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Should Western should allow pets on campus?

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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When I wake up for class in the morning, it is usually to the sound of my cat meowing at me, asking for food. While I have my cat in my dorm room because she is my emotional support animal, I think the dorms should allow pets fo...

The GOP loses three powerhouses

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

February 8, 2019

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The fall of three long-standing GOP Republicans in the House of Representatives has shaken the political landscape in more ways than previously imagined. Duncan Hunter, Chris Collins and Steve King have all been exiled from ...

Does the TV show “You” romanticize stalking?

Rachel Green, Opinions Writer

February 8, 2019

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It feels as if the entire world is watching “You,” the new Netflix series. Upon its release to Netflix on Dec. 26, Twitter and seemingly the world became instantly enamored with not only the show, but with Joe (Penn Badgley)...

Should Western cancel classes more often?

London Rivers, Courier Staff

February 8, 2019

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As the weather continues to fluctuate in Macomb, it’s quite noticeable to see that conditions are becoming more dangerous for students and staff on Western’s campus. I shouldn’t be walking out of my house, or be hesitant...

Animal print is back

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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Whether you like it or not, animal print is back. Resurfacing in the 2018 fall collections of many designers, leopard print has ignited a movement. The movement of animal prints. When styled correctly, animal print conveys decad...

It’s too cold for models to do photoshoots outside

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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The weather seemed to have warmed up this past weekend. For those of us that have made it through the polar vortex, now is the time to reflect and be grateful that we only had to put up with the cold for a week. While most people di...

Should the death penalty be legal?

Donnetta Shanklin, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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The death penalty has and always will be a controversial topic and an interesting one to discuss as well. It is especially controversial when it comes to minors. Yes, there is the term that everybody makes mistakes, but there a...

Government shutdown may hurt Trump in 2020

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

February 1, 2019

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Donald J. Trump announced his reelection for the 2020 presidential race weeks after his first term officially began back in January 2017. Since then, he boasts of an improved economy, the stock exchange record high back in 2018 ...

Tips on avoiding seasonal depression

Kalen Stanford, Courier Staff

February 1, 2019

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In my opinion, college students have a very good chance of getting seasonal depression. When winter comes around the sun is less apparent, therefore resulting in less vitamin D. Seasonal depression may affect college students beca...

College isn’t for everyone

London Rivers, Courier Staff

February 1, 2019

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College is supposedly the “next step” after high school to ensure our place in the corporate world; however, as more opportunities present themselves beyond a college career, more people are choosing alternatives opposed to th...

Is it time to impeach President Trump?

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

January 28, 2019

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It is time for President Donald Trump to be impeached, since he is not upholding the oath that he took to serve as president of the United States. Not only is Trump being investigated due to the Russia meddling, but there are ...

Professors should ditch textbooks

Melanie Kelly, Courier Staff

January 28, 2019

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As we all know textbooks are overpriced, bulky and at times can be a complete waste of money. If one were to buy all their textbooks from the schools’ bookstore, you could spend up to $400 or more. In addition to textbooks, some stu...

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