Articles by: Melissa Anderson
Opinion Editor of The Tower. Print Communications major. Aspiring writer and world traveler.

Can I Get an Amen?

April 8, 2014 9:00 pm26 comments
Can I Get an Amen?

The strength of a small town was displayed on Sunday, Apr. 7 when the Westboro Baptist Church decided to picket Moore, Oklahoma. The controversial group was able to obtain a permit that allowed them to schedule a thirty minute protest at 2:00 p.m., but the protest didn’t even last ten minutes. […]

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Why I Don’t Regret My Tattoo and Neither Should You

February 16, 2014 12:00 pm5,352 comments
Photo by: Nano Anderson

I still remember my mother’s face when she found out I got a tattoo. I could see how scared she was to see what it was. The distress that was on her face got me thinking. Was she worried I’d gotten a “tramp stamp”? How about the ever-famous infinity sign? […]

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Addicted to Breaking Bad? AMC May Have Your “Fix”

November 21, 2013 11:51 am1 comment

(*Note: This article contains spoilers from the series finale of Breaking Bad.)  After five years on AMC, the hit series Breaking Bad finally came to a close with an episode that kept audiences all over the country on the edge of their seats. On Sept. 29, TV by the Numbers […]

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Building Worlds Through Storytelling

November 11, 2013 2:12 am1 comment

Jamar Nicholas joined the Arcadia community on October 28th to have a panel discussion along with Mike Manly and Matthew Borgen. They discussed Nicholas’ exhibit and covered the topic of storytelling. As a cartoonist for comic companies such as Marvel, Manly offered his insight during the discussion. Borgen, a comic […]

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College Takeover in Philly

September 30, 2013 8:03 pm1 comment

Colleges from all over the city were invited to participate in the annual College Day on the Parkway in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 28th. Museums up and down the parkway opened their doors and offered free admission to anyone with a College ID. Campus Philly kept the activities rolling in […]

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The One and Only: Noah

September 24, 2013 11:57 am1 comment

Noah Guthrie, known as “1noah” on YouTube, shared his talent with Arcadia on Sept. 20 as he played some covers and original songs. With over 45 million views and counting, the nineteen-year-old recording artist is making a name in the music scene and he isn’t planning on leaving any time […]

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