Daijah Patton

Daijah Patton reading spoken word

Daijah Patton Jun 3, 2020 8:00 pm

Until We Meet Again

I wrote this poem the week of April 20 for my ‘Literature of Revolution’ class with Professor Matthew Heitzman. I wrote it after watching a TikTok with two white teenagers making fun of black people and saying the N word with the hard ‘r.’ I wrote it before I had heard about Breonna...

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

Daijah Patton Apr 7, 2020 8:00 pm

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

As an Arcadia Ambassador and an enrollment management student worker, Scarlet and Grey Day is a huge day for me and the rest of my lovely Admissions office. With the ceasing of face-to-face contact due to COVID-19, this Arcadia tradition was transformed to a pretty awesome platform. As...

Daijah Patton Mar 29, 2020 9:34 am

VLOG: Blink of an Eye

Daijah Patton Mar 9, 2020 8:00 pm

VLOG: Writer's Bloc at Arcadia

I'm the secretary of a new club on campus called The Writer's Bloc. We wanted to create an inclusive, collaborative environment for writers to express themselves outside of academics and make awesome friends along the way. We meet on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. in...

Cheltenham high school

Daijah Patton Feb 27, 2020 7:00 pm

Discovering My Calling

I graduated from Collegium Charter School in Exton, Pa., in 2018. Until about two months before I graduated high school, I still had the nervous expectation that I was supposed to know what I wanted to major in when I went to college. I knew I loved creative writing and reading literature, so I...