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West Chester and Philadelphia react to Super Bowl win

West Chester and Philadelphia react to Super Bowl win

Ryan Kutzler, Practicum Writer

February 12, 2018


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The Eagles have finally done it, bringing the Lombardi Trophy home to Philadelphia for the first time after defeating the Patriots 41-33 on Feb. 4. From West Chester to Philadelphia, and all across the country, Eagles fans are celebrating the underdog win through various means. After the final score...

PA congressional map deemed product of unconstitutional gerrymandering

PA congressional map deemed product of unconstitutional gerrymandering

Alex Shakhazizian, Asst. News Editor

February 5, 2018


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“In this case, I believe it will be up to SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) whether to hear the appeal and if so to determine if SCOTUS has the authority to rule on this SCOPA (Supreme Court of Pennsylvania) ruling.”

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Local nonpartisan group protests Ryan Costello

Local nonpartisan group protests Ryan Costello

Samantha Walsh, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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On Friday, Feb. 2, the Concerned Constituent Action Group (CCAG), a nonpartisan group of constituents from Pennsylvania’s 6th district, gathered on the corner of Market and High Street to voice their concerns about 6th District PA State Representative Ryan Costello. Meeting on a chilly morning at 11:30...

College communities respond to Nassar scandal

Mackenzie Haverdink, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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On Wednesday, Jan. 24, Judge Rosemary Aquilina sentenced Larry Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison on seven sexual assault charges. Nassar, formally a doctor employed at Michigan State University, MSU, and known as a prestigious doctor for gymnasts, was put behind bars for sexually assaulting hundreds...

Allentown mayor on trial for 54-count criminal indictment

Halle Nelson, News Editor

February 5, 2018


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On Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 Democrat Ed Pawlowski won the Allentown mayoral election. Pawlowski was facing a 54-count criminal indictment at the time of his election. He won a fourth term in office by securing 4,794 votes. The total voting population for Allentown is 65,000. There were 2,025 write-ins. “According...

West Chester proposes new rail service to borough

West Chester proposes new rail service to borough

Aaron Gallant, Distribution Manager

February 5, 2018


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“We can see a future where students who don’t have access to other forms of transportation can get to West Chester University from the city or any stop in between. We see business people using the line to get into the city from West Chester.”

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Sinkhole opens up due to pipeline construction

Kelly Witman, Special to the Quad

December 4, 2017


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“The incident, referred to as an ‘inadvertent return,’ was caused by Sunoco’s horizontal directional drilling that released about 1,500 gallons of drilling mud—a mixture of bentonite clay and water—on Allen’s property, forming an eight-by-eight-foot sinkhole.”

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Massage Envy Spas accused of sexual misconduct by over 180 women nationwide

Christopher Sheehan, Special to the Quad

December 4, 2017


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Over 180 women across the United States have accused nationwide massage and therapeutic business Massage Envy Spa of sexual misconduct. The franchising business that reels in over $1.5 billion in revenue a year, has over 1,200 locations nationwide and holds over one million customers took a crushing...

Four residents found dead after retirement home fire

Halle Nelson, News Editor

December 4, 2017


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A five-alarm fire broke out at West Chester senior living facility Barclay Friends on Nov. 16. Flames reportedly reached up to over 50 feet. The Philly Inquirer reports that over 400 responders arrived at the scene to help with the rescue efforts. The Philly Inquirer further says that West Chester...

Socialists meet in Philly to discuss Russian Revolution impact

Aaron Gallant, Distribution Manager

December 4, 2017


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“‘We must provide alternatives and embrace, as Lenin embraced, these alternative living breathing structures: councils, militias, organizations that represent an alternative space growing a new world in the shell of the old.’”

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WCU recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

WCU recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

Erin McFeeters and Alexa Brennan

December 4, 2017


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“‘If there’s anything that trans people should be remembered by, it’s their dauntless attitude that keeps them surviving.’”

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Final mental health forum educates about anxiety

Mackenzie Haverdink, Special to the Quad

December 4, 2017


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“According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, about 75 percent of mental illnesses develop by age 24, with one in five college students being reported to develop a mental condition during their college years.”

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