Category - Features

The otter side of paradise

Have you ever met someone who has scuba dived off the Alaskan Aleutian Islands to study sea otters? Neither have I, but thanks to West Chester University’s biology department we...

Interacting with chemistry

Did you know that West Chester University is home to an interactive periodic table? Anyone can visit the incredible 10-by-six foot display of the elements which welcomes all to...

Music: a universal language

Music is often referred to as a “universal language,” but is that claim really accurate? A study published in Current Biology on Thursday, Jan. 25 suggests that the answer is yes...

Miss WCU: behind the crown

I am blessed to be a contestant in the 20th anniversary of the Miss West Chester University pageant. In this article, I want to show you the majesty and importance of Miss WCU...

Diversity in the university

West Chester University contracted a terrific program in June 2016 to have international students come to the university to learn and speak English. This program is called English...

A true wonder woman

Julie d’Aubigny was quite possibly the closest the world will ever get to a real-life Wonder Woman. Nicknamed Mademoiselle Maupin or La Maupin, Julie was a bisexual swordswoman...

Skipping class? Think again

As the actor Woody Allen said, “Showing up is 80 percent of life.” As the quote states, showing up to college lectures is important to the learning process. Frequently, college...

Chem craze:

Last Friday, Nov. 10 in Schmucker Science South, Gamma Sigma Epsilon (the Chemistry Honors Society) and the Alchemists Club joined forces to bring younger students into the art of...

Rammy’s makeover debut

On Saturday, Oct. 21, West Chester University’s beloved mascot “Rammy” debuted his new look at WCU’s annual homecoming football game. Rammy took to the field during the...

Destress with Tai Chi

Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed with school, work or just life in general? Fear not. Your answer to this stress is Tai Chi, a class here at West Chester University led by...

New drone aids research

Drones have received considerable media attention recently for a wide range of applications, from aerial photography to military roles to serving as a possible delivery method for...