Articles by: Rachel Parnell

Rewarding Greatness: Malala Accepts the 27th Annual Liberty Medal Award

November 1, 2014 1:23 am4 comments
Photo Credit: Southbank Centre

Malala Yousafzai was awarded the National Constitution Center’s prestigious Liberty Medal.

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Grey Towers Castle Gets Transformed to Spooks Galore

October 27, 2014 10:17 am14 comments
Grey Towers Castle Gets Transformed to Spooks Galore

On Oct. 25, the Society for Castle Restoration put on the Haunted Castle, a favorite of Arcadia University’s many traditions, in light of the upcoming, long-awaited Halloween. This year the theme of the event was “Mr. Harrison’s Toy Shop,” featuring rooms dedicated to broken dolls, marionettes, a twisted tea party, and […]

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The Fight for Philadelphia’s Schools

October 25, 2014 11:56 am1 comment
The Fight for Philadelphia’s Schools

In early October, Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission voted to cancel a labor contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers union in order to save money. In fact, the SRC says the decision will save $54 million this year. Starting in December, individual teachers would be required to pay between $27 […]

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Figuring Out Ferguson

October 16, 2014 9:00 pm32 comments
Photo provided by Arcadia University Flickr;
Photographer: Amy Jordan '17.

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 […]

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