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Sanders may become President in 2020

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

February 20, 2019

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No one makes a last-minute entrance quite as dramatic as Senator from Vermont and self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist, Bernie Sanders. For the past three years, ever since his ill-fated run with Hillary Clinton in the 2016 P...

Invest in your future

London Rivers, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

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Adulthood can indeed be a frightening transition as we mature; however, this isn’t the time to be apprehensive about the future. Instead this is the time for optimism and self-motivation as we prepare for a future of opportunit...

Our privacy vs. national security

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

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Drawing a definite line to determine what is more important between our privacy and national security is very debatable. Our privacy is being able to keep and access the Internet without the government being able to infringe u...

It is okay to live with your best friends

Allison Young, Opinions Editor

February 18, 2019

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Going into college I never would have thought that I would be able to live with my best friends. I was always told that it was not a good idea because it can ruin your friendship. Luckily I did not listen to what people told m...

You can still efficiently meal prep at college

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

February 15, 2019

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Meal preperation is something that people are not very familiar with. A lot of people may think that it is only something that needs to be done to be more healthy. Others might think it is something that might not be beneficial be...

Unpaid internships are unfair

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

February 15, 2019

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Listed among the numerous degree requirements of various majors is the word “internship.” Generally, an internship can be defined as a shadowing of sorts, gaining professional experience in one’s desired field of work. Int...

Were the Grammy’s a let down?

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

February 15, 2019

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On Sunday night at the Grammy Awards, the biggest names in rap, pop, hip-hop, rock and country gathered to honor each other. Except, of course, for Childish Gambino who wasn’t there despite tying for most awards of the night....

Will there be another government shutdown?

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

February 13, 2019

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The historic 35-day partial government shutdown sent shockwaves throughout the United States and the world. Almost one million federal workers went weeks without pay and had been asked and overall were demanded to work without ...

Why freshman year you isn’t who you are supposed to be.

Melanie Kelly, Courier Staff

February 13, 2019

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Any upperclassman will say, “Oh I miss freshman year of college” or, “I hated myself freshman year”. Freshman year of college is difficult for everyone. I am a second semester junior, and I am a completely different per...

Vaccinations are the way to go

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

February 13, 2019

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A recent news story that is going viral on the Internet and social media is about an 18 year old from Ohio who has just gotten his vaccinations. He was never vaccinated as a child due to his parents’ beliefs and after doing r...

Rock through the ages

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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The history of rock music has been unpredictable because the genre has constantly redefined and reinvented itself since its emergence in the late 1940s. Pioneering rock artists of the 1950s such as Chuck Berry leaned heavily o...

What do tigers have to do with Valentines Day?

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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Later this week we have the most divided holiday in the history of mankind and greeting cards; Valentine’s Day. For some it’s a holiday of love, chocolates and romantic dates in candlelight (or at Chick’s); for others it...

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