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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

Taylor Swift Movie

Sara McKenna , Staff Writer September 26, 2023

I’m one of the many people that sat in a queue on the AMC Theatres website for almost an hour waiting to get tickets to Taylor Swift’s concert movie coming out in October.   Fortunately, I was...

Behind the Scenes, Family Channels are Toxic

Kathryn Vlaanderen , Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Trigger Warning: Child Abuse, Starvation,     On August 30, Utah mother and Family YouTuber Ruby Franke and her business partner were arrested after Franke’s 12-year-old climbed out the window...

A houseplant, a mental health crisis and the road to recovery

Maddie Genoways, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

My freshman year of college was the worst year of my life so far. I knew I was in trouble from the moment the door of my dorm room closed behind my mom and dad, and for the first time, I was utterly alone...


Lurye Baxa , Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2023

When I was nine, I came home from school crying about being the biggest girl in class. When I was eight, a male student pulled my glasses from my face, snapped them in half, and called me ugly. When I...

Sexual predators don’t deserve friends

Jayde Teutsch, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

This April marks the 22nd anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It should also be the year we stop making excuses for sexual predators.   According to the National Sexual Violence Resource...

You should shave your head, here is why

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor April 19, 2023

In her 2013 song, Lorde sings, “It’s buzzcut season.” Boy was she right!   Shaving your head is one of the most exciting things you can do. During the COVID lockdown, I had a spurt of bravery...

Adopt, Don’t Shop: support shelter dogs over breeders

Maddie Genoways, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

When I was nine, we got our first foster dog from an agency in Omaha called Nebraska Dachshund Rescue. He was a tiny, wiry thing, with skinny legs, a crooked snout, and thoroughly rotten teeth. His frail...

There are several perks to learning a new language

Kathryn Vlaanderen, News Editor April 5, 2023

When it comes to learning a second language, many individuals either say, “It is too hard!” or “It takes too much time to learn a second language!” Well, Wildcats, as a student who has studied...

Struggling in college is not shameful

Jayde Teutsch April 5, 2023

I started this article with the intention of writing a positive piece explaining the ways college can force someone to grow up, but I realized students should not have to accept the way college leaves...

What Lies Beneath: Student art is controversial, let’s talk about it

Maddie Genoways, Staff Writer April 5, 2023

On the surface, the art on display in a gallery serves up a fine visual feast, but seldom is a painting just a canvas, and rarely is an artistic choice made without reason. Behind every piece is a story,...

New MLB rules into full swing as season kicks off

Student Submission April 5, 2023

The 2023 MLB season is officially underway, as of March 30. The new season brings hope to those who love the game, but also a whole new rulebook for the players to follow.   The intention of the new...

We may be living through the greatest March Madness ever

Student Submission March 28, 2023

The 2023 NCAA March Madness men’s basketball tournament is now down to just the final four, and what a ride it has been. With the way things have been going, it may be time to declare this the greatest...

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