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VOLUME 99, ISSUE 2

THE STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE News:

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WCU honors former star and hero: Statue built to commemorate West Chester Quarterback By LJ Harrell Staff Writer

Op-Ed:

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Features:

Textbook Options, page 7

On September 11, 2001 thousands of families’ lives were changed. In an act of terrorism, planes were crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City in the early morning. It’s easy for one to recall where they were and what they were doing at that moment and time but for one former West Chester quarterback, these events changed his family’s life forever. Michael Horrocks, a 1985 graduate of West Chester University and a star quarterback for the Golden Rams, was the co-pilot of United Flight 175, which was hijacked and crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. On the ninth anniversary of these tragic events, West Chester University made Horrocks a part of the University, football team and community forever. Prior to the Golden Rams home opener on Saturday, with family

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Students gather outside of the football staduim on September 11 to watch the unveiling of the Michael Horrocks memorial statue. The WCU Foundation and the Athletic Department dedicated the bronze, life sized statue in connection with the Michael Horrocks Foundation.

WCU honors former star and hero By Angela Thomas Staff Writer

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On September 11 2010, West Chester University celebrated the heroes whose voices are rarely heard throughout the campus and are sometimes undermined by those who deem them “incapable of greatness.” The special education department hosted a “Students with Disabilities” panel. The panel was for a graduate class that was studying special education; however, other students came to support friends or gain an extra credit or two. Those students may have came for those reasons, but they left with a perspective that changed their views of both their friends and fellow peers with disabilities. Those that were involved in the panel were senior special education majors Brittany Kline and Marly Schloss, as well as a local student from Kennett High School named Janine. All three students have disabilities and all three of them have beaten the odds and erased the stereotypes that come with having a disability. Dr. Kim Doan planned and hosted the panel. The three students were given the chance to speak about their diagnosis and experience with their individual disabilities. Schloss was diagnosed with a learning disability at a young age but that did not stop her from branching out in the world. “I started out in public school. Everything was going great until the third grade when my learning disability in reading kind of went downhill.” Schloss remembers being pulled out of class by a resource teacher at an early age. The resource room that Schloss was being put in to improve her learning was helping.

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Brittany Kline, Marly Schloss, Janine (no last name provided) and Dr. Kim Doan spoke on a panel WCU on Sept. 11 on educating Students with Disabilities. While the panel was for a graduate class, other friends and students came to show their support .

“The problem was, it wasn’t helping my learning disability and they didn’t know what to do.” Schloss under went many tests to try to figure out what to do about her learning disability. Schloss later enrolled in a private school that focused on children with learning disabilities. “I was able to overcome my learning disability. I was able to not be afraid to ask for help or be afraid to admit my learning disability,” Schloss said. With Schloss’ strength and perseverance, she was able to ace the SATs and was accepted into West Chester University. Schloss will graduate with a degree in

education and Special Education at the end of fall 2010. Kline has a learning disability as well. She went through the public school system and felt that her teachers always supported her. “My disability, they could never really pinpoint it because there were so many tests,” she said. Kline was originally diagnosed with A.D.D. but when she did not respond to medication, they dismissed the problem. She was diagnosed in 3rd grade with a learning disability. “I have a lot of problems with reading comprehension,” she said.

Kline spoke of spending a lot of time in the resource room but also added that her schools were all inclusive with their students. She felt that being pulled out of a classroom was not embarrassing but supportive. “My fellow students were very supportive of me,” Kline said. “I have this learning disability and I think it is very important to take ownership of your disability because why not? It’s a part of you but it is not who you are.” Kline beat all the odds and was even inducted into the National Honor Society for students with disabilities, Delta Alpha Pi.

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Construction continues across the WCU Campus, plethora of new changes to come By Jenn Rothstein News Editor

The new changes at West Chester University are clear to anyone who sets foot on the campus and looks around. The two new dorms, Allegheny and Brandywine, are running for the second year, having been completed in the summer of 2009. However, plenty of new tasks have been started this past summer. The new Student Recreation Center has a target opening set for August 2012, and that will be constructed at the site of the former Ramsey Hall (bottom right). According to the West Chester University website, “It will incorporate many sustainable elements, from a green roof and a green wall to geothermal heating and cooling and the use of recycled materials for interior finishes.” There are also wells being dug to expand on the geothermal energy system on campus.

Currently there is construction for that taking place behind the tennis courts on Rosedale Ave., on the site of the former L Lot (top right). Because the parking lot is closed for construction, a temporary lot has been opened on the former site of Sanderson Hall (middle right). The wells being installed under L Lot will support the new Rec Center and FHG Library. Installation of horizontal piping to connect the well field to FHG Library will begin this fall, and the Student Recreation Center will be connected next spring. One final change taking place is the renovation of the Bull Center. Formerly housing student services, it will soon be occupied by the art, theater and dance departments. The current theatres will remain open and there will be two dance studios added. The estimated opening for this building is August 2011. Jenn is a fourth-year English education major. She can be reached at JR649299@wcupa.edu.

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2010 from trying hard. Disabilities This year, Janine made the from page 1 Girls’ Tennis team at Kennett. Janine, a student at Kennett High School, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at a young age. She finds that having a disability helps her reach out to her fellow students with disabilities. “If a kid is scared to ask a teacher for help, I usually ask the teacher myself for them or cheer the student on to ask for help themselves,” she said. Janine doesn’t find many things too challenging; she still finds a way to live life to the fullest. “I want to be either a doctor or a lawyer. If I became a doctor, I would want to do research on cerebral palsy so that I could help in the future,” continuing that this doesn’t mean that she doesn’t face any challenges. “The main things you knew how to do, I didn’t.” Janine has difficulty with walking up and down stairs and has difficulty in participating in gym, but that doesn’t stop her

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All three students have reached higher goals than anticipated. Schloss gives good advice to fellow students, teachers, and friends. “Don’t assume a person can’t do the work. Let them try to do the work.” Schloss and Kline take their personal experience with a learning disability and plan to apply it to their future careers. “I feel like my teachers did the best for me. I hope to be there for my students as well” says Kline. Janine hopes to blend in as any other student. “I feel like I should be treated like a normal student.” These students have surpassed even their own expectations. There is no doubt that they will succeed in the future and be role models for those who do not understand their disabilities just yet. Angela Thomas is an English major who can be reached at AT683005@ wcupa.edu.

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By Mark Wang

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Chief is a new folk-rock band, with all four members hailing from California. “So what,” right? With so many bands like Band of Horses, She & Him, and Fleet Foxes (I have nothing against these artists; in fact they’re some of my all-time favorites. But there are a LOT of them!) it seems like every new band these days is jamming to twangy guitars and Americana harmonies. Or is from California. Chief may well be categorized with this plethora of neocountry-rockers, but that’s no reason to cast them off. While it may be impossible to become another CSNY, Chief gives us folk-rock elitists a run for our money. Even if there are plenty of other bands today doing what Chief is doing, this band from the Golden State is certainly one of the best. Surprisingly, Chief actually met and formed while the musicians were attending NYU. The members were experimenting with their own individual projects until they united under the musical leadership of Evan Koga, guitarist and lead singer. Out of school now, Chief has crafted an excellent addition to any good music fan’s collection: Modern Rituals. Chief is strongly influenced by the folk-rock giants of the late 60s and the 70s. One can hear elements of Neil Young, early Byrds, and even The Band in their music. Chief weaves catchy and uplifting songs together out of simple chord progressions and warm, rich harmonies. It only takes one play of Modern Rituals’ opening track to illustrate this. “The Minute I Saw It” begins with a complex guitar riff that, when listened to closely, is based on a rather simple chord progression. This riff soon melts into a catchy, almost anthemic melody, which leads to the first words sung on the record. The track is sung in a light, sleepy manner. Once the calming, reassuring harmonies are added to the chorus, it is obvious that although Chief is only on its first album, its members are not new to writing good music. In addition, this NYC/Cali band has some great poetry up their sleeves. Lyrically, Chief displays a delicate and artistic aptitude for storytelling. Most of their songs involve love, break-ups, and unhealthy relationships. The song “Night & Day” describes one dissatisfied partner leaving another. Koga sings: “Take me away/I don’t care what the place/I just can’t see your face/Every night and day.” “Nothing’s Wrong” paints a picture of a couple that is too focused on the physical: “And when we go back alone/Take me with you, don’t be cold” seems to convey that although the two lovers are together, one of them is being “cold,” and not 100% emotionally there. Sure, these laments are nothing new, but Chief delivers them with a mastery not common to bands just joining the scene. Modern Rituals proves to be a great album in all areas. It may not dazzle on the first listen, but this record is a grower. Fall asleep to it, leave it in the car, and Modern Rituals will become a great companion. With their comforting musical qualities and thoughtful lyrics, I think Chief ’s first contribution to modern folk-rock will become a classic on my shelf. Mark Wang is a first year student majoring in bass trombone performance. He can be reached at MW742802@ wcupa.edu.

MUSIC REIVEW: CHIEF & STACY CLARK

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Stacy Clark’s music has graced the soundtracks of shows like MTV’s hit reality show, The Hills and ABC’s miniseries, “Samurai Girl.” The Indie artist’s second album, Connect the Dots, starts with the lyrics “running in circles, walking the line” which makes for a good theme with all her songs. Clark released an album in late 2007 prior to Connect the Dots, called Apples and Oranges. Stacy Clark’s second album branches to a more mature artist, displaying lyrics that fight the need to keep a destructive friend around or a song dedicated to a friend in the Air Force. Clark describes this new album as “the most honest piece of work” that she has released yet and listeners can agree. Clark writes and sings songs that anyone can relate to. Her first single from Connect the Dots is called “Touch & Go,” which is an uplifting song. “Touch & Go” explains the satisfying love of a relationship that never goes wrong with an airy and cheerful melody of the piano and guitar. Not all of Clark’s songs are as uplifting though. Her song Hide explains the sadness and stress of wanting to hide when dealing with a friend who is emotionally abusive. Stacy Clark’s second album was released on August 10th, 2010 on ITunes for $5.99 (including 12 songs). Stacy Clark was born in Buffalo, New York and has actively pursued music from a young age. Clark attended Buffalo State College as an art major and interned at Atomic Gardens Recording Studio, where her love and music and first album was produced. Clark currently resides in Los Angeles where she has won several awards at the Orange County Music Awards. To check out more of Stacy Clark, go to her website at http://www.stacyclark.net. Angela Thomas is a fourth-year student majoring in English and can be reached at AT683005@wcupa.edu

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Sept. 15 - Of Montreal with Janelle Monae Sept. 30- Bullet for my Valentine Oct. 1- The B-52’s Oct. 2 - !!! with Les Savy Fav and Fol Chen Oct. 6 - Ratatat with Dom and Bobby Birdman Oct. 19 - Bad Religion Oct. 22- Guster with Eli Paperboy Reed Oct. 24- Insane Clown Posse Oct. 29- Social Distortion Oct. 30- Michael Franti and Spearhead Nov. 5- Bassnector with Beats Antique DJ Set Nov. 7- The Dandy Warhols Nov. 10 - Motion City Soundtrack with Say Anything Nov. 27- Senses Fail with Bayside

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Visiting Artists Series renamed to WCU Live! By Florence K. Hunt-Herrington Special to The Quad

THE TLA: Sept. 13- Kottonmouth Kings Sept. 14/15- Broken Social Scene Sept. 24- Dark Star Orchestra Sept. 30- Rogue Wave & Midlake WELLS FARGO CENTER (FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE WACHOVIA CENTER Sept. 14 - Lady Gaga Sept. 15 - Lady Gaga Novermber 6- Dave Matthews Band Nov. 14 - Justin Beiber

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After 15 years, the Visiting Artist Series will change its name to WCU Live! So far, the series has hosted over 118 performances. So far, 53,035 community members have attended the performances. The performance series is a service to the surrounding community and we solicit sponsorships to keep the performances affordable to our patrons. The series presents national and international professional touring artists. Past performers include: Vienna Choir Boys, The Count Basie Orchestra, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, and Aturo Sandoval. This season we have a very intresting line up including: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Friday, August 20, 2010 & Saturday, August 21, 2010; Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Co. Saturday, October 30, 2010; Randy Kaplan, October 10, 2010; Groovelily November 6, 2010; Justin Roberts February 5, 2011; Barrage March 26, 2011; Alice in Wonderland April 2, 2011;

Kevin Burke March 31, 2011, Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe April 7, 2011; Masked Marvels & Wondertales April 9, 2011’ and Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical May 8, 2011. To learn more about the shows please visit www.wcupa.edu/live. The Department of Cultural and Community Affairs is responsible for planning and implementing activities and marketing efforts that advance the University's cultural and public service agendas and positions WCU to be a valuable community resource as well as a regional center for the visual and performing arts through a multitude of programs. WCU Live! Community Advisory Board has made of these community events possible: John Rhein (Chair) John Baker, Pam Carter, Jacqueline Faulcon, Mell Josephs, Keith Kurowski, Barbara Lappano, Pam Levuin, Mark Pavolich, and Karen Woodeshick. For more information please contact the office of cultural affairs at 610-435-3500 Florence Hunt-Herrington is a fourth-year student majoring in Communications. She can be reached at FH660356@wcupa.edu


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Critic’s Column:

WC Student Attends 11 Summer Rock Concerts and Recalls Experience By Rick Jackson

Special to The Quad

This summer’s concert events were rocking and rolling all night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Here are some highlights and reviews of the shows. On Memorial Day Weekend, 93.3 WMMR sponsored the WMMR BBQ at the Susquehanna Bank Center to kick start the summer. This year had a lineup featuring Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains, Three Days Grace, Fuel, and Skillet along with two local bands Automatic Fire and Dive. Christian rockers, Skillet arrived on stage with a bang, as they literally had smoke cannons erupt on stage which got the crowd right into it. Fuel’s set was much better than last time they toured because they reunited with their original singer, Brent Scallions. The crowd welcomed him back in true rock style with a nice, big, mosh pit to their song “Untitled.” Three Days Grace took the stage next, performing all the favorites accompanied by bright lights, pyrotechnics, and a solid sound. Alice in Chains put on a stellar performance playing a mixture of songs from their old and new cds. They are returning for another tour with the Deftones and Mastodon in September. Stone Temple Pilots closed with a spectacular show that incorporated a big screen in the back. They used a big, bright light set to focus on lead singer Scott Weiland as he swayed back and forth getting a feel for his lyrics. The fans sang and swayed along with Scott. One of the most memorable points of the show was towards the end of their set when they brought out Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell for one of the last songs. On June 19th Baltimore Radio Station 98Rock hosted the annual M3Festival. This concert is a little different because it celebrates hair bands from the 1980’s. It is a one day event showcasing lots of bands on two separate stages. Featured artists included L.A. Guns, Trixter, Jet Boy, Winger, Warrent, Kix, Cinderella, Vince Neil, and The Scorpions. The sets were short, about an hour each band, then longer for the Scorpions. The bands played great and the singers sounded really good as they kept the 80’s alive. Cinderella looked and sounded exactly like their CDs and videos. Lead singer Tom Keiffer looked like he was going to pass out from the raw emotion he poured into each song coupled with the crippling temperatures near 100. They clearly stole the show! Vince Neil rocked the stage next. Although he was promoting his solo CD, he played mostly Motley Crue songs. He had some technical difficulties with his, mic but stayed upbeat and never stopped the show. His set was a crowd pleaser with the everyone singing along to all the Motley Crue favorites. The Scorpions closed the festival with an intense, long set. Unfortunately ,Klaus Meine, the lead singer, had the flu. He apologized to the crowd yet he was still able to hit most of the

notes. Towards the end of their set Wince Neil joined The Scorpions for a song. At the end of the concert their singer Klaus Meine announced that they will be done touring after this tour. July concerts included The Warped Tour, Iron Maiden with Dream Theatre, The Cool Tour, Mayhemfest, The Carnival of Madness Tour, and Tom Petty. The Warped Tour was just as good as last year. Some of the bands that were well received by the crowds battling 97 degree heat were Andrew W.K., Suicide Silence, Four Year Strong, Enter Shikari, The Casualties, The Revrend Peytons Big Band and Sum 41. Four Year Strong and Suicide Silence were full of energy and got the crowd hyper for the rest of the day. The Casualties rocked the place and whipped the crowd into a frenzy proving that punk is not dead! The Revrend Peyton and His Band took the stage next. At first glance they seemed out of place on the Warped Tour lineup since Peyton’s wife took her place on stage playing the washboard. However, they were good musically and really engaged the audience. They were hilarious and they even got the crowd dosey doeing in the pit! They proved to be a welcome addition to the Warped Tour lineup. The crowd bum rushed a small area in front of the stage as Sum 41 took the stage playing a mixture of old and new songs. They put on a great show. Warped Tour offered a good selection of bands, several versions of punk bands and the

Run to the Hills, Wasted Years, Aces High, and Can I Play with Madness. However they did play Number of the Beast, prompting Eddie to make an appearance and sending the crowd into delighted chaos! Overall, Iron Maiden put on a good show that would have been great if they had included more fan favorites. Next up was The Cool Tour featuring As I Lay Dying with supporting bands Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Bless the Fall, The Acacia Strain, Architects,Cancer Bats and War of Ages. This was one concert that didn’t live up to the hype. Although As I Lay Dying was good, the only supporting acts that were worth seeing were Between the Buried and Me, The Acacia Strains, and War of Ages. The next day was Mayhemfest. This annual concert usually has a terrific line up and this year was no exception. The silver star stage offered Norma Jean,Winds of Plaque, Atreyu, 3 Inches of Blood and In This Moment. The Jagermeister stage was where the party began in the morning with the solid metal lineup of local band Beyond the Scar, followed by Shadows Fall Chimaira and Hate Breed. After the adrenaline rush of that line up, the attention focused inside on the main stage showcasing the incredible lineup of Five Funger Death Punch, Lamb of God, Rob Zombie and Korn. Rob Zombie’s stage setup was insane! It looked like you were part of one of his movies and with their newest addition to the band Mr. Joey Jordinson (drummer for Slipknot) Zombie really stole the show! Korn closed the night and they put on a solid set including all the classics. The following week was the Carnival of Madness Tour featuring Shinedown, Chevelle, Puddle of Mudd, Seven Dust and Ten Years. This wallpaperbase.com was held at the Festival Pier in Penn’s Landing surprisingly engaging Revrend in Philly. Puddle of Mudd did a Peyton. good job but threw in a cover of Final Frontier Tour with Iron AC/DC’s T.N.T which was differMaiden and Dream Theatre was ent, but just alright. held at the PNC Center in HolWhen Chevelle took the stage mdel, NJ. Dream Theatre didn’t the energy was high and everyplay many songs because their one was enjoying their music songs are really long but they until lead singer/guitarist, Pete did put on a terrific show. The Loeffler, announced that this seats were unusually full for an will be the last time we will see opening band, so you could tell Chevelle live because , “after 10 Dream Theatre was a fan favor- years it’s time to stop”. Shineite. Iron Maiden took the stage. down closed out the sho Bruce Dickenson still has an w with a fantastic set. Each unbelievable range and sounded song was terrific especially great. when they covered Lynyrd SkyThe musicians also sounded nyrd’s Simple Man. Overall, this great. Unfortunately the ma- was a fantastic show. jority of songs they played were The following week the Wafrom their newer albums, Benja- chovia center hosted Tom Petty min Brag and Brave New World. and the Heartbreakers. Buddy The audience was clearly disap- Guy opened for him. He is great pointed since many haven’t seen musician and song writer. Iron Maiden perform before, This 74 year old surprised the and it was a letdown when they audience by breaking into a Jimi didn’t play fan favorites such as, Hendrix medley and an Eric

Clapton medley, complete with performing the guitar solo with his teeth! Tom Petty came on next with the Heartbreakers and they owned the night! Original members, drummer Stan Lynch and Bassist Ron Blair, were back with the band. They rocked the arena! He played for two hours and played most of his hits including, Breakdown, Don’t Come Around Here No More, Refugee, Free Fallin and closed with American Girl. He also played a few songs from the new CD. According to fellow concert goers who had seen him in the 1980s he sounds as good as ever. No wonder he still sells out arenas for two nights in a row! As the summer drifted into August, the concerts kept continuing. August began with Green Day, and ended with The American Carnage Tour and Ozzfest. Green Day started off this month of shows and wow what a show! I never saw a band that can hold their own on a stage for two hours and fifty minutes. I’ve always been a fan of Green Day so I was really excited to see them live and they were great! They played just about every one of their songs including American Idiot. They stayed energized through their final encore song. It was a great show with fans packed throughout the venue and lawn. The American Carnage Tour featuring Slayer, Megadeth and Testament was an awesome concert. This wasn’t just an average show, Megadeth and Slayer were both celebrating the 20 year Anniversary of their albums “Rust in Peace” (Megadeth) and “Seasons in the Abyss’ (Slayer) so they decided to play those albums start to finish and add in other classics to their set. All three bands were amazing! The concert that closed out the summer was Ozzfest. Despite the rain and the tornado warning, the show was great! Ozzy sounded better than ever, but Motley Crue owned the

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WCU volleyball still perfect By Steven Fisher Asst. Sports Editor

West Chester University’s volleyball team got off to a hot start by mowing down opponents at the Kutztown Invitational and Ram Fest. On opening weekend, the WCU volleyball team went 3-0 in the Kutztown Invitational. In their first game of the 2010 season the Lady Rams defeated C.W. Post with a 3-1 decision Friday evening. WCU swept sets three and four, after falling in the second set, to capture the victory by scores of 25-17, 10-25, 25-22, 25-23. Helen Fitzpatrick registered 35 assists while Michelle Powers led the Golden Rams with 13 kills. Lexi Kegerise managed 11 kills of her own. Lisa Campbell registered 15 digs, and Nora Jingeleski had two aces in the win over C.W. Post. On Saturday, the Golden Rams swept a pair of 3-0 matches over St. Rose and LeMoyne on the second day of the KU Invitational. WCU topped St. Rose by scores of 25-22, 25-23, and 25-21. They also got the best of LeMoyne by marks of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-18. Fitzpatrick recorded 27 assists and three aces in the sweep over LeMoyne Saturday evening. Campbell notched seven digs and one service ace while Kegerise posted nine kills. Powers added five blocks and contributed offensively with nine kills of her own in each of the two games. Against St. Rose, Julie

Boblits, Kegerise and Fitzpatrick all had seven kills to aid Powers’ nine. Fitzpatrick also posted 22 assists and eight digs. Tyler Sheafer and Campbell each recorded eight digs as well. Fitzpatrick continued her stellar play at Ram Fest this past weekend, the annual tournament hosted by West Chester University. Fitzpatrick registered 28 assists in the first match on Friday to help West Chester to a 3-0 victory over Chestnut Hill. WCU dominated Chestnut Hill at the net overall. There were quite a few times in Friday’s match where WCU players kept the play alive due to hustle. “I try to recruit players who have a positive and winning attitude and that means that they hustle after every ball and they expect to get the point,” said Bellaver. Early in game two, Kergerise set the tone by blasting three kills. In game three the Golden Rams put their opponent away with their largest marginal win, by a score of 25-11. Powers recorded a double-double in the

in game two that took place on Friday. Boblits posted a doubledouble of her own with ten kills and 15 digs in the match. Fitzpatrick posted 24 assists while Lisa Campbell registered a match-high 20 digs. The Golden Rams kicked off day two of Ram Fest by sweeping C.W. Post in three straight games, by scores of 25-15, 25-17, and 15-15. Powers continued her consistent play by posting ten kills and two blocks against C.W. Post in the morning. Fitzpatrick spent the majority of her day setting up her teammates with 26 assists. Tyler Shaffer and Campbell both notched seven digs. In game two that took place on Saturday, Kegerise notched ten kills against her opponent Barton. Fitzpatrick added eight kills of her own and recorded 25 assists. The victory over Barton was especially significant for two members of the volleyball team. Campbell surpassed her 1,000 career digs in the win over Lukas Jenkins/The Quad Barton. In addition to Campbell’s accomplishment, over Chestnut Hill Friday head coach Kassie Bellaver afternoon. Powers had six kills, captured her 100 win in the and Dana Markol had three victory over Barton as well. This aces. now makes her West Chester NYIT had no answer for volleyball’s all-time wins leader. Powers as she recorded a colossal “It is a direct reflection of the 16 kills, ten digs and six blocks strong players who have been a second match of the day to lead the Golden Rams past New York Tech by a score of 3-1. Fitzpatrick, the junior setter, also chipped in offensively with six aces and was solid defensively with six digs. Kegerise registered ten kills in the win

part of the program over the past four seasons. Their commitment and dedication has  taken this program to a higher level,” said Bellaver. Bellaver is very proud of winning 100 games and now becoming the all-time leader in wins, though if you ask her, she gives the credit to her players. “The upperclassmen expect to win and the first year players are following their example,” said Bellaver. Despite playing host at Ram Fest, the girls defeated all four of their opponents and shut out their opponents in three of those matches. Bellaver’s bunch did not seem to have any trouble with the teams they faced this weekend.  As of right now, it is hard to judge exactly where this team is in terms of ability to handle competition. They looked impressive in the early games, but when they play teams in their own division, it will be a better measuring stick for the Golden Rams. Their record now sits at 7-0, and starting next weekend they will have a jam-packed schedule full of PSAC rivals. First on the list is Gannon University which they will play on Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. inside Hollinger field house. After Gannon, they host both Mercyhurst on Saturday, September 18 at 1 p.m., and Edinboro later that day at 3:30 p.m. Steven Fisher is a fourth-year student majoring in communications and minoring in journalism. He can be reached at SF674180@wcupa.edu.

Field hockey suf fers first loss By Brynn Dougherty Special to the Quad

The Golden Rams set the tone for the 2010 season with their success in the season opener last week. That success continued throughout the week, allowing them to enter the week with a 3-1 record, with one loss to Columbia this past weekend. West Chester swept their season-opening-weekend series against Fairfield and Sacred Heart, followed by one more win in their game against Lehigh. West Chester beat Sacred Heart 3-1 and shut out visiting Fairfield with a 3-0 victory at Vonnie Gros Field. Columbia took the win on Friday evening in double overtime with a score of 3-2. On Friday, the Golden Rams stole the lead in the first half of their game against Fairfield when Nicole Fiorilla scored off of a push pass from Stef Pirri in the first seven minutes of the game. Later, Fiorilla deflected a shot from teammate Leah Angstadt off of a penalty corner, which soared past Fairfield goalkeeper Maddy Sposito. That goal kept West Chester on top 2-0 40 minutes into the game. Alisha Moran scored the final goal in the last minute of the game thanks to an assist by Kate Zunski. Junior Karly Herb was credited with a defensive save when Fairfield’s Marit Westenberg fired a shot at the far post. Fairfield did not have a shot for the remaining 35 minutes of the game. Five players made their premiere college start in the season opener, including freshman goalkeeper Kristen Arnold. She played the first half of the game and was credited with her first college win after making four

saves. Sophomore Gabby Panasiewicz took over in the second half. The Golden Rams’ success was proven not to be a fluke as they outperformed Sacred Heart on Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 victory.

West Chester scored its first goal 10 minutes into the first half. Sophomore Lauren Schott scored her first career goal with a shot from the penalty corner. Alex Melillo of the Pioneers tied the game on a penalty stroke in

the 50th minute. Later in the game, Angstadt knocked down a Pioneer’s attempt to clear the area and returned the ball past Pioneer’s goalie Kim Stow to give the Golden Rams a 2-1 lead. Three minutes later, Fiorilla

first college win. Stow of Sacred Heart made ten saves in a losing effort. In reflection of her performance in the season opening weekend, the Atlantic 10 Field Hockey conference named junior Fiorilla the player of the week for the first weekly release of the season. The forward scored the first two goals in West Chester’s season opener against Fairfield, marking her first multi-goal game in her college career. Later in the weekend, she added to the team’s 3-1 victory by scoring against Sacred Heart. She is leading the team in goals scored this season, and averages three points and four and a half shots per game. In continuation of their undefeated season, the Golden Rams improved their stats to 3-0 after their away game versus Lehigh Lukas Jenkins/The Quad with their second shut out of their first three games. scored her third goal of the The Golden Rams shut out their weekend on a reverse chip. opponents 3-0 thanks to three goal Arnold made her second start scorers including Molly Herlihy, of the year and played for the Alyssa Gallen and Michele Schrift. first half. Panasiewicz played the Arnold had four saves in the first second half and made one save, half of the game and Panasiewicz which allowed her to pick up her had one save in the second half.

The first goal was put in place by Molly Herlihy in the first three minutes of the game with an assist from Alisha Moran. Late in the first half, Alyssa Gallen doubled the lead off of an assist from Fiorilla. Michele Schrift put the game away with a final goal with 35 minutes to go in the second half, to put away the win for the Golden Rams. This Friday, West Chester’s undefeated start came to an end as the Golden Rams fell to Columbia in double overtime 3-2. Columbia entered the game 2-0, and left with an undefeated 3-0 record. The Golden Rams were down by one early in the game, but took the lead back with a pair of goals; however, the Lions evened up the score late in the second half. Kate Zunski tipped in a shot from the top of the circle on a penalty corner taking the team to overtime. Angstadt took back the lead by burying a pass from Alisha Moran in the 52nd minute. Carson Christus of Columbia tied the game up three minutes later, and the score remained until the second overtime. Columbia would eventually go on to tally the gamewinning goal. Arnold was in goal for the first half and made three saves, letting in just one goal. Panasiewcz was in the goal for West Chester, and was credited with the loss with two saves, working from the second half into double overtime. West Chester will go back to work on Sunday at noon versus North Carolina, in the third game of the fifth annual Vonnie Gross Classic. Brynn Dougherty is a third-year student at West Chester University. She can be reached at LH639694@wcupa. edu.


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up where they left off By Amy Festa Sports Editor The women’s soccer team has gone through the first four games of their 2010 campaign without surrendering a goal to their opponents, leaving them with a 4-0 record overall and a 2-0 conference record as they continue to shut down their competition. After a 2-0 win against Chestnut Hill to start the season and a thrilling 1-0 overtime win against West Virginia Wesleyan, West Chester began its conference play. The Rams started freshman goalie Leeny Tarnowski for their game against Chestnut Hill. Sarah Oswald tallied both goals for West Chester. Lyndsie Bernardini found herself back in her starting position from last season when she started against West Virginia Wesleyan. West Chester had a hard time figuring out West Virginia Wesleyan’s goalie Lauren Hessian and had many great opportunities taken away from them. Both Devon Swaim and Oswald found themselves on breakaways in the last five minutes of regulation, but could not put the ball past Hessian. Despite outshooting West Virginia Wesleyan 17-7, the Rams found themselves still knotted up in a tie at the end of regulation. It wasn’t until there was only 3:20 left in the overtime that Swaim netted the goal that would win the game for West Chester. Swaim received a cross from Oswald and managed to get around Hessian for the gamewinner.

Last season, West Chester was a defensive power house in the league and continued to leave their opponents blank in the goal column. This season, West Chester has already picked up where they left off in terms of goals against as they have yet to see a ball get passed Bernardini. “Our head coach has been focusing on building from where we left off last year,” said Jess Bennett, one of West Chester’s most reliable defenders. “We have all the potential for a great season, so we will see what we can make of it on the field this fall.” Last week, the Rams were finally able to see how they matched up against conference rivals when they played Lock Haven and Slippery Rock. In their visit to Lock Haven’s campus, Bennett tallied a first half goal for the Rams that would go on to be the game winning goal. Freshman Marie D’Angelo provided the added security with her first collegiate goal. Although she finished the game not having to make a single save, the shutout was Bernardini’s 17th in her career, placing her in a tie for fourth all-time. West Chester only lost two seniors over the summer, but brought in a huge recruitment class for this fall. The freshman contribution was meaningful for the Rams, who will rely on the young players to mesh with the players that are already in place. “I think this year is looking very promising,” said Bennett. “We graduated a very small class and have brought in a huge group of talented freshmen that

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are going to fit in well with our team.” Later in the week, West Chester hosted Slippery Rock on their south campus field. Jen Gangl scored twice for the Rams while Oswald added her third of the season to lift the Rams to a 3-0 win. Gangl’s first goal came in the first half while her second came off of a corner kick in the 71st minute. Bernardini also added another shutout to her career totals, boosting her into a tie for third all-time. The record holder, Ryan Levine, is still sitting atop the record book with 29 shutouts, which is not an unreachable position for Bernardini. From here on out, West Chester will be playing interconference games in 12 out of their 14 remaining matches that are important to their standings in the PSAC. West Chester’s next game is an important matchup against rival Kutztown on September 15. Their last meeting with Kutztown ended with the Rams lifting the PSAC Championship trophy while Kutztown fell just one goal short. Kutztown returned seven starters from last year’s squad who put together Kutztown’s best season in women’s soccer history. Wednesday’s meeting is a matchup of two unbeatens, therefore promising that one team will leave with their hopes of an undefeated season broken.

West Chester’s Sarah Oswald leads the Rams with three goals on the season.

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Amy Festa is a fourth-year student majoring in English and minoring in journalism. She can be reached at AF649219@wcupa.edu.


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Men’s soccer wins WCU tournament

By Travis Pearson Special to the Quad

West Chester men’s soccer began the season strong by winning the WCU Fall Classic tournament, but struggled in their next two games versus conference foes. In the season-opener, freshman Conor Malarney scored two goals in his first game to pace WCU past Goldey-Beacom 5-1 in the first set of tournament games held at Farrell Stadium. Malarney got the scoring started with a goal in the 38th minute. GoldeyBeacom’s Andre Jank responded just four minutes later with a strike of his own to tie the game at one. From that point on, West Chester controlled the game as Malarney added his second goal. Kyle Miller, Ricky Williamson and Kevin MacCann also scored down the stretch for the Rams. Peter Weiss made three saves to preserve the victory. The Rams final game of the season-opening tournament came against No. 15 Wilmington where the torrid scoring continued for the Rams in a 5-2 victory. Less than ten minutes into the game, Ryan Dicci scored his first goal of the season to put West Chester up early. Wilmington’s Jorge Zapata answered to send the game into a 1-1 tie at halftime. The second half again proved to be West Chester’s with Malarney, Josh Labik, Neil Gallagher and Miller each scoring a goal. Zapata scored his second for Wilmington to create the final winning margin for West Chester. Weiss stopped five of the seven shots he faced in 85 minutes of action. The Rams started their

season with the best possible outcome. They owned a perfect record, won the tournament held at their home turf and Malarney was awarded the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) athlete of the week. Conference play is ultimately where the team will be judged. That is the key to postseason play. The Rams struggled in their first PSAC game dropping the

contest to Lock Haven 1-0 (2-2, 1-0 PSAC). Lock Haven’s Martin Pletz scored the lone goal in the 20th minute, which proved to be the difference in the low scoring affair. Weiss made five saves in 76 minutes for WCU, and Kevin Marron came on in relief and made two saves. After the narrow defeat the team went into another PSAC tilt against a talented Slippery Rock

team (3-0-1, 2-0 PSAC). WCU suffered another 1-0 loss after Malarney received a red card only 16 minutes into the game forcing the Rams to play shorthanded against a team predicted to finish high in the conference standings. The Rock’s lone goal came when Mitchell Walters scored from the middle of the field after a costly WCU turnover on their own side of the pitch.

Weiss made five saves in the game, and Marron again came on for the last 17 minutes. The Golden Rams men’s soccer team will take their 2-2 record to Philadelphia University on Tuesday for another nonconference tilt. Their next game is on Sept. 22 for a PSAC matchup against East Stroudsburg.

Travis Pearson is a fourth-year student majoring in English. He can be reached at TP651537@wcupa.edu.

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WCU honors former star and hero Statue Dedication from page 1

a statue in Horrocks’ honor was dedicated. The Michael Horrocks Foundation, along with the WCU Foundation and WCU athletic department, members, teammates, class- unveiled and dedicated a lifemates and hundreds of West sized bronze statue of Michael Chester brethren in attendance, Horrocks. In 1983, Horrocks led West Chester to its first win over the University of Delaware in 23 years. Horrocks made his first career start that day and led the Golden Rams to a 35-27 victory, despite entering the game as a 35-point underdog. Jess Guzzardo/ The Quad He Horrock’s daughter gives speech at statue dedication. finished his college

career with a 14-7 record in two seasons as West Chester’s starting quarterback. Horrocks later served in the U.S. Marine Corps following graduation, becoming a commercial pilot for United Airlines, after being honorably discharged from the military. The statue will be permanently placed at the bottom of the hill in the north end zone of Farrell Stadium overlooking the field. During the ceremony, in which Horrocks’ daughter spoke, citations and a mini replica statue were presented to Horrocks’ wife and children. As Christa Horrocks, Michael’s daughter said, “Heroes are remembered, but legends never die.” Michael Horrocks will never be forgotten by his family, his teammates or his classmates. LJ Harrell is a graduate student majoring in communication studies. He can be reached at LH639694@ wcupa.edu.

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WCU drops ball in home opener

By LJ Harrell Staff Writer

Numbers do not tell the full story. On Saturday, the West Chester University Golden Rams (0-2) outgained the No. 24 Edinboro University Fighting Scots (2-0) 398 yards to 204 yards. Unfortunately for West Chester, those numbers didn’t help them win their home opener. Edinboro made the Golden Rams pay for their five turnovers as they made it out of Farrell Stadium with a 16-14 victory on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. “It’s hard for me to really describe how I feel right now,” head coach Bill Zwaan said. “Because I am frustrated and disappointed

threw a pass that was intercepted by cornerback James Jackson for Edinboro on the third play of the game. Fortunately for Mattei and the Golden Rams, Cody Harris, younger brother for former Edinboro star quarterback Trevor Harris who is a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, returned the favor as sophomore cornerback Bob Sabol picked off an errant pass and returned it 12 yards. West Chester made the Fighting Scots pay for the turnover. Junior running back Jackson Fagan started the drive off with a 12-yard run for the Golden Rams first firstdown of the afternoon. Mattei found his rhythm as he found redshirt freshman Tim Keyser and White on consecutive plays. Two plays later, senior running

Lee.” The Golden Rams defense continued their strong play as they forced Edinboro into a turnover on downs on their next possession as Harris was not able to gain the first down on the ground. West Chester began their next offensive drive strong as Fagan and sophomore fullback Matt McLaughlin picked up a first down and Mattei hit Keyser for a 17-yard gain to get into Edinboro territory. But on the next play, Mattei threw a pass to an open Sean Beahan, but the ball bounced off of Beahan’s pads and into the hands of Jackson, who recorded his second interception of the game. The Fighting Scots offense took and the field and executed a 13-play, 49-yard drive in over five

Quarterback Mike Mattei fumbles the ball in the loss to Edinboro.

but I’m really concerned about how many mistakes there were. I think we are young and it does lead to some mental mistakes on the field. But when we drop passes that has nothing to do with youth.” “We basically shot ourselves in the foot all day,” true freshman running back/wide receiver Rondell White said. “We could have beaten these guys but we didn’t play to our full potential. Defense did their job but the offense kept turning it over and shooting ourselves in the foot.” Sophomore quarterback Mike Mattei, making his second career start for West Chester, didn’t have the best start to the game as he

back D’Andre Webb showed his speed as he took a handoff and scampered 31 yards down the right sideline for West Chester’s first touchdown of the season. “After the Delaware game, coach said he was going to start playing younger players,” White said of receiving more playing time. “Once my name is called I am ready to get out on the field and do what I have to do to help this team win.” “[White] sure is a good player,” Zwaan said. “We’re going to have to get him on the field even more. We’re trying to get him in during some key spots. Rondell did a lot of good things and so did LaRonn

possession. Senior linebacker Morty Hoey picked up the Golden Rams first sack of the afternoon on Harris forcing a three-and-out. When West Chester got the ball back, they started moving the ball down the field. On third-and-11 Mattei found senior wide receiver Dan DePalma for a 54-yard catch and run down to the Edinboro five-yard line. But again mistakes doomed the Golden Rams as Mattei couldn’t handle the next snap and the Fighting Scots nose guard Matt Caternolo fell on top of the fumble. West Chester outgained Edinboro 184-107 yards in the first half. The difference in the first half was the three turnovers by the Golden Rams. In the fourth quarter, Edinboro

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minutes to tie the game. On thirdand-13, from the West Chester 19-yard line, Harris found wide receiver Gary Nolen up the middle of the field for a touchdown to even the score at seven. The mistakes continued to amount for the Golden Rams throughout the rest of the first half. On third-and-15 from their own 11-yard line, Mattei tried to make a play on the run but ran into his own offensive lineman and fumbled the ball into the end zone, allowing Edinboro to pick up a safety and a 9-7 lead early in the second quarter. The West Chester defense put together another strong defensive

put together a quick drive to extend their lead. Harris found wide receiver Josh Brown for 24 yards and two plays later found Nolen for a 27-yard touchdown reception down the middle of the field once again, similar to his touchdown in the first quarter. On their next drive, West Chester moved down the field once again knowing they needed some points down by two scores. Fagan and Webb picked up a bunch of yards on the ground. Mattei hit Webb for a 21-yard catch and run. Keyser gained another first down for the Golden Rams on a 14-yard pass reception. Two plays later, Mattei was picked off once again

by free safety Kelley Ponsoll after the pass bounced off the pads of Beahan. When the offense came back onto the field Mattei drove the team down the field once again. He hit DePalma for 16 yards and White for 17 yards to get deep into Edinboro territory. Following a seven-yard sack by defensive end James Thomas, Mattei threw his fourth interception of the game as strong safety Dan Skelton came away with the turnover for the Fighting Scots. Down by two scores, the West Chester offense continued to fight. Mattei found freshman wide receiver LaRonn Lee for seven yards, Webb for eight yards, Beahan for 20 yards and Lee for 29 yards before hooking up with White for a 12-yard touchdown. This marked Mattei and White’s first collegiate touchdowns. Edinboro recovered the ensuing onside kick and came away with the victory. “It feels good to get the first one,” White said of his touchdown. “But I don’t like losing so once we lost the game the touchdown didn’t matter to me.” Mattei finished 22-39 for 321 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions. Webb led West Chester with 47 yards rushing and a touchdown. White finished with four catches for 52 yards and a touchdown. DePalma finished with a game-high 92 yards. Carl Barnes, John O’Donnell and Hoey finished with a team-high eight tackles. “Mike didn’t play that bad,” Zwaan said. “I thought he played well. Maybe one bad interception; his first ball was overthrown for an interception and I think that was him being very excited. The other couple interceptions the balls bounced off guy’s hands and into other guy’s hands. And the one at the end, the receiver ran the wrong route. Just way too many mistakes.” “We didn’t do good enough,” Hoey said. “They scored more points than we did. Defense did alright but we still have to fix a couple things to get better and try to make them score fewer points than we do. One step at a time, we have to get better on defense, get better on offense and get better on special teams.” Harris completed 12 of 15 passes for 110 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Michael Battles finished with a game-high 63 yards rushing. Nolen led Edinboro with five catches for 56 yards and two touchdowns. Next week, the Golden Rams travel to Slippery Rock for another cross-divisional matchup at 7 p.m. The game can be heard live and exclusively on 91.7 WCUR, www.wcur.org or www. redzonemedia.com. The PSAC East schedule opens up in two weeks on the road against the East Stroudsburg University Warriors. LJ Harrell is a graduate student majoring in communication studies. He can be reached at LH639694@wcupa. edu.


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Hey there everyone,

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Last week I made a couple of comments on the changes that have been taking place on campus over the summer, and I'm realizing I left one out that's created quite a stir on campus....

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Papercut. The most annoying little injury on the face [finger?] of the planet. Silly little cuts from shuffling pages or passing papers that bleed for too long and remain sore for longer. Naturally, they've built up a negative connotation. Now I also get to equate this word with my weekly number of pages that I'm allowed to print out while on campus, which has recently gained an equally unfortunate standing in my mind.

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Does everyone remember last semester when your weekly printing limit was 300 pages? I would often look at that number and wonder how in the world anyone would ever use that many pages a week, every week, and thought it was a total waste. Now, it seems my unspoken thoughts were responded to in the form of PaperCut - the university's new term for our weekly printing limit: 125 pages. "That's less than half!" you may exclaim. My reaction was more of an overlyexaggerated, hands-on-head, "Holy crow!" The reason behind my (and many others’) alarm was because this seemed like a drastic cut. As stated before, I did believe 300 pages a week was completely excessive, but now I'm caught in a terrible web of really needing to monitor what I can print and when. As an English major subjected to many classes using the new D2L system, many of my professors post .pdf files for students to print out and bring to class - moreso than using actual textbooks. When these classes meet multiple times a week, that adds up to a lot of printing. I personally ran out of pages by Wednesday of last week, and was therefore unprepared for several classes later on in the week due to not having a physical copy of the readings. From what I've observed, this has become a problem with many students of various majors, though many of the Quad staff (mostly English/Comm majors) have expressed frustration with the new, lower PaperCut. Another department that's been hit hard by the dramatically-lowered page cut is the theater program. Students working on theatrical productions throughout the semester are required to print out various copies of scripts, dramaturgical information and production notes. Oftentimes, the script alone for a show is over the current page limit, which requires students with printers to use the majority of their ink on non-academic writing, and those without to pay expensive rates at Staples or other office supply stores. The benefit to PaperCut is that it does indeed save needless pages that students would use for personal, non-academic reasons. The lower number requires students to plan for the number of pages that they can allow for personal vs. academic printing per week, and D2L and E-Reserves provide a way for students to avoid buying extra texts for several selections per book. The PaperCut counter is also a new tool, which allows students to see how many pages they have left on their printing limit every week. Though the decrease in pages was a definite benefit as a page-saving concept, most students were caught completely off-guard by the sharp drop in their printing limit. Hopefully students will be able to adjust to this new printing limit, but I know I'm going to save up the scraps of money I can for my own printer and ink from now on. peace to you all, TjT Editor-in-Chief ...A brief addition from the Newsdesk: When reading Tara’s editorial, I stopped at her mention of running out of paper by Wednesday. “Wednesday?”, I exclaimed. I was out of pages by 10a.m. Tuesday. As an English education major, I have some classes that don’t even assign textbooks, but rather note in the syllabus that “everything is available online.” My reaction? That’s awesome; one less book to buy. But then, I have a 60 page article for Tuesday, and a 65 page article for Thursday, and four other classes with articles responses and papers. Here’s the deal, West Chester. I pay a tech fee. It’s 116 dollars and, according to your website, the purpose is to “provide equitable access to technology resources.” I am NOT being provided equitable access at 125 pages a week. If you want to refund that fee, I’d be more than happy to buy myself some ink for my printer, but I don’t think that should be necessary. Do you? -Jenn


SEPTEMBER 13, 2010

OPINION & EDITORIAL

Independence as Independents Charlie Brenner

Special to The Quad

With the midterm elections only a few months away, we as Americans can expect to see the usual nonsense which accompanies the election season year after year - attack ads pointing fingers, political leaders dodging questions and issues and, of course, all of that red state / blue state speculation. As long serving Representatives and Senators return to their home states to face a largely bitter American public, we can expect to see many incumbents joining their constituents in the unemployment line this November. Voters on both sides of the political spectrum are disenfranchised with the status quo bureaucracy of Washington, and neither Republicans nor Democrats have a solid platform from which to campaign. That is why I have proudly registered myself as an Independent voter, and remain convinced that the key to fixing our broken Washington system comes from the American public depolarizing and voting from a neutral, unpartisan perspective. Being an Independent means just that - independent from commitment to two parties that quite frankly have failed in their obligation and duty to the public they serve. I grew up in a home with a liberal mother and a Fox News father, and I’ve smelled something

rotten cooking from both parties for quite some time. Republicans are desperate for leadership and direction as hard-core conservatives and the religious right take aim at the so called “progressive agenda” of tax and spend. And on the left, many serving under the Democratic Party are now distancing themselves from the current administration (just as Republicans did when President Bush’s numbers began to plummet), not wanting to be seen as aligned or involved with Obama’s deficit spending. Independent voters have the blessing of neutrality. We do not owe our allegiance to anyone but the American people, and in an election of such importance there can be no higher authority than the voting public. When someone enters the polling station as a Democrat or Republican, it is much more difficult to vote for “the other guy” and break party lines than to check “straight Democrat” or “straight Republican”. Even though voting is a private and intimate thing, we have been conditioned to believe that voting is a black and white issue; we’re right and they’re wrong. Being a member of a political party, a voter is swarmed with political propaganda and attack ads, which we are more inclined to accept without question from our own party (after all, why would our politicians lie to us?). Independence gives the voter clarity from all of

the finger pointing and name calling which has started to characterize American politics. Once I took myself out of the circus act and stepped back, I was able to see all of the tricks and illusions which help keep Americans’ attention on the center ring, as opposed to the behind-the-scenes mechanics of the political parties. And I think it is safe to say that behind the scenes is where the real show is in politics. People ask me whether I mind not voting in the primary elections, since as an Independent in Pennsylvania I am not graced with the right to vote in primaries. Put bluntly, I say “no”. I do not mind missing primary elections because ultimately my choices will be the same when the big elections come in November - “Do I vote for the joker on the left or the joker on the right?” Until a major party candidate comes along and truly blows me away to the point where I am compelled to support them and their party, I will remain firmly on the fence between left wing loonies and right wing radicals. After all, it is usually the middle of the road voters like me who get the most attention in the end. I think that for the time being, I’ll let the bureaucrats play tug of war over me and keep my independence as an Independent. Charlie Brenner is a student at West Chester University. He can be reached at CB679085@wcupa.edu.

An open letter to students By Barack Obama At colleges and universities across America, students are heading into the classroom, many for the first time. You’re taking part in a journey that will not only determine your future, but the future of this country. We know, for example, that nearly eight in 10 new jobs will require workforce training or higher education by the end of this decade. And we know that in a global economy, the nation that out-educates us today will out-compete us tomorrow. In the 21st century, America’s success depends on the education our students receive. That’s why soon after I took office I proposed an ambitious goal: by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. And over the past year and a half, we’ve been putting in place policies to help us meet this goal. First, we are making college more affordable. As students, you know why this matters. Over the past ten years, college costs have shot up faster than housing, transportation, and even health care costs. The amount student borrowers owe has risen almost 25 percent in just five years. This isn’t some abstract issue to me. Michelle and I had big loans to pay off when we graduated. I remember what that burden feels like. No one in America should be saddled with crushing debt simply because they sought an education. And no one should be denied a chance to make the most of their lives because they can’t afford it. That’s why we fought so hard to win a battle that has been raging in Washington for years over how to administer student loans. Under the old

system, taxpayers paid banks and financial companies billions of dollars in subsidies to act as middlemen – a deal that was very lucrative for them, but unnecessary and wasteful. And because these special interests were so powerful, this boondoggle survived for decades. But this year, we said, enough is enough. As a result, instead of handing over $60 billion in unwarranted subsidies to big banks, we’re redirecting that money to upgrade America’s community colleges and make college more affordable for nearly eight million students and families. We’re tripling the investment in college tax credits for middle class families. We’re raising the value of Pell Grants, and we’ll make sure they increase each year to better keep up with inflation. We’re making loan repayments more manageable for more than one million more students. Future borrowers can even choose an incomebased payment plan so that you don’t have to pay more than 10 percent of your salary each month. And if you go into public service, and keep up with your payments, your leftover student debt will be forgiven after 10 years. As part of this effort, we’re simplifying financial aid forms, too, by eliminating dozens of unnecessary questions. I’d also point out: one way we’re helping young people afford college is by helping them to afford health insurance. Because of the new health care law, young adults can stay on their parents’ health plans until they are 26 years old. Second, a college education needs to be more than affordable; it needs to prepare graduates for the jobs of the 21st century. Community colleges – undervalued assets in this country – are wellpositioned to lead this effort.

That’s why we’re upgrading these institutions by tying the skills taught in classrooms to the needs of local businesses in growing sectors of the economy. The third part of our higher education strategy is making sure more students complete college. Over a third of America’s college students, and over half our minority students, don’t earn a degree, even after six years. That’s not just a waste of money; it’s an incredible waste of potential that holds our country back. We don’t just need to open the doors of college to more Americans; we need to ensure that students walk back out of those doors with a degree in their hands. Of course, that depends on students. You are responsible for your own success. But there is more we can do to remove barriers to finishing college, especially for those earning a degree while working or raising a family. That’s why I’ve proposed a College Access and Completion Fund, to develop, implement, and evaluate new approaches to improving college success and completion, particularly for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. So we are making college more affordable, gearing the education you receive to the demands of a global economy, and taking steps to lift graduation rates. Because this is how we’ll retake the lead in producing college graduates. This is how we’ll help students like you to fulfill your dreams. And this is how we’ll ensure that America prospers in this new century, and that we harness the greatest source of our strength: the talents of our people. Barack Obama is the President of the United States of America.

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Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, Even though every semester we have only that one week to add or drop classes, I have to complain that it is only one week. I know that some people change their schedule right before classes start up again from summer break. I realize that people switch in and out of classes during the first week. This could be due to finding a class with a better starting time, or a different professor. I understand that it can be frustrating for a student and the professor when a student is entered into the class roll during the beginning of the semester. The student has work to make up and the professor has already started teaching the lesson. The other concept I don’t understand is why we only have one week to drop a class. After the add/ drop period, we have to withdraw from the class. I don’t think it’s enough time for a student to think about if they want to take the class still or not, no matter what the reasoning is. Granted, students do have a month and a half or so to withdraw from a course. I just feel that it would benefit students to have more time to decide if they wanted to drop a certain class. - Ginger Rae Dunbar, Features Editor

Recruitment fair grumblings

By Lisa DellaPorta Op-Ed Editor

I worked the involvement fair table for The Quad this past week. As a result, I now have a sunburn inconveniently shaped like the outline of my aviators, a handful of practicum students who have begrudgingly promised to write articles and a new appreciation for ice-cold bottled water. But over the course of the day, I noticed something sort of bothersome. This publication is an organization that continues to function on a budget that doesn’t allow much wiggle room. We spend our money wisely, and make a little more from advertisements you see in print every week. We do not, as a result, spend pointless amounts of money on swag for your possessive pleasures. Our table was located across from ROTC, next to the radio station and around the corner from various sororities and frats. I watched student after student walk past our table, arms full of tee-shirts and coffee mugs and key chains with sneers of disgust at our scantily outfitted display. Is-

sues of the current paper and complimentary jolly ranchers don’t get you as far as they used to, it would seem. When did getting excited about finding something on campus to be passionate about turn into an all out free for all of free stuff? Several students actually came right up to the table and asked not what our organization was, but what free stuff we had to give away. I’m all for being thrifty to get through college; it’s a subject very near and dear to me, actually. I just don’t appreciate how the new obligatory need for merchandise cheapens the whole recruiting process. To be honest, the best people I met at the fair this week were not dripping with the fruits of a quick walk around the quad. They sought us out, intentionally, with an interest in writing and publishing and serving the public. And once or twice, people actually said thank you for our offerings of candy. It never hurts to be polite. Lisa DellaPorta is a student at West Chester University majoring in English and secondary education. She can be reached at LD631585@wcupa.edu.

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Students have multiple options to obtain textbooks, save money By Lukas Jenkins Photography Editor

Textbooks. This article is already depressing... Remember when students simply went to school and the school district handled the textbooks? When students were assigned a book for the year or sometimes they would even stay in the classroom? Something changed all of that in the college realm – the textbook industry. Lets take a look into the system and explore the options in a nontransparent unfair textbook racket that occurs on the campuses of colleges and universities across the nation. Whether or not students should be responsible to purchase textbooks eight times in their college career, spending between $1,600- $8,000 or more, is a topic for debate and another article. One thing remains true regardless and that is: textbooks shouldn’t put a pinch on the checkbook. The first two weeks of the semester are painful as one hears of students’ horror stories with textbooks; some spending over $1,000. For students who have been in a bookstore during the first week of school, the lines to the cash register tell the stories. The reality is, at the end of the semester, if the book is to be used again and a new edition has not come out the student will only receive up to 50 percent of what they originally paid. Sometimes attempts at selling books back can be devastating, walking away carrying all but one of the books intended to sell back and only a few dollars in your pocket more than before. After paying attention for a while it is clear that professors are generally out of the loop as to how much students are charged for textbooks. After the semester is over many times the student is left with an empty feeling of

textbook under-use while having that SSI bookstore can ship ESS, MAT, CHE, etc.) on the floor been over-charged. While sitting books to a students home. New with arrows to follow around the in class, one might overhear this year the SSI bookstore can store in alphabetical order. another student contemplate deliver books to Allegheny, BranThe textbook industry is the purchasing a book due to past dywine, or University Halls. textbook industry. For now… under-use or receiving a good Students can have their books By consciously opting out of the course grade without reading waiting for them in their rooms traditional system, students can and only attending the lectures. before returning from the holiday change the textbook industry one Time and time again a textbook break. book at a time. Here are some will be selected and alternative options will only be used if any professors briefly in the class. require (multiple) Professors, realtextbooks. istically, should Renting of not concern themtextbooks has been selves with the cost around for years. of textbooks. UnforChegg.com opened tunately, with most its doors as an books costing $90 or online textbook more, the professors rental company in who are in touch 2003. For an alterwith the system are native and cheaper often appreciated by sources remain their students. Some undiscovered as the professors create textbook industry course packets makes over five ranging from $40 billion dollars each to $70 that focus year, according to on the content that www.educationbusiwill be covered in nessblog.com. class serving as the PHI 180 required student notebook “Perspectives on at the same time. Ethics” as the These may only be primary text. available from a Between the bookspecific bookstore(s) stores the best price due to their in-house obtainable was $63. or local publication. Reassessing the Some courses do not options Chegg.com require the purchase rents the book for Lukas Jenkins / The Quad of any printed $35 a semester. One materials at all. The costs of textbooks seems to be so high that students are looking for would be would be The professor has othter ways to obtain their textbooks for the semester and trying to save hard pressed to get obtained selected money by using sources other than the bookstores. back $30, making chapters from the even. textbook rather than require the Dynamic Bookstore has Another alternative is digital students to individually obtain different offerings also of worthy books. Various publishers offer a copy of the textbook. Some merit. Dynamic prides them- access codes to the same material, courses have the readings posted selves in specializing in used page numbers and all, online. on D2L (Desire to Learn). books with 75-80% of inventory This lightens the book bag, curbs The SSI bookstore in Sykes used. Used books usually means the buyback cycle as the access as well as Lieberman’s Dynamic lower prices, which is hard to codes are less expensive than the Bookstore both sell the required turn down. Also, students may printed text due to their expibooks for classes at WCU. find Dynamic easier to navigate ration, and is environmentally Students may not have known with department codes (i.e. PHI, friendly at the same time. Cours-

eSmart.com even has textbooks that have versions viewable on the iPhone, iTouch, or iPad. If students are looking to find better options next semester to obtain the required textbooks, follow these tips. First and foremost: relax. Nine times out of ten, even if a professor claims you will need the required textbooks on the first day of class (via email, D2L, etc.), they provide the first week as a grace period to acquire the materials. Talk to friends and peers in your major, especially those who took the same course or plan to take the course next semester, to aid in your purchase decision. Chances are the textbook will not change mid-year and a purchase agreement can be easily made. Shop around for the best price amongst the bookstores, Amazon, Craigslist, etc. Important note in regards to Amazon: signing up for a free trial of Amazon Student yields Amazon Prime shipping benefits for one year, that is free two day shipping. Students should consider renting textbooks. If they are not one of the newest editions they may be online for free – check Google books. Lastly, talk to the professor. They may be able to connect you with students from the previous semester who have copies of the textbook for sale. Also, some classes such as physics 130/140 use the same textbook. If one purchases the soft cover they only receive half of the full textbook making the hardbound a better investment if 140 is to be taken later. Similarly some classes such as general chemistry I & II, utilize the same text, which is useful to know so one does not sell back their book only to repurchase down the line. Lukas Jenkins is a third-year student majoring in geoscience: earth systems. He can be reached at LJ675538@wcupa.edu.

Students, friends attend the first home football game at Farrell Stadium with memorial service

The statue of Michael Horrocks was revealed to the fans at Farrell Stadium, where it stands. Horrocks was the quarterback at WCU. After graduation he became a pilot. He was a co-pilot on one of the hijacked planes that hit one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001.

People gathered to see the statue of Horrorcks, before and after the memorial. The football players touched the statue before walking on the football field.

Several students cheered at the game with face paintings of West Chester related symbols, including rams. Other students painted letters are their chests to support the football team.

Photos by Jess Guzzardo/ The Quad


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Students attend involvement fair to start off the fall semester

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More pictures from the involvement fair and football game

Fans cheered as Edinboro was called back to play the last 12.1 seconds in the second quarter.

Lukas Jenkins/ The Quad

The involvement fair, held in the academic quad, had tables surronding the pathwalks for students to find clubs of their interests.

Spectators watched from one of the hills overing seeing the football field. Most of them were in t-shirts made by SGA to honor Horrocks.

Jess Guzzardo/ The Quad

Jess Guzzardo/ The Quad

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