Western Courier

Money is important

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

April 18, 2018

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Is there a relationship between money and happiness? I know and understand that not having enough money to cover your basic needs can cause stress. But there have been examples where the meaning of basic needs have been looked a...

You can’t fire Mueller, Donnie

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

April 18, 2018

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A common campaign promise from most presidential candidates is that they possess the ability to work with both sides. A promise that most politicians make but very few who win the presidency or any other position that has to w...

Be kind to each other

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

April 16, 2018

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Being a bully in college is not okay. One would think that would stop in high school, but it does not. Once a bully, always a bully is what I like to say. When I walk into class and mind my own business, I see bullying happen...

It’s important to relax sometimes

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

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As we reach the end of the semester, the pressure is intensifying for us students. Stress levels are rising, and the weather is finally starting to cooperate. It’s becoming a lot more tempting to put our homework off to the si...

Be cautious about social media

Taylor Gean, Opinions Writer

April 16, 2018

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As a young woman of today’s society, I think it is very prominent how social media plays a large role in your daily life. Whether you spend hours on end looking at funny tweets or memes on Facebook, we can all say that we m...

Let’s talk about global warming

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

April 16, 2018

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Global warming has been an issue we’ve all been hearing about for years. I have heard many different ideas of what the root cause for our global warming issue is, but at the end of the day no matter the cause it’s still an issu...

Make the healthier choice with your life

London Rivers, Courier Staff

April 13, 2018

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As students, the last thing many of us think about is eating healthier, drinking more water or exercising even if it is vital to our health. However, by not taking the time to take care of ourselves, this limits the outcome o...

We still need equality for the sexes

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

April 13, 2018

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Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 made it illegal for colleges to discriminate based on sex, not only when it came to admissions but also to collegiate sports. This section of Title IX states, “No person in the United...

Western is prepared for the worst

Allison Young, Opinions Writer

April 13, 2018

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A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on what the procedure would be if there was an active shooter on campus. As a student, I was very concerned that I was not informed on how to react in the situation of an active shooter. But...

“I refuse to stand for the National Anthem”

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

April 11, 2018

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As a writer and a future journalist, I feel like it’s my calling to be the voice for those who are often silenced by society and the government. People such as the LGBT community, minorities and people in general who are again...

College should be free

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

April 11, 2018

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There are many states that offer a free public school education until students complete the 12th grade; once higher education becomes an option, then tuition fees and cost becomes a factor that affects people’s decision to p...

Be careful with your information

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

April 9, 2018

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We are at a point in time where the world is constantly on the internet. We have the answers to any question and the ability to contact anyone in our fingertips. But these powers to not come without dangers. There are consequen...

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