Category - Op-ed

So It Goes.

With each passing semester, time seems to fly by faster and faster. I still find it hard to fathom that I’m just about half-way done with my undergraduate career. So it goes. So...

Editor’s Letter

Hi West Chester, As you know from last week’s letter, Adam Farence has officially retired from his position as Editor-in-Chief of the Quad News. I am his replacement, Theresa...

Editor’s Letter

Well West Chester, in this edition of The Quad I must announce with a heavy heart that this will be my last edition as editor-in-chief. It has been quite a fun ride, but because...

Editor’s Letter

Hello West Chester! We are finally entering the home stretch! We have only a few more weeks until the semester comes to a close. If you are returning in the fall, you likely have...

So It Goes.

Over the past two weeks, there has been no shortage of captivating news stories. A five-minute scroll through Facebook or your desired news app will attest to that. And although...

Editor’s Letter

Hello West Chester! Any day we have to spend together is a good day right?  I hope everyone enjoyed our surprise snow day we had on Friday; it was a very opportune time to get...

So it Goes

As of late I have been slowly creating a morning routine of sorts. I wake up every day at 8:30 a.m., make a simple breakfast, and turn on the television to watch the news...

Editor’s Letter

Hello! It has certainly been cold these past few days: due in no small part to the blast of freezing Siberian air that enveloped the east coast.  It is important to bundle up to...

So it Goes

There’s something to be said about going to school here at West Chester University. Sure, we have a great curriculum and musical department and athletic department (among many...

College Corner

On Sunday afternoons, my roommates know to steer clear of the kitchen. Why? Ashley’s meal-prepping! Between class, practice, work, internship, etc., I often times find myself in...

So It Goes.

I had a revelation of sorts this past week. It didn’t occur during one singular moment. Rather, this revelation was made out of a string of moments that happened over the course...

College Corner

Last year, I wrote an article about the much anticipated annual Budweiser Clydesdale commercial. I explained its significance and growth throughout the years, how it once started...

Hello! Hello!

This week, we are proud to announce that our google calendar is now online and visible for everyone to use.  We want to provide students at West Chester University a comprehensive...

So it goes.

Never is our nation’s obsession with celebrity culture more apparent to me than during the two or so months that make up award season. All of these award shows, including the...

College Corner

Winter break has come and gone, and a new semester is upon us. Personally, the beginning of each semester is my favorite part of the school year. You start with a clean slate, and...

So It Goes.

There’s nothing quite like returning to school for the spring semester, and here’s the reason why: Those five or so weeks known as “winter break” get really boring, really fast...

7-8-1 PANTHERS CONCERNS NFL

It’s difficult to imagine how frustrated the Philadelphia Eagles were when they discovered their golden run to the postseason was sabotaged due to the NFL’s complex tiebreaker...

So it Goes.

The trees are beginning to shed their leaves, final assignments are starting to come into closer view, and the holiday season is just around the corner, all of which can mean only...

College Corner

We’re in the home stretch ladies and ‘gents. Thanksgiving is a mere few days away, the greatest holiday of the year. You get food, then a whole month of Christmas preparation...

So It Goes.

I like living in the past. It’s not necessarily an embarrassing or dramatic confession, but it does feel relieving to put it out in the open. I guess you could say I’m nostalgic...

Letter to the Editor

In “West Chester students reluctant to vote” [Quad, Nov 10, p 6.], Tom Mandracchia expresses the fashionable cynicism that makes students a non-factor in most elections. He...