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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. […]


Beauty & The Beast review

The live-action “Beauty and the Beast” was released on March 17, 2017 and made over $170 million opening weekend. The movie pretty much follows the plot of Disney’s 1991 movie. A curse on the castle, Belle taking her father’s place, an eventual love story and what an emotional finale. But, there are additions. There are […]


Introverts or extroverts: Does one really have more fun?

ISTJ (Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Judging). ENFP (Extroversion, Intuition, Feeling, Perceiving). People may define themselves by these letters, but what do they mean? The Myers-Briggs type indicator sorts people into different groups based on different personality traits. The biggest and most talked-about category is the first letter: E or I. Introversion vs. Extroversion. At the core […]


Album review: Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide (÷)’

After a year-long hiatus in 2016, Ed Sheeran returned to the public eye on New Year’s Day of 2017. He began to tease for a new album by releasing singles ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill.’ He then released his third album, ‘Divide (÷)’ on March 3, 2017. The album contains 12 songs and was […]

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Cabrini honor societies lead to networking opportunities

Video by Ashley Sierzega and Hailey McDonough   For students, being inducted into one of Cabrini University’s 21 honor societies is an exciting moment. There’s the certificates, the cords and the pride radiating on the faces of parents and professors. There’s the knowledge of achieving something really great. This achievement is possible for any Cabrini student. […]

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Women’s march draws people worldwide

Just one day after the United States presidential inauguration, around the world, people gathered together in many cities on one day to protest for gender equality. Many wore pink “pussyhats” and carried signs displaying messages of rights for all and their reasons for marching. This mission was the Women’s March. The Women’s March took place on Saturday, Jan. […]


Young and Motivated educates and empowers members

Video by Caelan Woryk and Daniel Jackson   Young and Motivated’s motto,”women with purpose,”  shows that its members are women with big goals. Young and Motivated is a new club that aims to empower and motivate women on Cabrini’s campus. Young and Motivated was formed by its president, Meghan Dougherty who wanted to create a […]


What college means to me

My whole life, I never really questioned if I was going to go to college. Attending college was always just something that I always wanted to do, and I knew that I would someday. Growing up, education was always important to me. Maybe it was because my mom was a teacher, but I always wanted to […]

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Stephen Parker: one step closer to his dream

Stephen Parker, coach of Cabrini’s men’s tennis team, has a double life of sorts. He spends his days on the off season like any other coach, “busting (his) butt to recruit” for the next season. What people may not know is that he’s also a singer/songwriter/guitarist who has recorded albums, toured regionally, and opened up for musicians such as […]


Potential new zodiac sign causes panic

“What’s your sign?” is often just thought of as a stereotypical cheesy pickup line, or something you ask your friend when you want to read them their horoscope in your favorite magazine. However, if you’re one to believe the rumors, your answer to that question might soon change. Recently, rumors have been swirling around the […]

Former Philadelphia 76ers star Allen Iverson meets with the media on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Philadelphia. Iverson was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 4. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)

NBA Hall of Fame has Star-Studded 2016 Induction

The NBA Hall of Fame’s 2016 inductees, which included Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Yao Ming may be some of its most well-known stars yet. The induction ceremony took place on Friday, Sept. 10 at Springfield Symphony Hall. In attendance were the inductees, their friends and family, fans, as well as presenters and sponsors Inductee […]


Cabrini volleyball beats Centenary Cyclones 3-0

Video by Chris Fonte and Hope Daluisio   Coming off last Thursday’s victory, the Cabrini women’s volleyball team was ready for their home game against the Centenary University Cyclones. The Cavaliers started out strong in the first match and the score was 7-1 before the first time out. Cabrini continued consistently scoring throughout the match, with […]


Pumpkin spice not so nice

There does not seem to be anything that does not come in pumpkin flavor nowadays. It used to be that pumpkins were around pretty much for just the month of October. Now, it is the middle of September, yet it seems like every place I go is ready for Halloween. Considering Halloween isn’t until the […]


A recipe for success: fall athletes adjust to college meal options

As Cabrini’s athletes gear up for a new season of sports, they have to make sure they are not just mentally ready but physically ready. Student athletes oftentimes are preparing in more ways than going to practice or hitting the gym. Besides exercise, the new season has fall athletes incorporating a healthy diet to help […]