Media And Communication

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Anthony Carbonetta Feb 20, 2020 3:21 pm

The Process of Production: From Script to Scene

Let’s wind the clock back to the end of the fall semester. While most students were cramming for finals and chipping away at projects, I was focused on another enterprise. It was days before the semester ended, the rain had just picked up, and I needed all hands on deck in a graveyard....

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Erica Rosenthal Nov 27, 2019 10:40 am

Why an Individualized Major Was Right for Me

I have never been one of those people who have their entire future planned out. I never dreamed of being a teacher or firefighter. I’ve always flown by the seat of my pants when it comes to my future. That is a big reason why I took a semester off after high school. I didn’t know what I wanted to...

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Lashanna Bryant Nov 19, 2019 10:27 am

Arcadia Takes Over Comcast

There are only a handful of things that have happened in my life that have truly sculpted me as a person and, after this past summer, I believe one of those was working at Comcast NBCUniversal.  In a previous post, I mentioned that I was selected as an Emma Bowen Foundation...

Film club

Anthony Carbonetta Oct 30, 2019 3:50 pm

A Castle, a Camera, and a Script: Arcadia’s New Film Club

When you have a large, medieval-like castle within walking distance, the possibilities for film ideas are endless. Last fall, while working on scripts with my friend TJ Nartey ’20, we brainstormed all of the opportunities Arcadia’s campus offers for creative minds looking to capture magic with...

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May 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Jock ’20 Published by INSP News Service

Print communications major Kaitlin Jock ’20 published “The United States has a hostile architecture problem. Is public space becoming private?” with International Network of Street Papers (INSP) News Service on April 26 and Spare Change News on May 3. Jock’s article is critical of a recent movement...

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Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Deshpande Serves as Judge at 2019 Indian Film Festival

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, professor of Media and Communication, served as a judge on the Narrative Film Jury at the 2019 Indian Film Festival of LA (IFFLA) from April 11 to 14. The IFFLA, a non-profit organization that has been running for 17 years, is devoted to cultivating a greater appreciation...

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Apr 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Establishes Public Relations Student Society

Chris Mullin, instructor in the Department of Media and Communication, helped establish Arcadia’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). The society has over 300 chapters nationwide, with almost 10,000 members. Mullin, joined by Communication and Media Studies major...

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Lashanna Bryant Apr 9, 2019 3:22 pm

Double Major—Double Trouble?

When I first started attending Arcadia, I was an English major with a concentration in Creative Writing. For most of my life, I believed that that was the only thing I was good at. It was what I was known for, so I stuck with it. At first, I enjoyed it in its singularity. I was okay...

Nicole Gieselman Apr 1, 2019 2:15 pm

No More Taking Professors for Granted

It was the first day of class in my sophomore year. I was spending the semester abroad at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. The campus was gigantic; it was home to a dentist’s office, more than 40 restaurants, and almost 60,000 students. It took a full 20 minutes...

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Mar 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Buscher Named Program Director of Fleisher Art Memorial

Rob Buscher, adjunct professor of Japanese cinema and Asian American studies, was named program director of the Fleisher Art Memorial on Feb. 25. As program director, Buscher will oversee Fleisher’s exhibit programs, community outreach operations, and educational opportunities for adult and student...

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Mar 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

On BBC Mini-Series, Dr. Dwyer Talks About America’s Self-image in the 1980s

Dr. Michael Dwyer, associate professor of Media and Communication, appeared in the BBC Four documentary mini-series "American History's Biggest Fibs" on Feb. 1. On the show, Dwyer discussed the importance of the 1950s to America's self-image in the 1980s. The mini-series is hosted by the British...

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Jan 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Clark ’99 to Release Second Novel, Hands Up, with Wido Publishing

Stephen Clark ’99 is preparing to release his second novel, Hands Up, with Wido Publishing. In Hands Up, Clark explores the story of three protagonists who witness a police shooting. Clark describes this book as a “socially conscious thriller” that draws upon themes of racial tension and mutual...