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SEI partnership offers opportunities for students

Cabrini’s career center has developed strong partnerships and liaisons with local companies that recruit students for job opportunities. Shakeyia Kersey, assistant director for employer relations, has focused on a partnership with global company SEI. The recruiters have come to campus to conduct interviews with students. “One of my goals when I started here was to […]

Day of silence helps start conversation

To create social change most people imagine long speeches, or big group protests where signs and chants are used to get the point across.   Well this cannot be said for the National Day of Silence, which took place last Friday, April 17. This is a day of awareness for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Graduating with honors

Graduating from college is an honor in itself. But for those students who have done exceptional work while in school they will be graduating with Latin Honors. They are defined as cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude. To achieve these honors, one’s cumulative grade point average (GPA) for all four years must […]

Heavy media users suffer cognitively, study said

Not everyone has joined in on the hype of social media sites such as Facebook including junior history major Katelyn Myhre. “Facebook started when I was young and my mom was against that kind of stuff,” Myhre said. “Over time I’ve never felt like I needed one even if people around me made it seem […]

The gender gap in politics has grown smaller, studies say

When it comes to politics, not only in America but in the world, men have historically held the highest chairs, according to an assembly speaker. “Gender inequality within the realm of politics in the United States absolutely exists,” Sheila Oliver, New Jersey assembly speaker, said. According to the Global Gender Gap Report, the U.S. ranks […]

Mother Ursula award: A well-known name and honorable award

Sister Ursula Infante is a common name known around campus. Many people also know her as the first president and founder of Cabrini.  She was a member of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the group that started to think about the idea of opening a college. With the hard work and […]

Class of 2015, Meet your valedictorian

Checking emails can be a daunting task, but for Maria Monastra, checking her email meant finding out that all of her hard work, dedication and passion had paid off — she would be the next valedictorian of Cabrini College. Monastra, senior English major, hails from West Chester, Pennsylvania and attended Cardinal O’Hara High School. “Maria […]

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Students present at the ninth annual Cabrini Academic Symposium

Once a year, the campus comes together to exhibit their scholarly achievements and findings. Topics from Kony to Overfishing were covered at Cabrini’s ninth annual Academic Symposium, which was held in both the Dixon center and the classrooms of Founders Hall. Of the many presentations showcased at the event, the 2012 incidents with Kony, which […]

Students cut and prep their pieces (Photo Credit: Bri Morrell)

Students prepare for graphic design exhibition

Graphic design seniors have been working hard to prepare for the exhibition later this month. With the preparation it takes to have pieces framed, cut and prepared for the show, the spotlight is shining on seniors who have worked towards this day. The exhibition will be taking place April 14 to August 28 in the […]

“The share of millennials studying STEM fields is slightly lower than that of past generations.” Note: The “applied” category includes communications, library science, criminal justice, culinary arts, etc. (Graphic designed by Abbie Keefe)

Women millennials choose social science, rather than STEM, studies show

Studies show that both the millennial generation and women in general may have specific outlooks on the participation in fields involved in STEM, otherwise known as science, technology, engineering and mathematics. According to The 15 Economic Facts on Millennials by The Council of Economic Advisors from October, 2014, millennials are more likely to study social […]

Nancy Hutchison and Melissa Burgess at the Center for Career and Professional Development, which is a source for finding jobs.  (Jessica Paradysz / Perspectives Editor)

More millennials heading into the workforce

By the year 2020, almost half of the workplace will be millennials, according to an info graphic by Brandon Weber. Why does a company need millennials? The millennial generation is known for being tech-savvy. “Every internship and employment opportunity that we see wants excellent technology skills and a willingness to embrace new technologies,” Nancy Hutchison, […]

Thomas P. Nerney ‘77 speaking at an Executive in Residence event. (Photo submitted by the Nerney Leadership Institute)

Chairman of trustees resigns

The Chair of Cabrini’s Board of Trustees will be resigning after the end of his term. The resignation of Thomas P. Nerney ’77 will be effective June 30, 2015 after serving for three years. Nerney’s decision was announced in an email sent to faculty and staff on Friday, April 17, by President Taylor. According to […]

In the year of 2014, out of 233 undergraduates who graduated, 175 of them had debt and 48 were able to leave college with no debt. (Graphic design by Abbie Keefe)

Loan debt burdens millennial generation

Students are burdened with more loan debt now that in recent decades according to a recent study. Students may look at college as a way to increase income and learn skills needed for desired careers, but the Director of Financial Aid and the rest of the Cabrini administration work hard to ensure that students do […]

Angela Donato’s sister, Toni Bolis, seen with her husband, daughter and unborn son.  (Photo submitted by Angela Donato)

Distracted driving causes heartbreak for alumna

Angela Donato’s world was turned upside down the second she received word that her sister had been in a fatal car accident. “Think about the one person in your life that you love the most. The person that you talk to the most, the person that you go to for everything when you’re sad, stressed, […]

Gloria Richardson accepting award, pictured with President Don Taylor. (Abbie Keefe / Asst. News Editor)

Civil rights activist wins award

A civil rights pioneer and leader of the Cambridge Movement spoke of retaliation and social justice during the challenging time when races fought for freedom and equal rights. “Demonstrations were illegal, picketing was illegal, but after that was over and at night, don’t come in and try to burn down my house,” activist Gloria Richardson, the […]

Taylor presents plan development in second town hall meeting

President Taylor’s town hall meeting on April 13, explained some of the major changes that are going to improve Cabrini. Here are some important points students should know. The Cabrini 2020 roadmap will be furthered with co-chair positions for an operational planning group to be formed in the fall of 2015. New partnerships have been […]

Prospective students and their families gather in the Dixon Center during Accepted Students Day. (Mackenzie Harris / Editor in Chief)

Accepted students day welcomes class of 2019

Over 400 prospective students came to campus to see what their potential new home would be like.  Faculty, staff, student ambassadors, athletes and club leaders helped high-school seniors and transfer students on Sunday, April 12. Accepted Students Day is held every year to help potential Cabrini students figure out if this is where they belong. […]

CRS representative Juan Sheenan spoke with CRS Student ambassadors about #RefugeesSeekingSafety. (Erica Abbott / News Editor)

Honduras’ CRS rep meets student ambassadors

From Honduras, the country with the number one homicide rate in the world, a Country Representative for Catholic Relief Services, traveled to the United States, to better understand the relationship with college students and CRS. Juan Sheenan, Catholic Relief Services representative for Honduras, has been in his position for six years. He came to both […]

Physical safety in schools is a main priority

The school setting has been something our society has committed to keeping safe. Being exposed to violence in schools has often led young girls and boys down a path of aggression later on in life. Weighing the violence that brings physical harm to students versus the school security that brings mental harm to students has […]

Danielle Kane, class of 2015, is studying abroad this semester through the Semester at Sea program. (Photo Submitted by Danielle Kane)

Global offerings give insight to cultures

Cabrini is working to become a more globalized campus. There are ways, however, that the college already has a very globalized perspective. Through courses with an international focus, to professors from other countries and even studying abroad, students receive a broader international dimension. The communication department recently welcomed Dr. Felicity Duncan to their staff from […]

Dr. Khalid Blankinship presenting  during the penultimate installment of the Lenten lecture series. (Lillian Hurley / Staff Writer)

Community important to religion, speaker says

The religion department chair of Temple University gave a presentation titled, “A Muslim’s Assessment of the Spiritual Vision of Gaudium et Spes,” to continue with the fifth installment of the Wolfington Center’s Lenten Lecture series. “I may not agree with all the points made in Gaudium et Spes, but I respect them,” Dr. Khalid Blankinship […]

New gender and body studies major proposed

Dr. Michelle Filling-Brown, chair of the English department, has set a proposal for a new major for students interested in body image and learning about gender, race and sexuality. On April 9, the faculty assembly meeting will be discussing a new major proposal for the college. This new major and minor is called Gender and […]

David Regn, Cabrini alumnus, presented to communication majors during networking event on March 31. (Submitted Photo)

Students learn about inbound marketing during networking event

As graduation approaches, the seniors are focusing on their possible job opportunities. Senior and junior communication students had an opportunity to visit Stream Companies, a full-services advertising agency, which was co-founded by Cabrini alumnus, David Regn. A 1997 graduate, Regn started the company while he was still a student at Cabrini, with his friend who […]

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School aims for increased Hispanic enrollment

The college is slated to have Hispanic enrollment up by 25% by the year 2020. “In order to compete and to recruit students, you have to be where the numbers are,” Dr. Donald Taylor, president of Cabrini speaking about Hispanic students, said. According to Pew Research Center, 69% of Hispanic high school graduates in the […]