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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.


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.


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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Beauty and the Beast: The Lefou controversy

In the upcoming movie Beauty and the Beast, there is discussion about one of the characters being openly gay. The character everyone is buzzing about is Gaston’s chubby, fun-loving side kick, Lefou. I think this is great and should be welcomed always whether it be in the music industry, film and etc. The world is […]

Adele won five grammy awards including: record of the year, album of the year, song of the year, best pop solo performance, and best pop vocal album.

Grammy’s: Is race really the issue?

The recent Beyonce snub at the 59th annual Grammy Awards for album of the year has been causing controversy in the music world, causing some naysayers to throw the phrase “systemic racism” into the topic of discussion. Pitchfork media, the self-proclaimed most trusted voice in music, called the Grammys a “scripted event.” Such a statement would […]


Money burns a bigger hole in our pocket than flex

Why do we do it? As a current student ambassador for Cabrini’s Office of Admissions, one thing that I have grown to learn is how eager prospective students and their families can be to get to the cafeteria portion of our campus tour. Typically, after I explain all of the stations of our cafeteria, a […]

Living a double life: College student and Youtuber

Living a double life: College student and Youtuber

Being a student in college is possibly one of the hardest things one could go through education wise. There are so many challenges students face in college like deadlines from multiple classes, making time for studying and finding some way to fit rest somewhere in between all of that. My college experience so far has […]

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Sesame Street introduces newest muppet friend: Julia, who has autism

Sesame Street, a television show that aired for more than 50 years ago, decided to take on a new project, introducing their newest muppet friend Julia, who has autism.   Throughout the years, Sesame Street has taken on the challenges of addressing subjects such as death, disability, skin color and prejudice. Jeanette Betancourt, Sesame Workshop’s […]

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Cabrini rowing team ready to come back into the new season with a bang

The fall semester marked the first in Cabrini University history for its rowing team. Serving as a learning experience, the team hopes to continue its development and improve “Rowing revolves around teamwork, and I think our fall season really helped to create a stronger team and lots of friendships,” Lauren Markowitz said. “Sometimes negative times approach […]


Cabrini alumni assisting in athletics

They say experience makes for the best teacher, and here at Cabrini, alumni with experience in the athletic program are welcomed back to share those experiences with the next crop of athletes. Cabrini offers 19 athletic avenues to its students, with many of these teams having multiple assistant coaching positions filled by alumni. One team that […]


Connecting with Cabrini alumni

Kristen Mariana graduated from Cabrini College in 2009. Mariana spent her time at Cabrini majoring in psychology and minoring in history. When not studying, Mariana also was a part of psychology club, Psi Chi, the international honor society for psychology, and Phi Alpha Theta, the international honor society for history. After graduating from Cabrini, Mariana […]

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Cabrini men’s lacrosse rolls to 102nd straight conference victory

Video by Brian Nestel Cabrini’s 2017 made history with their latest victory, a dominant showing over the Rosemont Ravens. The Blue and white recorded their record-tying 102nd consecutive Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) win under head coach Steve Colfer. With the 20-1 conference-opening win at Edith Robb Dixon Field, Tuesday, Mar. 21, the Cavaliers improved […]


The trees have eyes

“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed….Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am […]


Beauty & The Beast review

The live-action “Beauty and the Beast” was released on March 17, 2017 and made over $170 million opening weekend. The movie pretty much follows the plot of Disney’s 1991 movie. A curse on the castle, Belle taking her father’s place, an eventual love story and what an emotional finale. But, there are additions. There are […]

Golf teams are teeing off in hopes of becoming CSAC champions

Golf season is quickly approaching and the players are ready to get back on the green with their eyes on one prize: the Colonial State Athletics Conference (CSAC) championship. The recently released CSAC preseason coaches poll ranks Cabrini’s men’s golf team as the one to win the CSAC championship this season above Marywood, Rosemont and […]

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Cabrini Cavalier athlete inspirations

A love for sports is something that can passed down as it’s natural for mothers and fathers who’ve participated in them to introduce their children to them. Others just happen to gravitate towards sports on their own. Either way, it’s always interesting to hear how athletes got their starts take inspiration from. Ryan Givens, a […]


Her body, her choice

Women are concerned about a potential reduction in areas that pertain to women’s health care. The Past From the first Women’s Rights Convention in 1848 to the Women’s March on Washington in 2017, women have scratched and clawed and fought their way to achieve equality with their male counterparts. The 1920s brought the right to […]

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The real cost of our favorite things

  My phone was made by Apple. My shirt was made by H&M. My bag was made by Nike. All of these statements are true when you look at the products at face value. But what you do not see is the deeper truth of where and how your products are actually made. Each company […]

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Omicron Delta Kappa recognizes recent Cabrini leadership

Over a century ago, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini urged her teachers to ‘educate the hearts’ of their students. Now, Cabrini not only provides a hands-on social justice based education of the heart to students every day, but also allows them to become leaders and engaged citizens of our world through endless opportunities in communities both […]


Cabrini swim teams splashing their way through the season

The swim seasons were long ones, but the swimmers stayed in shape and pulled through all the way to the end. “To start off the season as a team, we completed a team bonding activity at Villanova University. This activity really was a great way to start off the season, build trust and bring us […]


Spring has finally arrived… maybe?

The fresh feeling of spring has finally arrived and the warm weather is finally here… for now. It has been a rather unusual warm week for the winter as temperatures rose to the high temperatures of the 60s and 70s. No one was expecting such warm spring-like weather so soon before the official spring season […]

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The symbolic power of a bulletproof black man in a hoodie: social commentary in Luke Cage

Marvel‘s Netflix original series, “Luke Cage,” is renowned across the nation and on Cabrini’s campus for the way it deals with race through social commentary that no modern, mainstream show has yet addressed. Comic book character, Luke Cage, first appeared in 1972, in “Luke Cage: Hero for Hire,” as the first ever African-American Marvel comic book character to headline […]

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The bank of mom and dad

College. What an interesting time in a young person’s life. Are they an adult? Are they a kid? More-so, it is a middle ground of the two. As a college-aged student, it is a tough balance of being totally independent and still needing to lean on parents. Most of this difficulty stems from the issue of money. Students […]


Comcast Newsmakers helping Cabrini students shape their futures

Comcast Newsmakers come once a month on Fridays to film their shows using the Cabrini communication department’s video production studio. Comcast Newsmakers offers current Cabrini communication students the opportunity to work with them and learn the ropes. The current students this year are Cecelia Heckman and Drew Vernon. Students are given positions in either the control room […]


Disney Extravaganza

It was a night full of Disney magic as students gathered on campus for an evening of games, laughs and more. CAP Board hosted the ‘Disney Extravaganza’ event for all to enjoy in the Widener Lecture hall. The event started around nine o’clock last Friday night. Disney Extravaganza was constructed by two freshmen CAP board members, […]

Why we all must begin to 'trust the process'

Why we all must begin to ‘trust the process’

For the last three seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers had fallen down the Philly Sports pantheon to least relevant team among the city’s other teams in the four major sports. There’s a reason why that happened. After years of being a middle-of-the-pack team, going 137-175 over a three-year stretch while just making the playoffs and being bounced out in […]


Introverts or extroverts: Does one really have more fun?

ISTJ (Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Judging). ENFP (Extroversion, Intuition, Feeling, Perceiving). People may define themselves by these letters, but what do they mean? The Myers-Briggs type indicator sorts people into different groups based on different personality traits. The biggest and most talked-about category is the first letter: E or I. Introversion vs. Extroversion. At the core […]

Cabrini has molded my heart for the better

Many students when they finish college cannot say that their lives have been changed in unthinkable ways. Sure individuals mature, they find their passion and run with it but their view on life most often stays the same. I on the other have had experiences that have changed me forever. I was raised in a […]