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Serving Food Solutions

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors look at food insecurity from three directions: a description of why so many Americans go hungry, the consequences of being food insecure, and innovative solutions to this national issue.

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Domestic Violence

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors created this web site both to educate Pennsylvania elementary school teachers about Domestic Violence and to give teachers ways to help students living with Domestic Violence.

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Youth Voices Rise: the Arab awakening

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors created this site based on interviews conducted with young people and others involved in the Arab Awakening.

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March Madness: The history, tradition and odds of winning

It is March and sports fans know what that means: basketball. Participants are excited and have their brackets handy as they watch their picks win or lose. But where did this popular competition originate and what are the odds of creating a perfect bracket? History and Tradition March Madness originally began in Illinois. It started out as a […]

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Nick Weisheipl: Cabrini’s first head coach for baseball

Cabrini University is starting baseball season with their new and first head coach Nick Weisheipl. Weisheipl has been coaching baseball for 14 years working with college teams all over the country. First, he started out coaching at Clark College, which is now a University, in Dubuque, Iow.  Then, he continued to The University of Wisconsin […]

Cavaliers snap two-game winning streak losing to SUNY Cortland

The Cabrini men’s lacrosse team suffered their third loss of the season on Saturday, March 25, falling in a tough match to the number 11 ranked team in division III, SUNY Cortland. The Cavaliers looked to continue their winning ways after two straight victories this past week, but fell short losing 18-13. The loss follows […]

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Student Government office moves to Cabrini apartment complex

On Feb. 8, Cabrini University announced that it would be changing the location of the Student Government Association’s office. The office, formerly in the Rooymans Activity Center has been moved to Cabrini’s Apartment Complex’s (CAC) second-floor conference room. This location shift coincides with others on Cabrini’s campus to start the spring 2017 semester. One of the […]

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Returning to his roots, Cabrini communications alum comes back to teach

When Dennis Finocchiaro, Cabrini College graduate of 1998, was asked in the winter by his former Cabrini communications professor, the recently retired Cathy Yungmann, to teach, he responded very quickly. “Yes, I’d love to!” the alum said. Finocchiaro began teaching at Cabrini in January, teaching a video production class on Monday and Wednesday nights. Although it has only been […]

Jobs after college, impossible or achievable?

When people make the decision to go to college, whether it be for two, four or even six years, there is a common fear most students tend to feel as their senior year comes to an end. It is the overwhelming amount of nerves and anxiety when it comes to thinking about graduating and finding […]

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a new ECG 100 course

Students at Cabrini University are exposed to way more than your standard college curriculum. Cabrini offers several courses that aim to expand students perceptions about many social justice issues like family, gender, class, power, privilege, equality and so much more. Engagements with the Common Good, or ECG as it is commonly called, presents students with […]

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International opportunity for Cabrini Students in Haiti

  Engagement with the Common Good classes are a requirement for the core curriculum at Cabrini University with topics that range from immigration to lobbying in Congress. Students have a special opportunity to travel the world to Haiti in the summer of 2017 for an ECG 200 level class taught by business department professor Vonya […]

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Cavs beat Valley Forge 17-7 after 13 day break

On March 21, after a 13 day break, the Cabrini Cavaliers beat Valley Forge 17-7. This game leads the Cavs to a 6-4 record. Scoring for the game started in the bottom of the second inning when both Casey Plunkett and Vince Gares scored, leading the Cavs to a 2-0 lead. Valley Forge scored one […]

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Slavery has not ended, help those still suffering

According to the worldwide average, a slave will cost about $90. Some things you cannot buy for $90 include a house, car, prom dress, watch, or even a meal at a nice restaurant- but you can definitely afford to own another person. Right now, there are about 21 million enslaved people in our world. Twenty-one […]

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Cabrini’s women’s lax rolls over Cedar Crest 14-1

        Although the weather may have been dreary, that did not stop supporting fans and parents from coming out to cheer on the women’s lax matchup of Cabrini taking on the Cedar Crest Falcons. Cabrini was able to dominate the conference game 14-1, and improve to an undefeated record of 3-0 in […]

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Spring formal was “all that”

Cabrini’s annual spring formal took place on Friday, March 25 from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m in the mansion. This year’s theme was “Dancing through the Decades.” Tickets costs the same as last year: $10 for Cabrini students and $15 for guests The dance, hosted by Campus Activities and Programming (CAP) Board was planned far in advance. […]

Should you really vaccinate your child?

Vaccines are something that have been essential to public health throughout the world and have prevented outbreaks of deadly diseases. However, recently there has been controversy of whether or not vaccines have had negative affects. In fact, some parents with small children have stopped vaccinating their children. “The vaccines were created for a reason, because certain illnesses […]

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How are other students earning money?

Every year, college students around the United States struggle to pay for books, food, tuition and daily life necessities. Even the small things like a cup of coffee begin to add up when paying for things becomes a challenge. Because every student is brought up in different financial situations, each individual has their own ways of […]

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Obesity and hunger: different, yet connected

Childhood obesity and hunger are two of the leading public health issues in the nation. These topics are usually addressed separately as two different topics in a variety of organizations and by representatives. The Convergence of Childhood Obesity and Hunger: Moving to Action symposium subverted the stigma by combining two of the topics together, treating them […]

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Robots taking over mankind and possibly our jobs

As we enter into a more digital age, the use of humans in the workplace is becoming obsolete. As computers and tech services become more advanced with each coming year, it only seems to make sense that humans would no longer be needed for certain jobs. But what does that mean for the future? Only […]

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Saint Patrick’s Day 2017, what to do?

Saint Patrick’s Day is a traditional and religious celebration in honor and remembrance of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. On March 17th every year, people across the world, Irish or not, celebrate the patron saint of Ireland in many different ways. When speaking to different people, you often hear that this day is […]

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Women’s history month calls for a Brawny-woman

A key theme in the coming of 2017 has been the fight for women. Their equality and rights are humanities for which they are still fighting. From the Women’s March in January to the 2017 Forward Feminism Conference  being held by the National Organization for Women in June, steps are being taken to increase and correct the […]

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Hip-Hop and R&B fans: Welcome 6LACK, pronounced “black”

The qualities and features that draw a person to an artist and turns them into listeners can be a difficult process, especially for a young artist. To essentially take the path less traveled by and create music true to the musician’s passion, intended purpose, soul and artistry is even more of a struggling feat, especially […]

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God is still speaking

Video by Eric Stone Jennifer Timmerman, senior sociology major at Eastern University, has suffered through tension and turmoil within the Catholic church and the Christian religion in general for years. Those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or queer have not been accepted by all Christian denominations, despite the recent and progressive legalization of gay marriage […]

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This is not a drill

The topic of fire drills have come into conversation recently regarding whether or not they help students be aware of the possibility of a fire on campus. As fire drills are regularly practiced in grade schools and high schools, it would seem that the average person would be conditioned to know what to do when […]

Syrian refugees face uncertain future in US

One in 10 people let into the United States this past year was a refugee.  The United States lets about one million lawful permanent residents in each year. Of that, about 85,000 were refugees from all over the world. A refugee, according to the United Nations, is someone “fleeing conflict or persecution.” The ceiling for […]

Cabrini hosts first annual skating party: “This is How We Roll”

On Saturday March 18th, Cabrini University’s Student Engagement and Leadership organization hosted their first annual skating party, “This is how we roll.”  The event was hosted in The Dixon Center and lasted from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Students, faculty and alumni were all invited to join this fun night which included not only skating but tons […]