Category: Perspectives

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

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Our need to seek approval is universal

Our need to seek approval is universal

Almost everyone seeks acceptance from their peers in hopes to "fit in." In today's world, this thought process is worsening on social media. People wi [...]
How tabletop gaming helps build real life skills

How tabletop gaming helps build real life skills

A tabletop role-playing game consists of players creating a character to act as. They then use speech to play as that character through puzzles, conve [...]
Sisters who sing together, stay together

Sisters who sing together, stay together

Growing up, my sister Jasmin and I have always been really close but I believe that our bond became stronger after we discovered we could sing. [...]
The secret super power of being bilingual

The secret super power of being bilingual

Being Hispanic and bilingual is one of the best things in the world. It is like being apart of secret club that not just anybody can be apart of. [...]
The option to turn Instagram likes off

The option to turn Instagram likes off

Instagram is a photo sharing app and social networking platform that was acquired by Facebook in 2012. On Instagram you can upload pictures and [...]
Social media can help mental health

Social media can help mental health

If you were to look up how Instagram affects people’s mental health, you would get mostly negative feedback about how it only hurts people’s self-imag [...]
Lacrosse shows new identity this spring

Lacrosse shows new identity this spring

The game of lacrosse has been played for many years starting with the American Indians who played for the creator. Originally known as stickball by Al [...]
Living with Attention Deficit Disorder

Living with Attention Deficit Disorder

I was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, also known as A.D.D., when I was 12-years-old. I was in sixth grade at the time and that was arou [...]
What your intuition is telling you?

What your intuition is telling you?

Before I left for college, I was given a book to read to prepare me for my new home. This book, "The Gift of Fear," is about noticing the feeling of i [...]
Happiness brought to you by puppies and babies

Happiness brought to you by puppies and babies

I do not know many people that say they hate puppies or babies. Many people love seeing pictures or videos of them. Who could watch a video of a puppy [...]
Why I love the new Spider-Man game

Why I love the new Spider-Man game

Starting off,  I give Marvel’s Spider-Man a 9/10. Growing up I was really into comics. I’ll actually read any issue I could possibly get my hands on e [...]
Living in ignorance is not bliss: the life of a not-so-informed citizen

Living in ignorance is not bliss: the life of a not-so-informed citizen

Speaking from personal experience, just because you are unaware of the world's problems doesn't mean you live free of the implied issues that come wit [...]
Having an amazing bond with your roommates is important

Having an amazing bond with your roommates is important

 Moving into a dorm with someone you don’t know is such a rush. You don’t know if you and your roommate are going to get along. There’s so many th [...]
5 things students can do to alleviate stress during finals week

5 things students can do to alleviate stress during finals week

It is that time of year again when school work starts piling up and students start stressing more and more. Here is a list of five different local act [...]
Separating art from the artist

Separating art from the artist

At just 7 years old, I fell in love with R&B music. I remember picking out my first two CDs around the years of 2005 and 2006. They were Ciara's d [...]
The struggle of being a musician with performance anxiety

The struggle of being a musician with performance anxiety

I’ve always had a fear of performing in front of a crowd. Whether it was public speaking or playing piano, I always had this pain in the pit of my sto [...]
My divorce story: growing up between two halves of a whole

My divorce story: growing up between two halves of a whole

Up until the age of 7 I had the perfect childhood. I lived in a nice suburban neighborhood, grew up with my two older sisters, Kyra and Melissa, alway [...]

What I’ve learned being a shot girl

Always smile. Dilute the shots. And head straight for the bachelorette parties. [...]
My mold story, and how it was handled

My mold story, and how it was handled

Mold, everyone's worst nightmare. Well, maybe not really. Although for most, mold is that monster under your bed you forget about until it's too [...]
A college student’s guide on how to have fun on a budget

A college student’s guide on how to have fun on a budget

It’s no news to many that college students face a full schedule of classes and a tight budget due to rising costs of tuition and books. Having a tight [...]
“My Cause My Cleats” give NFL players platform

“My Cause My Cleats” give NFL players platform

Every season, the NFL lets players raise awareness through their pre-game cleats. The "My Cause, My Cleats" initiative takes place weeks 13 to 15 ever [...]
Making change: lobbying in Washington D.C.

Making change: lobbying in Washington D.C.

Being a student at Cabrini University has provided me with tremendous opportunities to be a more engaged citizen in my community. As a student at Cabr [...]
How a PB&J sandwich can help those experiencing homelessness

How a PB&J sandwich can help those experiencing homelessness

In 2018 the number of people living on the streets in Philadelphia rose by 10 percent over last year, according to the result of the city’s annual [...]
The most wonderful time of the year? I think not

The most wonderful time of the year? I think not

300 million turkeys are killed each year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. 300 million. First of all, not one of those turkeys should've had to go throu [...]
Black Friday is all fun and games, until you work in retail

Black Friday is all fun and games, until you work in retail

Black Friday can be described as “the day people trample others for sales exactly one day after being thankful for everything they already have.” This [...]
The struggle of being a student-athlete with a mental illness

The struggle of being a student-athlete with a mental illness

Editor's note: This story was removed because portions of it came from a TED Talk and was not attributed as such. Loquitur apologizes for this ethical [...]
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