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Is there any point to resolutions?

Everyone has a New Year’s resolution and it usually consists of eating better and exercising more frequently. I’m here to tell you that that is bullshit. Sorry guys, but it’s true. Do you honestly think that you are actually going to go to the gym in the frigid weather? Chances are you will freeze to […]

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Snow days are blissful days spent with friends, sleeping in, drinking and not going to classes. Cabrini’s new policy implements online homework in case of snow days. Will students still be praying for snow  and sleeping with their pajamas inside out ?

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow (or no?)

When I think of winter, I think of the bone-chilling temperatures that come along with it. Personally, I dread the winter time; the cold temperatures make me feel lazy and getting out of bed in the morning for class is definitely a struggle. Also, I often find myself counting down the days until spring break […]

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Police brutality must come to a stop

  Are the police officers just doing their jobs, or are their actions considered police brutality? There have been many situations that have happened that shocked the nation, due to police brutality. Racism is the topic of discussion all around America. The Eric Garner case is the most recent incident that has the nation talking […]

In the swirl of the holiday season, the controversy of saying “Happy Holidays” or Merry Christmas” can cause headaches and stress. It was evident when the name of the Christmas Village in Philadelphia came into question. (Creative Commons)

Merry Christmas or happy holidays?

It’s normal to hear some Americans every year in December engage in the controversy of whether we should say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.” This argument falls right in the midst of the political and cultural battles of the saying ‘War on Christmas.’

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Turn up: Why turning 21 is a milestone

It is getting closer to birthday, when I turn 21. It is known that most college students drink before they are 21. Some people anticipate being 21. It is the time of celebration for people this age because it matches up with them becoming an adult. Some parents even take their children who are becoming […]

A swig of vodka or whiskey can make you feel all warm, bubbly and ready to act on what you have been longing to do and say. Someone can instantly ask a guy to dance, get that girl’s number, call out a frenemy or dance like Beyonce.
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Lose all inhibitions with liquid courage

The taste of red jungle juice falls down your throat a little easier than the first sip. You clench the red solo cup that you’d been babysitting all night. The butterflies in your stomach flutter under the pressure. The guy who you noticed since you entered the party is about to leave and you know […]

Redefining a full college experience

There has been a lot of debate as to whether or not attending a four-year college or university is really worth it. Is it really necessary to get a bachelors degree in order to obtain a job that leads one to a good future?