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Dr. Amy Persichetti teaches the Dating and Domestic Violence as an ECG class. (Jessica Paradysz/Perspectives Editor)

ECG raises awareness of domestic violence

Students and teachers have whispered and talked about the media blitz of domestic violence stories. The media runs these stories of professional athletes beating their wives with gripping headlines and footage, yet these are real lives. How is this truly promoting intelligent conversations about such a terrible issue? There is a vital need for educational […]

Members of club at the workshop. (Maria Monastra/Submitted Photo) hosts self-defense workshop

The Dixon Center was packed with people this Saturday. However this time it was not the lacrosse team occupying the gym. A crowd of unfamiliar faces loaded into the Dixon Center Dance Studio as, Cabrini’s self-defense class was held from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.

Students attending the leadership summit. (Samantha Jacobs/Staff Writer)

First annual Leadership Summit teaches students tips for success

Sleeping in is never an option for student leaders. The First Annual Student Leadership Summit was held on Friday, Oct. 10, better recognized as the dean’s fall holiday. This enabled busy student leaders to earn the LEADStrong points they had been striving for or to discover ways to better their leadership roles in clubs with […]

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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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Awaken Change

“Our parents try to stop us from participating and I lied to my parents, for three days, because they don’t think democracy is good,” second year Hong Kong Baptist University student, Stephanie Chan said. “I didn’t quite share much with them about anything other than that I typed my opinions via Facebook. Perhaps our parents […]

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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.

The back entrance of House 2, the Dixon House, which is currently unoccupied by students. (Joey Rettino/Managing Editor)

Dixon House to be restored

Dr. Donald Taylor, president of Cabrini, and the school’s board of trustees decided last week to renovate the Dixon House Residence Hall, which was shut down in September 2011 due to the extensive growth of mold.

Sasha Dougherty standing under rainbow-colored balloon archway. (Anesia Meredith/Staff Writer)

LGBT history month

October is LGBT history month. LGBT is an acronym which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender. LGBT month is celebrated both nationally and internationally throughout the world.