Category: Perspectives

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

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5 helpful ways to calm anxiety

5 helpful ways to calm anxiety

Anxiety was a big mystery to me until after high school. I always thought that I had never experienced anxiety before but in reality, I didn’t really [...]
My experience playing through the Yakuza series and why you should play them too

My experience playing through the Yakuza series and why you should play them too

The Yakuza (series) is an action-adventure beat 'em up video game published by Sega. The first of seven games was released in Japan in Dec. 8, 2005 fo [...]
What makes Cabrini University students special?

What makes Cabrini University students special?

  It seems so simple, one word could answer the question. What makes you special? Is it your sense of humor or your athletic abilities? When p [...]
Summer Activities ! What’s the wave ?

Summer Activities ! What’s the wave ?

Summer 19' is around the corner! Let's find out what our Cabrini peeps are doing this summer. Some will be working, some will be living on campus and [...]
The decision to make after high school

The decision to make after high school

College is just one path you can choose in life after high school. There are many others one can choose such as trade school, the military, work full [...]
‘Skinny shaming’ is not a compliment

‘Skinny shaming’ is not a compliment

My entire childhood leading into my adulthood, I have always been naturally skinny. I stand at 5 feet 3 inches tall and weigh a little over 100 pounds [...]
What being a first-year RA taught me

What being a first-year RA taught me

As the 2018-2019 academic year at Cabrini University comes to a close and everyone is making plans for the future, I find myself reflecting on the rol [...]
Balancing work, travel and schoolwork

Balancing work, travel and schoolwork

We're gonna do a little hypothetical here; it's Sunday and you're in Florida for work and you have a quiz due at midnight. You get done work around fi [...]
Why I love watching documentaries

Why I love watching documentaries

My love of documentaries started when I was a kid, which is probably surprising for most people because most kids love cartoons and action movies. [...]
Do movies portray the mentally ill in a negative light?

Do movies portray the mentally ill in a negative light?

As someone who has family suffering from various mental illnesses, I find it annoying to see mentally ill people being portrayed in rather unflatterin [...]
Special Olympics: defeating stigmas and stereotypes

Special Olympics: defeating stigmas and stereotypes

Recently, there was a proposal made for the 2020 budget cut regarding the Special Olympics. President Trump also wants to cut out Medicaid, within tha [...]
Hurt in order to heal

Hurt in order to heal

Whether it is telling someone how you feel about them or telling someone how you feel about a situation, we all tend to freeze up. Telling someone how [...]
Lent: the time of sacrifice

Lent: the time of sacrifice

Growing up a coddled Catholic, Lent was completely normal to me. I did not realize until later on that there are religions that do not celebrate it. D [...]
My experience working with models

My experience working with models

In today's society, social media apps like Instagram and Twitter, rule our lives. With photo apps like these come photographers who like to show off t [...]
Words from your alumni: an inside look on their Cabrini experience

Words from your alumni: an inside look on their Cabrini experience

Being a student on Cabrini’s campus is a once and a lifetime experience. It is something that only other people who have experienced life on campu [...]
My own “Whole Foods”

My own “Whole Foods”

If there is anything I have learned from 2018, it is to stop thinking and start doing. That is precisely why I began to use the resources I have in or [...]
Shooting photography for the USA Olympic field hockey team

Shooting photography for the USA Olympic field hockey team

From March 14 to March 17, I had the opportunity to go with Professor Panetta to Baltimore for the USA Olympic field hockey event. While I was there I [...]
Are the obstacles of love a distraction to school?

Are the obstacles of love a distraction to school?

In a way, love is a beautiful thing. Although it is not always easy, it is worth a fight. For some students, they come to college thinking they will f [...]
Being a Black Student Union board member

Being a Black Student Union board member

I became a member of Black Student Union in my freshmen year. I signed up at the fall involvement fair and knew from then on that I wanted to continue [...]
New Orleans: a city that keeps bouncing back

New Orleans: a city that keeps bouncing back

Serving in New Orleans over Spring Break was an eye-opening and educational experience. [...]
The thoughts of a washed-up valedictorian

The thoughts of a washed-up valedictorian

  From the day I started high school I knew I wanted to be first. Although graduation was four long years away, I knew that you didn't jus [...]
Missing classes in college: does it really matter?

Missing classes in college: does it really matter?

Everyone has done it at one point or another. Everyone has their first. It's not always a good feeling or a for a good reason, but it happens to e [...]
There is no such thing as bad dogs: only bad owners

There is no such thing as bad dogs: only bad owners

It was the last day of Thanksgiving break, my girlfriend, Gianna and I decided to go to a local park to film for my video production class. Gianna gav [...]
Why is alone time so important?

Why is alone time so important?

All humans seek for connections with one another. It is natural and an enjoyable part of life. We can tell deep secrets to one another, stories, jokes [...]
Having a sibling with special needs and how it opened my eyes

Having a sibling with special needs and how it opened my eyes

Having a sister is like having a built-in best friend, but with more arguing and fighting. At first, my sister, Mary, was not very happy hearing she w [...]
The lifestyle of living on campus

The lifestyle of living on campus

Since I’ve moved on campus I've learned different things about myself. I also feel like I've matured in a way. When I was at home, I had a little [...]
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