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Women’s lacrosse ends win streak and falls to No. 3 TCNJ

The women’s lacrosse team had their five game win streaked snapped with a 10-4 loss to nationally ranked No. 3 The College of New Jersey Lions on Tuesday, March 29 at Edith Robb Dixon Field. The Cavaliers were led by sophomore Jackie Neary. Neary finished the game with two goals and three draw controls. Junior […]

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Janit Gorka is hired as first ever women’s rowing head coach

Cabrini athletics announced last November the addition of the school’s 18th collegiate sport, women’s rowing. On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the athletics department hired Janit Gorka as the first head coach of the women’s rowing program. “The coach and the team will have an impact on Divi- sion III Women’s Rowing as well as the Cavalier […]

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Made in America

The Made in America music festival is a two-day annual music festival sponsored by Budweiser. The festival is held in Philadelphia on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Headlining this year’s event was none other than Beyonce or “Queen Bee” as her army of fans call her. Along with big-time names such as The weeknd, J. Cole, […]

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Women’s World Cup

Over the summer, one of the biggest sporting events took place and was followed by people all over the world- the 2015 women’s soccer World Cup. 16 countries competed in the widely televised competition. In the final match-up, Japan and the United States faced off against each other. It was the U.S.A. that prevailed in […]

The gender gap in politics has grown smaller, studies say

When it comes to politics, not only in America but in the world, men have historically held the highest chairs, according to an assembly speaker. “Gender inequality within the realm of politics in the United States absolutely exists,” Sheila Oliver, New Jersey assembly speaker, said. According to the Global Gender Gap Report, the U.S. ranks […]

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Recruiting student athletes through social media

Over the past couple of decades, the college athletic recruitment process has completely transformed. The process of this transformation could be credited to the new way of the world, which is social media. According to a New York Times article, coaches and recruits claimed that social media sites such as Facebook, account for 50 percent […]

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Men’s lacrosse records 91st consecutive CSAC win

The 16th nationally ranked Cavaliers continued their 91 game win streak in conference play with a win over Keystone College this past Saturday. The final score was 21-2. The victory improved the men’s lacrosse team record to 8-5 overall and a perfect 4-0 in the CSAC, with only three conference games remaining in the regular […]

Jackie Neary: living up to Neary family name

Majority of student-athletes that come to Cabrini do not know that this is where they will be continuing there collegiate athletic careers until they are upperclassman in high school. This was not the case for freshman field hockey and lacrosse player Jackie Neary. “I always knew I was coming here. I didn’t want to go […]

Women’s Lax fall in Cali

Unfortunately, the women’s lacrosse team took a tough loss with a final score of 18-15 against the Colorado College Tigers at their season opener in Santa Barbra Ca. Although the lady cavaliers were unable to pull out a win, their offense was well balanced and several players made contributions. Senior midfielder, Lacie Doubet, led the […]

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Spring break is quickly approaching, students say

By Renee Oliver Asst. Sports Editor Believe it or not spring break is approaching. It is just two weeks away. The break might have snuck up on students and staff because it is scheduled earlier this school year. Some students are not excited about the change. “I don’t like it. All of my friends from […]

Gym memberships are out – fitness applications are in

10 years ago, if you wanted to get a good workout in while keeping track of your progress, getting a gym membership was the best option. In 2015, with the use of technology and smartphone applications, you have access to workouts and results right at your finger tips. According to Nielsen Holdings N.V., two-thirds of […]

Novels turned to films in 2015

Some bookworms love when their favorite novel gets turned into a movie. Others despise it and truly believe that nothing could ever compare to reading the story first-hand. Whatever your preference may be, here is a quick run down on four books that will become movies and be in theaters this year. “Fifty Shades Of […]

Cabrini receives presidential recognition

Community service and social justice are two strong factors that the college is based on and committed to. Since 1957 when the institution was founded, the mission has been to make a serious commitment to social justice and create change in our communities. This past December, for the seventh year straight, Cabrini was named to […]