Category: Award-winning stories

Media representation of missing POC

Media representation of missing POC

Jelani Day was his name, but his family and friends referred to him as JJ. Many people don't even know he exists... Why? The media shows that it [...]
One year after the death of Walter Wallace, Philadelphia comes together to honor his life

One year after the death of Walter Wallace, Philadelphia comes together to honor his life

https://youtu.be/lXuV3oIZmoY 27-year old Walter Wallace Jr. had been battling multiple mental health issues, including Bipolar disorder, for years. [...]
Being Black on a campus that cut Black Studies

Being Black on a campus that cut Black Studies

  During the spring semester of 2021, the Cabrini community got an email stating that the school will be cutting programs and staff. Th [...]
The world we live in

The world we live in

We live in a world where there is danger around every corner. Many people know someone who has been the victim of drug violence. It is hard to watch l [...]

Students’ actions against systemic racism now need to be matched by university policy

A year filled with marches, initiatives and discussions, Cabrini has responded to national incidents of racism and broad inequalities.  However, the i [...]
International adoptions pose issues for children trying to cross borders

International adoptions pose issues for children trying to cross borders

Children from all over the world struggle to make ends meet under the circumstances they’re placed in. Most kids are stuck across borders waiting to b [...]
University cuts departments, lets full-time professors go

University cuts departments, lets full-time professors go

Cabrini University made the decision in March to cut a number of faculty and staff positions and eliminate several departments and academic programs. [...]
Earth Day 2021: Cabrini Green Team cleans up campus

Earth Day 2021: Cabrini Green Team cleans up campus

Cabrini's Green Team partnered with the Wolfington Center for "Campus Cleanup Day."  Students volunteered to pick up trash and tidy up campus. It w [...]
Eating disorders: not a choice or a lifestyle

Eating disorders: not a choice or a lifestyle

Eating disorders: not a choice or a lifestyle Sam Mottolo, a freshman environmental science major at Saint Joseph’s University, is in recovery [...]
College athletes are not essential workers; why do we think we are?

College athletes are not essential workers; why do we think we are?

It is okay, I can say that.  I am one. Before I keep going, let me explain more about who I am. I come from Downingtown, Pa., which is seein [...]
Black@Cabrini: BIPOC community shares their experiences of racial bias on campus

[email protected]: BIPOC community shares their experiences of racial bias on campus

Editor's note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award  for stories relating to DIVERSITY. Re [...]
Cabrini athletes speak out against racism

Cabrini athletes speak out against racism

Editor's note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award for DIVERSITY. Reporters: Ty Daubert a [...]
The Supreme Court ruling in favor of DACA is a step in the right direction

The Supreme Court ruling in favor of DACA is a step in the right direction

Editor's note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award for DIVERSITY. On June 18, The Supr [...]
‘We can’t breathe’: Racism won’t go away until the system that allows oppression does

‘We can’t breathe’: Racism won’t go away until the system that allows oppression does

Editor's note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award for DIVERSITY. Reporters: Maria Lattan [...]
Do not be a bystander: Make a change

Do not be a bystander: Make a change

Editor’s note: This editorial received the 2016-17 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence regional award as a finalist in the Online O [...]
The life and struggles of a domestic abuse survivor

The life and struggles of a domestic abuse survivor

Author's Note: The names in this article have been changed to protect the identity of the persons involved. The name of the expert on domestic violenc [...]
Slavery has not ended, help those still suffering

Slavery has not ended, help those still suffering

Editor’s note: This editorial received the 2016-17 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence regional award as a finalist in the Online O [...]
The trees have eyes

The trees have eyes

Editor's note: This story received 2016-17 Pennsylvania Newspaper Association  Keystone Press Awards - honorable mention for Feature Story “Never [...]
Trump threatens safety of undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities

Trump threatens safety of undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities

Editor's note: This editorial received the 2016-17 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence regional award as a finalist in the Online O [...]
Young refugees ‘lost’ and found in local woman’s home

Young refugees ‘lost’ and found in local woman’s home

Editor's note: This story won an award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and 2nd place 2011 Chandler Award for Student Religion Reporter [...]
Lost Boy finds success in the new world, has hope for homeland

Lost Boy finds success in the new world, has hope for homeland

Remembering life before the war, Malual Deng Duot pauses quietly as he recalls images of life as a happy adolescent living in Southern Sudan.“Before t [...]
War, rape fueled by our phones, computers

War, rape fueled by our phones, computers

Right now 1,100 women are being raped each month and approximately 5.4 million people have died in the Congo due to the effects of conflict minerals. [...]
Homeless deserve more than just a casual glance

Homeless deserve more than just a casual glance

Our negligence to homeless people along with the negative stigma attached to those sleeping beneath city bridges contributes to the common belief that [...]
Students organize over Sudanese conflict

Students organize over Sudanese conflict

President of Catholic Relief Services at Cabrini College organized a separate working group of CRS that is immediately acting on what is happening in [...]
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