Category: Perspectives

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

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Reflecting on the last three years during my fourth

Reflecting on the last three years during my fourth

Two major switches, a new sport, new interests, a season ending injury, and one pandemic later, I have made it to my senior year of college. If someon [...]
Life changing fitness journey

Life changing fitness journey

My fitness journey has not been easy.  When it comes to the mind and body, it is very important to take care of both. During my senior year of high sc [...]
Cabrini student tells why being an outsider is a positive thing

Cabrini student tells why being an outsider is a positive thing

They say being an outsider is not a good thing because you're not interacting with society. They also say no human interaction can lead to lonelin [...]
Getting involved on campus allows me to interact with the campus community

Getting involved on campus allows me to interact with the campus community

There are many ways that anyone can get involved at Cabrini as a student. You can join a club, one our many intramural sports teams and you can even s [...]
Cabrini senior shares her success as a transfer student

Cabrini senior shares her success as a transfer student

If you would have told freshman year me that I would have made it to my senior year of college, I never would have believed you. Rewind to 2018. [...]
Rewriting my freshman year as in-person classes resume

Rewriting my freshman year as in-person classes resume

As a university, we are moving away from Zoom squares restricting our reality and moving toward in-person classes and events that offer more growth op [...]
My growing concerns regarding Cabrini’s vaccination requirement process

My growing concerns regarding Cabrini’s vaccination requirement process

For months, the COVID-19 vaccine has been distributed and preached. Now, states, schools and other residencies are requiring the vaccine for re-entry. [...]
The toll of misinformation is deadly

The toll of misinformation is deadly

The past five years have shown just how divisive the media is across the globe. The narrative-based reporting from news outlets fuel people to hate [...]
Athletes continue to use their platform to speak out against injustices

Athletes continue to use their platform to speak out against injustices

Protests have swept the nation throughout 2020 with a call for justice. Some athletes have used their influence on social media and that has attracted [...]
Cancel culture vs. accountability culture

Cancel culture vs. accountability culture

Within the past few years, the word “canceled” has become an extremely common word. Although we might have heard it a lot in regards to the coronaviru [...]
To all the Loquitur 2020/2021 editors, thank you

To all the Loquitur 2020/2021 editors, thank you

And so ends my journey as an editor for the Loquitur.  I have been part of the staff of the Loquitur for two years–one as a reporter and assistant per [...]
Changing ‘Alien’ to ‘Undocumented’ acknowledges immigrants’ humanity

Changing ‘Alien’ to ‘Undocumented’ acknowledges immigrants’ humanity

Alien. One word can change how people view a person. When someone hears this, the first thing they think is an extraterrestrial. People don’t t [...]
Why I think going back to in-person class will be an adjustment

Why I think going back to in-person class will be an adjustment

As the year of online learning comes to an end, I am excited and hopeful to see plans to return to some normalcy for next year.  However, while [...]
Why motorsport should be considered a real sport

Why motorsport should be considered a real sport

When you say motorsport most people just assume it's just cars driving around in circles for three hours. In reality, it is so much more than that [...]
What it is like to join a college sport

What it is like to join a college sport

I have been playing sports for most of my life. Beginning with pee-wee soccer when I was 5 years old to softball when I was in elementary school to ba [...]
As Asian hate crimes continue to increase, so does my concern

As Asian hate crimes continue to increase, so does my concern

For years I felt silenced and minimized. Receiving texts and calls from random friends asking if I was okay was both calming and terrifying. In [...]
The silent irritant

The silent irritant

Pollen. It affects all of us, one way or another. I was pretty much immune to the side effects of pollen until a few years ago. Oh, how I wish I co [...]
Athletes have the power to make change

Athletes have the power to make change

Growing up in the United States, people are taught about people who have helped make a change in our society. People like Martin Luther King, Cesar Ch [...]
It is time to look for a new host for ‘The Bachelor’

It is time to look for a new host for ‘The Bachelor’

"Well, Rachel, is it a good look in 2018? Or is it not a good look in 2021?" Chris Harrison, the host of "The Bachelor," said this in response to a co [...]
Life as a commuter during a pandemic

Life as a commuter during a pandemic

When the pandemic first hit the U.S, students had to transition from in-person classes to online courses. This occurred during the second semester of [...]
‘Oh those Wildwood days’

‘Oh those Wildwood days’

For me, happiness is when you smell that salty air on a clear day or when it’s pouring rain but you’re still walking on the boardwalk. It's when you a [...]
Why is it so expensive and impossible to get computer parts?

Why is it so expensive and impossible to get computer parts?

Working in the IT field has gotten much more difficult thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. I work alongside my father at 6abc in their IT department and [...]
Dear my fellow men, feminism means equality and not female superiority

Dear my fellow men, feminism means equality and not female superiority

Feminism means the advocacy for women on the basis of equality, which has been misconstrued by men in today’s world. The word feminism in a goo [...]
Why I became vegetarian

Why I became vegetarian

I made the decision four years ago to go vegetarian and I have never looked back. I constantly get the question, “do you ever miss eating meat and [...]
Trapped in a conservatorship: can Britney Spears take care of herself or does she still need help?

Trapped in a conservatorship: can Britney Spears take care of herself or does she still need help?

Many people know Britney Spears as the iconic pop princess of the late '90s and early 2000s and are just as familiar with her fall from the throne. Af [...]
Maybe we should watch our spending rather than eliminate important programs

Maybe we should watch our spending rather than eliminate important programs

It was out of the blue. Students were not talking about the deficits that had been happening since 2013. We pay so much in tuition, so what do you mea [...]
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