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University should be free of cost

The average debt at graduation from public and nonprofit colleges was $29,900 in 2019. As a university student myself, I have experienced how tuition throughout America is...

Women in power

2020 has bought a lot of movements of change and a lot of opportunities to use your voice. I want to point out the women who have taken charge and stepped up in a time of need. ...

Saxbys CEO: Nick Bayer

Photo by Alexis Lincoln The path of becoming an entrepreneur started early in Nick Bayer’s life. Bayer recounted learning from his parents’ experiences. His parents had him in...

Decoding democratic socialism

Photo: “Bernie Sanders at ISU – 1/25/2016” by Alex Hanson via Flickr. “For a socialist, you’ve got a lot more faith in corporate America than I do,” are the...

Wu-Tang: an American Saga review

After a year of non-stop mediocre biopics, the announcement this summer of a new miniseries following the rise to infamy of the Wu-Tang Clan, New York’s most game-changing hip-hop...

Students determined to vote at WCU

On Nov. 6, I waited in line for an hour to vote. I’ve voted before in my hometown of Reading, PA., but this was my first time voting on West Chester University campus. I’ve never...

Wage-ing war:

Last week, in an editorial entitled “Raising the Minimum Wage Hurts (Young) Workers”, my colleague Michael made some valid arguments regarding the current state of the minimum...

Schism: A psychodrama

Finding a starting point is not as easy as one would think. Deconstructing emotional trauma is hard; it’s like going to the scene of train accident and desperately trying to...

Pro talk: Nick Foles

It’s Sunday night, Feb. 4 at around 10:30 in the evening. Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback, Nick Foles, is standing on a podium in the middle of US Bank Stadium in...

Battle for Azeroth:

It’s that special time of year again when the nerds of the world unite in Irvine, California to celebrate the unveiling of all new things Blizzard. The company, after merging with...

Sappho: the tenth muse

The Greek poet Sappho is the original queer icon. The term “lesbian” is derived from the name of the island where she lived (Lesbos), and the adjective “sapphic” is used in...

Studying memes academically

Nearly all millennials today are at least somewhat familiar with memes. Memes comprise the majority of social media feeds for many, whether from dedicated meme creators or just...

WCU responds to DACA decision

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, President Trump signed an executive order ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, also known as the Dreamer program, which...

Golden Rams clinch PSAC playoff berth

The Golden Rams (10-16, 10-12 PSAC) had a 1-3 stretch over the final two weeks of the regular season. However, due to weak performances in their side of the conference, they still...

Women’s soccer season ends in heartbreak

The Golden Rams lost on Friday, Nov. 18 3-2 to Kutztown in the third round of the NCAA Division 2 playoffs, after an impressive comeback effort by the Golden Bears. The result was...

College and education

One funny contradiction that I often run into is the fact that I am writing libertarian articles at a school run and funded by the government. West Chester University, as a state...

How millennials are failing the internet

What has the internet, connectivity and the chance to participate regularly done to improve society? That’s what I’ve been asking myself all week, and to the contrary of both the...

Football drops overtime thriller

West Chester University football (1- 2, 0-0 PSAC East) found themselves entangled in a high-scoring affair with the Edinboro Fighting Scots (3-0, 0-0 PSAC West) inside of Sox...

Why are you here?

Here you are! You spent 12 years of your life exhausting seven hours a day in a building, being taught to spit information onto examinations whose results would get you to college...

Women’s soccer undefeated

The West Chester University women’s soccer team couldn’t ask for a better start to their season, opening up at 4-0 on the year with wins against Bloomsburg University, University...