Category - Features

Historical Queeries

American writer Audre Lorde was a poet, feminist, womanist and civil rights activist. She was born in New York City in 1934 to Caribbean immigrants. Lorde’s writing career began...

Borderlinks (pt. 4)

In this series, I have talked all about the Tucson Samaritans and Borderlinks, but there are so many more good people doing good work in the Tucson, Arizona area. A couple of...

Borderlinks (pt. 3)

One night I was walking into the Borderlinks office and I overheard Derik Alvarez telling his story to a group of volunteers on his migration journey, walking through the desert...

Spring fever

That time of year is approaching! The snow is melting, the temperature is rising and people are slowly coming out of their cooped-up houses. The flowers and trees are blooming...

A kriller condition

You have probably heard that more and more polar ice is disappearing due to climate change. We have all seen the depressing clips of malnourished polar bears, right? However, some...

Craftswoman

Look out, art lovers—a brand new art show will be arriving in West Chester, Pa. on May 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Local Yoga Café. Dubbed “Craftswoman,” the event will host...

Borderlinks (pt. 2)

Driving in a car for two hours with people that you do not know can be a stressful experience. But being in that circumstance, I didn’t feel anything but welcomed when I...

Historical Queeries

Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California, was comprised of controversy. He is known for being the most pro-LGBT politician in the U.S. during his career...

Wakanda forever

Black Panther needs almost no introduction. It is a superhero movie that featured a primarily black cast, and it was anticipated for months, probably years. So far, “Black...

Procrastination

Every student has encountered the one word that all of our faculty members dread: procrastination. All students have had an experience that made them want to postpone an...

Seasonal allergies

It’s finally that wonderful time of year. You know, that time of year when the weather gets warmer, the sky clears up, the days get longer, your eyes start watering, your eyes...

Happiness wish week

On the first day of spring, Tuesday, March 20, we also celebrated International Day of Happiness. In light of it, the week of March 26-30, West Chester University celebrated WISH...

Historical queeries

Barbara Smith is a queer feminist activist and scholar who was instrumental in the advent of the Combahee River Collective and other movements. She was born and raised in...

Borderlinks (pt. 1)

Approximately 7,000 people have died in the Sonoran Desert trying to enter or re-enter the United States. I can’t believe that statistic, and I can’t believe policies in the...