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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

The endless assumptions of college majors

Hannah Keller, A&E Editor April 16, 2024

Throughout my time at Wayne State College, I’ve noticed that people like to assume.   Whether that be assuming someone’s major, what they do in their free time, whether they’re in a relationship...

“Not queer enough”

Maddie Genoways, Opinion Editor March 26, 2024

Growing up queer in rural Nebraska, I never felt I had a place to be myself.   By day, I swallowed up the teachings of my outdated theology textbooks and bigoted priests who proclaimed the only place...

To pinch or not to pinch

Jayde Teutsch, News Editor March 13, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day is seen by some as a holiday full of fun festivities and unique traditions, but others see it as a day filled with dread and offense.   Credited for bringing Christianity to Ireland,...

In defense of the gay best friend trope

Hannah Keller, A&E Editor March 13, 2024

When it comes to movies and television, we’re used to seeing the different tropes presented, from the classic damsel in distress to the final villain.  One trope commonly presented today is the character...

“Dune: Part One” builds excitement for its sequel but is overrated

Ty Sterling, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part One” has a fantastic ensemble cast and great visual effects, sound design and score, but its exposition-heavy narrative intended to set up the rest of the franchise...

Get in loser, we’re ruining the ozone layer

Jayde Teutsch, News Editor February 28, 2024

Despite dating an all-star football player and setting a record for the highest-grossing music tour in history, Taylor Swift has been under criticism lately for her private jet usage.   Jack Sweeney,...

Self care is the first step toward acing midterms

Jennifer Juzyk, Social Media Editor February 28, 2024

While break can’t come soon enough, we must first survive midterms, and I’m not sure I’m going to.   That is an exaggeration, but somewhere between stressing over all the homework I have coming...

Early bird gets the worm

Jayde Teutsch, News Editor February 27, 2024

The professional realm of society was created by and for morning people, but what about those to prefer to work in the dark?  Most “big kid” jobs start early in the morning and end around supper...

Social Media Censorship

Maddie Genoways, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

Before the Internet became part of daily life, we relied on the idea that things published in the media did not accurately reflect reality. Maybe that mentality had some truth to it back then, but now...

Disney’s “Ashoka” represents a strong female hero, despite problems.

Kathryn Vlaanderen, News Writer October 24, 2023

I have been fascinated with the “Star Wars” Universe since watching “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” in 2008.   The whole world of dueling lightsabers, futuristic technology, and mind-blowing characters...

Top Ten Showtunes that will inspire your inner theatre nerd

Kathryn Vlaanderen, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

For as long as I can remember I have been obsessed with Broadway musicals. As a self-proclaimed theatre nerd, I have compiled a list of some of the top ten musicals that might inspire you to sing and...

I watched the lowest rated “Chucky” movie so you don’t have to

Lurye Baxa, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2023

Don Mancini, the creator of “Chucky,” is quoted as saying “Child’s Play 3” is his least favorite movie he’s created. If that doesn’t tell you how bad this movie is, then hopefully this article...

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