While California is known for its heat, a more serious weather phenomenon has taken over life in the golden state. California is currently the epicenter of one of the worst droughts since records began. Stretching across the west coast of the United States, and reaching into the Rocky Mountain States, […]
Numerous outbreaks of Ebola—an often fatal virus that causes weakness, fever, stomach pain, aches, diarrhea, vomiting, bleeding,...
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On Aug. 9, 18-year old Mike Brown was fatally shot in Ferguson, MO by Officer Darren Wilson of the...
By: Matt Dettra Amanda Schippers, soon-to-be-graduate of Arcadia University, sat on the edge of...
By: Francesca Mayr On Wednesday, Apr. 2, The Compass, Arcadia’s scholarly journal, officially...
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By: Kevin McCann On Sept. 8, TMZ released a graphic video of NFL running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancée in a New Jersey casino elevator. The clip caused Rice to be quickly released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL by commissioner Roger Goodell. This was […]Read more ›
On Aug. 9, 18-year old Mike Brown was fatally shot in Ferguson, MO by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department. Brown’s death sparked protests and police retaliation lasting for weeks on end. Yet, despite the chaos and confusion, Arcadia University has made creating a voice for those affected […]Read more ›
In response to startling statistics concerning the prevalence of sexual assaults against college-aged women, the White House has launched the “It’s On Us” campaign to reduce the number of attacks that occur on college campuses. According to President Obama’s speech at the launch of the “It’s On Us” campaign, about […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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. […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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!Read more ›