Articles by: Ciara Stone
A student at Arcadia University and the Copy Chief of The Tower newspaper, Ciara Stone is currently studying Communications with concentrations in the Corporate, Print and Video aspects. Studying and traveling abroad has allowed her to gain a global perspective, in which she actively applies her new found knowledge in her academics and daily routine.

Getaway For The Holiday With A Longwood Christmas

December 5, 2014 11:17 am6 comments
Lit Trees at Longwood Gardens. Photo taken by Ciara Stone.

Looking for a place where your holiday enthusiasm can boast free without the anti-spirited downers? Longwood Gardens presents A Longwood Christmas, held from late November to early January every year. It is about a one hour drive from Arcadia University’s campus and offers free parking for guests. Student tickets range […]

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Grey Towers Castle Says Merry Chrismahanukwanzakah

December 4, 2014 3:38 pm40 comments
The Christmas Tree. Photo taken by Ciara Stone.

The holidays are finally here! Arcadia University invited all to join in on the castle lighting and winter season kick off this past Monday. The Society for Castle Restoration and the Honors Council collaborated on decking the castle with green garlands, boughs of holly, and glistening white lights. Hot chocolate […]

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Bring Holiday Cheer to the Less Fortunate through Volunteering

November 24, 2014 3:49 pm81 comments
Philabundance by buildOn, Flickr

The holidays are just around the corner, which means loads of stuffing, fat turkeys, decorative wrapped gifts, and cheer. The excitement erupts in unison when family and friends reunite to spread love and warmth. However, not everyone can enjoy unforgettable moments like the ones to come due to the lack […]

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Three Quick and Dirty Tips for Senior Commuters to be Social

November 4, 2014 1:40 pm2 comments
Stressed College Student by CollegeDegrees360, Flickr

For the class of 2015, it’s senior year! And if you are a commuter, you just might be freaking out. Being a commuter has its challenges, especially when most of your responsibilities outside of attending classes are all located off-campus. Some non-resident students have mastered the art of balancing school, […]

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Pull Over! That Bag Too Packed!

March 31, 2014 10:29 pm3,285 comments
Photo: Flickr, College Student Studying

While finals are just about one month away, professors have begun to pile on the essays, presentations and exams, coincidentally all due on the same day or if you are lucky enough, the same week. You have that 10 page research paper due in your English 101 class by Tuesday […]

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What’s the problem with commuters?

March 7, 2013 11:47 am0 comments
SEPTA Main Line, Wikipedia.

Arcadia University is no Penn State; however, it is filled with different activities and events planned every week for students to interact with the campus community. How about the commuters? All of Arcadia’s student body is clearly invited to participate in offered events, but do students who commute feel that […]

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Philadelphia Auto Show 2013

January 21, 2013 11:37 am1 comment
Lamborghini Gallardo 2013 Philadelphia Auto Show by Speeder1, Flickr.

The annual auto show proved to be a teasing success as it promoted new car models and well preserved vehicles of the century. Hosted in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center located downtown, the 2013 Philly Auto Show was held from January 19th to the 27th. A mass variety of vehicles […]

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First Friday Opens the Streets to Art Lovers

November 5, 2012 11:22 am2 comments
First Friday, Philadelphia, PA by Ruth Debard..., Flickr.

Art lovers stormed the streets with excitement as First Friday showcased the talents of different artists. Held on the first Friday of every month between 5 to 9 p.m. in Old City, Philadelphia, this event brings together different paintings, sculptures, and photographs of artists everywhere. Collaboratively working together, approximately 40 […]

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Eastern State Penitentiary’s “Terror Behind the Walls”

October 24, 2012 8:12 pm0 comments
Everyone by Caitlin Welge, Flickr.

  Rated one of the top best haunted houses in America, Eastern State Penitentiary wowed the public again as the creatures of the night came to life. Open most nights from September 21st to November 10th, Eastern State charges $40 at the Front Gate, but offers discounts when tickets are […]

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There For Tomorrow at The Barbary

October 6, 2012 8:01 pm0 comments
There For Tomorrow by Allie Dearie, Flickr.

The crowd went wild as There For Tomorrow promoted its most recent album The Verge. Released in June of 2011, the 4 member boy band rocked The Barbary in South Philadelphia on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Set in an intimate setting of, perhaps, no more than 40 attendees, There For […]

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