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Movie Review: ‘Sinister’

Most American horror films these days go for the cheap, jump-in-your-seat scares, leaving viewers frightened in the moment but able to sleep that night without much trouble. They usually start with interesting plotlines that lead to laughable, cop-out endings or gore for the sake of visual effects. The film “Sinister,” does not fall into the […]

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Libya needs ‘help of the West,’ Libyan says

Students in Vonya Womack’s Global Leadership class in the MSOL graduate program spoke over Skype with a spokesperson for the Libyan Provisional Transitional National Council in Benghazi, Libya, about the current situation there.

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Direction more important than destination

Making the move to Swaziland in Africa from Bowling Green, Ky., took nearly five years of planning, praying and preparing. Ben, Beth and 2-year-old Mikayla Kickert spent 72 hours traveling from the comfortable, quiet suburban lives they knew to live in the oppressively hot and snake-filled country of Swaziland in July 2011.

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Editorial: Creating global citizens in the classroom

Cabrini wants to create a community of students who are well-rounded in academics but also committed to being global citizens. As the world continues to progress and the barriers between countries are broken down, we need to understand the importance of being tied to others.

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Students get a taste of new cultures

Any student looking for something to do off-campus only needs to stop by the Wolfington Center on the third floor of Founder’s Hall. Each month, staff members of the Wolf Center look for new ways to get Cabrini students involved in the community outside of Radnor.

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One Woman, Many Dreams

Cabrini missioner finds rejuvenated faith through a life-changing immersion trip to South Africa.

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Shameless brings the heat in season 2

In Showtime’s adaptation of the British hit, “Shameless,” viewers get to experience what lower-class Chicago has to offer during the summer in season two.

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Students lobby for global justice

As 17 Cabrini students explored the halls of Congress on Friday, Dec. 2, touring Capitol Hill was far from their minds. Lobbying to sustain the international assistance budget for 2013 was the mission for the ECG 300: Working for Global Justice with CRS.

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Editorial: Core values upheld through cutting tuition, maintaining scholarships

Total student loan debt exceeded total credit card debt in September 2010. By the end of 2011, student loan debt is likely to top $1 trillion, according to Tamar Lewin of The New York Times. In this time of economic crisis, The Board of Trustees of Cabrini College have authorized a 12.5 percent reduction in undergraduate tuition and fees, effective fall 2012.

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Swaziland: Business for sustained growth; SIFE combats poverty

Building upon an unfunded business plan hatched in last year’s ECG 200: People, Planet and Profit class, a group of students formed Cabrini’s first Students in Free Enterprise club in order to create a sustainable future for the orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland.

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Zombie Survival Guide

Zombies are going to end the world as we know it. When I make this statement, I either end up having a long, in-depth conversation about the reasons behind my belief that brain-eating, undead walkers are going to take over the planet, or I am told I am insane and should get a hobby. Now, […]

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A generation lost, a second to follow?

In a matter of months, millions of people suffering from HIV/AIDS on the continent of Africa, as well as other struggling countries throughout the world, could die due to the budget cuts being proposed to Congress in December for 2012.

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Preview: Philadelphia AIDS Walk

Oct. 16 marks the 25-year anniversary of the Aids Walk Run Philly, presented by Merck. Doubling as a walk-a-thon and 5K Run, the walk is annually held on the third Sunday in October.

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Outta’ Right Field: Do the Birds need a change?

With all the changes the Philadelphia Eagles have made over the last 13 seasons, maybe the big one is to rid themselves of Big Red and opt for a change in coaching styles.

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College hosts Catholic Relief Services Ambassador Training

CRS Ambassadors from Villanova and Cabrini were trained for issues such as Fair Trade, HIV/AIDS, Migration, and Food Security.

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A true Philadelphia Eagles fan

Even after witnessing the worst of years for the Philadelphia Eagles, my dad has an immense love for the team.

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Hinkelmon overcomes injury, succeeds in soccer

Kara Hinkleman shows leadership and goals to continue exercise as a career on and off the field

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Mission to Asia proves life-changing for senior student

Danielle Alio, senior communication major, experiences different cultures and people on a two-week mission trip to Asia. The journey she took is one that will continue for the rest of her life as she films, blogs and documents her work towards the common good.

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‘TrueBlood’ season finale leaves patrons anxious for more

HBO’s Hit Show ‘TrueBlood’ pulls it all together with their season 4 finale.

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Fall Sports preview

The fall teams are preparing for their opening matches.

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Irene hits campus; delays move-in, classes

Hurricane Irene affected Cabrini College’s upperclassman move-in process as well as the start of classes.

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Earthquake aftershocks rock Philadelphia

The Philadelphia area was hit with aftershocks of a 5.9 magnitude earthquake Tuesday, Aug. 23 around 1:55 PM.

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Symposium gives undergrads real-life experience

Cabrini College will be celebrating the scholarly and creative accomplishments of undergraduate students on Thursday, April 28. Poster sessions, oral presentations and performances by students will be presented to showcase research and artistic material done over the course of the year. The fifth annual Undergraduate Arts, Research and Scholarship Symposium will take place between 8:30 […]

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UN Ambassador protests with month-long fast

In day 15 of a fast from all food, the executive director of the Alliance to End Hunger urged Cabrini students and faculty to understand the devastating effects of what Congress’ budget cuts could have on those below the poverty line at home and abroad.

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Living past HIV: Bart McDermott

Bart McDermott has lived over 20 years HIV positive and still remains healthier than most people living without disease.

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Bio major considered dream come true for department

Senior biology major excels in research project.

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