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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...

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Jul 9, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Republicanherald.com: Dicasimirro ’12 Graduates with Individualized Major

Republicanherald.com reported on July 8, that Gemma Marie DiCasimirro ’12 graduated from Arcadia University summa cum laude with an individualized bachelor's degree in strategic communications on May 18. She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Phi Beta Delta International Honor...

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Jun 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Color Amidst Concrete: Keswick Coffee House Displays Photography by Greene ’12

Photography can be a lonely enterprise. But Mountain-climbing, city-roaming adventurer Jared Greene ’12  is perfectly content in whatever environment he finds himself in, as long as he's snapping pictures. He arrived at this realization as he studied in Scotland and Australia through Arcadia’s...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsitem.com: Besser ’15 Named to Dean's List

Newsitem.com reported on June 14, "Amy Besser, a 2011 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School, has been named  to the dean's distinguished list at Arcadia University for the spring semester  with a 4.0 grade-point average. She recently traveled to London, England, for the spring preview. She is ...

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Jun 11, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch: Taylor ’14 Vies for the 'Miss New Jersey' Title

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch reported that Jennifer Taylor ’14 is competing for the title of Miss New Jersey at the Miss New Jersey Pageant, held at Music Pier, June 14-16. At Arcadia, Taylor is a Communications major and President of Arcadia University's Equestrian Club. Her Pageant platform is "To...

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Jun 11, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch: Taylor ’14 Vies for the 'Miss New Jersey' Title

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch reported that Jennifer Taylor ’14 is competing for the title of Miss New Jersey at the Miss New Jersey Pageant, held at Music Pier, June 14-16. At Arcadia, Taylor is a Communications major and President of Arcadia University's Equestrian Club. Her Pageant platform is "To...

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May 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Gemma DiCasimirro ’12: From ‘Seventeen’ to NBC

By Amanda Card ’12 It was only her senior year of high school when Gemma DiCasimirro ’12 applied and was accepted to be a Seventeen Magazine Reader Reporter, the first of many steps toward a promising future in media and communications. Once focused on pursuing a career in magazines, DiCasimirro...

Apr 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

‘A Spectacular Sight from Above’: Students Tour Inquirer Building with Atkins

By Michael Schwartz ’14 As Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Sally Downey described the newspaper’s history and daily operations, Larry Atkins’ awestruck students took in the massive press room—the chaos of papers strewn across desks and the rigid geometry of all the cubicles creating a dizzying...