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Christle Gehman/ Lifestyles Editor

Reports of snakes in Xavier Hall have been occurring

Snakes in Xavier

“Someone yelled snake,” Kim Pepenella, freshman political science and communication major, said. Late last week, Pepenella was in her dorm room in Xavier Hall when she heard someone shout. Snakes had been spotted coming from underneath the base board trim. A student down the hall found a snake in her room. Pepenella said that she […]

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Queen B Helps to Give Cabrini an Upgrade

Cabrini College has received a very prestigious honor. No, it has nothing to do with academics but something even better, Beyoncé! Thanks to the dance team, Cabrini College has been place on the list of The Most Beyoncé Colleges. According to the website, ”Her Campus,” Cabrini was listed as the sixth most Beyoncé College in […]

Urban outfitters: accident or publicity stunt?

Urban outfitters has yet again decided to make waves in the fashion world. However these waves are not good ones. Reports from The Washington post have released that the popular clothing store started selling a sweatshirt with bloodstains on it and had “Kent State University” printed on it for $129.00.

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YouTubers to watch

YouTubers are changing the way that media is being consumed. Our generation uses YouTube as one of the main ways that we get our information about trends, culture and advice.

The 1975 at their visit to ASOS Music Lounge. (Red Touch Media/Creative Commons Attribution)

Album Review: The 1975

“The 1975″ is a self-titled debut album of The 1975. It was released in September of 2013 and I discovered the band through a friend in shortly after in October. Overall the album is really well-done for a debut album with many repeatable songs.

Iconic comedian Joan Rivers passes away

Joan Rivers brought laughter into her audiences lives with her candid comedy. She shed light on the darkest scenarios by bringing hilarity into the picture. Her brutally honest judgment of not only A-list celebrities, but also herself made her one of Hollywood’s most comical entertainers.

10 Apps to download before the semester picks up

With the beginning of the fall term quickly getting into gear, you might need some new apps on your mobile device to help you accomplish your schoolwork. From psychology to finance and even English, apps can tackle a wide variety of subjects. So in no specific order, here are 10 apps that should be on […]

CAP Board reflects on the year ahead

Acting as the college’s main programmer on campus, the Campus Activities and programming (CAP) Board brings “social, cultural and educational” activities to campus, according to their Cabrini webpage. At the beginning of each month, CAP Board distributes calendars throughout campus documenting each and every day’s activity for the coming month. Now as the first few […]

Cooking at Cabrini – Mug Meals

Living without a kitchen and not being able to go to the cafateria sometimes for dinner can be hard for a busy college kid. Here are a few and easy recipes that you can make with a mug and your microwave.

Robin Williams: Demons within

The Oscar-winning legend that has been most known for his roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Birdcage, Jumanji, Dead Poet’s Society, Toys and Mork & Mindy, Robin Williams was a respected comedian, friend and actor. But besides from his success, Williams had battled severe depression for many years.

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What’s trending in back-to-school fashion this year

Get your textbooks ready and pencils sharpened, school is back in full swing. Since back to school in college means going back in August, jeans and boots are not really in the cards for your first-day-of-school outfit. Keep it light and simple these first few months of school. Considering the August and beginning of September […]


Album Review: Sam Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour’

In a sea of European crooners a la John Newmann, Olly Murs and Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith is the ship boasting the biggest sails. Though his persona, austere with a bashful demeanor, it’s his silver, needle-like voice that holds his listeners in his clenches until each final, effortlessly-strained, word is heard.

Digital vs. Paperback

While searching for your books whether it is on,, or your school’s book store, many students have recently been trying to decide if they want to purchase their books digital or stick to the original physical copy of their texts books. Text book pricing can vary depending on the type of book and […]

Movie review: Prisoners

I went to see Prisoners with my girlfriend in theaters and it was the first movie we’ve seen together that we both felt satisfied with.  This is the story of a family finding two young girls who have gone missing.  One of these girls belongs to main character Keller Dover, played by Hugh Jackman. Jackman’s […]

The Wolf of Wall Street: Review

If you haven’t seen The Wolf of Wall Street you have no doubt heard about it.  This is the true story of Jordan Belfort, eccentric New York stock broker. The story focus’ on the rise and fall of Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, on his hunt for wealth with his number two man Donnie, played by […]

Movie Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

New to OnDemand is  The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.  Peter Jackson’s second of a three film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit.”  I had a chance to see this in theaters this past winter, but if you missed it, now’s your chance to catch it at home. This is a very exciting middle chapter of the […]

Living in a city after you graduate

Going to college is the most exciting thing for most high school graduates. They get a chance to live on campus and experience their own independence. But how many students who go to a college in a city, such as Philadelphia, chose to stay and live there after they graduate ? For Christine DiBabbo, who […]

10 ways to relax during finals

1.  Exercise.  Go for a run, lift weights and let the stress sweat right out of you.  If you’re sitting around worrying about how you’re going to do on tests or how you’ll finish all your assignments maybe you need to get your body in motion and get the blood flowing. 2.  Go outside and don’t […]