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Deportation tears family apart

Editor’s Note: The surname of the subject in this article has been omitted to protect his the identity. Imagine waking up to go to a court date and then being brought to an unfamiliar place. Then imagine not talking to the person you love for a whole day, being left only with their belongings with no clue where they […]

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Uber, Lyft to contribute taxes to cities

Ride-hailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have threatened the taxi industries and public transportation in the past few years all around the country. Public transportation pays for some of the city’s expenditures. Since ride-hailing services have swept the nation, the income for public transportation has went down tremendously. According to an article in the […]

The dark side of college: Depression, anxiety

Editor’s Note: The name of a subject in this article has been omitted to protect their identity. The college experience can be filled with all sorts of excitement, freedom and wonders; however, this may not be the case for all students. A recent study by the American College Health Association indicated that one in five college students […]

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Education majors learn about domestic violence, education in low-income schools on spring break trip

Over spring break, 16 students from the education department, as well as advisors Dean Beverley Bryde, Dr. Martha Ritter, Dr. Amber Gentile and Dr. Coleen Lelli, traveled to Naples, Fl for an immersion experience. This was the second year that the department offered this trip. It was brought about after a planning phase which included interaction […]

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Electric substation explosion leaves parts of Puerto Rico without power

Efforts to completely restore Puerto Rico’s power was set back after an explosion and fire at an electric substation thrusted much of the U.S. territory into darkness. Electricity has been difficult to supply and stabilize since the hurricanes last fall. The morning of Sept. 17, 2017, the island of Puerto Rico faced one the biggest catastrophes […]


Domestic violence not just women’s issue, panel says

Dr. Karen Hudson experienced a tragedy that is every mother’s worst nightmare: the loss of a child. In 2015, Upper Darby police officer Mark Hudson was shot and killed by his girlfriend in his home. Hudson reached out to Lutheran Settlement House and helped create a short documentary to tell her son’s story in hopes […]

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Young runaways, immigrants more likely to become trafficking victims

According to the Congressional Research Service, there are more than 1 million homeless youth living without supervision on the streets, in abandoned homes and buildings, in shelters, with friends or even with strangers every year. This estimation is considered to be lower than the actual number of homeless youth because this demographic is difficult to track. […]


North and South Korea unite as one team during the 2018 Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing in PyeongChang, South Korea. The games began on Feb. 9, with an opening ceremony that surprised viewers. North and South Korea, while divided as countires, marched under a united flag of Korea. The flag depicted the peninsula of both Korea’s.   The decision was made on Jan. 17, 2018 for the North and South Korean teams to march together. North […]

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‘Fat shaming’ a social norm

According to Bullying Statics, “Fat shaming, also referred to as body shaming, is an act in which individuals are judged negatively based on their physical appearance. Generally, men and women are fat-shamed if they appear ‘overweight’ or don’t fit the idyllic image of ‘thin and beautiful.’” Some individuals will use any opportunity they have to […]

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Cav-A-Thon hosts ‘Spirit Night’ at Chick-fil-A

On March 6 Cabrini students decided to “eat more chicken” to raise money for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The committee of Cav-A-Thon are working with Chick fil-A. Every purchase a person made, 15 percent went towards CHOP and the overall fundraiser. Chick-fil-A’s website allowed students to reach out to the company and request a donation to […]


Emotional support animals help students with anxiety on campus

Have you ever had an anxiety attack? A hands-shaking, cannot catch-your-breath, blackout feeling that you can’t seem to control?   According to a study by the National Institute of Mental Health, about one in five adults in the United States experience some degree of mental illness.   Dr. Melissa Terlecki is the chair and an associate professor of psychology at Cabrini University. “Anxiety ramps is the sympathetic nervous system arousing the […]


Eagles parade results in presidential holiday

On Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 3:30 p.m., an email that elated the Cabrini community appeared in the inboxes of students, faculty and staff. Cabrini University President Donald Taylor granted a presidential holiday for Thursday, Feb. 8, the day of the Philadelphia Eagles victory parade.   “The Eagles first-ever Super Bowl victory on Sunday was a historic event, as will be the Super Bowl parade scheduled […]

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Reward of smoking not worth risk

Every day, thousands of people across the United States continue to smoke cigarettes. Although many consider lighting up a cigarette to be an escape from the real world, it comes with inescapable and extreme risks. “I smoke mostly due to the addictive properties of it, but also because of stress and anxiety,” Anthony Pasqua, a […]

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Eagles fans celebrate at victory parade without vandalism

Philadelphia sports fans have been given a bad reputation ever since the Santa-snowball incident from 1968. With the Eagles winning the Super Bowl for the first time in its organization’s history, you would expect the parade crowd to be absolutely chaotic. After the historic Super Bowl win Sunday night, fans in the city of Philadelphia […]

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The Department of Health and Human Services adopts new religious protections

A proposed set of protections, which had previously been kept in secret by the Department of Health and Human Services, is now being reviewed by the White House. These protections would grant healthcare workers the opportunity to identify more closely with religious beliefs. In an effort to protect these workers and what they believe in, this […]


Withdrawing climate change skeptic’s nomination signals policy change

Climate change is proceeding to be an issue that is affecting the world. The Trump administration recently announced a plan to withdraw the nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White, a climate change skeptic, to lead the Council on Environmental Quality. Withdrawing White’s nomination contrasts previous actions by the administration that show disbelief in climate change. In 2015, 195 countries […]


Bullying not just a k-12 issue

Bullying is something that can be an ongoing cycle if nothing is done to the bully or about the situation. There have been a lot of suicides that have occurred over the years due to someone being bullied. Amanda Todd, who was 15 years old, hung her herself on Oct. 10, 2012 due to her being […]

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Sherry Peters: 70 years of life, 7 years at Cabrini, a lifetime of memories

When Sherry Peters is not working as the administration specialist in Cabrini University’s Nerney Leadership Institute, she enjoys spending her free time down the shore or with her friends and family. Although Peters is retiring and is very wistful to leave Cabrini behind, Peters has an array of things she wants to do after she […]

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Cabrini communication department brings home 2 new awards

Cabrini University’s commitment to hands-on, social justice education was exemplified as the communication department’s student-run newspaper secured a silver pinnacle award and the senior capstone honors convergence class won a Gold Davey. The 2016-2017 honors senior convergence class won a Gold Davey for a website in activism. The class produced the multimedia website Fix for […]

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Trump to toughen extreme vetting on immigrants

Conducting a background check on an individual is one of the first of many intrusive things that comes with extreme vetting This is what President Donald Trump plans on doing to refugees once they enter the United States. Back on Aug. 16 of last year, Trump stated that he would like to have an extreme vetting process […]