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Moving to college is important

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

August 27, 2018

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Being the first person in my family to go to college was a big step for me but also being the first person to leave home for college was an even bigger step. Ever since I started thinking about college I knew I didn’t want ...

John McCain dies at 81

August 27, 2018

Should student-athletes be paid?

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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Being a former student-athlete; along with having student-athlete friends, I strongly believe that student-athletes should be paid. Being a student-athlete is a full-time job that takes a lot of time, commitment and attention...

New school year resolutions

Zach Young, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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With the start of another semester, goals and expectations from students are abound. Students across campus have goals of earning that 4.0 GPA, or that hope of getting involved on campus more. Some might simply just coast through...

More options for college classes

London Rivers, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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With college being as emotionally, physically and mentally draining as it is, it would be nice to be asked what I want to learn about other than when it’s time for me to select, and or drop my classes. I appreciate the gre...

Self-identity is key to college success

Destiny Kerr, Courier Staff

August 24, 2018

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The first week of school is always the most tedious. You have to memorize your schedule, buy the proper supplies, and figure out the cheapest way to get books. Entering my second year of college as a sophomore, I’m pretty accust...

Living alone has its benefits

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

August 22, 2018

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Choosing to live alone versus living with a roommate can be scary. There could be something in the house that you won’t be able to fix, and having someone live with you helps with those types of situations. Whatever the case ma...

What I wish I knew as a freshman

Karolina Orszulak, Courier Staff

August 22, 2018

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College is such an incredible experience that I believe everyone should go through, whether that be staying at home or moving 200 miles away from home. College is a way to form lifelong friendships, grow from mistakes, and take on n...

The generation of Millennials

Jason Adams, Courier Staff

August 22, 2018

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An article written a couple weeks ago has stirred a lot of controversy online as readers take to both sides to either defend the author or point ut how unnecessary they thought the article was. The article was called How Millenni...

Staying safe on a college campus

Emma Johnson, Courier Staff

August 22, 2018

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The school year is now officially in full swing, and this also means thousands of students are moving to the Macomb area. The excitement of being back with your friends and getting a fresh start with a new school year can be o...

Is a college degree needed

Mark Tolliver, Courier Staff

August 20, 2018

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With another school year upon us, it is important that we understand a college education is extremely vital. Mastering a college degree is everyone’s top goal and a great milestone that many want to achieve. Yet, the risin...

Censorship through social media

Devon Greene, Editor-in-chief

August 20, 2018

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Conservative radio host Alex Jones was cleansed from several media outlets last week, after spewing his hateful speech for what seemed like centuries. During the first week of August, Jones’ show, “InfoWars” was pulled...

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