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Gazing into the black mirror

“Full, unsimulated sexual intercourse with a pig broadcasted live on television.” These are the words uttered by a teary-eyed and kidnapped Princess Susannah, a much-loved member...

Black Friday traps consumers

The sheer magnetic shine of “Black Friday” consistently draws large crowds of around a hundred million yearly, hypnotizing consumers like mosquitoes, irresistibly attracted to an...

Black Men United hosts Wild ‘N Out

West Chester University’s Black Men United (BMU) organization showcased their own version of the comedy series “Wild ‘N Out” on Apr. 8 in Sykes Theater. The event was hosted by...

DubCBlackFriday

On Friday December 5, 2014 West Chester University students held a die-in and march in protest of police brutality. The protest was in reaction to the recent deaths in Missouri...

Black Crowes fly by

Since their inaugural reunion show on March 14, I’ve seen The Black Crowes five times. They are the most underrated, unspoken of band out right now. They have barely graced...

Black Crowes reunite

For the first time since Halloween 2001, The Black Crowes were reunited in arms, music and on the same tour bus at a rather intimate, secretive low-pro show (at The Staircase in...

Black History Month Events in Philly

We hear about Black History month all the time, but does anyone really know where this tradition originated, or why itʼs such a big deal? The practice dates back to 1926...

Immoral Christian Conservatism?

The April 20, 2004 edition of The Quad ran a guest column by Marlin Caddell, strongly supporting Christian conservatism with an absolute vision that a majority rule of this type...

Pearl Jam releases 10th studio album

Eddie, Stone, Jeff, Matt and Mike are back at it again. What exactly is it? Making another quality album that fans can enjoy over and over again. Pearl Jam started back in 1990...

Why people of color should travel more

Photo by Midori Suber Being from the city, it’s easy to see generations from certain neighborhoods enter into a cycle –  people who have never known more than the small place they...

We need to talk about j-lo

Photo by dvsross via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0) I think we would all be lying to a certain extent if we said we didn’t have at least the tiniest little crush on Jennifer Lopez...

A gift guide for gamers

This holiday season is a fantastic time to get the gamer in your life what they want the most. Whether it’d be the new “Call of Duty” or just a PlayStation Plus subscription card...

Coming Out Week at WCU

Photo by Alix Duncan. In 1988, National Coming Out Day (NCOD) was founded by Jean O’Leary and Robert Eichberg — two American lesbian-gay rights activists. O’Leary and Eichberg...

The holidays in Scotland

Every year it seems like holiday preparations start even earlier than in years past, but at least the United States has Thanksgiving as a marker to delay the holiday arrangements...

Just try

I’m not sure why I thought college would be different for me. I had all these expectations of college and of myself here. I didn’t have these expectations because of any pressure...

This Is Us review

Do you like a show that makes you cry almost every episode? Do you prefer a program that makes you feel like a part of the family it’s filming? Well, then I have the perfect show...

Hometown heroes: Horace Pippin

There were two things that Horace Pippin could never forget: suffering and sunset. While hardship was an ever-present theme in the West Chester native’s life, the painter executed...

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...

Tweets, texts and top secrets

A memorandum, supported by the GOP and “declassified on order of the President,” was made available to the public this past week. Donald F. McGahn, counsel to the President, wrote...

Police ticketing

After attending a Black Friday concert with my family last week, I was making my short journey back to West Chester from Glen Mills fairly late at night. 202 was pretty barren...

The case for decriminalization

America’s prison population is out of control. America has the highest imprisonment rate in the world. 714 out of every 100,000 people are incarcerated, and the next closest...

The Golden Feast

After the wild success of their 2016 field show “Paint it Black,” the West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band are taking the field yet again, but this time...