Omar Odom

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...

Omar Odom Dec 28, 2019 2:09 pm

When Discrimination Finds You

Most people have experienced some form of discrimination and have been hurt by it. It is incredibly harmful and unnecessary to exclude or attack people for something that cannot be helped. At Arcadia, I am learning about the various ways discrimination affects people, which has led me to think of...

Alumni Gymnasium during career fair filled with students and employers.

Omar Odom Dec 4, 2019 11:35 am

Linking to Employers Through Handshake

Searching for jobs as a college student can be challenging on multiple fronts. General labor jobs tend to be easier to attain, but they may not work with your already busy class schedule, let alone downtime. Besides, what if you want to do something more in line with your desired career? ...

Quiddity team

Omar Odom Nov 4, 2019 12:09 pm

Embracing My Creative Side With Quiddity

I’ve been working with Quiddity, Arcadia’s online literary magazine, for a couple of years now, and I’ve got to say that I truly enjoy doing so. Quiddity is Arcadia’s gateway to the creative writing community. We publish digitally twice per year, once in the spring and once in the fall. ...