Class Of 2020

Mar 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

First-Year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

Nearly 400 first-year and transfer students are preparing to embark on Arcadia University’s 24th annual Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides participants with a taste of study abroad. This year, 385 students and 35 faculty and staff will spend spring...

Hannah Faulkner Mar 5, 2017 7:00 pm

What to Do Without Hairy Coos

It’s midterm season here in Stirling, Scotland, and that means a lot of library visits, late nights, and, of course, reading week. Reading week is a break, typically right before midterm exams, and then another week before final exams. I managed to muster up enough motivation to finish...

Feb 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Peace Corps Panel Shares Experience Serving Abroad

By Jess Derr '20 On Feb. 15, five former Peace Corps volunteers visited Arcadia to share with students their experiences serving abroad and answer questions from students interesting in participating with the Corps. Panelists included Angela Ayukachale, who served in Cameroon from 1995 to...

Hannah Faulkner Feb 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Defeating Dumyat

It’s been almost 10 months since I committed to Arcadia, but occasionally I’m still hit with the question: “What made you choose that university?” In all honesty, it was a combination of a lot of small things, as well as one big thing. That big thing was the fact that Arcadia is...

Dec 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

First-Year Students Explore ‘Selfie’-Portraiture as Fine Art in the Digital Age

Can selfies show artistic expression? The “Fine Art in the Digital Age” exhibition in the Judith Taylor Gallery (Landman Library) explores this question through student-produced “self-portraitures” that combine classic self-portraits with modern selfies. Running through Dec. 14, the exhibition...

Spencer Potts Oct 24, 2016 8:00 pm

Is Arcadia Haunted?

Arcadia has a rich history of ghost stories, as if the haunted castle isn’t a big enough indicator of that. The campus is brimming with rumors of secret lovers dying on campus and hidden tunnels connecting long-forgotten buildings. The Society for Castle Restoration (SCR), a club...

Spencer Potts Oct 5, 2016 8:00 pm

Milkshakes and Nirvana

As I moved into my dorm, my mind was flooded with information – new names, new places, and new habits to acquire – but most of all, milkshakes, ice cream and other products that disagreed with my lactose intolerant self. It wasn’t long before I found water ice and ice cream in the dining halls, but...

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