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How to Not Graduate College as a Misanthropist

May 1, 2014 12:00 pm0 comments
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I can’t lie, for most of the last year, I’ve hated school. That’s probably not an uncommon sentiment, especially at this time of year with stress from finals at a peak. But I’m not talking about the hate that subsides once the hard assignments are over. I mean hate as […]

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A Senior Profile: Amanda Schippers

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A Senior Profile: Amanda Schippers

By: Matt Dettra Amanda Schippers, soon-to-be-graduate of Arcadia University, sat on the edge of the water feature on campus, letting the sun beat down on her. “I love it out here,” she said. “Especially in the spring time. There’s so much color.” She smiles and turns. “I was almost positive […]

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Selfies and Smartphones, Oh My!

April 28, 2014 4:29 pm3 comments
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By: Laura Leeds I don’t own a smartphone. The camera on my phone is from 2009, and I’m lucky that it’s even capable of taking photos. Before you gasp in horror, I will say that I’m not your typical 20-year-old college coed. I’m a part-time adult student with a full-time […]

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Knights of Arcadia: Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale

April 25, 2014 12:30 pm0 comments
Knights of Arcadia: Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale

Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale are LARPing , or live action role playing, on Haber Green during Spring Fling. LARPing has recently become a common activity on campus. According to Byron, “It is a great way to relieve stress, and it’s a lot of fun…especially when there’s is a castle on […]

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Campus Fashionista: Charlene Grauer

April 21, 2014 11:34 am1 comment
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By: Sierra Altland Charlene Grauer, a junior Cultural Anthropology major and Spanish minor at Arcadia University, brings a diverse, free-flowing flair of patterns and textures to her fashion aura. Her Zen, care-free, calm nature shines through her style with the same fluidity and smoothness as she carries herself around campus. […]

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‘The Compass’ Launch Party Launches Ideas

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By: Francesca Mayr On Wednesday, Apr. 2, The Compass, Arcadia’s scholarly journal, officially launched after over a year of preparation by students and faculty. The Compass is a peer-reviewed, student-directed, online forum for undergraduate academic work, absorbed by the Honors Program in 2012. With the leadership of Honors Program Co-Director […]

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SCR Quidditch Cup 2014

April 18, 2014 12:30 pm0 comments
SCR Quidditch Cup 2014

Sponsored by the Society of Castle Restoration, this years Quidditch Cup 2014 took place on Sunday, April 6. Teams present included the  Hufflepuffs, the Dueling Dragons, and the Flying Phoenixes, with the cup going to the The Murdering Marauders! Congratulations to everyone!

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Knights Abroad- Preview 2014: Global Expo

April 16, 2014 12:30 pm0 comments
Knights Abroad- Preview 2014: Global Expo

Just last week, our very own world travelers shared their experiences with the Arcadia community at the Global Expo, celebrating the 21st Preview.  First year and transfer students had the opportunity to travel to Rome, London, South Korea, Ireland, and Costa Rica, just to name a few.  

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The Compass is launched!

April 14, 2014 12:30 pm0 comments
The Compass is launched!

A few weeks ago, the Compass, Arcadia’s scholarly journal was launched! The event was a success, with attendance by the Provost, several professors, as well as past and future editors.  The Compass features the scholarly work of Arcadian students as well as students from the neighboring Rutgers University. Be sure […]

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Review: ‘fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life’

April 11, 2014 4:00 pm0 comments
Review: ‘fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life’

Last Spring, Kathryn Petersen’s Theater for Young Audiences class came across a theatrical adaptation of Carson McCullers’ famous novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, commissioned by Steppenwolfe Theater in Chicago. Around the same time that the play was commissioned, Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi committed suicide after being outed and […]

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