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No more group projects

London Rivers, Courier Staff

April 6, 2018

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I understand that in the real world it’s possible that almost every job requires group work, however, I find group work and projects to be rather difficult to accomplish while in college. When we were in middle school and hi...

Donald should pay up

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

April 6, 2018

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Stormy Daniels, a porn star, is suing Donald Trump over a hush agreement. She says she slept with Trump in 2006, and also says that he has tried to stay quiet about it. Daniels’ lawyer says that Trump covered it up. She shoul...

We still don’t live up to our Pledge

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

April 6, 2018

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The Pledge of Allegiance is something we have all grown up saying from a young age. We were taught it in grade school, and the majority of us said it all the way till high school graduation. The Pledge of Allegiance is not only a...

Russia is a big threat

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

April 4, 2018

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As of late, North Korea has been front and center in conversations about nuclear weapons. This past weekend though, that conversation has moved to Russia. This has been a domino effect in the events that have followed the death of ...

Don’t play around with guns

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

April 4, 2018

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With all the lives lost due to guns, you would think people would be more responsible while handling them, or maybe not use them at all. However, the madness with guns still continues as people use them carelessly as if they we...

MLK’s dream still isn’t realized

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

April 4, 2018

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As we embark on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, we remember and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, GA. Dr. King ...

Don’t pull mean pranks

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

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With April Fool’s Day directly in our rearview mirror, I’m sure lots of you had pranks pulled on you or even did a few to others. April Fool’s Day is said to have originated in European countries with evidence of it dating ...

Go ahead and try something new

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

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If you’re a girl or even a guy, we all know you have a Pinterest board for just about everything. Personally I can spend many hours a day adding new pins as to how to decorate my dorm room, different ways to do my makeup, ne...

Teachers deserve to be paid more

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

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Recent media attention has been drawn to Oklahoma where teachers across the state are about to go on strike which could lead some schools to be shut down indefinitely according to a recent report from CNN. The reason for the strik...

Race shouldn’t matter in trials

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

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Recently, a video has surfaced in the media of OJ Simpson supposedly admitting to killing his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, as well as her friend, Ronald Goldman. “I loved her, but I wasn’t in love with her,” said Simpson,...

There are perks to a small school

Allison Young, Opinions Writer

March 30, 2018

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As of 2017, the enrollment at Western Illinois University was 9,441 students. Although that might seem to be like a lot of students, I do not feel like there are that many people that go to school here. I do not know about ev...

Don’t attack others for their opinions

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

March 30, 2018

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I feel like nowadays a lot of people get attacked for their opinion; I am one of those people. I feel like if people don’t agree on something, instead of attacking the argument, they go right to the person and put them down...

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