Western Courier

Single-gender education is more beneficial

Rachel Greene, Courier Staff

March 22, 2019

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For the sake of fully understanding my point, I’m going to ask you to place yourself into a scenario. Imagine    you    are    about 9-years-old, sitting in a third grade classroom. The teacher is  asking  various  qu...

General Education Courses are a waste of time and money

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

March 22, 2019

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General  education  courses should  not  be  required for college  students.  For  many, they are a waste of time and money that  could be  better spent elsewhere. Students should not be forced to  take classes that cover mate...

Is Beto a serious 2020 candidate?

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

March 22, 2019

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When Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke announced that he was challenging Texas Senator Ted Cruz for a second term in the 2018 midterm election, many  observers and analysts saw O’Rourke as a long  shot candid...

Should we still get homework?

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

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Homework is a means to an mend in some cases, but in other cases, it can be an extremely helpful tool that students not only benefit from but also learn from. What factors make homework beneficial? What makes it irrelevant? U...

What can we do to live a positive lifestyle?

London Rivers, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

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We all need advice and help when it comes to maneuvering through life. However, it’s important that the decisions we make for ourselves are in the best interest for our future. Deciding what’s best for our future also includes...

Coming out of seasonal depression

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With winter coming to a close, many people are buzzing about the effects of seasonal depression. In my last article about seasonal depression, I gave a few tips on how to cope and get through it, however, we need to expand our...

All hail “King” Trump

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

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For the first time in the history of the United States of America, a president has had his emergency declaration challenged, and now faces a mutiny amongst his own party. Twelve Republican Senators, along with the entirety of t...

There wasn’t much of a spring break this year

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

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Now that spring break is over, we can rejoice that we are back to continue our education at Western. The only problem is that it did not really feel like a break. There are a multitude of reasons why. So, spring break is a week. Let’s...

Parents, let your kids earn college degrees

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

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One of the major headlines that has been rocking the nation this past week is the college admission scandal that has arrested over dozens of CEOs, actresses and other wealthy parents of college age students. These parents repor...

Paycheck to Paycheck; Drive-Thru to Drive-Thru

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

March 8, 2019

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It seems as if everyday there is a new, trendy fad diet being promoted by celebrities, social media influencers and even the random generated ads on the Internet. You cannot look at your phone, a magazine or your Instagram fee...

Sanders in the running for next election

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

March 8, 2019

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On Tuesday, February 19th, Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced that he was running for president of the United States in 2020. Within 24 hours of announcing, Sanders raised more than $6 million from more than 225,000 smal...

Why Women’s Month is so important

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

March 8, 2019

Filed under Opinions

The month of March is a very important month because it is Women’s History Month. March is known as the month where we acknowledge, honor and lift up all important and well-known women figures in society. It’s a time where ...

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