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Trump visits Philadelphia

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, President Donald Trump visited Philadelphia. His appearance prompted demonstrations, created traffic and inspired many interesting protest signs. President Trump’s speech was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the “National Electrical contractors Association’s” annual gathering. Trump spoke for approximately 40 minutes in front of a crowd of about 6,000 electrical contractors, electricians […]

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October is named bullying prevention month

Bullying is a big topic in the United States, especially cyberbullying. The question really is, what is there being done to put a stop to it? Bullying is linked to causing depression, anxiety and or suicide in teens. Most bullying happens in school and or online through social media outlets such as Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook […]

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Cabrini students engage in Anti-Human Trafficking film, discussion & donation

The practice of illegally transporting people, typically for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation, is the definition of human trafficking. This issue is also commonly categorized as “modern day slavery.” “Human Trafficking generates billions of dollars of profit and is second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable form of transactional crime,” […]

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Brett Kavanaugh case, guilty or innocent?

Over the past month three women have come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who was the first to accuse the judge of sexual misconduct, recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ford went public with her allegations on Sept. 16 after a member of […]

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#WhyIDidntReport: A hashtag started as backlash to President Trump’s tweet

Survivors of sexual assault took to social media in response to President Donald Trump’s tweet, which questioned the actions of victims of sexual assault, on Sept. 21, 2018. In doing so, this created  #WhyIDidntReport. Approximately 7 out of 10 victims do not report their assault, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Additionally, it […]

Disney World settles deal to increases minimum wage for employees

Disney World settles deal to increases minimum wage for employees

Walt Disney World recently settled a deal with unions increasing their minimum wage to $15 per hour for employees. This deal was reached on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 and was voted on by the union Sept. 5, 2018. This deal will also include an additional 50 cents an hour, for all hours worked since September […]

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GoFundMe scam or fundraiser?

GoFundMe is a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to raise money for an event or purpose. Recently a couple took advantage of the situation. One night, around last Thanksgiving, a homeless veteran, Johnny Bobbitt, had the courtesy to give his last 20 dollars to a couple that ran out of gas in Philadelphia. Katelyn McClure […]

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The rise of student hunger: what is there to offer for help?

Student hunger on college campuses is something not many people are aware of. With the rising school costs, it can be hard for students to afford meal plans or groceries for themselves. Researchers at Temple University and the Wisconsin HOPE Lab found that 36 percent of students at colleges and universities do not get enough […]

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Why weather changes should make us want to change

Global warming may just be something we think about when we hear it, then forget about it later. Currently, dangerous levels are coming if we do not develop a tool to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. A rise in temperature by 1.5 degrees celsius is projected which is well above pre-industrial temperatures. This means […]

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Keeping your cool through midterms

As we are now in midterm season, stress levels tend to skyrocket, especially for first year college students. According to The Daily Universe, “fear of lower grades and eventual job market failure are major factors in exam stress and anxiety.” “The middle of the semester is such a stressful time because all of your professors […]

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Students honored at Cabrini University’s Honors Convocation

There were roughly 400 students who received recognition for high academic achievement at the annual Honors Convocation hosted by Cabrini University. The event took place on Saturday, Oct. 13 and was held to honor students who reached academic success by making the Dean’s list or the President’s list in the prior semester. The ceremony took […]

Taking a look at the Cabrini 2020 Roadmap

Taking a look at the Cabrini 2020 Roadmap

“The Cabrini 2020 Roadmap positions Cabrini University to be a first-choice destination for a variety of learners who will experience a transformational Education of the Heart through rigorous academics, leadership development, and hands-on work solving complex social problems.” The Cabrini 2020 Roadmap is a plan to build, bolster and endorse the school in a short, yet […]

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The new changes to academic departments and schools at Cabrini

Changes are being made throughout several Cabrini University departments this semester. These changes include department name changes along with the addition of new majors and minors. The business department, the newly named health and exercise sciences department and the communications department have added new majors and minors offered to students. Effective this school year, the information […]

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Who should you vote for in the 2018 midterm election?

Federal Candidates – Senate Louis Barletta, Republican Barletta is pro-life and has supported a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. He is also known to vocally defend Israel and the Jewish community. Barletta believes that law-abiding Americans do have the right to keep and bear arms, and he introduced legislation to make overstaying a visa […]

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Anti-Columbus day protesters vandalize museum in South Philadelphia

On Monday morning at approximately 4:35 a.m., an unidentified protester spray painted Anti-Columbus day messages on the sidewalks of the History of Italian Immigration museum.  A nearby statue of Christopher Columbus was also struck by vandalism. Police are speculating that the two incidents may possibly be connected.  No arrests have been made, but police are currently investigating security footage in […]

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Cabrini Public Safety holds first active shooter drill

The Cabrini University Public Safety team conducted its first active shooter drill on Cabrini’s campus during the month of October 2018. The public safety department had been preparing for such an event for months and had many training sessions throughout August and September to prepare faculty, staff, and students for a drill and essentially, a […]

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Bill Cosby returns to Pennsylvania for sentencing, sent to prison

Bill Cosby, former actor and comedian, arrived for his sentence hearing on Sept. 25. The hearing took place at the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, located approximately 15 minutes away from Cabrini’s campus. Cosby was first tried in the summer of 2017, but the case resulted in a mistrial after the jury was unable […]

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Cabrini’s business and education departments given awards for excellence

For the second year, Cabrini’s education and business departments were granted a national award for the quality of each program. The College of Distinction award recognizes schools for their academic excellences in departments of the college or university. The business and education departments received the awards due to the hard work the departments have shown […]

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Florida shooting occurs during Madden video game tournament

The mass shooting in Jacksonville, Florida, that recently took place at a video gaming tournament, has shaken the United States once again. Unfortunately, we have a history of mass shootings in the United States that has occurred each within a short period of time. Sheriff Mike Williams of Jacksonville identified the suspect as David Katz, […]

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An unarmed man was shot and killed in Dallas by a police officer

A Dallas police officer is currently charged with manslaughter for the murder of a man, whom she believed to have broken into her apartment. Botham Shen Jean was at home in his Dallas apartment when officer Amber Guyger walked into the apartment mistakenly believing it to be hers. The officer had assumed that someone had broken […]

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What is Trump doing with NAFTA?

President Trump has been making significant steps in the direction of revising the North American Free Trade Agreement , or NAFTA, which the president has started to refer to as the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement. The North American Free Trade Agreement was instituted on Jan. 1, 1994, where it replaced the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement. The basic […]

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Cabrini’s first active shooter drill happening soon

This fall, Cabrini University will be trying something that has not been practiced in the past: an Active Shooter Lockdown Drill. Even though the campus has gone on lockdowns in the past, it has been for events that have occurred off-campus such as the bubble wrap incident at Valley Forge Military Academy two years ago. […]

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Counterfeit money surge concerns Philadelphia business owners

Vincent Emmanuel, owner of a South Philadelphia 7-11, claims to have noticed the rise in recent counterfeit activity. His store reportedly has a system for identifying fake bills. However, his bank notified him that several counterfeits had still been accepted. Emmanuel said, “In the last 24 hours, there have been two different customers who tried […]

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How can college become more affordable?

Throughout the years, college has gotten more expensive than it has ever before, and it seems like the cost keeps rising. Even though the state and federal governments and the universities provide financial aid, it can still be tough for families of students attending the institution of higher education. “A college has many funders. Federal […]