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NFL: the rise of tanking

No one wants to be the worst team in professional sports, let alone be a bad team. In the NFL, being the worst franchise is far from appealing and isn’t pleasant to watch...

Letter to the Editor

On Thursday, the 26th of January, the West Chester University community was treated to a visit from two dutiful members of “Matthew 24,” who had come to deliver the lost among us...

Golden Games ring on for homecoming

While the faculty strike halted most classes on Wednesday, Oct. 19 until Friday, Oct. 21, this year’s “Golden Games” themed homecoming festivities remained underway. On the same...

Sobriety checkpoints

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, all of West Chester University received an email from our Interim President. Within this email, Dr. Christopher Fiorentino addressed and condemned the sexual...

NFL refuses to let players wear pink

If you’ve watched football in the past few weeks, you’ve most likely noticed the annual splash of pink onto just about everything. October signifies the National Football League’s...

What did we view with blue?

After the first debate between the Democratic Party presidential candidates that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 13, there was a notable difference between last week’s debate and the...

“It follows” satisfies horror fans

In a lily-white suburban neighborhood, a distressed teenger runs out her front door from something foreboding and malevolent, though we can’t tell what. In a panicked, unsettled...

“American Sniper” disappoints

Was there a better trailer in 2014 than “American Sniper’s” initial pulse-hammering debut teaser? The silent, intense build-up pulled us in straight away, suggesting the film...

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...

At the Movies With Drewbie Presents…

I seemingly receive a ton of flack for approving of this film, and from certain angles I can perfectly see why. It is indeed a grotesque film that can be inappropriate and overtly...

Aranofsky’s biblical adaptation...

Hollywood loves adapting books. Whenever an artist takes liberties or modifies the source material for the big screen, there’s always the ever-present uncertainty of upsetting...

Leading the way in style

S trolling along the streets of downtown West Chester, a rich assortment of delights compete for the attention of holiday window shoppers. Lined with quaint buildings of colorful...

Stay fit, even in the cold

Once Daylight Savings comes around, it starts to be a difficult chore to get motivated about exercising and eating right. The air is colder, the wind is meaner than ever, and the...

What lies within Booth’s Corner

In the 1930s, Earl Phillips offered Amish farmers and other merchants the opportunity to sell their products on his 14 acre farm. As more merchants became familiar with Booths...

WCU professor premieres short film

  On April 14, communication studies professor Jesse Piersol premiered her short film, entitled “Clean Getaway,” at The Note in West Chester. The movie was filmed in...

Bayard Rustin made a difference

March 17, 2012, marked what would be the 100th birthday of the immensely influential civil rights figurehead and West Chester native, Bayard Rustin. The event itself is a...

Fabulous fashion for fall season

    Early September marks a shift from lazy summer days to the sound of school bells, the rush of jammed freeways and a get-down-to-business mind-set. It’s a...

Philly Sports Corner

Through 48 games the Philadelphia Flyers season is going as planned. They currently lead the entire Eastern Conference with 31 wins and 67 points overall. Away from the Wells...

Civil acts and holiday spirit

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” “The season of giving.” Both of these phrases are often associated with the American holiday season...