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Students for Liberty hosts DACA discussion

Alexander Habbert, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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This past Thursday, Nov. 2 in Sykes Ballroom C, the West Chester University Students for Liberty hosted a presentation from David Bennion. Bennion is the founder of the Free Migration Project, a non-profit centered around advocating for immigrant rights. The Free Migration Project provides pro-bono...

WCU debuts new migration-themed art exhibit

WCU debuts new migration-themed art exhibit

Tara Shachter and Domenico Martorana

November 6, 2017


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The Arizona desert stretches for thousands of miles. Among the landscape are thousands of untold stories belonging to a people whose voices often aren’t heard. Men, women and children travel through Arizonian environments in search of a better life. This journey individuals and families have embarked...

Recent sustainability seminar covers stormwater management

Samantha Walsh, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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On Nov. 1, a Research and Sustainability Seminar titled “Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management: Considerations for Equitable Planning” was held in Sykes 209 from 12-12:50 p.m. The seminar was hosted by Professor Megan Heckert from the Office of Geography and Planning. Heckert has served...

WCU’s planetarium kicks off “Once in a Blue Moon” show

WCU’s planetarium kicks off “Once in a Blue Moon” show

Max James, Special to the Quad

November 6, 2017


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Paintings adorned one wall of the circular entry ranging from photo-realistic recreations of Newton’s study to surreal ideas of vague constellations. The entirely student-created art resided parallel to the shooting stars on the opposite wall, each with a name or phrase given by a donor. Some had celebrity...

Quad News Minute 11/1/17

Quad News Minute 11/1/17

Danielle Craven, Quad Mobile Journalist

November 1, 2017


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Here's Danielle Craven with this weeks news minute!

Sustainability seminar teaches students about composting

Giana Reno, Special to the Quad

October 30, 2017


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What began as a love for food and home gardening has transformed into a mission to revolutionize the way the West Chester borough disposes of their food. Denise Polk, a communication studies professor at West Chester University, set out to be certified as a master composter, and turned her six hour community...

Students create WCU’s first Armenian club

Halle Nelson, News Editor

October 30, 2017


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The United States is made up of communities from around the world. In order for these groups to preserve their heritage, individuals instate organizations as a place to network to others who share that cultural bond. Two such individuals are West Chester University students, Jane Dersimonian and Zabelle...

Quad News Minute 10/25/17

Quad News Minute 10/25/17

Danielle Craven, Quad Mobile Journalist

October 25, 2017


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Here's Danielle Craven with this week's news report!

New Pennsylvania pipeline faces backlash

Kelly Witman, Practicum Writer

October 24, 2017


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Local activists are fighting to stop the construction of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline that will transport natural gas liquids from Eastern Ohio to an export terminal at Marcus Hook near Philadelphia. The 350-mile pipeline is scheduled to be completed in 2018 and may offer serious risks to the safety...

WCU discusses online dating safety practices

Kristen Baschoff and Mackenzie Haverdink

October 24, 2017


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The recent murder of Temple University student Jenna Burleigh has brought the importance of dating safety to the forefront of modern dating conversation. Josh Hupperterz, who Burleigh met on Tinder, has been convicted of her murder. According to police, Hupperterz’s grandfather discovered Burleigh’s...

Cheyney University at risk for potential shut down

Alex Shakhazizian, Practicum Writer

October 24, 2017


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Pennsylvania has one of the most disproportionate ratios of available college seats to in-state students in the country. This, many feel, is the root cause as to why a majority of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, PASSHE, schools are facing financial and enrollment troubles. Cheyney University—one...

WCU optimistic about Hollinger Field House restoration

Nicholas Meola, Special to the Quad

October 24, 2017


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West Chester University’s maintenance group is continuing their efforts to restore the Hollinger Field House gym to the original model. Water ran constantly for five to six hours overnight before the leak was spotted. The university is using as many resources as it can to get the gym back to where...

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