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Serving Food Solutions

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors look at food insecurity from three directions: a description of why so many Americans go hungry, the consequences of being food insecure, and innovative solutions to this national issue.

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Domestic Violence

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors created this web site both to educate Pennsylvania elementary school teachers about Domestic Violence and to give teachers ways to help students living with Domestic Violence.

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Youth Voices Rise: the Arab awakening

Cabrini College Communication Department seniors created this site based on interviews conducted with young people and others involved in the Arab Awakening.

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Wozniak leads on the field and in the classroom

Balancing school is not easy, add athletics to the mix makes and it makes the entire process even harder. “Balancing lacrosse and schoolwork can be challenging at times,” Sasha Wozniak, junior attacker, said. “Time management is very important when you are a student athlete. You need to plan out when to do your homework around […]

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‘Kiss Me While Everyone’s Watching’

If you and your significant other wish to grope one another and try to tear each other’s faces off, please do that in private. I’m talking about (PDA) or Personal Display of Affection. We’ve all seen couples in the mall, at the movies, bowling alley or a restaurant showing PDA. It does make me feel […]

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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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Students learn safety before traveling abroad

Imagine having the chance to travel to a different country in order to take a class and receive credit for it. France, Italy, Greece even Ireland. These are only a few destinations Cabrini has to offer when studying abroad. The opportunity to study abroad enables you to immerse yourself in other cultures in order to […]

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Cavaliers sweep Falcons in double-header

Game 1: The Cavaliers looked to rebound from their last time out on the diamond, two losses in a double header against Neumann University this past Saturday. Cabrini College bounced back with a 10-1 victory against Cedar Crest in the first game of their double header on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The Cavaliers improved to […]

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Internships: How are they helping students?

  According to Forbes Magazine, 69 percent of companies with 100 or more employees offered full-time jobs to their interns in 2012. Many college students apply for internships with the hopes that it will land them a full time gig after graduation. “I selected my internship specifically to gain the experience in pro-sports,” Megan Tustin […]

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She was asking for it

Her clothes were so revealing, so she wanted to have sex. She started a fight with me, so she deserved to be hit. She was drunk, so she was asking for it. How dare you? Not only is this victim-blaming, but it is taking away some of the most basic rights of a human being […]

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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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Women’s national soccer team looking for equal pay

The United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT) filed a complaint against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for wage discrimination. This complaint was filed on Thursday, March 31 just five months ahead of the 2016 Olympics, in which the USWNT is picked to win the tournament. “We definitely […]

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Student-athletes go through several precautions to prevent injuries

Injury happens easily in sports if an athlete does not know how to protect themselves. At school their coaches and trainers are there to educate them on protection and safety. Lacrosse and football are some of the harder sports that cause more injuries than sports like swimming. “Helmets, gloves, shoulder pads, elbow pads and shin […]

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Sun-kissed or scars: is tanning really worth it?

Having that perfect sun kissed tan all year round is something many people try to achieve but what if it means getting skin cancer? Is it still worth it? About five years ago Kimberly Mansley, 42, made a decision that unknowingly at the time ultimately saved her life. “I went to get cosmetic surgery. I […]

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Cabrini theater produces another big hit

“We are totally sold out for all eight shows and we have requests for tickets that we cannot fulfill,” Dr. Michelle Filling Brown, chair, department of English at Cabrini College, said. This year the Cabrini Theatre  chose “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” for their spring musical. “We start the planning process in […]

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The reality of domestic violence: men are victims too

Living during the time of advanced technology and social media has allowed us to observe a lot of things that happened behind closed doors in the past. One of those things happens to be disturbing instances of domestic violence. Domestic violence is defined as violent confrontation between the members of an household or personal relationship. Abuse can […]

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Captive of her own contract: Kesha’s legal battle battle continues

New York judge Shirley Werner Kornreich dismissed all of Kesha’s claims against Dr. Luke, his affiliated companies and Sony Music Entertainment. The most problematic aspect of the decision revolves around location. Kesha originally filed her claims against the producer in a Californian court. Dr.Luke’s legal team was able to move the case to New York, […]

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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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When dating, can verbal abuse be more severe than physical?

Editor’s note: Some names have been omitted to protect certain sources’ privacy. “You know that feeling you get when you meet someone and every time you see them you get butterflies in your stomach,” Thomas H. said. “That is how I felt.  I over looked the alcohol, drug and verbal abuse he would draw upon me. I […]

Dress codes meant for safety prove almost useless

Many middle and high school girls are faced with harsh policies when it comes to what can and cannot be worn at school. Someone somewhere decided what is considered acceptable in an educational environment. The dress code policy is enforced with one thing in mind: keeping their students safe. But can a dress code policy […]

Dangerous drinking habits hangover throughout the week

Let’s face it, drinking in college and drinking in high school are two completely different atmospheres. Most of the time in high school, people either drink at a friends house or in the woods trying not to get caught. When drinking in college, people have more freedom and do not stress as much about getting […]