The Wayne Stater

Super Bowl ad leaves fans confused and angry

Nick Ulrich, Columnist

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

If you’re an American who has heard of sports, you’ve probably briefly run across this event commonly deemed the “Super Bowl.” Unlike our other sporting events, which only have advertisements for trucks, hunting gear,...

Valentine’s cockroach revenge

Kaitlynn Breeden, Columnist

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Many of our lives are haunted by the memories of our shitty ex boyfriends or girlfriends. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Hemsley Conservation Centre in Fairseat, England, is having a fundraiser involving their cockroaches....

The frozen machine

Jacob Stewart, Columnist

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Icy winds are making it difficult to do much of anything, readers. Cabin fever thoughts are beginning to take hold, and I don’t know how much longer I can keep the madness at bay. Soon enough I’ll have started writing on the...

The benefits of being bilingual

Rachel Vogt, Columnist

February 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

When I came to Wayne State in the fall of 2016, I had a declared major, but wasn’t sure if it would be for me or not. One thing I was sure I wanted to learn more of was Spanish, which was and is still my minor. I have a lot...

Crazy college cat lady

Julia Baxter, Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

What do you want to be when you grow up? I’m not sure as for my career or other traditional answers… you know, the important stuff that I’ll need to know in less than two years, but I do know that I am on my way to becoming...

More to Planned Parenthood than you know

Rachel Vogt, Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Planned Parenthood offers a wide variety of services including birth control and educating people on the different types and their options within using birth control, cancer screenings, well-woman visits, LGBTQ healthcare, HIV...

Knocking on wood to expect an answer

Sean Dunn, Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Hello, reader. If you’ll allow me the honor, I’d like a moment of your time. Patience is a virtue, as we all know. The image of patience, however, is misconstrued. The ideal image for patience is remaining calm, inactivity. Sitting...

Whitewashed Jesus over the real black King

Nick Ulrich, Columnist

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As many of you may be aware, Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Luckily, Trump, just this week, finally announced MLK day as a holiday. He is a real hero for the black community. In other news, our school has so hastily decided...

Supreme Court deal blow to the LGBT community

Justin Yost, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban going into effect on Tuesday. I don’t even want to say anything else about this. What do I say? These American heros will be kicked out...

Wooden soldiers and Cash Cabs

Sean Dunn, News Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I was thinking of what I’ve been wanting to write for this week’s opinion piece, and the few quiet things that were happening in my life felt too stretched out to make any sort of point. Not that an opinion needs a point,...

Take care of your mental and physical health

Rachel Vogt, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Mental and physical health are two things that can be strained during someone’s time in college. Georgetown University did a study regarding student health concerns for college students, and it included those that students reported...

A nation of madness

Jacob Stewart, Columnist

January 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

These are the times that try men’s souls.” It’s quite a line, and it was fitting when Thomas Paine wrote it in his pamphlet series, American Crisis, back in the winter of 1776. The colonies were fighting a losing war...