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Humna Rub Mar 14, 2020 8:00 pm

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

The primary election in Pennsylvania is on April 28. Democrats and Republicans will be heading to the polls to vote for who they want on the ticket to lead their party. The Democratic party that once had more than 20 candidates is now down to Bernie, Biden, and Gabbard. The Democratic candidates...

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Nicholas Schiavo Mar 12, 2020 5:02 pm

Dance All Knight

A few weeks ago, before our lives got flipped upside down, Arcadia hosted its very first THON™ to raise money for kids with cancer. My roommates, Lydia Mossuto and Kelly Muntzenberger, convinced me to attend, and all I can say is: It did not disappoint.  There were games, food,...

Philadelphia Convention Center atrium

Caitlin Joyce Mar 4, 2020 7:00 pm

Out of the Audience and Into the Spotlight

For many years, cosplay has been my outlet for self-expression and embracing different aspects of my identity (I wrote a blog post dedicated to my cosplay journey here!). In the past, creating matching cosplays was something I usually shared between my girlfriend or a friend, but this semester I...

Easton pond and cafe

Jasmin Ramirez Mar 2, 2020 7:00 pm

How to Handle a Burnout

I overheard a professor once saying that the majority of students at Arcadia balance a job, internship, and full-time classes. It is funny because I myself have taken on that load, and I know that I often get burned out. Having been there, I’ve got a few tips for you on handling burnout...

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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....

Environmental Network

Lashanna Bryant Feb 14, 2020 7:00 pm

Arcadia Goes Green

Student Olivia Grajewski discusses the mission and goals of Arcadia’s Environmental Network, a student club dedicated to green initiatives.  What is the mission of your club?  We help Arcadia students appreciate and learn more about the environment. We also promote and protect...

View of Glenside sign at the Glenside train station with a SEPTA train behind it

Omar Odom Feb 5, 2020 4:26 pm

The Benefits of Being a Part-Time Commuter

After graduating with my associate’s degree in Liberal Arts at the Community College of Philadelphia, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted from my university education. I was positive that I wanted to be a Creative Writing major. I had trouble keeping up with 3+ classes at once, so part-time...

Male student onstage in great room singing during glow karaoke.

Heidi Specht Jan 10, 2020 11:57 am

The Importance of Cross-Cultural Events on Campus

As a senior who lives off campus, I don’t have much time to attend on-campus events. Arcadia offers a variety of events, but I had to consider which were most important to me, the types that are really popular here, and what has attributed to those successes.  One major aspect came to mind...

Two female students sitting on beds in dorm room working on laptops.

Anthony Carbonetta Jan 7, 2020 12:20 pm

The Resident Resolution

Over my three years at Arcadia, my living spaces have varied tremendously. I’ve had the chance to live in a dorm, suite, and an apartment in Oak Summit, and I’ve found that not every approach works for everyone. If you’re considering a change, here are the pros and cons of the room types on campus...

Two students visit a table in the great room with a rainbow flag next to it.

Mia Woo Jan 3, 2020 11:02 am

Finding My Pride On Campus (and Learning to Love It)

I discovered PRIDE Club at the activities fair as a freshman—the rainbow flag draped over the table caught my eye. I was out back then, but I wasn’t proud yet. I was too anxious to sign up, so I let myself look at the table for a second longer before walking past it and pretending to...

Male professor sits talking to one male student and one female student.

Heidi Specht Jan 3, 2020 10:10 am

Faculty: A Senior’s Secret to Success

As a senior, I find myself (more often than I care to admit) reflecting on my past four years at Arcadia, what I might have done differently, and what I am grateful for. The one thing that always comes to mind is the importance of connecting with faculty on campus.  As a...

Jessica Derr Jan 2, 2020 4:47 pm

Coping with Concussions

It is the middle of a lacrosse game in late April when the Stevenson girl I’m defending starts talking to me about her plans for after the game, her desires to study abroad, her opinion of the men’s lacrosse players heckling from across the stadium. Though conversations may happen on the field,...