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Robert Pattinson successfully breaks from his vampire persona and instead plays the troubled and lovesick Jacob Jankowski.

‘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. […]

 With maroon jerseys surrounding him, Cavalier midfielder Joe Strain runs past Roanoke midfielder Drew Manley while cradling the ball.

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.

Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay pitches the first two innings against the New York Yankees during a spring training game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., Thursday, March 4, 2010.

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.

Senior Katie Bonanni swam her last home meet, the 1,000-yard-freestyle (40 laps,) at the senior swim meet held on Jan. 29 in the Dixon Center.

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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‘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 […]

The cross country team gathers on the field before one of their meets during the season to pose for a team picture. -- submitted by / colleen knight anastasio

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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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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]