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Olivia Armacost Nov 15, 2017 1:21 pm

Experience That Fun High— No, Not That Kind

Fact: Not every college student likes to party. Now wait, before you X out, this is not a post to rag alcohol or irresponsible behavior. But for students who aren’t part of the party scene, there are alternatives for a different kind of entertainment that can get you that fun high without the, well...

William Snell Nov 7, 2017 11:24 am

Mid-Semester Stress Busters

Sixth week evaluations are a distant memory and, at this point, most of us just want the semester to be over already. Even though school can be rough, it is important to try to make the most of your free time by enjoying yourself on and around campus as much as you can. A lot of people tend...

Shubhechha Dhar Nov 3, 2017 12:02 pm

Namaste, Konichiwa, Ni Hau, Xin Chào and Salaam!

I remember waving to my family from the other side of the departure gate at the airport with a wide range of emotions as I set to embark on my new college journey. Although I was thrilled at the opportunity of living in a new country, the reality of leaving home for four long months was...

Doriane Feinstein Oct 27, 2017 12:24 pm

This Feels Right

Summer was pretty incredible. Not just because of the countless trips to the beach or time to catch up with friends. I mean those were great, but this summer was different. For the first time in my life, I got to experience a slice of professional theatre through PlayPenn’s new play-development...

Nicole Gieselman Oct 26, 2017 4:44 pm

Why Am I Learning This?

Throughout my educational career, I’ve heard people asking the question: Why do I need to learn this? It starts in elementary school with fractions and long division, then turns into geometry proofs and Shakespeare sonnets. Even now, when we’re supposedly studying courses relevant to our careers,...

Heidi Specht Oct 17, 2017 11:50 am

Standing Up to End Rape Culture

#MeToo. The hashtag, which represents victims of sexual harassment or assault, has gone viral worldwide after several women broke their silence in allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. #MeToo posts popped up all over social media as woman after woman came forward...

Olivia Armacost Oct 17, 2017 10:49 am

Nicole Maines: Her Story, Her Struggles, Her Shoes

This is one of the many lessons I learned from my interview with Nicole Maines, the high-heeled, quick-humored, stressed but well-dressed college student. Oh, and also the subject of the New York Times bestseller Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family, by...

Clifford Long Oct 3, 2017 10:43 am

#MISSING24

These aren’t exactly the best times in the United States. Every day, it seems, we’re hearing about another black person being shot and killed by the police. And to be honest with you, I fear for my life in this country. I don’t want to be another hashtag or a statistic. I want to live. It’s saying...

Clifford Long Oct 3, 2017 10:37 am

#MISSING24

These aren’t exactly the best times in the United States. Every day, it seems, we’re hearing about another black person being shot and killed by the police. And to be honest with you, I fear for my life in this country. I don’t want to be another hashtag or a statistic. I want to live....

Isabela Secanechia May 9, 2017 12:00 am

Au Revoir and Wilkommen

To my sweet, soon-to-be Alma Mater, As I look out the library window, at your vibrant green and majestic Grey Towers, I find myself wondering: How do I even begin to consolidate four years of growth, adventure, and emotion into a succinct, good-bye letter? From Day One, I knew I wasn...

Isabela Secanechia Apr 20, 2017 12:00 am

David Jerez-Szathmary ’19, Art and History Major

What made you choose Arcadia? The climate. I visited another college, looked at the people there, and thought, “It’s gonna be high school all over again. It’s just gonna be cliques of popular people and people who feel like they’re above being your friend.” Arcadia was so much more...

Helen Armstrong Mar 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Celebrating a Multicultural University

Older generations often label millennials as lazy and selfish. To those people, I say, “Come visit Arcadia!” Our generation has gotten this bad reputation, but I’m sure there are lots of complex, political reasons for it, since it doesn’t seem to be based in reality. Especially at Arcadia, my...