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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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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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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Dorm Life: September Open House

October 5, 2014 12:34 am17 comments
Dorm Room by TJAVIARA TJAVARIVA MBAEVA, Flickr.

“WELCOME TO CASTLE 209” said the whiteboard bright and early Sunday morning on Sept. 28, the first Arcadia open house of the semester. Under a motivational quote written in expo marker, two college students currently living in Arcadia’s iconic castle whispered to each other, frantically wondering and worrying if the addition of […]

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A Senior Profile: Amanda Schippers

May 1, 2014 11:00 am990 comments
A Senior Profile: Amanda Schippers

By: Matt Dettra Amanda Schippers, soon-to-be-graduate of Arcadia University, sat on the edge of the water feature on campus, letting the sun beat down on her. “I love it out here,” she said. “Especially in the spring time. There’s so much color.” She smiles and turns. “I was almost positive […]

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‘The Compass’ Launch Party Launches Ideas

April 21, 2014 11:32 am4,092 comments
Photo by: Jennifer Clark

By: Francesca Mayr On Wednesday, Apr. 2, The Compass, Arcadia’s scholarly journal, officially launched after over a year of preparation by students and faculty. The Compass is a peer-reviewed, student-directed, online forum for undergraduate academic work, absorbed by the Honors Program in 2012. With the leadership of Honors Program Co-Director […]

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