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The Wayne Stater

The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

Leave It In 2021

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor January 26, 2022

As we begin the new year, I have comprised a short list of things I believe we should leave in 2021. All the content mentioned is my opinion, so please take it with a grain of salt. At a NASCAR race...

With the Thanksgiving season now behind all of us; we are one step closer to Christmas. When you need a study break, instead of stressing out about the final exam, turn on one of these Top Ten Christmas movies to help you feel that warm and fuzzy feeling that will surely help you power through the rest of the semester.

We Need A Little Christmas Movie Magic During Finals Week!

Kathryn Vlaanderen, News Staff December 1, 2021

With the Thanksgiving season now behind all of us; we are one step closer to Christmas. A holiday that is filled with caroling and presents wrapped in red and green wrapping. However, there is still one...

Approaching the Gravestones

Jake Stewart, Columnist December 1, 2021

I’ve got Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger” playing off in the background. I need all the help I can get to start this damned piece. Pouring myself a stiff drink has crossed my mind, but with it being...

The New Wave of Bimbos

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor December 1, 2021

The “bimbo” is a label that has long been used to portray women in a derogatory manner. Women who are described as bimbos are vapid, dumb, and only concerned with their physical appearance. In media,...

My Best in Show Winner

Kathryn Vlaanderen, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

During the Thanksgiving holiday, the Westminster Dog Show makes its annual appearance on television every year to announce a luck dog as best in show. Everyone has their own opinions on which breed they...

In the days of the Khmer Rouge

Jake Stewart, Columnist November 18, 2021

I find myself feeling bleak on what could be a perfect day. The sun is shining, and the wind is lacking in the ugliness we saw from it last week. It should be an occasion to celebrate. Yet, I find myself...

Its beginning to look a lot like capitalism and each year it feels as if the Christmas season is pushed a month ahead of schedule.
Graphic courtesy of Agnes Kurtzhals.

It’s beginning to look a lot like capitalism

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor November 17, 2021

Each year it feels as if the Christmas season is pushed a month ahead of schedule. The minute Halloween comes to an end, corporations begin decorating their displays with tinsel and artificial snowflakes....

The Early Bird Beats the Owl

Aubreanna Miller, News Editor November 11, 2021

This morning I sat up at 6:45 a.m., 10 minutes before my alarm went off. I registered for classes, took my vitamins then headed off for a walk in the rec center with one of my friends. My morning continued...

In the age of the Hollow Men

Jake Stewart, Columnist November 11, 2021

I needed a mission, a purpose in this land of the living, and due to my insanity, I was given one. Indeed. Rum Brain Moe supplied me with some of the good stuff—medicine that can’t be bought at...

Astroworld victims deserve justice

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor November 10, 2021

University of Dayton student, Franco Patiño, attended the 2021 Astroworld Festival with his friend, Jacob Jurinek. However, while the 29-year-old rapper, Travis Scott, performed in Houston, Texas, on...

Roxy, 12, lived a life of endless tennis balls and car rides. Photo courtesy of Kaitlynn Breeden

How to say goodbye to a friend in 11 days

Kaitlynn Breeden, Editor-in-chief November 4, 2021

My family is originally from Ottumwa, IA and growing up in Nebraska didn’t stop me from visiting during the summers and winters as a child. My brother, cousin and I would always take trips up to Iowa...

The infantilization of femininity

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor November 3, 2021

{Trigger warning: Pedophilia} I am Arab and I tend to deal with a lot of body hair. I have tried about every method of removal; I have had searing hot wax poured on my skin, suffered several shaving...

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