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Plumbing problems flood offices in Grace Hall

Plumbing problems flood offices in Grace Hall

Michael Bevelaqua by Jennifer Devereaux assistant news editor The offices of Neal Newman, theatre director, and Mary Hill, administrative assistant, have sustained damage as a result of flooding. Both offices are located below female first-year dormitory bathrooms in Grace Hall. The flooding took place on Thursday, Oct. 19. Newman’s office had been flooded four times […]

Professor promotes students' writing abilities

Professor promotes students’ writing abilities

Mike Fenn by Cheryl Wagstaff staff writer Hal Halbert gets his teaching inspiration from his family and former teachers. Although Hal, as he wishes to be called by his students, is only a temporary member of the Cabrini staff he is very quick to mention that he has already fallen in love with nearly every […]

Spiritual meetings available for questions of faith

by Jennifer Coots assistant perspectives editor Students, who are currently questioning their faith, have unanswered questions about God or are uncertain about their relationship with God, can obtain guidance through spiritual meetings with trained spiritual directors from the Daylesford Abbey in Paoli. Father Steve, who lives at the Daylesford Abbey and is a chaplain of […]

New English instructor enters classrooms

New English instructor enters classrooms

Michelle Palandro by Carly Juno staff writer Alex Bove, a new English instructor at Cabrini, describes himself as an overgrown student. He enjoys teaching because he continually gets to learn. “It is a clich

Veteran speaks of memories and return to Vietnam

Veteran speaks of memories and return to Vietnam

Anita Pirri by Matt Coughlin The pain and anguish that the Vietnam War caused is finding a salve in the generous acts of veterans and open discussions taking place on college campuses today. “I think the media has played a huge role in creating the image of the Vietnam vet who is maladjusted and a […]

Universities disagree on banning access to Napster

by Michael Bevelaqua Colleges and universities are at an indecision on whether to ban access to Napster from their networks. Napster is the popular program, loved by teenagers and young adults and loathed by the record industry, which provides software for users to share music on the Internet. The record industry is now looking at […]

Cabrini Day 2000 promises to educate the heart

by Beth Conahan Cabrini Day 2000 is just around the corner and this year’s theme, “Coming to America: The Human Face of Immigration,” promises once again to educate the heart. Cabrini Day 2000 is Thursday, Nov. 2 and everyone in the Cabrini College community is encouraged to participate. The theme of immigration was especially picked […]

Cabrini Day schedule

10 a. m. – Noon Celebrity Brunch. (Founders’ Hall cafeteria) See your favorite professors and staff members demonstrate their skills in making waffles, serving bacon and eggs and waiting tables. Session One: 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m. “Getting Along: A Live Musical Performance and Video” (Lecture Hall) Through live performance and video, Getting Along helps people identify […]

Faithful give public witness by candlelight

Faithful give public witness by candlelight

Joe Holden by Joe Holden An estimated 45 to 50 thousand faithful from all over the Philadelphia region participated in the Eucharistic Candlelight Procession on Sunday. Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, archbishop of Philadelphia, called those present, his brothers and sisters, to take the message of charity home with them and share it with their neighbors. The […]

New director for graduate and professional studies

by Toccara Buckley staff writer You can tell by the look of her desk, covered with papers, that her job requires a lot of work and time. Nancy Allen is the new executive director of graduate and professional studies here at Cabrini. She is just as new to Cabrini College as the first-year students. She […]

Video dance party `something to do,’ probably won’t be back

by Beth Conahan staff writer Legal parties may not be legal anymore, but Cabrini students haven’t hung up their dancing shoes yet. On Saturday, Oct. 21, CAP Board hosted a Video Dance Party in the Grace Hall Atrium. The DJs, two brothers from New York, were hired from Big Wave Entertainment. Unlike the typical DJs […]

Cabriniana room offers history of Mother Cabrini

Cabriniana room offers history of Mother Cabrini

Mike Fenn by Jennifer Coots Imagine being able to walk into the life of Mother Cabrini, right now, and learning everything you could possible know about her and her fabulous life. Thanks to the Cabriniana room located upstairs in the Holy Spirit Library, students and faculty are able to do just this. The Cabriniana room, […]

Learner: Selected for excellence

Learner: Selected for excellence

Linsey Heiser Lisa Learner-Wagner, assistant professor of fine arts, was one of the six artists chosen out of 5,000 to do a tile mosaic of a train station in New Jersey. She is pictured her with her husband, Richard Wagner, with the mock-up of the train station.

Christian conference promotes leadership, spirituality

by Jennifer Devereaux staff writer This past weekend, the Christian Leadership Conference took place in Camden, N.J. The 24 hour-retreat, which went from Friday, Oct. 20 to Saturday, Oct. 21, was coordinated by campus ministers, Dr. Mary Laver and John DiMucci. The purpose of the retreat, according to Laver, was to help students develop their […]

Back to Vietnam

Back to Vietnam

Matt Tholey by Meghan Merkel Sometimes things happen that we like to forget. Talking about it is not always easy. That’s why we were fortunate enough to have Rick Lieb, Vietnam Veteran, come to Cabrini to share his experiences about the war. Recently he returned to the places he fought over 30 years ago. He […]

Cabrini team of 40 students participates in AIDS Walk

Cabrini team of 40 students participates in AIDS Walk

by Jennifer Coots staff writer The Cabrini team was among the hundreds of thousands of walkers that attended the AIDS Walk held in Philadelphia this Sunday. The weather was summery, reaching a high of 81 degrees as 40 students from Cabrini showed their support by doing everything from rollerblading to biking to powerwalking the entire […]

Breast cancer awareness is important for women of all ages

by Jennifer Devereaux staff writer Annually, 183,000 cases of invasive breast cancer occur in the United States. One in eight American women are affected by this disease. Moreover, about 41,000 American women die of breast cancer per year. With the exception of lung cancer, breast cancer kills more women than any other cancer. In most […]

Cabrini graduate's eclectic skills used throughout career

Cabrini graduate’s eclectic skills used throughout career

by Matt Coughlin staff writer Do everything, for you can use it all. That was the message John Doyle gave with his Career Development speech on Thursday, Oct. 12. Doyle works during the day as a teacher at Norristown Area High School. He is also the co-producer and co-director of the Iron Age Theater. In […]

Revised act allows parental notification of law violation

by Jennifer Coots staff writer Once upon a time, students of colleges and universities across the country could party without worry of their parents being notified if they got caught. There was little school officials could do to get parents involved. The Buckley Amendment previously limited the information about a student’s academic record that could […]

Poll shows college students get least amount of sleep

by Mike Butler perspectives editor A recent poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation shows that college students get the least amount of sleep. The poll found that 18 to 29-year-olds average about six hours and 48 minutes of sleep a night. The NSF recommends that a person should get eight hours of sleep a […]