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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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Dorm Life: September Open House

October 5, 2014 12:34 am17 comments

“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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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: 2014 Post-season Preview

October 1, 2014 1:07 pm1 comment
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons -- SD Dirk

Every year, as the weather starts to get cooler, hockey and football start up again, and major league baseball comes to a close. While professional baseball of some sort is being played somewhere almost all year round, most of us are paying much more attention to the Division and League […]

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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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How to Not Graduate College as a Misanthropist

May 1, 2014 12:00 pm6,235 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons - University of Exeter

I can’t lie, for most of the last year, I’ve hated school. That’s probably not an uncommon sentiment, especially at this time of year with stress from finals at a peak. But I’m not talking about the hate that subsides once the hard assignments are over. I mean hate as […]

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A Senior Profile: Amanda Schippers

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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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Selfies and Smartphones, Oh My!

April 28, 2014 4:29 pm2,483 comments
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons - 55laney69

By: Laura Leeds I don’t own a smartphone. The camera on my phone is from 2009, and I’m lucky that it’s even capable of taking photos. Before you gasp in horror, I will say that I’m not your typical 20-year-old college coed. I’m a part-time adult student with a full-time […]

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Knights of Arcadia: Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale

April 25, 2014 12:30 pm14 comments
Knights of Arcadia: Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale

Byron McDaniels and Owen Hale are LARPing , or live action role playing, on Haber Green during Spring Fling. LARPing has recently become a common activity on campus. According to Byron, “It is a great way to relieve stress, and it’s a lot of fun…especially when there’s is a castle on […]

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Campus Fashionista: Charlene Grauer

April 21, 2014 11:34 am