Post Tagged with: "Arcadia University"

Grey Towers Castle Says Merry Chrismahanukwanzakah

December 4, 2014 3:38 pm40 comments
The Christmas Tree. Photo taken by Ciara Stone.

The holidays are finally here! Arcadia University invited all to join in on the castle lighting and winter season kick off this past Monday. The Society for Castle Restoration and the Honors Council collaborated on decking the castle with green garlands, boughs of holly, and glistening white lights. Hot chocolate […]

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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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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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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

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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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