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…

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…

Restaurants In West Chester

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…

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…

West Chester Biking

How Com friends made me love riding my bike

“On your left.” “On your right.” “Excuse me!” “Watch out!” “Excuse me guys,” I say. Coughs a few times. Pumps brakes. Plays music. But when I don’t give people a warning…“Oh my god she scared me,” I hear from behind as I race past students on the sidewalk. I stand on the pedals, turn my head…

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Meet Ally Donahue #FacesofCom

About Ally Ally Donahue is a junior at West Chester from Feasterville, PA. She describes West Chester as “a growing town with lots going on” which is why she loves living here. Her hometown was “small with not much to do” which is why she enjoys the endless opportunities that this town offers. Her favorite…

Greek Life at West Chester University

What Greek Life Has Given Me

Greek life isn’t like what you see on the news. It’s friendship, service, and leadership and deciding whether fraternity or sorority life is for you, is a big decision. It’s a life changing one. How your life will be changed depends on how you spend your time in a fraternity or sorority. I’m here to…

Short Stories: Dealing with Roommates

Dealing with Roommates can be difficult! When dealing with roommates, it always seems as though you are choosing to be the good guy or the bad guy, but it makes it even harder when your roommates are your friends. By using short stories and examples, dealing with roommates becomes a little easier with real-world communication…

Sorority Life: Establishing a Chapter

The Thought I never really saw myself as a “sorority girl”, and to be honest, nor did anyone else. It was an identity I’ve always thought about pursuing, but never really had the courage or drive too. Even the phrase itself “sorority girl” gave me an iffy feeling. One person who got me interested in the…

Career Guide: Executive Producer

Yes, an Executive Producer So what can you do with your brand-new communications degree? There is actually an exceptionally wide variety of things one can do with a communications degree. One of those things is to become an executive producer. An executive producer oversees hiring, managing, and organizing of a production –  and make big…

Career Guide: Digital Communications Manager

Your Dream Job as a Digital Communications Manager Being in college can be very stressful and knowing what you want to do when you graduate could be difficult. With that being said, a communication degree can lead you to your dream job. A Digital Communications Manager is a vital part of a company, and is…

The F-Word

Author: Caroline Bruce  As a freshman in high school I discovered “social media”. Once I reached ninth grade, doors and windows opened in every direction. My obsession began on Facebook, but whose didn’t? It then moved quickly to Twitter. I began following celebrities, comedy pages, and then one day a recommendation appeared on my feed. The…

How To Battle Depression As A College Student

You’re not alone College is supposedly the greatest time of our lives. It’s a time for exploration with new freedom, as well as trying to find out who we really are. However, for some of us it could be a numbing and frightening ordeal. Dealing with depression, regardless of whether you’re in college or not,…