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 […]

Life

5 Ways Greek Life Changed My College Experience

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Alpha Sigma Tau

When I came to West Chester University, I was shy. Lost in the sea of thousands of students all trying to find their place at this school was stressful. Coming from a small high school, I felt out of place. I made friends in my dorm and my classes, but I felt as though I […]

Communication

Short Stories: Dealing with Roommates

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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 […]

Life

Sorority Life: Establishing a Chapter

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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 […]

Careers

Career Guide: Executive Producer

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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 […]

Careers

Career Guide: Digital Communications Manager

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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 […]

Careers

Practice Administrator: Communication in Healthcare

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Most people think that you can’t do much with your Communication Studies degree after graduation, but they’re totally wrong! Careers in communication don’t always have to do with social media, or marketing per say. There are so many different opportunities in Communication Studies that aren’t even advertised. One thing I always look for when job […]

Life

The F-Word

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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 […]

Life

How To Battle Depression As A College Student

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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, […]

Life

The 411 on Life After College

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Taylor working at Bad Rhino in West Chester

Where it all begins.. All throughout high-school all anyone can think about is what college is going to be like. Suddenly, everyone can’t wait to graduate like the past four years were unbearable. You go through summer counting down the days until you leave your hometown and can finally live on your own. Finally, the […]

Careers

What is a Social Media Strategist?

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Kelly Stock at a red carpet event for Sing TV

What can I do with my communications degree? Some of you may be wondering, ‘what can I do with my communications degree?’. I was wondering that same thing. In fact, I set out to answer this age old question and to clarify what jobs are out there for communications majors. To gain some insight, I […]