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Is Western vegan friendly?

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

March 1, 2019

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We’ve all seen and heard about the diet that eliminates any and all animal products: veganism. Before you omnivores stop reading this, hear me out. While veganism may not be something that applies to you or me, it applies to...

The death of Burger King needs to come soon

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

March 1, 2019

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Burger King has had a long run at Western, and quite frankly it may have overstayed its welcome. Burger King, although extensive in menu options, is not a choice people typically make when deciding where to spend their money. ...

Electronics have taken over the U.S.

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

March 1, 2019

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Today, kids will never know what it’s like to play outside. That is obviously exaggerated, but there are a lot of kids that have electronics. Obviously, not every kid in the world has an electronic because that would just be unre...

Students should have an extra storage option

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

February 27, 2019

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Peace of mind is a beautiful thing and ignorance is bliss. The type of ignorance and peace of mind I speak of is storage and convenience. When students travel to school they typically arrive by car. This is because the immense n...

Participating in research during college is important

Melanie Kelly, Courier Staff

February 27, 2019

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We have all gotten those emails from some graduate student asking to take their survey for their thesis. These emails are sent to random students in hopes of getting participants. The first thought that comes to most students min...

Recognize a good friendship when you have it

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

February 27, 2019

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Friendship in college is weird. Freshman year you usually get put into a room with someone you don’t know and are expected to live in harmony for a year. Typically, you’ll become friends with your assigned roommate and make...

False crime reports are inexcusable

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

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A story that’s been in the news a lot in the last month is the case of the alleged assault of Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Earlier reports have said that the actor and singer was assaulted, had chemicals poured on him and a n...

It’s time for free college tuition

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

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Being an In-state Illinois resident,attending Illinois State University and living on-campus can cost quite a penny. The total cost of tuition and attendance is $29,008. With the same circumstances and stipulations, attending the...

Vaping is better than smoking, right?

Samuel Ogali, Courier Staff

February 22, 2019

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Grape, fruit punch, mint, crème brûlée and mango-such flavors are synonymous with sweets and delicacies, but now are becoming increasingly popular flavors among electronic cigarettes and vaping products. Throughout my years ...

Do people complain too much?

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

February 22, 2019

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If there’s one thing that people have in common, it’s complaining. Not everyone complains about every detail in their lives, but some people do. Some people complain about things that are out of their control, and some peop...

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