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The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

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The Wayne Stater

Leave it in 2022

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor January 24, 2023

Welcome back wildcats and happy new year. We have made it to 2023. Last year was full of misogyny, carbon emissions and controversy. I have curated a list of what I think we should all leave behind in...

Teachers are looking for failure

Jayde Teutsch, News Writer January 24, 2023

I don’t think it would be presumptuous of me to assume that almost everyone going to school has met a teacher who takes pride in failing students. There are several consequences to scholars finding satisfaction...

I am breaking up with my phone

MacKenzie Peterson January 24, 2023

My name is MacKenzie and I am addicted to my phone.   From the moment I wake up to the moment I get into bed for the end of the day, my phone is in my hand. It has taken me a long time to admit it...

The Holiday Season can be a Stressful Time for Members of the LGBTQIA+ Community

Jayde Teutsch, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The holiday season is a time many find exciting; decorations are put up and a positive energy is spread around. It can be a little stressful, however, for people who don’t have a family to celebrate...

Women’s Sports Should Be Rooted For

Tucker Ashburn, Sports Writer December 1, 2022

Women’s and Girls' sports is an area of society where it’s a spectrum of importance, where people will protest for more women’s sports coverage and that people that refuse to watch them for being...

How I’m Dealing with Burnout

Jayde Teutsch, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As the end of the semester approaches, I’ve found myself stuck in the same cycle each day; my classes are becoming repetitive and there isn’t much to do to destress when the sun sets before 6 p.m.   Burnout...

Rules do not Enslave: Catholic Morality in a Meaningless Culture

Elias Reiter November 15, 2022

I do not wish to prove the particulars of Catholic morality, but rather, explain in a short and insufficient length, the fundamental structure of Catholic morality in contrast to the meaningless freedom...

Dear Diary: Leave Lesbians Out of Your Lyrics

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor November 15, 2022

Dear Diary,  I am so sick of every time I tell someone I am lesbian, they ask if they can watch. It feels exhausting not being able to exist as a lesbian without some man objectifying my identity....

Stop Glamourising Sex Work

MacKenzie Peterson, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Let us stop pretending that sex work is empowering- that is lives within a pretty pink box with a pretty pink bow all tied up.   According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s “Assessment of U.S....


John Vuchetich November 2, 2022

Every year as the air blows in like a northern specter on translucent Icey wings, the grass like old hermits shrivel away from the approaching specter, lose their moister and shrivel away, every step you...

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In Defense of Spiders

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor November 2, 2022

It’s a tale as old as time; a spider is minding its business when suddenly it hears a shrew scream, “EW OMG KILL THAT DISGUSTING SPIDER WTF.” Before the spider can even understand what all the yelling...

Art is Not as Valuable as Our Planet – An Artist’s Take on the Soup Protest

Maddie Genoways, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

A little after 11 a.m. on Oct. 14 at the National Gallery art museum in London, England, two young women enter gallery 43 mostly unnoticed by other museum-goers.   Suddenly, both young women reach...

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