Western Courier

We need to stay together

London Rivers, Courier Staff

September 5, 2018

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Although being a part of a big institution can seem too widespread to come together as one and support one another, it’s important that we do in hopes of staying together. I’ve always said that college was like a big hig...

Greek life is more than parties

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

September 5, 2018

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Why did I choose to go Greek? I’m not going to lie, I knew I wanted to go Greek before I entered college. A lot of people think that Greek life is just about partying and paying thousands of dollars to walk around campus i...

Nike kneels with Kaepernick

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

September 5, 2018

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On Monday evening, Nike announced a new campaign featuring the ostracized NFL player, Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick has been at the center of a debate over disrespecting the American flag and national anthem after he began kneeling ...

DeVos redefines sexual assault

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

August 31, 2018

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We have just recently learned that not only does Betsy DeVos know nothing about the education system, she also knows nothing about being a decent human being in general. In recent news, New York Times has reported that DeVos i...

Take college at your own pace

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

August 31, 2018

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A lot of people are in a rush to get out of college, they do their four years, and get out as soon as humanly possible. They try to do their general education classes as fast as they can, and then get to their core classes so th...

Who should lead the free world?

Juan Casas, Courier Staff

August 31, 2018

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Since the inauguration of the new president, the United States has all but abandoned its unofficial position as the leader of the free world. The United States international foreign policy of being the world's police force has co...

Trump needs to cooperate with press

Mark Tolliver, Opinions Editor

August 29, 2018

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The press has a very vital and important role in our democracy and the press must play a crucial role in order for a democracy to grow and be healthy. The press makes the citizens of the democracy aware of the social, emotional,...

Budgeting in the dining hall centers

London Rivers, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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Many college students deal with hunger and sleep deprivation, so when either of them are compromised in any way it can then become an inconvenience. During my first year as an underclassman, living in Henninger had its benefits o...

Adjusting to choices in Macomb

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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When touring around Western I think one of the reasons I chose to come here was the small town vibe that I got, when I walked through the square. Since I was born and raised in the city, Macomb was considered a small town for...

Be proactive with your mental health

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

August 29, 2018

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We have officially entered our second week of the semester, which means for most of us that the ball is now rolling. The introductory phase of our classes are now over and it’s time for us to snap out of summer mode and into...

Get involved around campus

Mark Tolliver, Opinions Editor

August 27, 2018

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Many students come to college just to get their degree and begin their careers but it is important to get involved around campus and make the most of your college experience. Western is a large campus with a very small school...

Anastasia belongs among Disney royalty

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

August 27, 2018

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At the end of July, Disney and Fox shareholders approved of a merger of the two companies. The nearly $80-billion merger is expected to be completed and pushed through by early 2019. With this merger in place, some commotion has...

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