Category: Perspectives

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

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The fight through a pandemic

The fight through a pandemic

My generation will be known in history for fighting through a pandemic, race wars and extreme polarization between political parties. This is s [...]
How COVID- 19 has made me a prisoner in my own home

How COVID- 19 has made me a prisoner in my own home

When listening to various news outlets, you’re inundated with rising statistics and personal stories that illustrate just how scary the coronavirus tr [...]
I never knew online high school would help me with this semester

I never knew online high school would help me with this semester

You think one semester of online school is tough? Try four years of it. I participated in online schooling all four years of high school. W [...]
Hockey broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick retires

Hockey broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick retires

As a lifelong fan of the game of hockey, I have idolized many players and coaches throughout the years. However, my love for the game would not be the [...]
How creating a Youtube channel helped my mental health struggles

How creating a Youtube channel helped my mental health struggles

Let’s just say, if you would have told me three years ago I would be where I am today I would have laughed in your face. Life is crazy and comes w [...]
Can you actually make money on Poshmark?

Can you actually make money on Poshmark?

I was a full time athlete in high school, which made it impossible for me to get a job during the school year. I needed a way to earn spending money t [...]
What it is like being in an interracial relationship

What it is like being in an interracial relationship

As the times progress, interracial relationships are becoming more common, despite the current racial war taking place in our country right now. Since [...]
Frontline healthcare workers are underappreciated and deserve recognition for risking their lives

Frontline healthcare workers are underappreciated and deserve recognition for risking their lives

Being a frontline worker in the healthcare world during a 100-year  pandemic is far from an easy task. In fact, it is a high risk task that has tu [...]
Just how stressful can working in a restaurant be?

Just how stressful can working in a restaurant be?

Working in the restaurant industry is no easy task. The COVID- 19 pandemic only made the job that much tougher. This past summer, I worked at two d [...]
Students safely stay social

Students safely stay social

Will the typical college student ever experience a “normal” social life again? Last March when the announcement was made that we would be sent home fo [...]
Never say goodbye always, see you later

Never say goodbye always, see you later

The last words he ever said were “I love you son, see you tomorrow.”  On Jan.23 2008, my father passed away suddenly to gun violence. I saw him per [...]
IT technicians: Unsung heroes of the pandemic

IT technicians: Unsung heroes of the pandemic

When you work in a field that is constantly evolving, it is hard to keep up. During a global pandemic, things have only gotten crazier. The field o [...]
Don’t rush to grow up.

Don’t rush to grow up.

When I was little and wishing to be older or to be able to do things that I was too young to do, my dad would always tell me, “Don’t rush to grow [...]
New semester, new protocols, same Cabrini pride

New semester, new protocols, same Cabrini pride

After months of being home and isolated from everyday life, students at Cabrini University are back on campus. With high hopes that they experienc [...]
Taking breaks is necessary in order to avoid Zoom fatigue

Taking breaks is necessary in order to avoid Zoom fatigue

Students are experiencing Zoom fatigue but that can be fixed with self-care. After about eight weeks into the semester I feel burnt out, irrita [...]
My grandmother didn’t catch the virus, the virus caught her

My grandmother didn’t catch the virus, the virus caught her

In the wake of COVID-19, we weren't only worried about our own safety and the risky interactions we had with other humans. It forced us to also worry [...]
Are some coronavirus protocols unnecessary?

Are some coronavirus protocols unnecessary?

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the entire world to change how we go about the most basic tasks like shopping or going to school. While these chan [...]
All you need is ganas

All you need is ganas

Students are always taught to go to college after high school. If they want job stability, career satisfaction and full integration into society, that [...]
What it is like being the only Mexican family in a predominantly white neighborhood

What it is like being the only Mexican family in a predominantly white neighborhood

Attending Cabrini University has been my first experience of diversity. Throughout elementary, middle and high school my brothers and I were the only [...]
How my non-human friends were an important part of my lock down experience

How my non-human friends were an important part of my lock down experience

It’s tough to think about what the world was like before the pandemic. I remember being so excited for a long weekend back in March when the lock down [...]
Why is it important to wear a face mask?

Why is it important to wear a face mask?

This point of view is reflective of my experience as a Delaware resident. Laws and mandates vary by state. Five months. It's been nearly five month [...]
Mental blocks in sports and in life

Mental blocks in sports and in life

Growing up being a gymnast and then a competitive cheerleader, the term “mental block” is something I know very well. In fact, just about every tumble [...]
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Many can recall the first time that Black Lives Matter T-shirts, posters, and other paraphernalia started to be seen. The phrase which was being chant [...]
A pulling sensation

A pulling sensation

I miss you.  With every passing day, I miss you more and more.  I wish you were still here; still here to see Sarah graduate, to see me test for 3rd-d [...]
What’s going on with the Delaware beaches?

What’s going on with the Delaware beaches?

It’s tough to go a day, let alone an hour, without seeing or hearing a new update about COVID-19. Text messages like the one below are common this sum [...]
From Philly To Radnor: one student’s journey

From Philly To Radnor: one student’s journey

  Philadelphia, “The city of brotherly love.'' Most will consider that a half-truth. The part I grew up in? The part of Philly I grew up [...]
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