Life

Coming Out in College

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Pride Flag

When high-schoolers think of coming to college, they think of getting a chance to have a fresh start. They might just want a change or they may just be excited to meet new people. For some students, though, having a fresh start means finally getting the opportunity to be themselves. Goodbye, High School Let’s face […]

Life

Fun Fall Festivities to do Without Traveling Far

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Fall Corn Field

The leaves start to fall and so does the temperature. The warm sunshine is now accompanied by a crisp circulation of wind. Stores are stocked with pumpkin spice flavored everything and apple cider is now back in season, but are you? As a college student with very little money to throw around and limited transportation, […]

Careers

5 Reasons Why You Should Join Organizations in College

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All throughout college I have attended classes faithfully, paying attention to lectures and completing assignments. Who doesn’t want a high GPA? I noticed that I was achieving stellar grades, but I wasn’t really learning. My friends and I decided to start a club called the  National Association of Black Journalists. Immediately, I noticed a change. […]

Life

The Incomparable Marching Band Road to Indy

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Golden Rams Marching Band You hear the pounding of the drums and the blasting of trumpets, that can only mean one thing. It’s marching band season at West Chester University! One of the most well-known and storied traditions in West Chester University is the Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band. This organization is full of over […]

Food

7 Small Steps With A Large Impact

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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 […]

Life

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

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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 […]

Food

Top Restaurants In West Chester for Students

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Restaurants In West Chester

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 […]

Life

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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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 […]

Life

What Greek Life Has Given Me

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Greek Life at West Chester University

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 […]