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The impact that childhood trauma has on our lives

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

February 3, 2020

Childhood is the most important aspect of a person’s life that defines them, yet it is talked about so little. The old saying “children should be seen and not heard” is not only detrimental to the child at hand, but to th...

Jake Paul vs. Aneson Gib

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

February 3, 2020

Last Thursday night, United Kingdom Internet personality AnEsonGib challenged U.S. Internet personality Jake Paul to a boxing match on the sports streaming service DAZN and headlined by boxing promoter Ediie Hearn, and while exp...

Will spring come early this year?

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 3, 2020

Now that Feb. 2 has officially passed, and we all know what that means- no, not Superbowl Sunday- Groundhog Day! As many know, we love to determine whether spring will come early or if we will have a long winter based on whe...

How can we improve the maternal mortality rate?

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

January 31, 2020

Maternal mortality rates (MMR), the number of maternal deaths due to birth or pregnancy related complications per 100,000 live births, have been a growing concern for the United States over the past 15 years. Longitudinal studies...

Taking a gap year has its perks

Sara Remar, Courier Staff

January 31, 2020

Imagine yourself in your primmest moment. You are full of knowledge, energy and most importantly, you are curious. You are curious about the world, about people and about purpose. You’ve just graduated high school. You are ...

Zoos are considered animal cruelty

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2020

Zoos have always been seen as a place for families to enjoy seeing animals from different parts of the world. It can be a unique experience because every zoo is different. But in recent studies, people have been very vocal abo...

Finding your inner emotional intelligence

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

Emotions are inevitable, really: anger, sorrow, elation and many others. I don’t believe that one should just react when you feel one of these many emotions. Emotional intelligence is something that is not talked about often ...

Netflix’s Sed Education is a must see

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

Netflix has produced many popular original shows like Stranger Things and House of Cards, but one show that has been out since last year is quite interesting. If you’ve watched the show Sex Education then you know exactly what ...

Knowledge is Power

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

January 29, 2020

By now, most of us have an understanding in our majors or fields of interest, and if you don’t, eventually you will. All of us, however, have heard the saying “knowledge is power,” or “ignorance is bliss.” The longer you go th...

Remembering the legacy of the “Black Mamba”

Michael Harms, Courier Staff

January 27, 2020

A kid holds a crumpled piece of paper in his hands. He looks over his shoulder at the trash bin about 10 feet away. He pivots on one foot, jumps and raises his arms above his head and flicks his wrist towards the bin and says ...

An overview of Netflix’s “Marriage Story”

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

January 27, 2020

Happily ever after usually doesn’t stay happy for long. A chapter can end with a sweet little bow until the next chapter comes along and changes everything. Things that were once clear become confusing and clarity can come ...

Is Coronavirus the great plague of 2020?

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

January 27, 2020

There is a new sensation sweeping the world, but it’s no cute puppy video. It’s actually a deadly virus that originated in China that has been classified as a Coronavirus. A Coronavirus is a virus that typically affects ...

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