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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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The Clean Power Plan: What is it?

The Clean Power Plan, President Obama’s environmental plan that would greatly reduce climate change caused by carbon pollution from power plants if passed, is sitting in limbo. The plan was introduced in 2015, but the Supreme Court stopped implementation in this past February. The plan is currently on the back burner until the next president is […]

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Killing the environment is killing us

Climate change; we hear about it more and more in the news, discussions and politics, but do we really know what it is? Climate change is the issue that a vast majority of Americans say needs strong government action but that most Republican lawmakers and oil and coal companies deny. It is also the issue […]

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The Road Less Traveled: Off-campus

Cabrini College is surrounded by many beautiful places and locations ranging from Wayne, Philadelphia, and Manayunk but it is very easy to get caught up in the college life and forget about the outside world. Life in college can be extremely hectic with the amount of assignments and obligations and often times students forget that […]

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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 […]

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Grass vs. turf: which side is greener?

The 2015 U.S Women’s National Soccer team made waves when they called out FIFA for making them play on artificial turf in the World Cup and most of the Victory Tour, while 100 percent of the U.S Men’s National Soccer Team World Cup games were played on natural grass. A group of international women’s players […]

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Summer break provides needed breather

  The end of the semester is quickly approaching. It is now time to start taking down room decorations and handing in final papers. With the stress of studying for final exams, one thing that does not seem to cross everyone’s mind is leaving roommates for the summer. Being so wrapped up with schoolwork and […]

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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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SAAC’s new snack shack in Dixon

The expansion of Cabrini’s Dixon Center, the Pavilion, will include many new renovations to the building. Hopefully the changes will draw the attention of oncoming freshmen and increase current students interest. The center’s new makeover will include a new fitness facility gym and studio space for yoga and other activities. It also will include dedicated […]

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Who would spend that extra dollar to save the environment?

April is finally over and it has reached that bittersweet moment of the end of the semester when students start to pack up their dorm rooms and head home. With a packed car(s), students realize just how many items they have. Between bedding, trashcans, bins, shower caddies, school supplies and other dorm items, students like […]

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Fitbits are a key to staying motivated in a healthy lifestyle

With summer approaching so many people are eager to slim down in order to look good on the beach or at the pool. The warm weather in general have people wanting to be more active and spend time outdoors. Losing weight is not always an easy progress so most people find themselves using different ways […]

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FitBit Challenges: Go Hard Or Go Home

I think it is safe to say I am completely obsessed with FitBit challenges. I think they are the best thing that has ever happened. I’ve only had my FitBit since March but I am definitely addicted. Ever since I have had a FitBit, I challenge everyone in step competitions. From my family back home […]

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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 […]

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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 […]