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Notes on articles from the
West Chester State College (Pennsylvania)
student newspaper, 1964

by Jim Jones

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West Chester University was known as West Chester State College from 1960 to 1982, and the student newspaper was called the Quad Angles (later shortened to The Quad in 1967). This file contains notes on some of the articles that were published in the student enwspaper during the school year.

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Barbara Wenlock, "West Chester Expansion Continues" in The Quad Angles (October 23, 1964), 1.

This article describes various building projects that were underway on campus including a new student center (Lawrence), the first phase of the new science building (Schmucker), "two Y- shaped dorms to accommodate women students" both seven stories and able to house a total of 892 students (Goshen and Tyson), and a third Y-shaped dormitory at the corner of Sharpless and New Streets that will have only six stories because of budget problems.

"West Chester Radio Station Adds New Segment to College Life" in The Quad Angles (November 19, 1964), 1.

West Chester State College's new radio station made its debut on Monday, November 16 at 8pm on 640AM radio. There are plans to broadcast every style of music, but the station currently owns no rock-n-roll records. During the hours when it is not on the air, it will rebroadcast WJBR-FM.

"College housing" in The Quad Angles (November 19, 1964), 1.

West Chester State College plans to increase its enrollment to 3800 next year. This will create further demand on housing, but all seniors will not be required to live off campus as someone had already proposed. Instead, seniors may chose to live in off-campus homes, private homes or in the town where they student teach. Students who are over the age of 21 have the right to live wherever they chose. The shortage should last only one year until the new dormitories are completed.

"How Green Was Our Campus?" in The Quad Angles (December 9, 1964), 2.

This editorial complains that students have recently begun to deposit litter on campus and to ignore the sidewalks by walking on the grass. The author wonders if it has anything to do with the proliferation of construction sites on campus.

"Briefs in the Day's News" in The Quad Angles (January 19, 1965), 1.

The `Lantern Coffeehouse' is located at 17 W. Union Street. It was started by a group of West Chester State College students led by Ms. Alda Marsh.

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