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Bumbera, Stringer and Eddie at the conference.

Apr 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Arcadia students presented research at the ninth annual interdisciplinary Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference (RUSRC) on March 23. The event was hosted by Delaware State University, and focused on “Why Academic Diversity in Higher Education Enriches all the Disciplines.” At the...

Heidi Specht May 9, 2018 10:54 am

Tourism’s Effect on Indigenous Chileans

Upon entering San Pedro de Atacama (the world’s driest desert, in northern Chile), tourists are greeted with a view like no other: volcano-topped horizons, white salt flats that seem to go on forever, and vibrant red rocks in every direction. This might be what makes the Chilean Desert one of South...

Heidi Specht May 2, 2018 9:56 am

‘Do You Eat Chilis in Chile?’

This week, I sat down with my Chilean friends and asked the burning question: What are the most common misconceptions that foreigners have about Chile? I was surprised when everyone starting talking at once. Clearly, there are a lot. Here is a narrowed-down list of questions Chileans...

Heidi Specht Apr 10, 2018 1:31 pm

Claire Weisner ’20, International Studies Major in Chile

My favorite part about studying abroad in Chile is that I am fully immersed in the culture. I live with a Chilean family, so I am constantly in a situation which forces me to use Spanish. Relying on English is not an option. This experience teaches you to be patient with yourself—...

Heidi Specht Mar 13, 2018 2:55 pm

My Home Away From Home

My first week in Chile was a brilliant blur of sunny beach days, delicious (and cheap) wine, Reggaeton, and the most difficult Spanish I’ve ever heard in my life. Coming to Chile can be a major culture shock, even for someone who knows Spanish and has previously studied abroad. Still,...

Heidi Specht Dec 4, 2017 12:53 pm

Where in the World Are You Going?

¡Adios, Arcadia! Next semester I will be crossing off yet another item on my never-ending bucket list and studying abroad in Valparaiso, Chile. Valpo, as the locals call it, is a coastal city an hour north of Santiago. That’s right, I’ll get to see the Pacific Ocean for the first time...

Apr 11, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Modern Language Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Arcadia University Modern Language and Cultures students recently were inducted into the French, Spanish, and Italian national honor societies for recognition of high academic achievement and advanced studies in the languages and cultures of French, Spanish, and Italian-speaking countries....

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Jun 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD). Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

McCabe Embarks on Legislative Career to Combat Sex Trafficking

Emily McCabe ’12, a double major in Sociology and Spanish, is busy tweaking and polishing her Senior Capstone Project in preparation for Arcadia’s annual Capstone Presentations, April 25 - May 16. Her paper, “The Influence of Gender Norms on Sex Trafficking in Latin America,” is the culmination of...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Hillsborough Beacon: Hemstock ’14 Finds Place on Dean's List and Abroad

The Hillsborough Beacon (Hillsborough, N.J.) reported on March 30, “Sara Hemstock, a 2009 graduate of Hillsborough High School earned a place on the fall semester dean’s list at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. Sara is a Spanish major spending her junior year in Spain studying at the University...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pacheco-Rivera ’99 Builds Connections Between Institutions and Latino Students

Philly.com featured Rubi Pacheco-Rivera ’99 in an article that discusses the benefits of being bilingual and bicultural. Pacheco-Rivera graduated from Arcadia in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. Rubi Pacheco-Rivera, who was born and raised in...