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Respect the sport of cheerleading

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

September 28, 2018

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I have been a cheerleader since junior high and I have never felt like any team I have been on has gotten enough recognition. I enjoy the perks that come along with the sport of cheerleading; getting into games for free, being r...

Being single in college is the way to go

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

September 28, 2018

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When most people watch the cliché romantic comedies growing up, the guy always ends up getting the girl. There are a lot of movies out there where people start to fall in love towards the end of the movie and live happily e...

Mr.President is unsupportive of me too.

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

September 28, 2018

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Before his presidency and duringthat as well, President Trump has made it very clear that he’s not a feminist, not even close. As an executive for the Miss America pageant, his comments about the contestants and of other wo...

Not having a car on campus has benefits

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

September 26, 2018

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Transportation is something that many of us may have taken for granted throughout our lives. When we were younger, we were getting rides from our parents, then when we turned 16, many of us got our own vehicles or began catchin...

Being a college student has its perks

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

September 26, 2018

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Now that I am a junior in college, I have learned that I have not been using the little benefits that come with being a college student. The very first time I realized that being a college student has quite a few perks is when I...

Recycling will save the world

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 26, 2018

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Animals being harmed due to the faults of human habits can be impactful to our environment; however, completely banning products because of it doesn’t seem to be the answer. During my first year in college, my friends and I ch...

Legalizing drugs would have benefits

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

September 24, 2018

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There have been recent articles floating around social media talking about the steps being made towards the decriminalization of drugs. I believe this would be a great change in our society. People who start doing drugs like Moll...

Time for off-campus meal plan options

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2018

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Am I the only person that is tired of only having a few select places to eat on campus? Do not get me wrong, there are some days that I really like some of the dining hall food; other days I am really craving food that is off c...

Is it okay to coexist?

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

September 24, 2018

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Since the dawn of humanity there has always been one question that has haunted our species since we first discovered the wheel, is there a God? Last night professor of philosophy at university of Indiana, Tim O’Conner, att...

Making the most of your money

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

September 21, 2018

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We live in a materialistic society where monetary gain is kin to social status and this is what determines if you are a high-ranking member in society. The more you make and the more you have, the more successful you appear ...

Homecoming is not the same anymore

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 21, 2018

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College homecoming is one of the most anticipated events that many look forward to each year in hopes of having an even better time than the previous year, but lately it’s been the complete opposite for Western Illinois Univ...

Fall is right around the corner

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

September 21, 2018

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As fall is slowly but surely upon us, it just reminds me as to why fall should be given the award of best season to exist. I know you may hear people say that fall is only your favorite season because its coming up but I can ...

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