Archive | Perspectives

Opinions from editors, staff writers and members of the college community.

One of many groups that commuter students can join to get involved on-campus. Photo taken by James Humes

The commuter challenge: How to get involved on campus

Commuting to campus can make it difficult to get the full college experience. Often, schedules don’t match well and commuters miss out on joining on-campus activities. This does not mean there aren’t a lot of ways for commuters to get involved on campus. The Bustle recommends that a great way for commuter students to get […]

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Makeup: What I love, favorites, tips and tricks

My personal background  Before coming to Cabrini, I was working at a wax center. The year before that, I graduated from Empire Beauty School and received my license in cosmetology. Furthering my education is important to me, however makeup and beauty will always be my first love.   I started experimenting with makeup when I was around […]

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How I dealt with the loss of my mom

Before I started my freshman year of college at Cabrini University, my mom was diagnosed with colon cancer. The day the doctor told me in late July, my heart dropped. I hadn’t even moved onto campus, yet I knew I was going to have a different experience from everyone else. It was hard seeing other […]

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World of change: One swimmers perspective from high school to college athletics

I swam in high school.  My team was intense. 30 boys, 29 years in a row conquering the Philadelphia Catholic League Championships, 12 time District 12 Champions, three time Pennsylvania State Champions, National Champions.   Now, I swim in college.  My new team, preparing and training to clench its first Appalachian Mountain Chain Conference Championship. Even […]

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Why I support Black Lives Matter

Growing up, my hero was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I learned about the civil rights movement and his impact during the 1950s and 60s.  After learning a little about him I wanted to know more, so I wrote a research paper on Dr. King and Malcolm X. These two held completely different philosophies on […]

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My grandfathers legacy: my story with photography

My love for photography started with one of the saddest times of my life. In November of 2016, my grandfather passed away at the age of 81. My grandfather was one of the most interesting men I knew. He was writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, he loved to travel and taking photos was always a […]

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Studies show social media’s impact on mental health

Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and many other social media platforms tend to take up a lot of people’s time. According to a study done on social media usage in the United States, about 81 percent of Americans have some sort of social media profile. This amount of social media usage is directly linked to lack of […]

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The untold story of the child of immigrants

I was born into a family of immigrants, making my life more interesting than others. My mom was born and raised in Ukraine until the 1990s. My dad was born and raised in Armenia until the 1980s. They both came to America with less than $100 in their pockets and no set place to live […]

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Saying goodbye to summer and saying hello to school

The new school year has quickly approached and some may say that summer was too fast. Whether you had an eventful summer full of beaches and vacations or not so exciting summers that just involved working, we can all agree that it is hard to get back into a steady pace of working and studying. […]

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How to decorate your dorm room to feel like home

Moving out of your room at home and into a college dorm may be a hard adjustment for some students. I know that I wasn’t too excited about it. That’s why I chose to decorate my dorm room in a way that reminded me of home and could ease any potential stress during the school […]

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The rise of women in politics

 The Rise of Women in 2018 It’s crazy to think that it has taken this long for women to be a serious candidate for numerous U.S. elections. After 43 presidents, women are now being taken seriously. The number has continued to increase over the years and the number of women running for the U.S. House […]

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Instagram: poisoning today’s youth

It is a continuous cycle every day for almost everyone to wake up and immediately check their social media on their phones. It is a sad addiction that has taken over our lives. When someone receives a certain amount of “likes” on a photo on Instagram, it is almost like an award to come back […]

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The key to an easy life is having a best friend

Being a good friend is not about knowing your friends favorite color, favorite food or favorite number. Being a good friend, has a much deeper meaning than that. I am sure we have all had friendships that have faded or friendships that randomly started, due to school or a club, but we all have those […]