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Should college athletes get paid?

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

October 16, 2019

I am a firm believer that athletes should get paid. When you look at the amount of money they bring into a university, I feel as if they should get some type of compensation. Most people would say that athletes get free tuition ...

Domestic violence awareness month

Cameron Dillefeld, Opinions Writer

October 16, 2019

October is here again, Leathernecks. That means exams, carving pumpkins and spooky decorations on every block. There is one part of October that not many people are aware of. October is also the month in which we spread awaren...

The thrills Macomb has to offer

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 14, 2019

Now that October has begun, we are getting even closer to Halloween! Of course, this means that costumes and candy will be in season, but also haunted houses. Now, most of us have been trick or treating, and even more of us h...

YouTube is changing the world

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

October 14, 2019

Where do you go when you need to learn how to solve a quadratic equation, when you need to know how to change a flat tire or even bake a cake? You go on YouTube. Every student in this classroom has grown up with this platform...

Avoid the achoo, get your shot for the flu!

Alex Ourth, Courier Staff

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when the leaves change their colors, the air has a crisp, cool feeling and every drink and confection has a pumpkin theme. Indeed, the season of fall brings so many wonderful cha...

Why should you take a cruise?

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

October 9, 2019

Vacations can be very expensive when everything adds up. I know that several people have not even been on a vacation because they cannot afford to go anywhere, even if it is just to another state. My family and I are blessed enough...

What is the autonomous car?

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 9, 2019

We may be the first generation to witness the wide scale production of autonomous vehicles. This statement is not only realistic, it is happening as we speak. Well, at least the race to the first autonomous car is in the works....

The struggles of college are real

Anesha Wheaton, Courier Staff

October 9, 2019

From the time we were young, Generation Z and Millenials have heard the infamous words “go to college.” Most of our parents have been repeating that mantra to us since we started school at 5 years old and our teachers ha...

Loot boxes need to become more sensible

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

It can cost people their money, their jobs and sometimes even their family. At first glance, it may not seem that significant, but loot boxes are a very real addiction. Loot boxes are in-game purchases that either give you a co...

College campuses are hurting our planet, too

Minerra Diaz, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

It is evident that our society has finally recognized that our habits are doing significant damage to Earth. While climate change is a hot topic right now, we should continue to discuss how we can minimize our carbon footprint. B...

How important is globalization?

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

October 7, 2019

Globalization is the growing interdependence of each world’s economies and cultures brought together by a trade in goods and services pertaining to agriculture, technology and investment. Various nations throughout the 20th cen...

Family is the foundation we need in life

Andre Whitley, Courier Staff

October 4, 2019

Family is one of the most important support systems for a college student. When you’re struggling to keep it together at school, your family is always going to be a phone call away. Coming from a close-knit family, I rely heavil...

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