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Coast to Coast

My Story “I hopped off the plane at LAX with a dream and my cardigan.”  To most people this is nothing other than a line from a Miley Cyrus song, but to me it was my reality.  On August 19, 2015, I left my home in Pennsylvania to fly out to Los Angeles to attend…

Meet Kelsey Quinlan #FacesofCom

 Meet Kelsey  Kelsey is a Junior here at West Chester University majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Media and Culture. She was born in Manalapan, New Jersey. Kelsey is the youngest in her family and grew up with an older brother and sister.  Growing up in Kelsey’s hometown was one for the books. She lived…

7 Small Steps With A Large Impact

The Issue The leading climate scientists in the world recently sent shock waves worldwide about seemingly doomed news of the effects of climate change. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), made an announcement on Monday, October 8th that we have only 12 years to keep the world below 1.5° Celsius, with even more…

Meet Alyssa Johnson #FacesofCom

Meet Alyssa Alyssa Johnson has dreams of one day becoming the president of a marketing association and traveling to Thailand to do volunteer work. But who is she, how will she achieve these goals, and what will she do in the mean time?    Alyssa, who is twenty-one is originally from Collegeville, Pennsylvania.  She previously attended Montgomery Community College…

Look out for your friends: 5 signs someone may be suicidal

My Story I knew a little girl once. She was twelve-year’s-old at the time, just beginning seventh grade at a brand-new school with different faces in a fresh neighborhood. She was weeks away from beginning classes—when it happened. Her father committed suicide. Yes, this little girl’s daddy took his life in the basement of her…

Meet Allison LaBella #FacesofCom

Meet Allison Allison LaBella is from Collegeville, Pennsylvania and is a junior at West Chester University. She is currently studying Communications with a double minor in Journalism and Media & Culture. She has many goals one of them is getting an internship in event planning but her ultimate goal is to get into wedding planning industry after graduating. Interests Allison loves talking to and meeting…

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Top Restaurants In West Chester for Students

How to choose a restaurant  As a student at West Chester University and an employee who works long hours, I spend a lot of time eating out. After a long day, I dread going home and cooking a meal. I prefer to go into town and have a nice meal prepared for me in an…

Meet Devonté Burrell #FacesofCom

Meet Devonté Devonté Burrell is a junior at West Chester University. He is double majoring in communications and media and culture. He is also double minoring in deaf studies and psychology. He is fluent in ASL and is in the process of learning French. Devonté is very determined and goes above and beyond in his studies. He is a great leader and is very involved…

Meet Anna Schostak #FacesofCom

Meet Anna Anna Schostak is an English Literature major with a Media and Culture minor. She chose this major because literature is her favorite area of English. The professors at WCU made learning English enjoyable and helped Anna realize how much she loved literature and reading. The student teacher inspired Anna to pursue English as her major…

Meet TJ Janus #FacesofCom

About TJ TJ Janus is a senior marketing major with a minor in communication studies here at West Chester University.  TJ grew up in Marlton, New Jersey. His hobbies include playing ice hockey, watching sports, playing video games and listening to music. TJ’s love of ice hockey has stemmed from childhood when he first started playing….

Meet Jordan DeChirico #FacesofCom

About Jordan Jordan DeChirico is a Communication Studies major. During her senior year of high school, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do for a career. However, she knew she wanted to work in a field where she could be creative and dynamic. After months of thinking about different options, her mom planted the idea of Communication Studies in Jordan’s head. After doing more research about the…

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Life as a Communication Major My experience as a communications major at West Chester has brought me the opportunity to travel and wander around the world. It has always been a dream and a desire of mine to experience different cultures and see the beauty of the world. With my communications degree I plan on…

Meet Maggie Caputo #FacesofCom

Meet Maggie This is Maggie Caputo! Maggie is a sweet and kind-hearted individual who has an overwhelming love for photography. Maggie is in her third year at West Chester University and is majoring in Communications Studies. She decided to take the Communications route when she wasn’t too sure what she wanted to do, but knew COM…

5 Ways to Spot a College Student

Planners are life 1. They ALWAYS have a planner on them!! With so much to keep track of how else are we expected to do it? Between clubs, sports, classes, and a job it’s easy to forget something. Most people’s planners are super cute, so it’s like having an accessory to keep you on track with…

Meet Sarah Foti #FacesofCom

“Starting out as a Communications major, it is completely okay to not know what you want to do with your degree right away. Through your courses and with help from your peers, professors, and advisors, narrowing down your interests and discovering your passions can be easy.” – Sarah Meet Sarah Sarah Foti is a senior at…