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Mar 25, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

USA Today College: Issac ’14 Speaks Out About Poverty Among College Students

On March 20, USA Today College published an article by Print Communication major Christopher Issac ’14. “My journey: Going to college while going into poverty” focuses on Issac’s struggle to maintain emotional and financial stability in the wake of his parents’ divorce. I never became homeless, but...

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Mar 20, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Moves Like Madison: An Interview with Band of Artists

Sutie Madison ’11, Director of Band of Artists, studied painting throughout college. However, a course with Alan Powell inspired her to focus on another expressive medium—video—and challenged her to think about dance and disability differently. In her first assignment for the class, Madison, who’s...

Mar 15, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Professor Presents Free Lecture on Tacita Dean and the Soul of Film, March 20

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, Professor and Chair of Media and Communication at Arcadia University, presents “Tacita Dean, Celluloid, and the Soul of the Film: Analog and Its Other”on Wednesday, March 20. The free lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Commons Great Room, with a reception at 6 p.m....

Feb 15, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Deshpande Puts Tacita Dean’s ‘JG’ in Context

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, Professor and Chair of Media and Communication, recently posted a reflection on Arcadia University Art Gallery's current exhibition, JG: a film project by Tacita Dean. Having briefly spoken with the artist before her the film's debut and lecture on Feb. 7, Deshpande provides...

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Feb 4, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Deshpande on ‘FILM’: Dean Keeps the Celluloid Medium Alive

On Jan. 31,  Dr. Shekhar Deshpande , Professor and Chair of Media and Communication, published "Tacita Dean-The materiality of the signifier" on His Blog,  World Cinema . The article addresses  FILM , Tacita Dean's 2011 installation in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, and the artist's return to...

Jan 29, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Tedesco ’15 Trains for Music Industry Success

Brittany Tedesco ’15 has never known life without music and couldn’t imagine a future without it. So, looking to merge passion with profession, she set her sights on the ever-changing music industry. Interested both in music production and performance, Tedesco knew she would need the right...

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Nov 16, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Epoch Times: Torley ’11 Covers de la Renta's Couture for Kids

Epoch Times featured an article by Marykate Torley ’11 titled "Oscar de la Renta’s Couture for Kids" on Nov. 11. The piece recaps the spring 2013 children's wear runway show. Torley earned a B.A. in Print Communications from Arcadia University in 2011 and is currently pursuing a master’s with Full...

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Oct 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Torley ’11 Publishes Article on Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

On Oct. 3, The Epoch Times published "Two Major Beauty Companies Lead in Cruelty-Free Compassion," an article written by Marykate Torley ’11. Torley reports on John Paul Mitchell Systems and Urban Decay, companies that have refused to sell their lines in China, where animal testing is required for...

Oct 5, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mixer Offers New Students Path to Major, Career

The student-run event connected freshmen to Career Education staff and services. By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 As students attending the Career Education Mixer sank comfortably into the Stein Fireplace Lounge's patterned chairs, Jayson Flores ’14 offered an energetic greeting and a...

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Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Dwyer Presents on Media Nostalgia in Online Scholarly Forum

Dr. Michael Dwyer, Assistant Professor of Media and Communication, will present “Raphael Saadiq’s Soul Memories” on Thursday, Aug. 30, as part of In Media Res, an online scholarly forum about contemporary approaches to studying media. The presentation is part of this week’s theme: media nostalgia...

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Aug 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly Post Features Atkins Article on Human Exploration of Mars

On Aug. 10, Philly Post published "We Should Be Packing Our Bags for Mars Right Now" by Larry Atkins, Adjunct Professor of Journalism. The article follows the landing of Curiosity, the $2.5 billion Mars rover, and speculates about sending humans to the Red Planet in the future. Despite the risks,...

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Aug 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Dwyer Publishes Paper on Recontextualization of 'Oldies' in Reagan Era Films

Dr. Michael Dwyer, Assistant Professor of Media and Communication, recently published “The Same Old Songs in Reagan-Era Teen Film” in the summer 2012 issue of Alphaville. The abstract follows: This article examines the recontextualization of 1950s rock in the form of “Oldies” in teen films of the...