Category - Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

Dear West Chester, I’ve been loosely following the news of the coronavirus, and I feel like I should address some of my thoughts on the spread of the virus as I see it. We’ve had...

Editor’s Letter

Dear West Chester, Pulled from Kyle Gombosi’s poll in this week’s issue, we asked the editorial board what they consider to be their most important political issues. Samantha: I...

Editor’s Letter

Dear West Chester, As a special education major, I have a unique program at West Chester. I’m one of the students who won’t be graduating in four years, due to the major being a...

Editor’s Letter

Dear West Chester University, On the news, fear of the Corona Virus has touched every major outlet as a major competitor for air time next to news of President Donald Trump’s...

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Dear West Chester, I wanted to write today as a means of responding to our last issue’s headline article, “Barstool Video Causes Outcry.” To start, I’m nothing but proud of the...

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Dear West Chester, As the semester draws closer to the end, The Quad continues its exciting transition period of hiring new staff and preparing for another busy semester in the...

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Dear West Chester, I hope everybody had a wonderful homecoming! While I couldn’t attend the celebrations this year, I continue to be curious — and amused — by the process that...

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Dear West Chester, As the weather gets colder, don’t forget to step back and take care of the vessel that inhabits your mind, thoughts and soul: your body. All the work, the...

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Dear West Chester, Knowing that you can rely on other people to talk through difficult situations is a privilege I am happy to say I enjoy. Decision-making requires critical...

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Dear West Chester University, It’s funny when opportunity strikes in unexpected ways. It’s jarring to experience, especially when it drops into your lap before you even have time...

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Dear West Chester, A conversation is a powerful tool. A conversation is the springboard for great and terrible ideas, both broad and incredibly small. Conversations have the power...

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Dear West Chester, I had an interesting conversation with a professor this week that got me thinking about a lot of different things. Mostly about the importance of work-life...

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Dear West Chester, The fall semester is always such a colorful mix of emotion for so many people. I see the excitement and eagerness. I see the nervousness and wariness. I see the...

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Dear West Chester, I’ve always been the kind of person who is deeply uncomfortable remaining stagnant. Growing up, I struggled with keeping some things straight – whether it...

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Dear West Chester University, In my first letter, almost a year ago, I said that I enjoyed dramatic beginnings almost as much as I enjoy dramatic endings. I wrote that line with...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, Before we enter into more serious matters, I would first like to welcome you to 2019’s “The Quak,” our annual April Fool’s satire issue. As is only the case...

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Dear West Chester, As the semester begins, and we all slowly grow accustomed to dating our assignments as “2019” and not “2018,” I wanted to take this letter as an...

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Dear West Chester, December is often split between two different moods: the first is that of “holiday cheer”, a time of embracing warmth as the world around us darkens. The other...

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Dear West Chester University, After a semester’s worth of research, planning and dedication, Celine Butler’s piece on sexual misconduct at West Chester University has reached the...

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Dear West Chester, “What could I have done?” First, stop framing the issue in the past tense. The decision made on Saturday will, most likely, impact our government and national...

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Dear West Chester, In a workshop class, Dr. Bridgford discussed the time in which students begin to “feel” the semester. Whether it’s the early autumn fever that hits students in...

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Dear West Chester, Involvement Fair is the prime example of what college can be, and in many ways, the Academic Quad on September 5 served as the perfect metaphor to the...

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Dear West Chester, I witnessed a deluge of leaves fall onto High Street and quickly realized that my last summer as an undergraduate was coming to an end. There’s definitely a...

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Dear West Chester, I always enjoyed dramatic beginnings, almost as much as I enjoy dramatic endings. Lauren Detweiler set an impossibly high standard with her last letter as...

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Dear West Chester, Wow, this is going to be a hard one—this is officially my last issue as editor-in-chief of The Quad. Reflecting on this last year, I am so incredibly proud of...

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Dear West Chester, Hello! I hope you’re all still riding the high of this 80-degree weekend we just had; there’s just something indescribable about finally being able to walk...

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Dear West Chester, Happy April! I can’t believe this semester is coming so close to the end… especially when there are days still calling for snow. With this being our seventh...

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Dear West Chester, Hello! It’s been quite a while since we’ve published an issue of The Quad. I hope this new issue finds you in good, well-rested spirits following spring break...

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Dear West Chester, We did it—one more week until spring break! I know I’m personally counting down the days until I fly out of Philly and head down to New Orleans for some much...

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Dear West Chester, I wanted to start off my letter by giving a huge thanks to everyone who contributed this week along with all of our great section editors who have been working...

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Dear West Chester, I hope you all enjoyed our five seconds of spring this past week; those two 65-degree days were nice, but of course mother nature doesn’t decide these...

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Dear West Chester, Well, quite a lot has happened since we put together our previous issue last Sunday. Or, more appropriately, one huge thing happened: The Eagles won the Super...

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Dear West Chester, Welcome back! I hope all of your winter breaks were restful and fun, and that you’re ready to get back into the swing of the semester. We have a lot of exciting...

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Dear West Chester, Happy holidays! Well, this is officially it—our eleventh and last issue of The Quad for the semester. As we’ve come to our last issue, I’ve been reflecting on...

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Dear West Chester, Happy Thanksgiving! It’s that time we’ve all been waiting for: break! As the semester wraps up, I hope you’re all managing to stay on top of your school work...

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Dear West Chester, I can’t believe next week is Thanksgiving already—I’m nearly in shock. Though it will be a much needed break from school and the mass amounts of work that have...

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Dear West Chester, Hello and happy November! With Halloween behind us and Daylight savings time settling in, it must mean the semester is wrapping up…or so one would hope. I know...

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Dear West Chester, Happy Halloween! I hope you all had tons of (but not too much) fun this past weekend what with Halloween and homecoming both being celebrated across town. I can...

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Dear West Chester, Happy homecoming/Halloween week and weekend! Yeah—homecoming and Halloween on the same weekend? It’s bound to be tons of fun, but make sure to be responsible...

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Dear West Chester, Hello! I hope you all had a wonderful and restful fall break; I know I sure didn’t. What with school work, catching up with friends and family and trying to fit...

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Dear West Chester, Well, October is here and so is cool weather! I don’t know about you, but I’ve already put in an inordinate amount of time into planning out my Halloween...

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Dear West Chester, Happy fall! I know I mentioned how excited I was in my last letter, but the excitement has doubled since it’s now official. Be sure to check out Casey Meyer’s...

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Dear West Chester, I hope all is going well with classes so far! It’s crazy that three weeks have already flown by; before we know it, it will officially be fall (I know I...

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Dear West Chester, Welcome back! I hope everyone had wonderful summer vacations and is (at least semi) ready to get back to classes. I know it’s such a cliché, but summer truly...

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Dear West Chester, What a week it has been! I am still star-struck after meeting Laurie Halse Anderson, author of “Speak,” “Wintergirls,” “Fever 1793,” “Twisted” and countless...