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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

Troubled times make for good writing

Jake Stewart, Columnist September 23, 2021

The hour is late, readers, but there is no rest for the wicked. I suppose this speaks poorly on my character, but I’ve never been one to worry about my standing in the eyes of proper society. Those who...

9/11 from the perspective of a Muslim

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor September 22, 2021

Sept. 11, 2001, marked the start of a new era for Muslims in the United States. “Please don’t be a Muslim!” is the prayer that Muslim have become accustomed to reciting when watching the news about...

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Last Flight from Kabul

Jake Stewart, Columnist September 9, 2021

“Let’s talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs, make dust our paper, and with rainy eyes write sorrow on the bosom of the earth” (Richard II Act III, scene ii). I have Shakespeare on my mind,...

White spiritualism is modern day colonization

Zaynab Kouatli, Opinion Editor September 8, 2021

When walking into my local metaphysical shop I am approached by crystals, incense, and tarot. Amazing right? I take a closer look and discover palo santo is being sold by the incense. Dream catchers are...

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Gov. Pete Ricketts limits press rights

Kaitlynn Breeden, Associate Editor April 21, 2021
News outlets that want to attend our fantastic Gov. Ricketts press conferences will now have to answer detailed questions about their business model and submit a notarized letter from a manager before they’re given access to ask questions under a new policy the governor’s office unveiled last Thursday.

Notes from upstairs, with Melanie

Melanie Loggins, Academic Advisor April 14, 2021

I forgot to do something last week. Well, two things. I forgot to write a column. But I don’t exactly have followers hanging on my every word, so I won’t pretend that it was that big of a deal. But...

Small towns cultivating racism?

Zaynab Kouatli, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Racism is a moral and political issue in the United States. Our society is constructed on the belief that establishing equality is mutual and the American dream can be achieved with hard work. Some populations...

Pete Ricketts: Vegan hater, useless governor

Kaitlynn Breeden, Associate Editor March 24, 2021
The server was fired from the bar for violating the company’s social media and cellphone policy. But she should be honored for capturing the maskless dud and filming his idiocy.

Notes from upstairs, with Melanie

Melanie Loggins, Academic Advisor March 24, 2021
Any time we hear someone playing the piano for us, not because they have to or they’re being graded or judged, but because they want to, any time we hear that we should be grateful.

Bisexual (In)visibility in the LGBTQ+ Community

The misrepresentation of bisexuality is about the same as not showcasing bisexuals on TV or movies at all. We [bisexuals] deserve to be represented correctly and to have our stories told in mass media. We are not one dimensional but fluid and capable of extraordinary things.

My life is falling apart, a never ending nightmare

Kaitlynn Breeden, Associate Editor March 17, 2021

This semester, for me personally, has been extremely difficult emotionally and physically. The week before spring break, my great-grandmother and my great aunt passed away two days apart from each other....

Notes from upstairs, with Melanie

Melanie Loggins, Academic Advisor March 17, 2021
“Then the person I was talking to asked me a question: did those movies help define me, or do I love them because they fit with who I was already becoming on my own? I didn’t know how to answer.” - Melanie Loggins
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