Media And Communication

Shubhechha Dhar Mar 9, 2018 10:57 am

Comfortable With the Uncomfortable

When I used to hear my name being called on in class to answer a question, my face would flush red. My chest would tighten up and breathing seemed like the most difficult thing to do. I feared that I would be judged, criticized, and evaluated based on what I said. And when the professors said...

Jasmin Ramirez Feb 15, 2018 7:00 pm

15 Songs to Get You on Your Study Grind

It is fascinating to me that our personalities determine what kind of music we find suitable for specific tasks. For example, some people put on artists like Drake or Post Malone to go to sleep, while I put on instrumental music that has NO lyrics because words distract me. I never thought of...

Olivia Armacost Dec 22, 2017 1:48 pm

Bailey Dickerson, Soon-to-Be Graduate at 19

What has your education been like thus far? When I first moved to North Carolina from Kansas, I went to my second semester of 8th grade. The high school I should have attended was in a rough part of town and not ideal. So instead, I decided to apply to what’s called a middle college...

Vea Ki-Tokelau Molitika Dec 22, 2017 10:54 am

Marnae ’16, on Moving on to Bigger Dreams

Graduating was the biggest accomplishment for me. I was able to move on to ‘bigger dreams,’ which for me is making music. As an entertainer, Arcadia was a breeding ground for connections and sharpening skills I already had. Looking back, it was the little things outside of the...

Nicole Gieselman Dec 15, 2017 5:56 pm

Valuable Lessons Not Learned in Lecture

College is really just a stepping-stone, the slightly uncomfortable transition period from childhood to adult life. Hopefully, we’ll develop the social and academic skills in the next four (or five, or six…) years necessary for our future success. In reality, though, it’s easy to waste these...

Nov 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Volunteer at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Members of the A.S.I.A. club volunteered at the 10th annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), which ran from Nov. 9 through 19. Students performed an array of tasks, including posting festival flyers around the community, creating tickets and all-access badges, collecting...

Sarah Adeniran Nov 14, 2017 10:04 am

Of Apps and Trees: Your Big Ideas Are Valid

Jared Edmund ’18 is not like most students. Pursuing both a BA in Entrepreneurship in Digital Media and an MBA at Arcadia University, Jared is already ahead of the game. And he has one more notable pursuit to add: his app, Memori Twyst. Jared has been designing Memori Twyst for over two years....

Shubhechha Dhar Oct 17, 2017 9:32 am

Finally, the Classroom I’ve Always Wanted

Classroom. It used to be that when I heard the word “classroom,” I pictured students fighting to stay awake while the professor droned on, driving students into mind-numbing misery. Not anymore. My idea of a classroom changed when I transferred to Arcadia as a sophomore this...

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Sep 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Publishes on Free Speech for Conservative Students

Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of English, published “There Should be Free Speech on College Campuses for Conservative Students, Conservative Speakers, and Liberal Professors” in the Huffington Post on Aug. 28. The op-ed addressed free speech on college campuses for conservative students at...

Aug 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Armstrong ’18 Presents at International Feminist Conference

This summer, Print Communications major Helen Armstrong '18 presented “Supernatural at the Crossroads: Slash Shipping and Female” at Console-ing Passions, an international conference for feminist media studies. Her presentation explored why young women and girls show particular interest in slasher...

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May 5, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Students Showcase Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students have been selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on Wednesday, May 10. After the 11 films are screened, a Q&A session will be held with some of the filmmakers. The students are Allison Nye ’20, Kristen Stedman ’19,...

Nicole Gieselman Apr 9, 2017 8:00 pm

Coming Face to Face With the Beast

There is a beast that stalks college students all around the world in the middle of the night. It creeps on all fours into their bedrooms, takes possession of their minds, and prevents them from doing the very thing they are in college to do: their homework. This beast comes in many forms:...