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Students participate in Dub-C 48-Hour Film Race

Students participate in Dub-C 48-Hour Film Race

Halle Nelson, News Editor

April 23, 2018


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“‘I realized how great of an opportunity it was. Not just for me, but for all the filmmakers and all the talent [at WCU].’”

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Dub-C for Our Lives calls for common sense gun laws

Lauren Detweiler, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018


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Friday, April 20, 2018 marked 19 years since the Columbine High School shooting. It also marked Dub-C for Our Lives Coalition’s first big event, “Walkout for Our Lives”—a campus-wide initiative to engage the local community in the national conversation about preventing gun violence. The day kicked off w...

Philadelphia Starbucks sparks national race discussion

Demi Milas, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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The Philadelphia community continues to respond to the arrest of two black men last Thursday at the Rittenhouse Square Starbucks while they were waiting for a friend to join them. In an interview with “Good Morning America,” 23-year-olds Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson said they had asked an employee...

Chester County Peace Movement holds Anti-War Rally

Stacey Milas, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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The Chester County Peace Movement held an Anti-War Rally on the Chester County Courthouse steps Saturday, April 21. The rally marked 17 years of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars as well as the 50th anniversary of the “Poor People’s Campaign—Solidarity Day Rally for Jobs, Peace and Freedom” led by Rev. D...

Over 100 protesters detained in Armenia as prime minister takes power

Over 100 protesters detained in Armenia as prime minister takes power

Alex Shakhazizian, Asst. News Editor

April 23, 2018


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On Tuesday, April 17, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian was unanimously chosen by the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) along with the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) to become the nation’s new prime minister with expansive powers and without a term limit. Formerly a figurehea...

WCU raises over $35,000 through Relay for Life event

WCU raises over $35,000 through Relay for Life event

Casey Tobias, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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“The money for Relay for Life goes directly to the American Cancer Society, a nationwide voluntary health organization founded in 1913 whose mission is to ‘save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.’”

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WCU celebrates 22 years of Banana Day

WCU celebrates 22 years of Banana Day

Jennifer Odiatu, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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“‘I was waiting for something to leave a legacy to the campus because I love West Chester University so much. I wanted to create a day that people are going to enjoy, have fun, love each other and just celebrate,’ said Tellez.”

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Honors College organizes Aid to South Africa Carnival

Honors College organizes Aid to South Africa Carnival

Domenica Castro and Max James

April 23, 2018


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On Sunday, April 15 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. West Chester University’s Honors Student Association hosted the 13th annual Aid to South Africa (A2SA) carnival in Hollinger Field House. A capella groups Under A Rest and High Street Harmonix performed throughout the day in addition to the Irish and Swing Dan...

Exchange professor gives lecture on special education in Ireland

Exchange professor gives lecture on special education in Ireland

Samantha Walsh, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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As part of a professor exchange program at West Chester University, Dr. Trevor O’Brien, a professor of special education at the University of Limmerick in Ireland, gave a lecture on the special education system in his home country. Hosted in Sykes 255 on April 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the lecture f...

Skin Cancer Awareness Day takes place at WCU

Skin Cancer Awareness Day takes place at WCU

Mackenzie Haverdink, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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As spring turns to summer, the importance of protecting our skin from the sun’s UV rays becomes even more prevalent. Junior nursing students Megan Horsell and Kari Wood hosted a Skin Cancer Awareness Day in the Academic Quad on April 19. Horsell and Wood are both in the honors college and were hos...

Student Government Association hosts Free Speech Panel

Alexander Habbart, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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“While discussing free speech on campus, one popular topic was that of Matthew 24, the evangelist group which has come to campus several times to insult students based on various facets of their identity including sexuality, nationality, religious affiliation, amongst others.”

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Quad News Minute – 4/19/18

Casey Tobias

April 19, 2018


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Here's Casey Tobias with this week's news minute!

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