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Customer outcry over Party City

Whenever Halloween comes to mind, we typically envision pumpkins illuminated with carved expressions, Charles Schultz’s beloved Peanuts gang, haunted houses and asylums, ghosts...

The Ram Review: Idol 411

I always enjoy seeing celebrities who use their fame and power to help others and bring attention to important issues. American Idol should be applauded for using their status as...

Third annual Mr. WCU crowned

On Wednesday March 17, Dominic Caton was given the title “Luckiest Man in West Chester,” along with the title of Mr. WCU in the third annual event. Caton, a third year...

Chester County row elections

On Thursday Oct. 29, 2009, West Chester University hosted an Open Forum for the 2009 Chester County Row candidates at the Philips Autograph Library. The event was held as an...

Acclaimed poet visits WCU

On Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, noted poet, author and essayist Martin Espada visited West Chester University as part of WCU’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month...

Racial profiling

This past month, my brother, Joe, was in an airport waiting to catch a plane to spend a week with my family back home. He stopped and asked an airport attendant if he could repack...

Local director no ‘Dog’

With his first film, “Kicking the Dog,” set to hit DVD on April 21, Randy “Scooter” Lammey seems poised to break into the crowded, yet lucrative teen sex...

I missed my chance to

I come from a little town in Northwest Pennsylvania called St. Mary’s. It’s literally in the middle of nowhere, located right in-between Erie and Pittsburgh. During...

Douglass Lounge rededicated

In fall of 1999 the students of West Chester University decided that they wanted to dedicate the Sykes third floor study lounge to Frederick Douglass, and eight years later the...

Commentary: Best 2007 Albums

While most of this music flew a little below the radar this year, and admittedly, not everyone will find everything on this list enjoyable, I do think that there is something on...

Hewitt returns on CBS

Jennifer Love Hewitt returns to program television on Friday nights at 8 p.m. Far from her “Party of Five” days, Hewitt gives Friday nights the goosebumps and CBS will...

From Oz to Broadway

The play “Wicked” has been the biggest hit on Broadway for the past several months. Shoshana Bean has recently reprised the role of Elephaba, the Wicked Witch of the...

WCU Sports Round Up

Women?s BasketballOn Saturday, West Chester University women?s basketball team clinched a PSAC Eastern Division playoff berth after defeating Mansfield University 79-57. This will...

Porn in the spotlight

In 1972, a movie made on a shoestring budget of $22,000 debuted in theaters and changed the entertainment industry forever. The movie was “Deep Throat” and it is the...

Controversy on cable

When we hear about hit television shows, most of us expect that they are on one of the four major networks of NBC, ABC, CBS, or FOX. However, some of today’s most popular...

In the theaters

Fans of the 1987 classic “Dirty Dancing” shouldn’t ex-pect to have the time of their lives at Lions Gate and Miramax Films’ latest release, “Dirty...