Post Tagged with: "students"

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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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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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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Pull Over! That Bag Too Packed!

March 31, 2014 10:29 pm3,285 comments
Photo: Flickr, College Student Studying

While finals are just about one month away, professors have begun to pile on the essays, presentations and exams, coincidentally all due on the same day or if you are lucky enough, the same week. You have that 10 page research paper due in your English 101 class by Tuesday […]

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How To: Stay in School and Not Give Up on Life

March 24, 2014 9:00 pm2,717 comments
Don't crack under the pressure.
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons - Bernard Goldbach (topgold)

It’s nearly midnight, you have an 8:30 AM bio-exam tomorrow, and it doesn’t look like you’ll be finished cramming ‘til 6. So what do you do: re-evaluate your life choices right now or cry in the corner and accept a life washing toilets at Mickey D’s? You could do both, […]

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Two Students Commit Suicide at The University of Pennsylvania

March 6, 2014 12:00 pm75 comments
Photo: Instagram

As college students, our lives can be very stressful. We’re under the constant pressure to do well in school, establish a career path, maintain a social life, deal with finances, and balance a healthy lifestyle all at the same time. So much is expected from us, and it can be […]

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Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Chat with The Tower

March 5, 2014 12:00 pm1,339 comments
Photo: Comedy Central

When Amy Poehler is producing your show and Fred Armison makes the first cameo appearance, you can pretty much assume that what you’ve created is worth watching. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the co-creators, co-writers and co-stars of the new Comedy Central series Broad City, deserve to be that confident. […]

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I’m Sorry, I Can’t Hear You Over How Comfortable My Leggings Are

February 22, 2014 8:00 pm637 comments
Photo by: M I T C H Ǝ L L

  I usually have no problem with whatever people decide to wear. It’s your body, dress it however you want. It’s no one’s business but your own. If you decide to wear booty shorts and a tube top when it’s two degrees outside, then maybe I will voice my opinion, […]

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Valentine’s Day on a College Budget

February 13, 2014 10:00 am693 comments
Photo by: fly

  In February there are just two words that can simultaneously evoke feelings of dread and anxiety in some, and a feeling of starry-eyed excitement in others: Valentine’s Day. Although people’s thoughts about this holiday range from it being ‘the most pointless day out of the year’ all the way to […]

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Double Major…Double Headache? Not Quite.

November 21, 2013 8:11 pm2 comments

Having a double major in college is an often overlooked yet controversial topic. Some people think it is a good idea and others think it is pure craziness. Although it can be argued that having a double major in college is just foolishness, I personally think the pros outweigh the […]

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