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Is college really worth it anymore?

It’s that time of year again. Everyone is in the midst of planning out what classes they want to take. Some students may still need to finish their core classes, major requirements or just are looking for classes to be full-time students. But when we pick our classes, shouldn’t we be more concerned with what […]

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Short-term service vs. long-term service

Deck: In no way are either forms of service wrong, but there are certain times where one form fits best. What is short-term service? Some of the services trips that campus ministry and individual students go on are looking at the shorter-term aspect of the community. This is not a negative thing, because the work […]

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Student diversity: not just an office

Diversity should be appreciating everyone’s differences. There is no reason for all of us to be the same – that is boring, so just celebrating those differences is a start. A diversity office should celebrate differences but realize that we each are at a different stage of openness to differences. As Cabrini becomes more diverse, […]

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The search for a parking spot: the endless loop

We all know the drill. We want to find a parking spot close to Founder’s, close to Dixon or close to our residence. We are willing to circle the lot until someone leaves. We are willing to waste our time and gas. Sometimes it seems worse than the King of Prussia Mall at Christmas. The […]

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Human trafficking has many forms

Odds are, when you think of human trafficking, you picture a young woman just like in “Taken” or the one pictured on the Loquitur’s front page. But in fact, the reality is that “there are an estimated 27 million adults and 13 million children around the world who are victims of human trafficking,” according to […]

Students Jennifer Alcalde and Ayesha Ahmad doing snow day work for their canceled classes on Jan. 27. (Mackenzie Harris/Editor in Chief)

Juno is killing us with work, students say

Nor’easter Juno brought back the #CabriniBlackout for the fourth time in this school year alone with a smaller amount of snow than what the meteorologists were predicting and of course additional school work. According to text messages sent out last year via Cabrini’s emergency text services, there were a total of eight days when Cabrini […]

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State of the Union spelled out

In the State of the Union last week on Tuesday, Jan. 20, President Obama focused the nation’s attention on higher education, a topic that is extremely important to all students, professors and everyone who works at Cabrini. President Obama looked back in our nation’s history, how we became a great nation, first by instituting free […]

In a survey created by the Loquitur staff, students answered what they do and how they feel when they drink.  (Graphic Designed by Mackenzie Harris)

Alcohol and sex: 2 college norms?

It’s typically not unusual to see red solo cups in the hands of a stumbling college student every Thursday evening for “Thirsty Thursday.” The norm of on-campus drinking and partying has always been around and it still remains as one of the most popular activities that takes place on campus.

The new speed bump located at the Dixon entrance. (Amy Held/Photo Editor)

How do you like those Cabrini humps?

There is something new to be found on campus, some may say that it’s our new President or the latest additions to the nationally ranked mens basketball team or the obnoxiously large yellow speed humps that have littered the campus drive. An eye sore or a safety precaution?

Susan G. Komen Walk in Philadelphia. (Creative Commons)

Breast cancer receives more attention than Lupus

In 2014 alone, 40,000 women have been estimated to die due to breast cancer. About one percent of all breast cancer cases occur in men and in 2014, there have been more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S., according to breastcancer.org.

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The Ebola virus

Ebola was first found in Zaire or what is now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1976. The Ebola virus is an extremely rare disease and symptoms are similar to a very severe flu. Sweating, body aches, pains, vomiting and uncontrollable diarrhea are all symptoms of Ebola.

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A look inside LGBT

Why should someone be judged by their sexuality? Why does it matter whether someone is homosexual, heterosexual or asexual? Why can’t society just allow individuals to be who they are, except that and move on? It does not affect anyone except themselves, so the justification of judgement in the LGBT community is completely irrelevant.

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#WhyIStayed

“I tried to leave the house once after an abusive episode, and he blocked me,”Beverly Gooden (@bevtgooden via Twitter) said. “He slept in front of the door that entire night, #WhyIStayed.”

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Inequality vs. racism

We’re supposed to be a country rich in opportunity and have wealth and freedom. However we still see issues of inequality every day. When did the conversation change from the differences between inequality and equality go to using racism as a scapegoat?

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The right to throw a punch

Children look up to their parents, family members or someone they are living with for guidance, love, help, trust, compassion. When there are some of those key elements missing, that’s when the problems begin.

History of ISIS

ISIS stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levent and is an international terrorist group that currently controls a territory about the size of Maryland. The terrorist group was actually close with al-Qaeda, but during the Syria conflicts, that relationship fell apart, causing tension between the two.

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

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. […]