Ghost Hunting… Real or Fake?

Darian Martin, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Corny shows of “ghosts” caught on camera by “paranormal investigators” searching old haunted attractions has everyone wondering, “Are these shows legit?” “Are ghosts even real?” Hopefully, this article clears some...

How to Gain Confidence

Lars Lund, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A lot of people, especially teens, struggle with lack of confidence. Not feeling content with oneself can be very distressing and distracting in the everyday life of a person. So, how can you gain confidence to better your emotional...

Wait, Wait, Waiters

Jose Embil, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Imagine for a moment, that you work more than 60 hours, yet you only make little more than $100 per week. You have to make all your money from tips. This is the reality for hundreds of thousands of people working as waiters and...

Benefits of the Exam Waiver Policy

Lauryn Carlisi, Junior Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The exam waiver policy may not be one with which you are familiar. This policy is one that includes specific requirements that students are expected to meet. An example is having an 80% or higher in the class, having no more than...

Flu Outbreak

Shania Shirk, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Flu season is at its worst this year; there are schools closing and many people dying from the flu, just two days after going to the doctor. At least 53 children have died nationwide from the flu. Hospitals are putting two beds ...

Benefits of Journalism

Heaven Grochoske, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Journals are used to record experiences, ideas, or reflections that are kept regularly for private use. Normally used as an account of day to day events, journaling also can be used as a beneficial way to help with managing anxiety,...

Women’s March: Kalamazoo

Gigi Gioiosa, Senior Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone, especially women, came together Sunday, January 21 for the Women’s March in Kalamazoo. Gathering at the flag poles on Western’s campus, women, men, and dogs of all ages marched the cold four miles to Bronson Park...

How to Deal with Rude People

Sidnee Arney, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever been in a situation where all you’re trying to do is ask for help, but when you ask, you get a snarky reply back? Rude people are what makes the world balanced, but how do you deal with these people when they make...

The Good, the Bad, and the Fishy

Makayla Munn, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone thinks sushi is just raw fish, but that is not the case. Sushi can have a variety of different ingredients and choices. You can have tuna, salmon, crab, shrimp, celery, cucumbers, avocado, rice (obviously), and so much...

Things Your Dogs Wants You To Know

MaKayla Munn, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered what it means when your dog sits at your feet? What about when they bark at guests? We may not speak their language but here are some things your dog would like you to know. Obviously, dogs do not speak...

And the Oscar goes to…

Lars Lund, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Every year the most talented filmmakers in the world gather in the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles to award the most talented people in the industry. The Oscars are always very political, and the winning movies are usually about...

InDesign- An Editor’s Point of View

Kaitlin Ritchie, Senior Editor

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

InDesign is a stupid, stupid, stupid program but useful at the same time.  Without InDesign, we would not be able to lay out our print editions.  But you know how many problems occur during that process? Millions! First, text...

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