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LOQation News – May 1, 2014

This week, we have an exclusive interview men's basketball head coach, Marcus Kahn, as he steps down to pursue a coaching position at Mary Washington University. We also look into the summer plans of the campus community and check out a variety of beach towns along the Jersey Shore.

What Cabrini College offered me

No matter what your heart is calling you to, please, follow it. Even when people don’t understand. Even when your every action is questioned.... At the end of the day, you will only have yourself and your heart to answer to. At the end of the day, were you true to your heart?

The ‘Wrath of Kahn’ comes to an end

After six years, Cabrini men's basketball head coach Marcus Kahn has stepped down to take over the role of head coach at the University of Mary Washington. Kahn led the Cavaliers to the 2012 national title game, an elite eight appearance in 2013, a sweet 16 appearance in 2011 and finished with an overall coaching record of 153-27 in six years as the Cavaliers head coach.

Budget cuts threaten arts programs, student development in Phila. schools

With limited resources and little power one voice can only hope to be loud enough for someone somewhere to really listen.

Persia selected as valedictorian and ready for big day

Although Jen Persia, senior elementary and special education major and class of 2014 valedictorian, has had a successful four years at Cabrini, she certainly didn’t enter Cabrini as the same person she is today.

The fight for ethical jewelry

11 May 2014

Have you ever looked down at the bracelet you are wearing and thought about where it came from? Ethically sourced jewelry is a topic on the rise and is teaching people about the blood, sweat and tears that could have gone into making their favorite accessory.

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Job market offers plenty of opportunity if willing to work hard

11 May 2014

A college degree is a great thing to have and can help you onto a successful career path, but it isn’t the only way to make a good living.  The problem is many American’s have forgotten what it means to get their hands dirty. I had a chance to talk to Leo Bissonette who is […]

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Movie review: Prisoners

11 May 2014

I went to see Prisoners with my girlfriend in theaters and it was the first movie we’ve seen together that we both felt satisfied with.  This is the story of a family finding two young girls who have gone missing.  One of these girls belongs to main character Keller Dover, played by Hugh Jackman. Jackman’s […]

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The Wolf of Wall Street: Review

11 May 2014

If you haven’t seen The Wolf of Wall Street you have no doubt heard about it.  This is the true story of Jordan Belfort, eccentric New York stock broker. The story focus’ on the rise and fall of Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, on his hunt for wealth with his number two man Donnie, played by […]

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Movie Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

10 May 2014

New to OnDemand is  The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.  Peter Jackson’s second of a three film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit.”  I had a chance to see this in theaters this past winter, but if you missed it, now’s your chance to catch it at home. This is a very exciting middle chapter of the […]

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Is the degree worth it when you don’t know its worth?

10 May 2014

Unemployment rates have currently remained at 6.7 percent for a few months now according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is a very worrisome statistic for graduates just leaving college hoping to find jobs, especially in their fields of study. However, now it may be that unemployment isn’t the biggest concern, but underemployment. […]

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Roller hockey raises eyes for upcoming playoffs

10 May 2014

The Cabrini roller hockey team closed regular season play with and 8-4 win over Drexel (T2) on Sunday, April 6. The win reinforces the Cavs hopes in the playoffs, bumping them up to fourth place in the league standings and ending the season on a five-game win streak.

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Cabrini basketball hosts Special Olympic clinic

10 May 2014

Men’s and women’s Cabrini CSAC basketball champions got the opportunity to run the sixth annual Special Olympics basketball clinic at the Nerney Field House. Basketball has a lot of opportunities for myself and student athletes,” Cabrini women’s basketball coach Kate Pearson.  “And it’s a great way for us to give back to the game and […]

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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

10 May 2014

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” based on the well-know comic strip “Peanuts” was full of whimsical colors, charming characters and adorable humor. On April 11, the cast and crew performed one of their last showings of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Directed by Thomas R. Stretton, Jr, this musical that fondly commemorates the […]

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Men’s baketball remains undefeated

10 May 2014

Cabrini men’s basketball team kept their winning streak in tact with a dominating 82-68 win over Marywood University. The Cavaliers now have a 14-0 record overall and 8-0 record in the CSAC conference, with the win. The Cavaliers are now ranked No. 3 overall in the NCAA Division III standings. In the first half Cabrini […]

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3-on-3 basketball tournament

09 May 2014

Many basketballs bounced as people watched each of the games played in the Dixon Center Gym here at Cabrini. Cabrini Traditions organized the tournament that was to help raise money for the senior class gift.   It was a minimum for three and a maximum five players on a team. Some teams came late but, […]

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Living in a city after you graduate

09 May 2014

Going to college is the most exciting thing for most high school graduates. They get a chance to live on campus and experience their own independence. But how many students who go to a college in a city, such as Philadelphia, chose to stay and live there after they graduate ? For Christine DiBabbo, who […]

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ABC station head tells students to ‘find mentors and be a mentor’

09 May 2014

President of ABC own television stations group, Rebecca Campbell spends time speaking with the Cabrini community on the future of broadcasting and how to be a leader.

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10 ways to relax during finals

09 May 2014

1.  Exercise.  Go for a run, lift weights and let the stress sweat right out of you.  If you’re sitting around worrying about how you’re going to do on tests or how you’ll finish all your assignments maybe you need to get your body in motion and get the blood flowing. 2.  Go outside and don’t […]

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Upcoming NFL draft should be one for the ages

09 May 2014

There has been constant talk that the 2014 NFL draft class is the best draft class in the last 15 to 20 years. Considered as one of the deepest drafts in history, there are a lot of potential superstars in this draft class that potential to emerge. The talent that makes this draft class so […]

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Sexual assault and slut-shaming

09 May 2014

“She was acting slutty… It was her own fault… she shouldn’t have drunk so much then.” Recently, cases of sexual assault at universities as prominent as Notre Dame and Swarthmore have been in the news.  In addition, a nationwide movement of students has charged that colleges are not handling cases properly, resulting in what is […]

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Frequently asked questions about fair trade

09 May 2014

Fair trade is all around, here are some basic tips to understanding it!

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Who’s Who awarded to 18 seniors at Cabrini

09 May 2014

The Who's Who award is awarded to students who are campus leaders, excel in the classroom and serve the community. Eighteen Cabrini seniors received this honor.

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Softball advances to CSAC championships

09 May 2014

After an extra inning of play against Centenary College the Lady Cavs came out on top with a 7-6 walk-off win on Tuesday, April 28. This win not only improves the team’s record to 23-15 but it also secures the cavs a spot in the CSAC championship. From the first inning the Cyclones had the cavs […]

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Cotton picking in Uzbekistan: ‘volunteer’ or forced labor?

09 May 2014

Cotton is a staple fiber that grows in a boll. After being harvested, cotton is spun into yarn or thread. It is the world’s most widely used textile, with over 29 million tons of cotton produced every year. However, the fabric that makes up a majority of consumers’ favorite clothing and blankets could be hiding […]

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Factory deaths brings attention to sweatshop clothing

09 May 2014

People hear “fair trade” and they automatically associate it with food. However, fair trade takes on other forms as well. Fair trade has become much more of a topic of concern in the clothing industry. In light of 2013-factory crash in Bangladesh, fair trade activist have fought to help people understand the source of where […]

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Consumer guide to ethical clothing

09 May 2014

As consumers, we are constantly buying the newest trends. However, there is also a very high probability that most people do not think about where their clothing items come from before they buy them. For many, the origin of their shirt, shorts or sweater remains a mystery. Many don’t realize that the cotton that makes […]

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He gives a face to those who made your clothes

09 May 2014

Kelsey Timmerman has a wife and two kids and lives in Indiana with his family. He is a man who wanted to travel the world and find out where everyday things like clothes or food came from. He loves to experience new people and learn about their stories. He is a speaker and a writer. He […]

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Perspective: Racist owner banned from NBA for life

09 May 2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has the city of Los Angeles and the entire NBA community in an uproar ever since Saturday, April 26th. TMZ leaked recorded audio of Sterling’s disgusting racist remarks to his alleged mistress, Viviano Stiviano, expressing his dislike of her Instagram picture that she posted with NBA Hall of Fame […]

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Men’s lacrosse advances to the CSAC final

09 May 2014

Cabrini men’s lacrosse advanced to their 15th consecutive CSAC conference game with their 25-7 win over Neumann University. The Cavaliers improve to 15-1 on the season with their only loss coming out of conference. 14 different players had at least one point in the win. Junior Damian Sobieski and Mike Leyden had a combined 14 […]

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Summer tuition cut

09 May 2014

With summer just around the corner, students are preparing for finals and soon after, a few months of time away from the classroom. For some however, summer is used as a time to get ahead in credits or to play catch-up. “I’m taking summer courses and the reduction in cost would definitely benefit me because […]

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