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Cabrinian room hides history

Nancy Costello is a name that many students have seen before whether its at the bottom of a campus email or a letter going home to parents. What many people do not know is that she has a vast knowledge of the legacy of the Cabrinian spirit and Mother Francis Xavier Cabrini herself.

Christle’s book corner – Week of Oct. 23, 2014

Alfie Deyes, a budding British, YouTube star, has been making his mark on teen and young adult pop culture through online videos and now, he is published. A nod to his YouTube channel name, Pointless Blog, The Pointless Book is all about interaction and exclusive content for his viewers. The book is categorized as an […]

Bassnectar brings the bass

Synthesizing trickling sounds of giggles while mixing a deep baseline with euphoric echoes, this bass god has truly outdone himself with Noise Vs. Beauty. Working with artists such as Ellie Goulding and Lupe Fiasco with his past two albums, Lorin Ashton, also known as Bassnectar, went a different path for his album Noise Vs. Beauty.

Jordan Floyd hard at work. (Najah Dingle/Staff Writer)

Some students taking more than 4 years to get degree

The “Finish in Four” poster tells us how to get through college in four years. Will it work for every student? If you’re a student that knows your major right away. Do not have too many expenses so work study is enough for you every two weeks. Have good time management then the advice of […]

The trivia night was presented by CAP Board and Student Diversity. (Jill Nawoyski/Staff Writer)

Students attend LGBT trivia night

In 1984, what city became the first in the United States to extend domestic partnership benefits to lesbian and gay city employees? Stumped for the correct answer? Well, that would be the city of Berkeley, CA. On Wednesday Oct. 15, Student Diversity and CAP Board hosted LGBT Trivia night with text breakers.

Cabrini students wrap up midterms

Overcoming the mid-point of an academic term can often come as a challenge to college students. Students often start their academic semesters off right, they tend to be bombarded as the term progresses. Students run into difficulties understanding the content of particular course.

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Application low down – Week of Oct. 23, 2014

There is Tinder for politics. Who would have known that there would be an app for senators meeting up? It makes sense for many of them to dedicate their time to traveling, speeches, planning, and other objectives for politics. They barely get to have time to go out there and date.

When ordering at Chipotle you are walked down a row of different choices of ingredients. (Marina Haley/Staff Writer)

Chipotle: worth the hype?

Walking in the door, it is hard not to smell the fresh aroma of Mexican spices and fresh meat of burritos being made in the kitchen. Seeing people with smiles on their faces, patiently waiting in long lines for their favorite meal and chatting with everyone gives the restaurant a friendly atmosphere. Chipotle in Wayne […]

Try this fun way to carve your pumpkin this Halloween season. (MCT)

Halloween traditions that are memorable

When you think of Halloween, what is the first tradition that comes to your mind? Whether it is carving pumpkins, heading to haunted attractions or even going trick or treating, Halloween is a holiday that can be celebrated by everyone.

The cover of “The Best of Me” written by Nicholas Sparks. (Creative Commons)

Christle’s book corner

The highly anticipated movie, “The Best of Me”, that premieres Oct. 17, 2014, is the newest Nicholas Sparks book that is being made into a movie. Although Nicholas Sparks’ books converted into a movie is nothing new, the book promises new adventures.

Dr. Thomas Stretton watching a run through of the play during practice. (Amarra Boone/Photo Editor)

Behind the curtain at the Cabrini play

Although the title of Cabrini theatre’s fall play this year has Shakespeare’s name, “Shakespeare on the Green” is no typical “Romeo and Juliet.” This contemporary comedic performance of four 20-minute renditions of Shakespearian plays (“Taming of the Shrew,” “King Lear,” “The Winter’s Tale” and “Comedy of Errors”) will have you crying—but only because you’ll be […]

A study done how college costs have risen again and how prices are different between public and private. (MCT)

What are we really paying for?

College tuition is something most prospective student look at when they are applying and deciding schools as seniors in high school. Tuition could also make or break a decision on whether or not to attend the college of their dreams. For students in the United States, most colleges, whether private or public, have tuitions that […]

The men's lacrosse team studies together to keep great grades. (Dominique DiNardo/Staff Writer)

Midterm state of mind

It’s midterm week. Students slow their pace due to lack of sleep from pulling all-nighters. A subtle buzz of memorized facts fill their minds between sips of highly caffeinated coffee or energy drinks. The library is full all hours of the day, while the cafeteria remains empty. Students keep their heads in the books to […]

The poster for the movie Annabelle. (Creative Commons)

The return of the “Haunted Doll”

Just when people assumed things couldn’t get scarier, the “haunted” doll from the Conjuring made her presence known. Annabelle is directed by John R. Leonetti starring Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola and Alfre Woodard.

Many Cabrini students stay organized with a planner. Amarra Boone/Photo Editor)

Time management in college

There are a lot of important skills one must have in order to be a successful college student. One skill that tends not to be given the most attention to is time management. There is no question to the fact that college students are very busy.

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Stay healthy at Cabrini

“Achoo,” a student in a Cabrini College class sneezed and then began coughing. Then another student sitting next to the sick person started coughing and sneezing. Why are people so sick at Cabrini?