of talk is inevitable because people like to imagine others in certain situations ba...

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