Featured Student Media Projects

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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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President Taylor cultivates Cabrini community

Being a member of the Cabrini community means working toward excellence in academics, becoming a leader and, most importantly, fighting for social justice. Four years ago, the Cabrini family opened its arms to our current president, Dr. Donald Taylor. Taylor is the eighth president of the institution and the first male president. In his time […]

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Locals enjoy living at the Jersey shore

The beach often reminds people of the summer vacation. A weekend getaway or the day trip to swell the salty air and grab an ice cream cone from Kohrs Brothers is a nice vacation for some individuals, but for the rest of locals living in one of America’s most popular vacation towns, it is just […]

Johnny’s big break: rehearsing for the role of a lifetime

Having a dream can make a person motivated to do anything. It can be especially motivating to an aspiring actor who has been working hard his entire life to be casted in his dream role. In late October of 2017, a big, exciting announcement was made that would change one student’s life forever. Junior Johnny […]

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Major does not have to influence behavior

A person’s behavior can go different ways. Most people may want attention or act a certain way to have fun. Now when it comes to a major, there’s no saying whether or not a person’s behavior has to do with what they see as typical of their major. Of course, the behavior of people with […]

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Influx in social media use has altered news industry

The evolution of mobile devices over the course of the past 20 years has come with significant change in how things are done. In the 21st century, social media is a big component to this ever-changing society. Instead of opening the door and picking up the newspaper to read what is going on in the […]

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‘Far Cry 5’ brings its signature chaos to America

First person shooter video games have been a very popular genre, specifically with series such as “Call of Duty;” however, there is one series that takes the first-person formula, spices it up with unique gameplay changes in every new addition and throws a challenging story in as well. That formula is defined perfectly in “Far […]

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Taking him out of the game: A minor setback for a major comeback

In 2016, Cabrini University announced they were adding a baseball team to their athletic department. This news was especially exciting for incoming freshman who were recruited to make history at Cabrini by being a part of the new baseball team’s first season. The team was assembled and vigorously worked together to bond and practice as […]

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Parents balance student life with raising children

Many college students have to balance classes, quizzes, homework, a job and a social life. For student parents, balancing the daily stress of student life with parenting can be even more difficult. This applies to young adults caring for a toddler and older adults raising a teenager. Administrative Assistant of Residence Life at Cabrini University Sonja […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ wide receiver never gave up on his goal

If a person puts their mind to something they want to do in life, time will pay off. It does not  matter how much time that person puts in, it is all about dedication, motivation and support from family and friends. Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Christopher Godwin is an example of an individual who stuck with his passion […]

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Students begin preparations as housing selection nears

In just a few short weeks, the final push for the spring 2018 semester will be upon the Cabrini community. Although still finishing up this academic year, students across campus are beginning to make preparations for the 2018-2019 school year. With the recent influx of Cabrini’s enrollment, housing has become increasingly hard to come by. […]

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Opioids: America in crisis

In 2016, about 11.8 million Americans abused prescription pain medication and opioids, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with more than 52,000 people dying in 2015 alone. That number rose by over 6,500 Americans to 59,000 in […]

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DACA plays a major roll in people’s lives

On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced a new program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program was made to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States when they were young children from deportation. More than a 800,000 immigrants were given the opportunity to enjoy their lives in the U.S. while they […]

Comedian Louis C.K. performs for servicemembers at the Zone 6 Morale, Welfare and Recreation Stage during the Sergeant Major of the Army Hope and Freedom Tour 2008, Camp Arifjan Kuwait, Dec. 18, 2008.

Should Disney have cut Louis C.K.?

Louis C.K. received a number of repercussions following the sexual misconduct allegations made against him and that he later admitted to. His film “I Love You, Daddy” was cancelled for both its limited and worldwide releases, FX Networks cut ties with him and cancelled his upcoming stand-up special and Illumination Entertainment will not have him […]

Young adults flooded the streets of D.C. to advocate for gun reform. Photo by Kait D'Ambrosio.

Young adults play important role in historical movements

Throughout history, young adults have stood for their rights and tried to create change in their country. Kids and teens have played crucial roles in historical movements in American history. The most recent example is The March for Our Lives. On Feb. 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida was attacked when […]

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Cabrini football team not in the budget

Looking at nearby universities such Kutztown, Villanova and Rutgers, you see that they have football teams; however, when you come to Cabrini, you see that we do not have a football team. According to the National Football Foundation, over 750 colleges and universities now have a football team. Since 2008, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has […]

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Music helps students study

Let’s be real: studying is the dreaded to-do that tops every student’s list. There are many varying techniques that help students study. For some, it involves writing notecards or doing practice problems. For others, it means color-coding notes. Research has shown that listening to music while studying activates both the left and right side of […]

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College campuses need change concerning climate change

Did you know that globally, humans buy a million plastic water bottles per minute, according to Ford? College campuses can often be filled with people who either care about the environment and who are aware of climate change, and others who could not care less and liter on a daily basis. How can you prevent […]

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Climate change affects poor countries in need, CRS speaker says

In America, most of us have the fortune of food and resources being available without a question. In Burkina Faso, a small country in West Africa, people struggle to even obtain these resources as a result of the changing climate. For Jacques Kabore, he has experienced these issues first hand. A Burkina native, Kabore now […]

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College students call out of work

It is common to hear that college students are in need of extra cash. Students often find jobs both on and off their college campus that can help them earn that money; however, job shifts sometimes coinside with class schedules or other conflicts that arise and many students find themselves having to call out of […]

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First annual Mitch Kline Cav-A-Thon proves to be a huge success

At a spring 2017 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee meeting, Cabrini senior Brittany Runyen pitched an idea to the committee for a new, student-run event. Only one year after first brainstorming the event, it would raise more than $19,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Runyen’s idea was to bring the popular dance marathon concept to Cabrini […]

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Unity week events at Cabrini University

Cabrini University is a school that is devoted to bettering its community and strives to create a positive atmosphere on its campus. That is why every year, the Cabrini community dedicates a week during the spring semester to celebrate Cabrini’s diversity as well as the experiences and identities of individuals on Cabrini’s campus. This week […]

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Sports Source: Eagles looking ahead to future

The 2017 Philadelphia Eagles have celebrated their first ever Super Bowl win and now they need to look forward to next season. Backup quarterback Nick Foles stepped up big time after Carson Wentz got injured. Even after carrying the Eagles to their first Super Bowl championship and winning Super Bowl MVP, he understands that this […]

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What do customers think of the new Amazon Go store?

Video by Renin Broadnax. On Monday, Jan. 23, the first Amazon Go store had its grand opening in downtown Seattle. Since then, shoppers have had the time to get comfortable exiting the store without pulling out their wallets to pay and not feel like they are shoplifting. The store uses the latest available technology. Upon entering, […]