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"The night I was writing my second story for the Loquitur on the big bonfire at the Mansion that we had!" Photo credit: Katina Corrao

Cabrini’s comedian: Katina Corrao laughs her way to success

Katina Corrao will never forget her very first Loquitur assignment, a story about the Blue Route. “I cried for three days,” Corrao said. “I only wanted to write about gossip and horoscopes and there I was with an assignment about this new thing called the Blue Route.” With encouragement from Dr. Jerry Zurek, Corrao got […]

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Students study abroad in Ireland for summer semesters

Ireland has one of the oldest bars in the world. Sean’s Bar in Althone, Ireland dates all the way back to the year 900AD. “We went all over the country and then on the weekends we had off from school. We were able to explore on our own. It was nice to experience another country […]

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ECG 300 students prepare for Argentina trip

“This trip combines two of my passions: teaching and the Spanish language,” education major Melissa Matsanka said. “Getting to help teach English in a Spanish-speaking country is an amazing opportunity. Also, I have been fascinated with Argentina as a country for a couple of years now.” Cabrini offers many courses that provide an immersion component […]

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Professors lay down the law on cell phone use

In the world today the use of mobile devices is constant and that’s something everyone knows. You see people constantly checking their phones or just staring blankly at them. There are so many interesting things to be done on mobile devices that is for sure more interesting than school work. “I definitely think cell phones […]

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Active Minds turns the human brain inside out

Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, Disgust. Emotions drive individuals to react to situations differently. What excites one person might make another nervous. “Inside Out” discusses the theme of what really goes on inside someone’s head and what controls their responses to different situations in their life. Viewers experience this ride through the eyes of a little […]

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Kylie Jenner takes over the make up world, one lip at a time

Kylie Jenner has been making quite a buzz with her Kylie Lips Kits and glosses. Jenner has even made a music video featuring her lips gloss in them. Her lip kits and glosses are currently available only on her website kyliecosmetics.com which features multiple different colors to choose from. You can purchase glosses for $15-$18 […]

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One last time, seniors celebrate graduation together

    Graduation is quickly approaching and seniors are ready for this bittersweet moment. They are finishing final projects and papers and taking their last look in the rear view mirror of their college career. While graduation day may be creeping up so soon, there is one last week where all the seniors can attend […]

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Students learn safety before traveling abroad

Imagine having the chance to travel to a different country in order to take a class and receive credit for it. France, Italy, Greece even Ireland. These are only a few destinations Cabrini has to offer when studying abroad. The opportunity to study abroad enables you to immerse yourself in other cultures in order to […]

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Internships: How are they helping students?

  According to Forbes Magazine, 69 percent of companies with 100 or more employees offered full-time jobs to their interns in 2012. Many college students apply for internships with the hopes that it will land them a full time gig after graduation. “I selected my internship specifically to gain the experience in pro-sports,” Megan Tustin […]

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Sun-kissed or scars: is tanning really worth it?

Having that perfect sun kissed tan all year round is something many people try to achieve but what if it means getting skin cancer? Is it still worth it? About five years ago Kimberly Mansley, 42, made a decision that unknowingly at the time ultimately saved her life. “I went to get cosmetic surgery. I […]

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Cabrini theater produces another big hit

“We are totally sold out for all eight shows and we have requests for tickets that we cannot fulfill,” Dr. Michelle Filling Brown, chair, department of English at Cabrini College, said. This year the Cabrini Theatre  chose “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” for their spring musical. “We start the planning process in […]

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When dating, can verbal abuse be more severe than physical?

Editor’s note: Some names have been omitted to protect certain sources’ privacy. “You know that feeling you get when you meet someone and every time you see them you get butterflies in your stomach,” Thomas H. said. “That is how I felt.  I over looked the alcohol, drug and verbal abuse he would draw upon me. I […]

Dangerous drinking habits hangover throughout the week

Let’s face it, drinking in college and drinking in high school are two completely different atmospheres. Most of the time in high school, people either drink at a friends house or in the woods trying not to get caught. When drinking in college, people have more freedom and do not stress as much about getting […]

Cyberbullies find a confident home on social media platforms

The Internet can be a scary place when people fail to take the right precautions. There are many online dating and identity theft nightmares as well as cyber bullying. There are little things that people can do to help stop a major issue from happening. Online dating is something that a lot of people have […]

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Cabrini low on surveillance effects on students

Public Safety’s annual security report states:   None of the houses, with the exception of Dixon house, have any cameras in or outside of them. Dixon, Founders, Residential Blvd. and West parking lot has no cameras. There are not even cameras outside the library, RAC and the trail behind the RAC. No public safety officers […]

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The truth behind the “we need to talk” text

“We need to talk,” The dreaded text that I’m sure we’ve all received. It is extremely unfortunate that since texting came about, people have been getting dumped through text messaging. After that, it was through Myspace messaging, Facebook and even Twitter. Not only are relationships ending on social media, but they are also beginning on […]

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Sophomore students work through dreaded sophomore slump

  Students all over college campus’s are either slacking off or kicking it into gear because another year of college is coming to an end. With the weather finally getting warmer and summer right around the corner, students have been itching to be done with the constant work loads. Senioritis is a common term known […]

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Juniors are beginning to realize it is almost over 

“I’m nowhere near ready to be a senior,” Deanna Schmidt, junior English major and psychology minor, said. “It feels as though I was a freshman just last week that’s how fast time has flown by.” As the end of the school year begins to roll around, current juniors are beginning to realize senior year is […]

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William Irwin speaks to philosophical minds in an informal forum

“One of the most exciting things about teaching philosophy is that I get to live in the question,” William Irwin said. Cabrini’s philosophy club, along with the philosophy department was fortunate enough to welcome author and philosophy professor William Irwin to campus for an informal discussion about philosophy and pop culture. Irwin is the chair […]

Not Together But Still A Family

“My friend Becca texted our group chat saying Woodcrest was flooded,” said, Gabrielle Case a freshman, special education major. The former Woodcrest resident saw with her own two eyes how real it was when her roommate Mary Kate facetimed her while the water was filling the building. A pipe on the second floor of Woodcrest […]

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Road to recovery: the battle of addiction

When you think of addiction, the first thought is probably drugs. But that is not always the case. There are many forms of addiction, from drugs and gambling, to food and money. This chronic and incredibly dangerous disease is responsible for harming and even destroying loved ones and leading to countless deaths. According to the British […]

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Eating disorders: are students skinny or starving?

Editor’s note: Some names have been omitted to protect certain sources’ privacy. Boiling to Death “There’s an expression about a frog that defines my experience really well,” Leslie B. said. “If you put a frog in boiling water, it will jump out to save itself, but if you put a frog in room temperature water and slowly […]