Category: Perspectives

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

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In memory of DeShawn Price, 2000-2019

In memory of DeShawn Price, 2000-2019

“Expect the unexpected” was always your saying and I guess you were right. When it comes to life, we do have to expect the unexpected, because none of [...]
How my life changed after car accident

How my life changed after car accident

Can I still play the sport I love? Will I still go to college for the sport I love? Those were some of the questions I asked myself after Wednesday, D [...]
The missing piece to my family

The missing piece to my family

I thought all my life I was one of five children, Matt, Rick, Caitlyn, me and my twin brother George. That’s how it was for 18 years of my life. Until [...]
The sophomore slump I prevented

The sophomore slump I prevented

My freshman year was over and it was time to enjoy the summer. I was happy with how I finished the end of the semester, so I felt more comfortable rel [...]
Being an aunt of five at 20 years old

Being an aunt of five at 20 years old

I will never forget that day. Running into the hospital unaware of what was happening. Being told there was a surprise waiting for me. Oct. 2, 2006 [...]
How my grandparents met during war

How my grandparents met during war

When I was younger, I always used to think that everyone’s grandparents lived with them. I was lucky enough to always have them there but their journe [...]
Autism through a brother’s eyes

Autism through a brother’s eyes

One of the most influential parts of my life was the day I learned I was to become a big brother. I was three years old. I always had an idea in my he [...]
From hitting rock bottom to feeling better than ever

From hitting rock bottom to feeling better than ever

Editor's Note: The following article touches on aspects of self-harming. According to the University of Portland, one in four high school girls in [...]
How horseback riding changed my life in more ways than one

How horseback riding changed my life in more ways than one

You wouldn’t know it if you looked at me now but I came into the world a little too early - three weeks, to be exact - and as a result, I suffered fro [...]
Cutting it close: balancing work, while going to school

Cutting it close: balancing work, while going to school

Joan announced she is going to try something new: “Shave it all off!” “Joan, are you sure?” I said. "You’ve worn the same hairstyle for the past si [...]
CRS training has been a opening experience

CRS training has been a opening experience

Small talk about an issue can be the first step but with more people involved, there could be something greater. I went to St. Joseph’s Unive [...]
How I got to be the men’s lacrosse manager

How I got to be the men’s lacrosse manager

I have been managing sports teams since my junior year of high school. Managing is something I love to do.I originally started as my high school f [...]
Siblings with huge age gaps

Siblings with huge age gaps

As a small child, I never realized my family was atypical. I have two parents and a sister. Growing up, all my friends were either hanging out wit [...]
My path to Cabrini University after a 2-year gap

My path to Cabrini University after a 2-year gap

  My name is Amanda and this is my journey to Cabrini University. Like every life story, mine has its ups and downs and unexpected twists [...]
My one year visit to Lebanon

My one year visit to Lebanon

Imagine one day you are surrounded by all your friends at school, then the next day you are across the ocean in a different time zone, speaking a [...]
How I discovered I had OCD

How I discovered I had OCD

Have you ever felt stuck on a thought inside your head? Have you ever ruminated, rehashing the same thing over and over and then having to perform [...]
My two closest friends: Anxiety and Depression

My two closest friends: Anxiety and Depression

I’m coming up on my 22nd year and for at least five years now, anxiety and depression have been a huge part of my life. Although I have a deep hat [...]
Boy Scouts of America Organization, helps people dealing with tough times

Boy Scouts of America Organization, helps people dealing with tough times

Has there ever come a time when something in life prohibits you from continuing activities that you really love? My example is playing organized [...]
Prove Her Wrong

Prove Her Wrong

For the longest time, I always wondered why I was so hesitant to present or teach a class or be around young kids.  It was not until my karate instruc [...]
Mike Firuta and radio: A true love story

Mike Firuta and radio: A true love story

On Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. I get to be on the air as the proud talk show host of my own podcast, “Buckle Up." On this podcast, people [...]
How sports media has changed my life

How sports media has changed my life

Coming into college, I was not exactly sure what I wanted to do with my life. I entered my first semester as a communications major, mostly becaus [...]
Theater is the threshold to education

Theater is the threshold to education

I have been involved with theater for most of my life. The first production that I can remember being in was in I believe first grade. I was asked to [...]
What it was like to grow up with a rare form of epilepsy

What it was like to grow up with a rare form of epilepsy

It took seven years for a doctor to correctly diagnose me. Seven years of constant doctor's appointments. Seven years of questions with no defi [...]
How I struggled not letting my undocumented status define who I am

How I struggled not letting my undocumented status define who I am

Never let someone tell you who you are because you write your journey. Don’t let yourself get defeated by a small obstacle. You can succeed once you e [...]
Losing a friend can be hard but you might be better off without them

Losing a friend can be hard but you might be better off without them

     (Editor’s Note: Names have been changed in this story to preserve their privacy)       Friends are the people we go to for pretty much everyth [...]
One of many families failed by America’s immigration process

One of many families failed by America’s immigration process

Between the years of 2009 and 2013, according to the Washington Post, about 3.7 million people were deported from the United States. Unfortunately [...]
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