Do something fun these past few weeks? Create your own celebration board!

Sadly, Spring Break has come to an end. But there were some amazing events these past few weeks that deserve to be remembered.

For example, we went to Sakura Con this past weekend. For those of you who don’t know what it is, it is a Northwest Anime Convention in Seattle. We went because our marketing intern was performing for the closing ceremonies and ran a workshop on Chinese martial arts.

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Yes, all these girls are holding swords. They were teaching them too! How awesome is that?!

Besides her awesome performance and workshop, we saw many crazy, yet cool things.

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Bigger Can Be Better (March Features Update)

What is bigger than a group? A family? A clan? An Arc?

Clan Quote

If you said Arc, I like the way you think. But the answer is…

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Love/Hate Relationship with your Team Member

I'll kiss you but I'll have to rip your throat out
I’ll kiss you but I’ll have to rip your throat out

For all you college students out there, it’s the middle of Winter Quarter. We just got over the holiday blues, but there is so much more things to deal with. You have to deal with the hardest part of your classes, meeting with professors (so that they can write you a great future recommendation, and worst of all: your group members. It’s bad enough that you had to make new friends with the person sitting next to you the first day (how else would you get notes when you are sick or slept in through 5 alarm clocks?)

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Can you spot the difference? (Jan. Features Update)

Like we promised from our Holiday blog, we will be unveiling our next set of features! Are you excited? I know we are! Nothing is better than seeing things visually. So let’s play a game of “Can you spot the difference?” Look at the 2 images below. Besides the contents on the virtual cork board and the members list, there are 4 other things that are different. Can you spot them?

What an Arc used to look like
What an Arc looks like now

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How to Get Over the Post-Holiday Blues (College Edition)

For all you college students out there, this can be the worst time of the year.

Everyone is feeling blue after the holidays and New Year’s resolutions can feel so depressing.

"All I want to do is lay in bed and watch Netflix all day"
“All I want to do is lay in bed and watch Netflix all day”

Every New Year, I brainstorm resolutions in my head. “Oh I need to lose more 30 pounds this year. Oh I need to be nicer to my neighbors, coworkers, and friends.”

Nobody wants to obsess over these things ALL YEAR.

Even worse, if you live in the Pacific Northwest, you are deprived of sunshine and feel extra cranky ALL THE TIME.

The long walk on slippery bricks to the Allen Library at the University of Washington
The long walk on slippery bricks to the Allen Library at the University of Washington

There must be a solution, right? What are some ways to get over the holiday blues AND get over going back to school?

"I don't know"
“I don’t know”

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Opening Presents (The More Exciting Way)

Do you like opening gifts? I know we do!

When I look at the gifts underneath my tree, I get really excited. I start imagining all of the possibilities that it could be.

It's raining presents!
It’s raining presents!

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Thanksgiving Everyday

Thank you, Karen from Facebook, for reaching out to us about how to use ArcZap to plan your family reunion. We want our Facebook page to be a source for any of you to ask questions and find answers. Here at ArcZap, we want to be with you every step of the way. Read our response here: https://www.facebook.com/arczapcorp

In line with the theme of family reunions, the biggest family reunion event of the year is coming: Thanksgiving

Let me share with you a story of a girl I once knew, who never had a traditional Thanksgiving.

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