Category: Perspectives

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

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What being a big sister means to me

What being a big sister means to me

It’s no doubt that having a sister is like having a built-in best friend but having someone look up to you your whole life is a big responsibility. My [...]
How I turned a hobby into a potential career

How I turned a hobby into a potential career

During the pandemic, many people have acquired a new hobby or learned a new skill. For some it was learning a new language, for others it was learning [...]
Olivia Rodrigo’s heartbreak music and movie can help people with psychological disabilities

Olivia Rodrigo’s heartbreak music and movie can help people with psychological disabilities

Actress Olivia Rodrigo is known for her Disney fame, but recently started a music career which really resonates with me and many college-aged youn [...]
Abortion rights are human rights

Abortion rights are human rights

For many years, women all over the world have turned to the process of abortion to manage their unplanned pregnancies. In today's day and age, it has [...]
How having parents who split at a young age has affected me

How having parents who split at a young age has affected me

If your parents are still together or even like each other, please consider yourself extremely lucky. It's not easy. Pretty much since the time [...]
How TV and film inspires me

How TV and film inspires me

Ever since I was a kid I loved television. Growing up I knew every theme song to my favorite childhood shows and I knew the tv guide like the back [...]
Views of feminism differ – even among feminists

Views of feminism differ – even among feminists

When I was younger I always considered myself a feminist and went along with the belief that it was a movement for the equality of women that prioriti [...]
How I kickstarted my cinematography career

How I kickstarted my cinematography career

It was the fourth quarter; I was down to my last battery, and I was losing feeling in my hands. I would then capture a clip that would kickstart my fi [...]
Faculty members have water coolers, why can’t students? The dilemma of a student water connoisseur

Faculty members have water coolers, why can’t students? The dilemma of a student water connoisseur

One million plastic bottles are bought per minute. I’d like to think of myself as a water connoisseur. Drinking water is one of my favorite pas [...]
Mental health in sports is no joke

Mental health in sports is no joke

Imagine being a professional athlete getting ready to compete in the largest sporting event in your life. The mental stress is getting to you too much [...]
ECG 300’s trip to Guatemala changed my perspective of the world

ECG 300’s trip to Guatemala changed my perspective of the world

The ride from the airport showed the vast differences between life in the U.S. versus urban, suburban and rural Guatemala. Many vendors would come [...]
Africans trying to flee the Ukraine unable to cross the border

Africans trying to flee the Ukraine unable to cross the border

Ukrainians are desperate to escape Ukraine. Yet, authorities at Ukraine's border refused to let Africans, who are among the Ukrainians, cross the [...]
Pack your suitcases; I’ll see you on Monday

Pack your suitcases; I’ll see you on Monday

It’s Friday night. The majority of college students are getting ready to go out for the night to kick off their weekends, but not at Cabrini. On an [...]
A Black Student-Athlete’s Cabrini Experience

A Black Student-Athlete’s Cabrini Experience

Jan. 20 2019. That is the day that I decided to commit to Cabrini University for soccer. It marked a long and treacherous process that was finally [...]
Losing Luna; the emotional toll of losing a pet.

Losing Luna; the emotional toll of losing a pet.

On a cloudy Oct. day in 2017, I came home after school to find both my brother and my mom waiting for me in our living room. They would typically arri [...]
Most of what we know of human trafficking is wrong, experts say

Most of what we know of human trafficking is wrong, experts say

In front of an audience of more than 50 college students, Carla Clanagan motioned to the crowd. “It can be anyone. Look around, anyone of you can be a [...]
Overcoming a family loss and discovering my purpose

Overcoming a family loss and discovering my purpose

I had no sense of direction. No sense of reality. No sense of purpose. I was simply, lost. I lost my brother, Michael Ryan Finley on Nov. 22, 2011. [...]
Can we cancel ‘cancel culture?’

Can we cancel ‘cancel culture?’

Olivia Jade. Kevin Hart. Logan Paul. Rachael Kirkconnell. What do they all have in common? They’ve all been canceled at one point during their care [...]
Fitness and Covid: How quarantine motivated me to get in shape

Fitness and Covid: How quarantine motivated me to get in shape

Prior to the pandemic cutting my senior year short, my dad had always joked about the “freshman fifteen.” I always responded by denying that I could e [...]
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 [...]
What I’ve learned about the vaccination requirement at Cabrini

What I’ve learned about the vaccination requirement at Cabrini

Before the start of the fall semester, Cabrini University's head executives met and decided it would be best for the safety of the students and facult [...]
What I went through as an anorexic teenage girl

What I went through as an anorexic teenage girl

I have always loved food, but I never connected my love for it to my body image.  Until I was 15-years-old. I developed orthorexia and anorexia [...]
BookTok inspired me to read it

BookTok inspired me to read it

If I could read all the books in the world I simply would. Books give me a feeling no other thing can. A feeling of joy. A book can make me feel a [...]
Should Cabrini sponsor a football team?

Should Cabrini sponsor a football team?

A brisk Sunday morning, the smell of grass and the feeling of a cool breeze whisking through your ears. This is football weather, and this combination [...]
What do Trump or Biden have to do with who I date? Dating apps get political.

What do Trump or Biden have to do with who I date? Dating apps get political.

If you are a hopeless romantic like myself, you may have turned to dating apps at one point or another. Dating apps like Hinge, Tinder and Bumble are [...]
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