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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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The life of your RA

A knock on the door is followed by the sound of shushing, the music gets lower, all you hear is, “Shut up. It’s the RAs.” The time is now 12:36 am on a Friday. The last thing I want to do is confront a situation and later have to write a communication report. A communication […]

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Third time’s the charm: Switching majors in college

It is not uncommon for students to enter college undecided in their major. It also is not uncommon for students to even change their major during their time in college. However, switching majors more than once or twice is a little less common. Hannah Krady is a junior here at Cabrini and is currently on […]

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Who’s Who at Cabrini: Bryana Manning

  Finding a balance between academics, extra-curricular activities and a social life is something that many college students struggle with. But if you can pull it off, the lack of sleep and missed nights out with friends will all be worth it. Bryana Manning is an English and secondary education major and one of Cabrini’s […]

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Satire news site makes eye-opening point

Waterford Whispers News is an Irish satire news site that posts comical R-rated ‘news’ articles that are not meant to be taken seriously. Titles of these articles include: Local Mother Doesn’t Know What To Make For The Dinner, “Again, Again!” Says Delighted Trump After Big Bang Sparkly Flash Zoom, Panic As Woman Accidentally Likes Nemesis’s Profile […]

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Changes in teen movies reflect changes in teen culture

Movies are adjusting with the times to address issues important and relevant to the culture. The teen film genre makes up an important part of the movie industry and has since the idea of being a teenager came to exist. Following the establishment of child labor laws and decrease in youth marriage in 1920s America, the teenage […]

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Cabrini launches new center for urban education

Schools in under-privileged cities are often underserved and do not provide students with the proper tools they may need to be successful during and after school. When Dr. Ayesha Imani, founder, CEO and Head of the School of Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School in Philadelphia came to Cabrini she said, “Is this going to be […]

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ECG tackles many issues in immigration

Students at Cabrini University are exposed to way more than most college students. 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 the […]

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We are all connected: Here is why it is important

“I am saddened by how people treat one another and how we are so shut off from one another and how we judge one another, when the truth is, we are all one connected thing. We are all from the same exact molecules.” – Ellen DeGeneres Humanidad. 人性.   Humanité. الجنس البشري. Humanity. Stemming from […]

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University selects education major as 2017 undergraduate valedictorian

Video by Keith Brown and Hayley Curtiss   The valedictorian for the first class graduating as Cabrini University has been decided. Senior Natalie Trerotola will be honored as the 2017 class valedictorian. Trerotola is a Pre‐K‐4 education major with a concentration in special education Pre‐K‐8. The recipient is chosen by the Academic Review Board for having the highest […]

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Football vs. Baseball

With spring just beginning, sports fans have something to look forward to again, baseball season! The cold long months of winter and lack of a major outdoor sports season are over and we are approaching the season of hot dogs, ballparks, baseball caps and farmers tan lines. But, for the sports fans who wish for […]

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Do not doubt your debt

“I graduated from Cabrini University back in 2004 with about $20,000 in student loan debt,” Jonathan Ziminski, Cabrini alumnus, said. Ziminski is a financial adviser with Wells Fargo Advisors, in Devon, Pa. What is the current student loan debt crisis in America like? With the total student loan debt in America being over $1 trillion […]

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A communication degree grows more than knowledge

When going on my college tours the summer before my senior year of high school I heard fact upon fact about the communication department. “Comcast uses our studios once a month!” “Our newspaper is nationally recognized!” “Everything in our department is completely student run!” To say the least, I was overwhelmed. How can I catch up […]

Humanitarian or not; this is my country

The world is seeing the worst refugee crisis since the times of World War II. Citizens of Syria are being displaced and ripped from their homes due to militia groups and harsh living environments. The United Nations has identified 13.5 million Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance around the world. Many of these refugees have […]

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What you eat is not what you think

The agriculture industry is a giant mystery for many that have never taken the time to research how a steak gets to the plate of a consumer. Between the many documentaries exposing the industry for its effects on our world such as “Cowspiracy,” “Food, Inc” and “Lucent” humans continue to contaminate the environment and themselves […]

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Who’s Who Profile: Jill Nawoyski

  Jill Nawoyski is a Washington Township, N.J., native and senior communication major with a marketing minor being recognized for the level of excellence she has achieved in her years at Cabrini. The “Who’s Who” awards are given to those seniors whose accomplishments and contributions reflect the University’s commitment to service. This award is given out by Academic […]

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From roommates to colleagues: Transferring friendships

It is Monday morning and Justin Sillner’s alarm goes off. After a fun weekend with friends, many employees struggle with the thought of going back to work- but not Justin. On his way to work, he stops for coffee. Besides picking up his own order, he grabs an extra one. Instead of the usual plain […]

Brook’s hot hand helps men’s lacrosse down Stevenson.

The game Cabrini men’s lacrosse won convincingly as the rain fell at Edith Robb Dixon Field, beating non-conference rival no. 14 Stevenson 15-9 on April 21. The offense was on fire in the game scoring goals in bunches. Cabrini never really gave Stevenson a chance to get into the game, with a wire to wire […]

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Farewell and best wishes to Cabrini University’s class of 2017

Ah, graduation. An exciting and bittersweet time in every college student’s life. It represents four long years of hard work, tears, laughs and friendships that will last a lifetime. In the moment, college may seem stressful and overwhelming but it is important to enjoy it while it lasts because time has a way of passing us […]

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Cabrini’s Lip Sync Battle

Video by Ashley Sierzega and Hailey McDonough   So you think you can sing? If not, that’s ok. On Monday, March 27, Cabrini hosted a Lip Sync Battle event. This event was based off the Spike Television series, “Lip Sync Battle,” hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, created by Emily Blunt and John […]

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Jurassic World: Exhibition brings dinosaurs to Philly

With less than a month left at the Franklin Institute, Jurassic World: The Exhibition  will run through April 23. The exhibit allows visitors to be immersed in the park of Jurassic World from even before the moment they enter. The first thing visitors do is take a picture pretending to escape from a dinosaur. Then, while they wait […]