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No more easter bunnies

Photo: “2007fair_53” by eef ink is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Being that it’s April, Easter is approaching. It’s a pretty common trend for parents to gift their...

SGA candidates debate campus issues

Photos courtesy of SGA. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a public debate for the candidates running for executive board for...

Mental health and language

Image: “One and Other-Mental Health” by Feggy Art is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Over break, I happened to be scrolling through my Facebook feed and came across a...

Best Played: Gone Home

In a few weeks, I’ll be participating in a fantastically fun event with an even better cause called “Extra Life.” It’s a 24-hour video gaming marathon to raise money for...

The Pitch Perfect Experience

Photos courtesy of Marissa Brewer. If you’ve ever seen “Pitch Perfect,” you’ve indirectly heard of the ICCA, the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. The movie is...

Duck Donuts comes to West Chester

Duck Donuts came to West Chester Saturday, Dec. 1. However, The Quad was invited for a little sneak preview Wednesday, Nov. 28. I was lucky to go and represent West Chester...

Why tattoos?

“Why?” is the one-word reply I got from my dad after I told him that I got my first tattoo. “Why not?” I said in response. His questioning led to my...

A visit to the Delaware Art Museum

On a busy Saturday in late October, my visit to the Delaware Art Museum had been sandwiched between oversleeping and afternoon plans. My boyfriend Ray and I perused the exhibit of...

The importance of memes

Reddit. iFunny. Imgur. Memes. Spread like wildfire for ridiculous reasons, the culture surrounding Gen Z would not be the same without memes. With the rise of the internet age, a...

Watsky comes to Philly

George Watsky got his start at the young age of 19 as a spoken word poet on Def Jam Poetry, but rose to popularity as a rapper in 2011 with the viral video “Pale kid raps fast.”...

Thoughts: a flash fiction

My ambition melted me like a candle: the more it glows, the more I lose myself. I am not a glow. I am not a flame. I am truly, deeply cold. I simply can’t keep it burning. I...

Is modern education designed for women?

“School is designed for women,” said a good friend of mine. The confidence of his statement was baffling. Before I could refute his argument, I couldn’t help but get lost in my...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, I always enjoyed dramatic beginnings, almost as much as I enjoy dramatic endings. Lauren Detweiler set an impossibly high standard with her last letter as...

Tales from the Ram’s Horn Diner

PREFACE Some moments in certain places lend themselves to become a story. The cosmic timing of a situation links itself to become something greater. Some would call this...

English club hosts Open Mic Night

On the brilliant stage there waits a microphone before an eager and supportive audience. Will you take it? It’s a question that scores of students in weeks and semesters past have...