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Tips on how to Keep A Long-Distance Relationship at College (or while Studying Abroad)

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

When you enter college, many of you are leaving behind your best friends, family and your relationships. Despite the heartache you know that comes with long distance relationships, you still want to try it out with your boyfriend/girlfriend. Honestly, long-distance relationships suck. I should know. My boyfriend and I have maintained a long-distance relationship for […]

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Sushi Night – Free sushi=happiness

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

Before leaving for Thanksgiving break, I got the chance to celebrate a yummy feast with my fellow ASIA Club members. The President of ASIA Club Lisa Pae and I helped serve free sushi to the Arcadia campus last Thursday. This year was extra special since I am now the PR Officer of ASIA Club, so […]

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No longer a teenager –My 20th Birthday

November 13th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

This Sunday, November 11, I turned 20. Twenty seems like a grand age. I’m no longer considered a “teen.” It seems I have transformed into a two-decade-old adult. Yet it is not as impressive as the legal drinking age of 21. However when looking at my friends around our table at the Cheesecake Factory, I […]

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Knight Madness

November 8th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

I’m not exactly a school spirited person. But I am a fan of free stuff! Last week Arcadia held their annual prep rally, Knight Madness. Every year Knight Madness draws long lines to the gym, so we can cheer on our athletic teams. What draws me to Knight Madness is not cute soccer boys or […]

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Hurricane Sandy -Not to shabby.

October 31st, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

Photo Credit: luvataciousskull on Deviant Art That famous London quote miraculously summarizes any disastrous event that could ever happen. Although highly exploited, I think “Keep Calm and Carry on” relates to my experiences with Hurricane Sandy Throughout Monday night, my friends and I huddled together in our apartment, keeping ourselves entertained until the power would go […]

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Prepping for Sandy

October 29th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

Hurricane Sandy is about to hit. Over the last few days the news has been reporting severe weather from Hurricane Sandy plus, a possible blizzard afterward because of mixing weather. I don’t know much about meteorology, but when looking at the weather diagram, it looks like Philly is right in the middle of the storm. […]

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Beaver Fever -Cross dresser pageant at AU’s Mr. Beaver

October 28th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

Photo Credit: Pedro Leal One of the greatest highlights of the autumn season at Arcadia (other than the beautiful campus and Halloween) is Mr. Beaver. Arcadia University holds the Mr. Beaver pageant every year where are own Arcadia men cross dress and compete in various categories: swimsuit, night gown, talent, and question portion. It’s a […]

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Designing websites in Visual Media & Web

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

This semester I am taking a class called Visual Media & Web. The class teaches basic web design, which also means I get to learn some HTML and CSS coding. Luckily, our class uses as a program called Adobe Dreamweaver that helps making coding a lot easier. Web designing is pretty awesome. I have always […]

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Arcadia, oh how fast this semester is going.

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

Thoughts on Study Abroad Decisions, Midterms, 6 Week Evaluations, Athletics on Haber Green, and Autumn Arcadia, this semester has been tough. Freshmen year was a piece of cake. I had so much free time to make friends, go out, think about going out, and go on Facebook. Now, it’s all work. And before I knew […]

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Playing at College Day on the Parkway

October 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · First Year Study Abroad Experience, Frances Dumlao '15

My friend playing with the muscle electricity detector at the Franklin Institute. College students from all over the Philadelphia area rushed to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for College Day on the Parkway last Saturday, September 29. Museums, food trucks, IKEA, bands, clothing vendors came together to give students freebies. Students had free access to Philly’s […]

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