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List of unique courses for the spring semester. (Joey Rettino/Managing Editor)

Unique courses added to spring semester.

Semesters have gone by where students have searched for interesting courses to fit into their curriculum. Whether its an elective or a core course, each student wants some excitement to look forward to on a day-to-day basis. This spring semester, Cabrini has spiced up their choices and added not-so-regular classes to add a bit of […]

Shelf that showcases language CDs in the Holy Spirit Library. (Brianna Morrell/Asst. Social Media Editor)

Grant allows students to have access to new languages from CDs

Students received an email over the long winter break about the newest addition to the Holy Spirit library. The department of romance languages was given a grant to have Pimsleur Language CD-ROMs in the library, available for students and staff to check out. These CD-ROMs are a wide variety of multi-disk sets offered in many […]

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Public safety enforces handicapped parking restrictions

Public safety sent out an email in November explaining the stricter enforcements on handicapped parking.  It has been a pattern that students without handicap tags park in handicapped spots for short amounts of time. Students, staff and faculty campus-wide received the email explaining the consequences for parking in the spots.  Many students have difficulty finding […]

Amber Dietrich using a selfie stick to snap a picture with her friends at the first dance of the year. (Submitted/Amber Dietrich)

New policies implemented to school dances

      If your club or organization is planning a dance, be aware of changes to the dance policy. It is now a requirement that two full-time faculty or staff members must be present during the entire dance. Your club adviser and another faculty/staff member are acceptable or two other faculty/staff if your advisor […]

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Finding the textbooks for a new semester

Some students and administration may be having issues with the school’s book store’s prices as well as getting the correct amount of books ordered for students in a timely fashion. In the result of a student not being able to get their hands on their classes textbooks early on when classes first begin, students become […]

Members of the choir performing in the Grace Hall atrium on Martin Luther King Day. (Najah Dingle/Staff Writer)

Student Diversity office and Wolfington Center hold MLK Day event

Everyone has their own definition of service. Service is supposed to put an effect on people lives and help them through a hard time. Is the service you are doing enough? Tom Southard, interim director of the Wolfington center and Stephanie Reed, director of student diversity initiatives put together a community discussion about “Service Beyond […]

The main path leading to the entrance of Woodcrest Hall thats been cleared and salted after a snow storm by Cabrini facilities. (Joey Rettino/Managing Editor)

In wake of Nor’easter Juno, college closes doors

The campus closed early on the evening of Monday, Jan. 26 until Wednesday, Jan. 28 due to tentative inclement weather predictions. The school community was made aware of the early closure at 1:47 P.M., Monday afternoon. Jazzman’s Café, Sandella’s and Cav’s Corner all adopted abbreviated service hours, but not The RAC Grille, which was operating […]

Dr. Don Taylor. file photo by Amarra Boone/Photo Editor

Cabrini freezes tuition until May 2016

Cabrini has chosen to freeze undergraduate tuition fees at $28,932 until May 2016. In addition to tuition fees, room and board will also stay as is for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision comes in the wake of the college’s largest incoming class in six years and falls in accordance with the college’s pledge to […]

Almost everyone at Cabrini who responded to a poll took the SATs. That's changing.

Cabrini goes test-optional, adds essay to application process

Cabrini has adopted a new test-optional policy for the undergraduate application process. An announcement by Dr. Donald Taylor, president of Cabrini College, released Jan. 8, states that “ample evidence demonstrates that standardized admission tests are poor indicators of student success,” and went on to say that the tests “put low-income students at a disadvantage.” Cabrini […]

College named to Presidential Community Service Honor Roll

Cabrini College has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in two categories the Interfaith Honor Roll with Distinction and the Education Honor Roll. This is the seventh year that the college has been named to the Honor Roll. The Honor Roll focuses on universities and colleges part in community […]

Key points from the State of the Union address 2015

Key points from the State of the Union address given by President Obama on Jan. 20: 1.     10 million previously uninsured Americans obtained health coverage in the past year. 2.     “As a new generation of veterans comes home, we owe them every opportunity to live the American Dream they helped defend.” 3.     Obama will send […]

Finding keys to success in Swaziland

This winter break two faculty members and one student had the chance to head to Swaziland, Africa to visit Cabrini Ministries and teach summer camp. Bringing a junior social work and religious studies major Madeline Coutu as well as faculty members Dr. Jacqueline Lynch and Colleen Poole traveled to Swaziland. Each person had an activity to […]

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Missing West Chester student’s body found after holidays

The holidays took a Pennsylvanian family on a dramatic and horrific journey. As students returned from Thanksgiving break a few pounds heavier from mounds of warm turkey and apple pie, they encountered a plethora of flyers plastered around campus with the face of Shane Montgomery, a West Chester University student. “If you would be so […]

Thursday Briefing – Week of Jan. 22, 2015

  View image | gettyimages.com   Jan. 16: Same-sex marriage rights The Supreme Court will be deciding whether to allow same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states. The announcement on Friday could serve as crucial turning point in gay rights. Currently, 36 states allow same-sex marriage. Jan. 18: Sony hack According to officials, the N.S.A. […]

Cabrini students Mackenzie Harris, Nick Cipollone and Abby Pressimone learn from a Guatemalan worker how to lay cinder blocks for a future home.

Carnegie Foundation gives award to college for community engagement

The Carnegie Foundation award is a nationally recognized honor.  It goes to colleges and universities that demonstrate exceptional leadership in community service. Students and faculty are no stranger to community service and making sure they are always considering the common good for in their community. Over the years, Cabrini has worked to make partnerships with almost 85 […]

Before you kick the bucket

We all have heard of the term bucket list, but what does it really mean? According to the dictionary a bucket list is not only a noun, but it is a list of things a person wants to achieve or experience, before reaching a certain age or dying. The term bucket list actually comes from […]

Veteran promoting peace at the SOA Watch on Nov. 23 in Columbus, Ga. (Amy Held/Photo Editor)

Students stand against SOA

Indistinguishable voices from 15 Cabrini affiliates chanted among the thousands congregating outside of the School of Americas. Signs, wooden crosses and photos kept protestors’ hands full. Roughly a thousand walked in solidarity with those being affected hundreds of miles away in the Stewart Detention Center.