Philadelphia

Oct 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Marcella Haddad ’18: ‘These Streets Told Stories’

Marcella Haddad ’18 grew up in one of California’s most culturally rich and diverse cities, San Francisco, so she wasn’t expecting to experience anything new and different on her first trip to Philadelphia. However, Haddad soon discovered that “these streets told stories.” As one tale unfolds...

Marcella Haddad Oct 8, 2014 8:00 pm

Keyword: Do Not Move

When I first set foot in Philadelphia, I was expecting San Francisco 2.0. At first, what I saw seemed to fit with this idea. There were towering buildings, cigarette-smoking, long-coat wearing people in the shadows, and, of course, the smells. But it didn’t take long wandering the city for me to...

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Sep 30, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Kevin Powers, Author of Philadelphia’s One Book Selection, to Speak at Arcadia on Oct. 8

Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers, author of the best-selling war novel The Yellow Birds, will speak at Arcadia University on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, will be in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium and will include a book signing. Powers’ book The Yellow Birds ...

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Nov 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Walks to End Domestic Violence—and Reunites with Beneficiary of Its Support

Editor's Note: On Oct. 22, more than 60 Arcadians participated in the Fourth Annual Walk to End Domestic Violence organized by State Senator LeAnna Washington. “I am very proud that so many Arcadia students, faculty, staff and family members joined me and Kim for the Walk,” says President Carl (...