Traditions

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May 10, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Seniors, Special Guest Enjoy Spotlight at Knight Club Show

Emotions were running high as Knight Club took to the stage for its two-night spring performance during Spring Fling weekend. On Friday, April 20, more than 20 seniors closed the sold-out show with a medley of songs from the 1990s and styles of dance ranging from hip-hop and modern to tap and...

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May 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Spring Fling 2012—Behind the Scenes

By Heather Weaver, Assistant Director of Student Engagement Spring Fling 2012 was a huge success—hundreds of students, staff, faculty, alumni and guests participated in four days of events. (View photos.) Everyone enjoyed tons of free food, novelties and entertainment. Whether students were...

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Apr 26, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Young the Giant a Huge Hit at Woodstock

By Amanda Card ’12 If your ears aren’t ringing, you missed Arcadia’s Woodstock… and one of the greatest headliners in the event's history. A 46-date sold out tour and plans to perform at Bonnaroo didn’t stop Young The Giant from putting on a stellar show for Arcadia University. YTG rocked the...

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Oct 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Marchese Crowned Mr. Beaver 2011

By Heather Weaver, Assistant Director of Student Engagement The longstanding tradition of the Student Programming Board’s Mr. Beaver was again upheld on Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Kuch Center Gym. This year’s theme was “A Red Carpet Affair.” Students were encouraged to “dress to impress.” The gym...

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Oct 25, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Glenside News: Arcadia Hosts Empty Bowl Dinner, Nov. 14

The Glenside News Globe Times Chronicle (Glenside, Pa.) reported on Arcadia University's annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner which will be held on Nov. 14, in Grey Towers Castle. Everyone who attends will get to select a handcrafted bowl made by Arcadia students and local artists from the community....

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Oct 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Mr. Beaver Hits the Red Carpet, Oct. 22

Six of Arcadia’s finest men will go head-to-head for the title of Mr. Beaver 2011 on Saturday, Oct. 22. The annual event, sponsored by the Student Programming Board, begins at 8 p.m. in the Kuch Center Gym. This year’s theme is A Red Carpet Affair; each competitor will play the role of a favorite...

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Aug 30, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

First-Year, Transfer Students Complete 1,433 Hours of Service

On Monday, Aug. 29, a total of 454 first-years, transfer students and orientation leaders participated in the traditional new student Day of Service during Orientation. They performed a total of 1,433 hours of community service and 13 projects. “We are educating our community’s leaders,” said...

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May 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Named to President's Community Service Honor Roll

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named Arcadia University to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Selection to the honor roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of Arcadia’s commitment to service and civic engagement...

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Apr 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

200 Attend 'My Big Fat Greek Dance'

By Dave Reale ’09 More than 200 students—many wearing homemade togas—attended My Big Fat Greek Dance, held during Spring Fling. Organized by Soula Disakias, Dance Chair of the Student Programming Board, the event provided a way for students to encounter a unique culture they might not have...

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Apr 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Class of 2011 Wins Jell-O Tug of War

By Dave Reale ’09 On April 15, during Spring Fling, the sixth annual Jell-O Tug of War saw eight teams competing for a chance at victory and a $500 check for their class. Like last year, the Class of 2011 emerged victorious, beating out team Matt Damon. Originally fearing the weather would hinder...

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Apr 22, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Rain Couldn’t Dampen the Sounds of Woodstock

April showers didn’t put a damper on Spring Fling’s Woodstock event on April 16. The Arcadia community pulled together to load the bands and equipment into the Kuch Center. Students came equipped with blankets and Frisbees to keep the outdoor festival atmosphere of the event. The five bands who...

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Apr 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Spring Fling: Many Activities, One Great Tradition

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 With a legacy that spans more than 150 years, Arcadia has had a number of traditions that have brought the University community together and fostered class and college spirit. As spring semester draws to a close and the prospect of summer vacation plans approach, students...