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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3 Most instagram-worthy fall foliage sites near campus

November 4, 2014 1:22 pm61 comments
Photo by Mike Serfas

Even though the weather is getting colder, there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beauty and wonder of the fall season. As William Cullen Bryant stated, “Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile,” it is your perfect chance to get outside and visit the Philadelphia area’s most scenic places. […]

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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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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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Arcadia students trek to Philly’s biggest student event College Fest

October 7, 2014 12:20 am6 comments
Zombies visiting from Eastern State Penitentiary.

Bright and early Sept. 27, college kids from all over greater Philadelphia were getting ready for the Campus Philly College Fest events. Arcadia provided round trip train tickets to students, and many First Year Seminar courses offered to help get students downtown to the museums and the festivities epicenter in […]

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Hate crime in the ‘City of Brotherly Love’

September 25, 2014 11:24 am5 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons -- daBinsi

On Sept. 11, a gay couple was brutally attacked in Center City Philadelphia on their way to dinner by a group of two men and six women, all of whom were allegedly under the influence. According to a witness, the party of eight asked the two men if they were […]

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