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Talking to your family all the time is healthy

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

March 27, 2019

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Growing up, it was embarrassing when your mom or dad kissed you before you went off to middle school. Some people didn’t even acknowledge their parents when they started becoming of high school age. When kids were in kindergart...

Joe Biden for President in 2020

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

March 27, 2019

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The Democratic field for president for the 2020 election cycle has gotten full with characters across the political spectrum from far left Democratic Socialists like Bernie Sanders to more moderate Democrats like Corey Booker....

Is technology detrimental to our lives?

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

March 27, 2019

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Is our access to technology detrimental to us? If so, should there be less technology usage? What would that look like? The battle between technology and society is constant, which is why all these questions will be answered i...

People have to earn their money

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

March 25, 2019

Filed under Opinions

Not everyone is handed their money. Sometimes people don’t just get to pick whatever they want. Not everyone is able to get money from their parents, and not everyone even has parents to do so. For those who are able to get money...

Are we becoming too sensitive?

Steven Barnum, Courier Staff

March 25, 2019

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In most cases, our society is becoming too sensitive. I will never fault us for our passions. There is no shortage of that quality, when it comes to standing up for inequality or for causes that we believe in. It’s a very us...

Alcohol sales on Sunday will help Macomb economy

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

March 25, 2019

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It was reported last week that the Macomb City Council voted to allow retail alcohol sales on Sundays for locations that purchase a special Sunday alcohol license. Previously, the only Sundays where you could buy alcohol from ...

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

Filed under Opinions

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...

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