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Twitter getting rid of the “like” button

Twitter recently announced that they are rethinking everything, including one of their most recognizable features, the “like” button. Twitter is one of the most used social media platforms in the world. There are currently about 326 million Twitter users globally to date and is constantly growing every. In this day and age, everyone keeps track […]

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Becoming an American citizen

Being a United States citizen is something that is often taken for granted and not thought of when it comes to our everyday lives. Americans have rights that are used everyday such getting an education, getting married when/if we want to and voting. Americans often forget that what the United States has is not the […]

As students prepare for finals week, they are also making preparations for the month long break that follows.  Photo by Cabrini University.

Home alone: What happens on campus during break?

When campus closes, most students are too wrapped up in the holiday festivities and lack of homework to think about those left behind after they have gone home. There is a percentage of the student body who have to stay on campus for various reasons. If a student attempts to apply for residency over a […]

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Cabrini students with nontraditional jobs

Having a job while at college seems to be one of those things that’s apart of every “ways to survive college” article you see on the internet, and for a really good reason too, money. We need money to be able to buy the things we want and need like food, clothes, video games and […]

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Interracial couples: history and at Cabrini

Students on Cabrini’s campus weigh in on the history and controversy of interracial couples. Historically, interracial couples were illegal but in modern society, interracial couples are becoming more and more common. Despite this, they still are not absolved from facing forms of discrimination and controversy.   In 1958, interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving were jailed for breaking […]

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Music education in schools: a sharp tool for students

With constant budget cuts being established for schools, music programs are suffering. The Huffington Post found that there is a lack of music education programs due to the loss of funding. This causes students to be less engaged and attracted to their schools’ music programs. Little do people know, music in schools and education of […]

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Disney reanimates movie character following colorism accusations

Fans were excited to hear that Princess Tiana, Disney’s first African-American princess, would be making a cameo appearance in the “Wreck It Ralph” sequel coming to theaters in November. However, when trailers for the movie were released, there was immediate outcry on social media from audiences calling out Disney for “white-washing” the princess. In the original […]

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Is it stupid or stoopid? Just ask rapper 6ix9ine

Daniel Hernanadez, more commonly known as 6ix9ine, is often a trending topic on all social media platforms. 6ix9ine has a huge following on Instagram with 14.5 million followers. “He’s really one of my favorite artist. I love his music and the way it gets me hype. He always puts out good music for the ear,” […]

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BAM adds new event management minor

Cabrini University has added a new minor called “Event Management.” This minor is an 18-credit program designed to prepare students for meeting and event careers in profit and non-profit sectors. The type of careers this minor would prepare you for are conventions, corporate meetings, programs, concerts and ceremonies. This minor is specifically designed for undergraduates […]

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Lil Peep’s first major release since fentanyl tragedy

Born Gustav Elijah Åhr, Lil Peep, a rapper that music portrays a blended hip-hop with guitar-driven emo style. Columbia Records has recently released his first album after his tragic death. Lil Peep was found dead in his tour bus on Nov. 15 2017 while on his debut album’s “Come Over When You’re Sober Pt.1” tour […]

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How to spot when your on-campus romantic relationship turns toxic

Professor Colleen Lelli believes that knowing the warning signs of a toxic relationship is key. Common warning signs of a toxic relationship are isolation from loved ones, monitoring private accounts, extreme jealousy and the physical infliction of pain. Knowing the warning signs of a toxic relationship is key. Common warning signs of a toxic relationship […]

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Cinco SZN Is the hottest mixtape In Philly

North Philly rapper Mamba Cinco who is signed to New Lane Entertainment just dropped a mixtape on Oct. 20, 2018. The city of Philadelphia loves the project and it has received a lot of love and support from his fan base. The mixtape is called “Cinco SZN” and the genre is Hip-Hop/Rap. It has received […]

Childhood favorites Bert and Ernie: Does the sexuality of these puppets matter?

Childhood favorites Bert and Ernie: Does the sexuality of these puppets matter?

Sesame Street writer, Mark Saltzman, talks about the sexuality of Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie, in an interview done by “Queerty” in early September of 2018. Saltzman admits that he thought of Bert and Ernie as a gay couple.   Saltzman no longer writes for “Sesame Street,” but said that he wrote Bert and Ernie and thought of them as a […]

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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month or as it is commonly refereed to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about […]

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Studying in America post Trump: International students speak out

International students fear to get an education in the United States ever since Donald Trump became president. Many students from around the world come to the United States for the educational opportunities they can not receive in their own country. Since Trump was elected president in 2016 the numbers of international students have dropped consistently […]

Audiences seem to be very excited to see live action interpretations of classic Disney films they watched growing up. Photo by Justin Barnes

Disney sequels and live-action remakes: morals or money?

Remakes have become a common trope for movies in recent years. However, there has been a lot of concern over why there are so many coming out. A lot of remakes that have come out in recent years have been of popular films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s including; “Robcop,” “Total Recall,” “Footloose,” “Carrie” […]

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Minimalist students in the lavish modern world

Many college students are switching to minimalist lifestyles. Being more with less? When choosing life as a minimalist, students simplify their life by discarding the clutter in their life to make room for what is truly important in their individual lives. Annie Gorski is a senior psychology major at Cabrini University. She believes that minimalist lifestyles […]

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Stressed because your room is a mess?

Clothes. Piles and piles of clothes. Are they clean, dirty, in between? You don’t even know. Organization of your closets may seem like an endless task. The clothes are worn, washed, then need to be put away. If your clothes are not in this process, they begin to build up in piles in your room. […]