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Editorial: Corrupt SGA Finances

What can you do in 17 minutes? Well, the Student Government Association (SGA) can approve a budget proposal of over half-a-million dollars in 17 minutes. In the last month it has...

Editor’s Letter

Dear West Chester, Pulled from Kyle Gombosi’s poll in this week’s issue, we asked the editorial board what they consider to be their most important political issues. Samantha: I...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, Before we enter into more serious matters, I would first like to welcome you to 2019’s “The Quak,” our annual April Fool’s satire issue. As is only the case...

Letter from the editor

Dear West Chester, As the semester begins, and we all slowly grow accustomed to dating our assignments as “2019” and not “2018,” I wanted to take this letter as an...

Letter from the staff

Dear West Chester, On Halloween, our campus received another visit from Matthew 24, the fraudulent hate group that seems to spawn on the Academic Quad about once per semester. As...

Letter from the editor

Dear West Chester, In a workshop class, Dr. Bridgford discussed the time in which students begin to “feel” the semester. Whether it’s the early autumn fever that hits students in...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, I witnessed a deluge of leaves fall onto High Street and quickly realized that my last summer as an undergraduate was coming to an end. There’s definitely a...

Unpublishing Policy

The Quad, the student news service of West Chester University, believes it is inappropriate to remove published content from our online products. As with our print product, all of...

To the old, new, and returning staff

  I know this sounds like an obligatory end of the year statement, but you know me, I really wouldn’t say this if I did not mean it. I want to thank you all for an...

A Fond Farewell…

Well lookee-here, finals week has creepily snuck up on us again. And what’s this? Eyes and noses set ablaze with mucus all over the place? It must be that time of year...

Our policies

Two weeks ago, we published an editorial that implemented the use of the word “f–king” in it. The article sparked a reaction from university students, faculty...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, The fall semester is always such a colorful mix of emotion for so many people. I see the excitement and eagerness. I see the nervousness and wariness. I see the...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester University, In my first letter, almost a year ago, I said that I enjoyed dramatic beginnings almost as much as I enjoy dramatic endings. I wrote that line with...

Letter from The Quad Staff

Dear West Chester, We began Spring Break with a wintry slush, and ended Spring Break with cases of Mumps: welcome back, WCU, and happy second half of the semester! This issue, we...

Two years since APSCUF strike

This Thursday will mark the two-year anniversary when the APSCUF strike began across the entire PASSHE system of colleges. Lasting three days from the 19th-21st of Oct. 2016...

Letter from the Staff

Dear West Chester, Our second week of “editorial letters” introduces the conversation of journalistic freedom, the safety of journalists and whether these two topics are mutually...

Letter from the staff

Dear West Chester, This week, we wanted to exemplify our editorial boards’ opinions on the newest climate change news from the UN. We had all available and willing editors respond...

Free speech means speaking freely

Allow me to start this editorial with a metaphor:  I’m a gym rat.  When you go to the gym you intentionally and routinely expose your body to varying degrees of abuse, for lack of...

In defense of the Oxford comma

-Q Mark Twain, world-renowned American author and a darling of the historical literary scene once said, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This mantra still holds true through the...

Letter to the Editor

I have served as faculty advisor to The Quad since 2003. Since then, I have only asked twice to have my writing published. The first was in 2003. This is the second time. During...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, Here’s hoping you had the opportunity to spend some time outside this weekend, as we had some beautiful weather for February. This past Saturday was the first...

Letter from the Editor

Dear West Chester, If you’ve been keeping up with The Quad this semester, then you will know that the previous week was the wonderful Theresa Kelly’s last issue as editor-in-chief...

Response to theater outrage

This past week, The Quad published an article entitled “Theater Dedication” and it sparked a huge outpouring of criticism both positive and negative toward the...

Internet access denied. Again.

If you called it annoying, you’d be right. If you called it disruptive, you’d be right. If you called it typical, you’d be right. But what it is, above all else...

Punk music rocks the voting polls

Punk Voter, a leftist organization determined to mobilize young people across the country to be active and vote, was launched last year in an effort to blend punk rock music with...