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Feb 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Hidden Opponent Chapter Formed for Student Athlete Mental Health Advocacy

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s student athletes battle opponents on the court and in the field, but the hidden opponent is one that should not be overlooked.  The Hidden Opponent chapter at Arcadia was approved at the Dec. 1 meeting of the Student Government Organization (SGO) to be a...

Arcadia University student Rikki Rosenthal at the Global Cafe

Jan 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Arcadia’s campus, quiet for the past 10 months, again was alive with the sounds and sights of students as 355 approved residential students moved into Oak Summit and residence halls—many at single bedroom occupancy—throughout the week of Jan. 17. In addition to those living on campus, an additional...

Arcadia University student Mya Brown

Jan 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Brown ’21 Uses Design Skills to Help Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Mya Brown ’21 had dreamed of being a surgeon to help those suffering from Hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. However, after her first year at Arcadia University, she found her passion for art and will graduate this May with a...

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Jan 8, 2021 May Their Aye

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. presents Documentary Showing : Black American Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity in this week of Learning opportunities in the documentary showing of Black America Since MLK : And Still I Rise Part IV: "Touch the Sky" "This looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Hery Louis Gates Jr., exploring...

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Jan 8, 2021 May Their Aye

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. presents Documentary Showing : Black American Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity in this week of Learning opportunities in the documentary showing of Black America Since MLK : And Still I Rise Part III: "Keep Your Head Up High" "This looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Hery Louis Gates Jr...

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Jan 5, 2021 May Their Aye

King in the Wilderness

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King legacy and work join in the documentary viewing of "King in the Wilderness". Join us in the viewing of this personalized stories of the people who were around Dr. King during his life. This Documentary shows his vital role he played in the Voting Rights...

Mia Woo's photo of the Stonewall Inn

Mia Woo Jan 2, 2021 7:00 pm

PRIDE at Home: Finding Community in Isolation

I’ve probably (definitely) announced my sexuality on the Internet way too many times for many people’s liking, but here’s the thing—LGBTQ+ issues haven’t diminished in relevance. And I’m a firm believer that positive change starts with conversations. So let’s talk about this together.  [...

Communications students on computers

Danita Mapes Dec 29, 2020 7:00 pm

Loco Mag: Arcadia’s Hidden Gem

As a bright-eyed freshman, I wanted to experience all that Arcadia had to offer. So when Lisa Holderman, chair of the Media and Communication department, recommended I take a practicum related to my interest in journalism, I jumped at the chance. Practicums at Arcadia aren’t just...

Student drawing a skull

Garrett Davies Dec 28, 2020 7:00 pm

Need Your Flow State Activated? Try a Hobby

Today, people consume much more than they produce. This isn't inherently an issue in society, but I think that the value and rewards of producing something by yourself are often overlooked. Hobbies are activities that are done regularly for leisure and can include a wide variety of things....

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Dec 24, 2020 May Their Aye

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. presents Documentary Showing : Black America Since MLK: and Still I Rise

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity in this week of Learning opportunities in the documentary showing of Black America Since MLK :And Still I Rise Part I: "Out of the Shadows".  "This looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Henry Louis...

Red sweatshirt showing Skolka's dog wearing a face mask design

Dec 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Skolka ’21 Helps Animal Rescue Raise Funds This Holiday Season

Graphic Design major Courtney Skolka ’21 thought her recent Visual Communications project wouldn’t go any further than the classroom. However, after sharing her design with Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia, they’ve collaborated to launch a fundraising campaign this holiday season. Until...

Female arcadia university student on computer in front of grey towers castle

Dec 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Netflix, Disney, Tik Tok—Arcadia Builds Community Around Common Interests

How do you stay engaged outside of the classroom in a virtual setting? In an attempt to answer this question, Engagement and New Student Programs launched the UKnighted Communities of Interest (UCI) in October. The 21 UCIs are designed to connect students to each other through common interests....