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‘Water for Elephants’ remains true to award-winning novel

The much-anticipated film, “Water for Elephants,” was released on Friday, April 22, approximately five years after the No.1 New York Times best-seller by Sara Gruen was published. The novel, which was rated a best-seller by other publications and voted favorite book of 2006, is a love story while simultaneously adding a sense of historical adventure. […]

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No. 8 Roanoke reigns over Cavaliers

The No. 17 Cabrini Cavaliers’ five-game win streak came to a halt against the No. 8 Roanoke Maroons on Sunday, April 10 with a final score of 14-13. This loss is the Cavs third loss by one goal this season. While the Cavs current record is 7-4 overall and 3-0 in the CSAC, Roanoke currently […]

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Student volunteers time to coach high school basketball

Most college students are challenged to balance schoolwork, out-of-school responsibilities and relationships. But Maryellen Anastasio, 21-year-old senior communication major, juggles a job, classes, a social life and a volunteer position coaching high school basketball at Radnor High School.

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Phils ‘R2C2’ heads to Spring Training

It’s that time of the year again. Football is finally over with a Packers Super Bowl win and now begins one of America’s greatest sports – baseball. Starting on Monday, Feb. 14, the Philadelphia Phillies report to Spring Training in Clearwater, Fla.

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Upperclassmen achieve personal bests in ‘senior swim meet’

Cabrini’s men’s and women’s swim teams faced two hurdles during their meet on Saturday, Jan. 29. Not only did they face Widener University, but it was the last home meet of the season, giving it the name,  “senior swim meet.” Although Cabrini was undefeated, they were toppled by  Widener’s winning scores of 130-53 and 126-62. […]

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What eReaders mean for the future of the good old-fashioned book

I knew this was coming. I knew everything would change and I hate it. Why must eReaders brainwash the newest generation of readers? Is it pure laziness? Is it convenience? Is there a sudden lack of love for the tangible book? Plain and simple, I hate eReaders. For one, one of my favorite stores is […]

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‘Speak Now’ has gone viral

The latest edition to the Taylor Swift’s library of talent is the highly anticipated “Speak Now.” This latest installment, released on Oct. 25, contains 14 new tracks written by Swift, each one better than the last. This newest album hasn’t gone unnoticed, winning her a prestigious award at the Country Music Awards. Many people believe […]

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Season recap: Cavaliers cross country

With a group of only seven runners, Cabrini’s cross country team wasn’t able to place in most of the meets that they competed in. However, this hurdle didn’t stop them from beating their personal bests.

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Player Profile: Caitlin Donahue

Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Player of the Year, CSAC First Team Honoree, CSAC Honorable Mention and Player of the Week are just some of the honors that senior goalkeeper Caitlin Donahue has been awarded.

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Rooymans revamped: Residence Life answers calls from students, opens RAC

After being inactive since June, Residence Life decided to answer the demands of student’s by building a student center. On Monday, Oct. 25 the Rooymans Activity Center (RAC) was opened to Cabrini students and faculty.

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Lady Cavs play for the cure

In honor of breast cancer awareness month the Cabrini women’s field hickey team was fundraising for the cause.

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A sign of hope for most, inappropriate to others

Breast cancer awareness month is during October. Consequently, breast cancer paraphernalia was banned from a high school in Othello, Wash. during this month.

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Paint the town Pink: Men and women come together to battle breast cancer

Sunday, Oct. 10, hundreds of citizens from the Tri-State area joined together on the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum to “Make Strides Against Breast Cancer” hosted by the American Cancer Society.

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Neary celebrates 15 years as coach

Over 15 years ago, Jackie Neary left Temple University as assistant lacrosse coach to join the Cabrini community as head lacrosse coach. One year later Neary began her 15-year career as head field hockey coach.

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Lady Cavs beats Misericordia by 4-0

For the first time in four years the Lady Cavs prevailed over the Misericordia Cougars 4-0 on Saturday, Sept. 18 making their record 3-3. The 70-minute game was played with great intensity from all players, starters and bench. “I sort of played off the fact that they haven’t beaten Misericordia to make them want the […]

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Student body outnumbers available parking spaces

Cabrini College’s campus parking out numbers the 78 seniors, 177 juniors and the 218 sophomores that live on-campus.

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Orientation 2010

One word that would easily describe the 2010 Orientation exercise would be amazing.

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Life-long friends join men’s soccer team

There’s no doubt that beginning your college career is stressful but, for Eric Nowecki, Gabe Kuhn and Ryan Cerrato it doesn’t have to be. These three young men took the leap from high school to college together.

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Top 5 Cavalier Players

On March 11, 2006 Tony Gregory became the first National Collegiate Athletic Association Champion in the history of Cabrini sports. He was awarded the Division III gold medal for the indoor triple jump by jumping 47 feet and 11 ¾ inches. He was the first and only championship in any sport to win the NCAA […]

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Top 5 Cavalier Moments

In 2001 the Cabrini men’s basketball team played Alvernia during the Division III Pennsylvania Athletic Conference. The score was 71-70 when Alvernia took a foul shot with only seconds on the clock. The ball hit the rim when Kareem Bronson took a full court shot, estimated at 92 feet and made the winning basket, for […]

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Rangers no match for No. 19 Cavs

The Cavaliers worked as a whole and put a stop to Drew University’s 3-0 record by winning 14-7 on Saturday, March 20.

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Phillies have high hopes for 2010 season

This year’s 2010 Phillies season looks promising yet has me worried. Our award-winning players have the potential to bring many things to the plate this year, but will they? We were inches away from victory during the World Series last year. We have said goodbye to a few of our prized components but have also […]

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Player Profile: Caitlin Donahue

After a rough field hockey season of injuries and losses, Caitlin Donahue has come out on top. With an overall record of 11-11 and a two-game loss in the conference, junior goalkeeper Donahue was titled the 2009 NCAA Statistical Champion for Save Percentage.

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UPenn professor describes brain scans as art

The topic of debate during “The Religious Minds; The Art of Science, Religion and Healing” was whether or not brain scans could be interpreted as art. Dr. Andrew Newberg never thought so, until years after his experiments became showcased in a museum.

Newberg, associate professor of the radiology and psychiatry department at the University of Pennsylvania, visited Cabrini’s Holy Spirit Library on Thursday, Jan.

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Parents ‘give voice’ to bulimia

Discouraged by society and her peers in college, Andrea Smeltzer developed an eating disorder. Although she told her family about her problem, she quietly suffered by writing in her journal and excessively exercising.

Ten years ago, Andrea Smeltzer died when she was 19 years old.

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Speaker shares personal experience of innocence on death row

There are more than 130 people freed from death row in the United States. Harold Wilson was on death row for a crime he didn’t commit when he was the sixth person in Pennsylvania to be released from prison, nearly four years ago.

Wilson’s experience with the death penalty and the justice system was the fourth seminar of a four-part lecture series on the death penalty held on Wednesday, Nov.

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