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Nov 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Explores Year-Round Campus Usage

University representatives from University Relations, Conference and Event Services, Student Affairs, Facilities, Athletics, and Metz Dining Services participated in a panel discussion, 'Maximizing Year-Round Campus Usage,' on Nov. 14 in Radnor, Pa., which was sponsored by Philadelphia Area...

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Caitlin Joyce Nov 21, 2019 1:26 pm

No Sports Fan, but Crazy for Overwatch

As I entered my final year as a student at Arcadia, I had the dawning realization that I haven’t been enjoying my time as a college student as much as I should be. Of course, academics have always been my priority—but as a natural homebody, I felt as if I was missing out on truly exploring...

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Oct 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Campus Facility Renovations
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Oct 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Theater, Athletics Receive Funds to Expand Campus Facilities

The University continues to expand its academic and extracurricular facilities, with more renovations to the Black Box Theater, esports hub, and Kuch Center. This summer, the Arcadia Foundation awarded a $91,000 grant to the University to renovate the Black Box Theater to support Arcadia’s...

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Sep 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Costaro ’23 and Family Persevere, Find Place at Arcadia

On Dec. 8, 2016, Tyler Costaro ’23 found his life upturned. His father and role model, Anthony, had suffered a Grade 5 Ruptured Brain Aneurysm while on a delivery route two hours from his family. The Rockville Center, N.Y. resident had only a 1 percent chance of survival. “As a 15-year-old kid,...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

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Jun 26, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia University to Add Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey for 2021-22

Arcadia University’s Athletics Department has announced the addition of men’s and women’s ice hockey programs, beginning in fall 2021. Arcadia becomes the fourth Division III college or university in Pennsylvania to offer ice hockey as a varsity sport, and the seventh college or university in...

Jessica Derr Jun 25, 2019 10:57 am

As Much As You Put In

I have never put much weight in the occult. To me, graveyard walks are a pleasant way to spend an evening. Ouija boards are not the earpiece of the dead, but a tool to push my cousins’ buttons. And The Long Island Medium, one of my mother’s favorite shows, does little more than make me roll my eyes...

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Jun 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Athletics Achieves Highest Rank in Directors’ Cup Standings

Arcadia University Athletics ranked near the top third of DIII athletic programs, as ranked by the The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) 2018-19 Learfield IMG Director's Cup standings released on June 12. With four teams making it to the NCAA Tournaments this year...

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Jun 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University to Run with Track and Field Program Beginning Fall 2019

Arcadia University’s Athletics program announces the addition of a Men’s and Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field program to its intercollegiate offerings, beginning in fall 2019. “It has been our goal for some time to add Track and Field to our sports offerings,” said Brian Granata,...

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May 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Game On! Arcadia University Launches Esports Program for Fall 2019

Beginning in Fall 2019, Arcadia University will launch a co-educational esports program as a varsity sport where gamers will compete as part of Arcadia’s athletic programs. Some games that are being considered for implementation are League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Rocket League....

Jessica Derr Apr 22, 2019 10:27 pm

Reconciling with Recovery

After nearly a year resigned to the sidelines following my ACL tear, I was expecting my clearance to be a momentous occasion. Something along the lines of the heavens opening, a choir singing, all aches and pains immediately leaving my body, and a sudden ability to run a six-minute mile. [block1...