Articles by: Natalie Marshall
Natalie is an International Studies major at Arcadia University.

Rhino poaching continues in South Africa

November 25, 2014 2:38 am5 comments

Most of the world’s rhinos are found in South Africa, but that might not be the case forever.  Rhino horns are in high demand in parts of Asia for their supposed healing powers, making the poaching of rhinos for their horns an increasingly prevalent issue in South Africa. According to […]

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Do They Know They’re Perpetuating Stereotypes of Africa?

November 16, 2014 1:07 am3 comments

On the weekend of Nov. 15, some of the most popular names in music got together to cover the 1984 Band Aid song “Do they Know it’s Christmas?”  The stars that participated in the cover range from U2’s Bono to the various members of One Direction. This time around, the […]

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Current Ebola outbreak is the worst in history

October 22, 2014 6:00 pm14 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Numerous outbreaks of Ebola—an often fatal virus that causes weakness, fever, stomach pain, aches, diarrhea, vomiting, bleeding, and difficulty breathing—have occurred throughout history since the first reported case in Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) in 1976. Of the several outbreaks of the disease, however, the recent outbreak is the worst […]

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Why Scots Are Better Off Without Independence (For Now)

October 20, 2014 7:00 pm2,661 comments
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About 55% of the Scottish people who voted in the Sept. 18 referendum for Scottish independence voted against it. However, in the United States, images of “Vote Yes” signs and pro-independence rallies dominated the news media leading up to the vote. My American classmates all seemed to really buy into […]

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White House implements ‘It’s On Us’ campaign

October 13, 2014 7:00 am3,260 comments
Photo provided by the Official U.S. Navy Page

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 […]

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Campus Fashionista: Adrianna Stahl

April 3, 2014 12:00 pm3,528 comments
Campus Fashionista: Adrianna Stahl

Adrianna Stahl, a senior Biology major and Spanish minor at Arcadia University, currently spends most of her time working on her thesis and preparing for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Columbia University next year. Despite her busy schedule, however, Stahl still finds time to put together polished outfits […]

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New band London Grammar delivers soothing sounds

March 26, 2014 12:19 pm