The Quad

Combatting political correctness

Sam Dugan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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“Those who are unintegrated respond to childish behavior, not with maturity, but with outrage.”

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Home for the holidays

Katie Ryan, Practicum Writer

December 3, 2017


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“I’m home for a break from school and my social life there. My break is not meant to include constant reminders about it by a nosey uncle who didn’t even go to college himself.”

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Police ticketing

Police ticketing

Alexander Habbert, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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“It’s honestly fascinating how lucrative the ‘serving and protecting’ business is for local governments”

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Callout culture

Callout culture

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor

December 3, 2017


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“This attitude is so common in internet culture due to the simple barrier, the computer monitor, that exists between the person who participates in the shaming and the person being shamed.”

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A response to “war with North Korea”

Brandon Langston, Special to the Quad

December 3, 2017


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“The result of such a war would inevitably be an AmericanSouth Korean victory on the battlefield, but also would be one of the largest humanitarian crises the world has seen.”

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Letter from the Editor

Lauren Detweiler, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2017


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Dear West Chester, Happy Thanksgiving! It’s that time we’ve all been waiting for: break! As the semester wraps up, I hope you’re all managing to stay on top of your school work and not go completely insane in the process. This semester seems to have been a stressful one for everybody, so take...

Al Franken busted

Al Franken busted

Michael Plummer, Op-Ed Editor

November 21, 2017


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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has come under fire since a photo surfaced last week of Franken appearing to grope and fondle an unconscious woman aboard a military aircraft. The woman in question, media personality and journalist Leann Tweeden, broke the story Thursday on her Los Angeles talk radio show. Tweeden...

How not to respond to sexual assault allegations: part two

How not to respond to sexual assault allegations: part two

Katie Ryan, Practicum Writer

November 21, 2017


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80 allegations against Harvey Weinstein, 20 plus allegations against Kevin Spacey and now 25 allegations against Mark Schwahn. Each day seems to start with another celebrity getting called out for their shady encounters. It’s a strange and uncomfortable scene in the entertainment world right now and...

What Jesus revealed:

Sam Dugan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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One of the central aspects of Christianity is where it locates good and evil. We often like to think that the world is made up of good and bad people, and that we could eliminate evil from the world if we just got rid of the bad people. In this way, we often view ourselves as being on the side of the...

Technology and declining intellectualism:

Technology and declining intellectualism:

Alexander Breth, Asst. Photography Editor

November 21, 2017


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In the wake of increasing social media and digital usage in American culture, one thing has become increasingly prevalent. In addition to the forming of a protective bubble around one’s own ideals and a focus on projecting a seamless, personal image to the world, Americans have developed a distinctive...

Adulting is hard

Adulting is hard

Katie Ryan, Practicum Writer

November 21, 2017


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“I don’t know how you guys are going to survive in the outside world.” That is an actual quote from one of my professors after a couple classmates and I started freaking out about an assignment that seemed too daunting to complete. Granted, it was an Interviewing and Networking class and the...

Revisiting Trump’s UN speech

Revisiting Trump’s UN speech

Alexander Breth, Asst. Photography Editor

November 21, 2017


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In light of Trump’s recent visit to China and some of the comments that have been made, it seems appropriate to revisit some of his prior speeches. Looking back, it may be possible to trace a historicity of the President’s motivations and how it is indicative of a global issue. On Tuesday, Sept....

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