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All Hale the Valedictorian: Class of 2016’s highest honor revealed

Perfectionist, conscientious, patient, detail-oriented and honest. These are the words used to describe Cabrini College’s 2016 valedictorian, Thomas Hale. A graduate of Perkiomen High School, Hale is a senior graphic design major with minors in Spanish and marketing. Every day, Hale commutes from Collegeville, Pennsylvania; a short 30-minute drive from campus. When he is not […]

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Lawn signs and door-to-door campaigning: despite advanced media, tried-and-true methods remain integral to elections

It’s become normal to drive down a road and see the colorful names of political candidates on promotional lawn signs; but do these signs have any influence on people walking or driving by? Through four different field experiments, ScienceDirect found that only about 1.7 percent of voters were affected by lawn signs. Yet, since 1984 […]

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Quality of campus’ water affirmed to be safe

Although the campus’ quality of water is reported safe, according to a random poll, 5 out of 5 students use either a Brita filtration system on campus or purchase bottled water, as opposed to consuming tap water. An email was released earlier this year to the campus community, urging to hold off on the consumption […]

67% of people believe major changes need to reduce the effects of climate change. (3)

How climate change impacts human health

Global scientific consensus has confirmed that climate change is real and that it is caused primarily by human activities. The difference between the media’s portrayal of human contribution to climate change in comparison to the factual research that has been published in scholarly journals has created a mixed understanding among humans about what the impacts […]

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Women empowering women to enter STEM fields

Expanding the number of women in STEM fields requires more than just women’s empowerment. An associate professor of life and physical sciences has been watching the way that women are represented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. “I had two faculty members (in high school) that made all the difference,” Dr. Anne Coleman […]

Open House welcomes the class of 2020

Photos by Angelina Miller. On Saturday, April 23, prospective students and their parents had the opportunity to attend Cabrini’s Open House to see what the campus community had to offer. “Open house gives students the chance to get a feel of what it is like to be a Cabrini student,” Shannon Zottola, Executive Director of Admissions, […]

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Commuter Appreciation Week gives back to the college’s commuters

Commuter Week at Cabrini took place Sunday, April 10 until Thursday, April 14. This week gave commuters the opportunity to meet other students who attend Cabrini College that they never knew existed. The week consisted of karaoke in Jazzman’s, a tweet chat and a breakfast in Founders. Every event was tailored to making commuters feel […]

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Student parking and campus wifi among issues SGA is aiming to resolve

Cabrini wireless and student parking are two of the most talked about issues among students on campus, but who is going to do something about it? Lucia Neuber, senior president of the Student Government Association takes a managerial role within SGA, prioritizing meetings and overseeing that everyone is involved and motivated. Once a semester, Neuber […]

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Seniors hold graphic design exhibit

Take a walk through the second floor arts gallery in the Holy Spirit Library and one will see a multitude of visually pleasing projects ranging from logo designs, human rights posters, product label designs and even a digital kiosk that features web-design projects. All were created by the senior graphic design majors. As an annual […]

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Watch your wallets: credit card theft gets high tech

It is almost a rite of passage for a college student to get their very first credit card.  This is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.  Now a student can purchase bigger ticket items, learn money management and build credit.  But the dark side of credit cards is the theft that goes on […]

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Public safety seeks to improve students’ safety

College campuses have begun to take safety measures to a more heightened level than usual due to various incidents and tragedies that have occurred across the country. “With continuous threats occurring all over the country as well as in our backyard with locations like Philadelphia, it is imperative that we rely on the tools we […]

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Should the government protect our privacy or our lives?

Last month the government announced that it was able to unlock the San Bernardino shooters’ iPhone without the help of Apple. According to a New York Times article, The government had first approached Apple CEO Tim Cook in January seeking help in unlocking the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the gunmen who was […]

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Will things get better: feeling safe after domestic abuse

Domestic violence affects the lives of millions of Americans each year. Domestic violence does not discriminate according to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic state, etc. Anyone at anytime can fall a victim to domestic violence. Once the shift from significant other to victim takes place, what do you do? Who do you turn to? […]

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Students travel to Harrisburg for lobbying event

    At Cabrini College, 98 percent of students receive financial aid annually. Within their financial aid packages, many students receive a state grant to help pay for their college tuition. Each year in April, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania hosts Study Lobby Day, where groups of students from all over […]

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Senior Honors Convergence: Converging to Raise Awareness of Wealth Inequality in America

Eleven years ago, the senior capstone for communication majors was created at Cabrini College. Senior honors convergence is a year-long course facilitated by professor Cathy Yungmann that requires students to apply the skills they have learned in all four years — video, journalism, social media marketing and so on. Combining these skills and assets, students […]

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The CEO that could: Founder of Brown Superstores brings promise to the desert

All photos by Emily Rowan. Every year, Cabrini College invites leaders in the corporate and non-profit world to be Executive in Residence, arguably one of the highest honors the soon-to-be university gives. The honoree spends their time on campus meeting with students, faculty and staff to discuss how they’re making a difference through their career. According to Cabrini’s […]

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Cabrini works to grow interfaith education of students

Cabrini College has recently announced its speaker for the 56th annual commencement of both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies to be Eboo Patel, founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core. This will not be Patel’s first time speaking on campus, or even his first time speaking to many of these graduating students. His book […]

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College president sets goal to increase Latino enrollment

President Donald Taylor proposed increasing Latino enrollment as a necessary step to continuing the college’s mission and ability to grow. It has been more than a year since Taylor announced his 2020 plan, and the campus faculty and staff have started to take steps towards achieving those goals. One of the most significant factors for […]