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In an effort to product the music industry, Jay -Z and other artists  are backing  the Tidal music app.

Tidal music is making waves in the industry

Over the last month, we have seen Jay-Z’s new mastermind idea. Jay-Z’s new project has been in the works for some years now. His idea is to have an app made for music to play anywhere you go with good quality and sound. The purpose for Jay-Z launching this newly acquired music service, called Tidal, […]

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Members at the “Ballon a Brother” event raised money for Habitat for Humanity.

Have you heard of the frat on campus?

Cabrini’s Greek life is more like a club than an actual fraternity. I mean no disrespect to the individuals who decided to join the fraternity either. In my eyes, it is not really considered a fraternity if there is only one fraternity at a school with roughly 1,500 undergraduates. Again, nothing is wrong with joining the […]

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My struggle of choice- summer internship or job?

Students are dreaming of a blissful summer, but many feel the pressure to find a great internship or job. Yet many internships do not pay and students need spending money or money for bills. Should students choose between them? It is a hard decision for many to choose. Choosing between a summer internship and a […]

Watching movies about living in college makes everything seem exciting, but  some expectations fall short. White jail-cell like walls and nothing to do on campus is not “21 and Over.”

College expectations versus reality

Pep rallies, step teams and Greek life. A campus that is way too big you wil not even see the same person twice. Have you ever watched movies like “Stomp the Yard” and “21 and Over” wishing that the college that you attend will be like that? “I thought I was going to have fun […]

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Fox and Hound Restaurant and Bar is located in the KOP shopping center.

Where to go around campus

Cabrini is in a great location as a college, but you might not enjoy it as much until your sophomore year. Most freshmen usually live on campus in Xavier, Woodcrest and even some live in East because the school picks for you. Sophomore year, you get to pick where you live. You have all of […]

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IF I HAD TO GIVE ANY INCOMING FRESHMEN ANY ADVICE OTHER THAN TO STAY AWAY FROM JUNGLE JUICE AND TO NEVER GO TO KINGSWOOD, IT WOULD BE TO BE YOURSELF AND DO NOT BE AFRAID TO TAKE CHANCES ACADEMICALLY."-Pat Whalen

Incoming freshmen,do not worry

Haha, oh goodness. A story on my experience at Cabrini? All jokes aside though, I could not have asked for a better experience so far at Cabrini. Coming into this school, I was worried about two things: Was this the school too small and would I fit in? Well, those two things were answered halfway through […]

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Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Spokesman Brandon Weghorst, left, and Executive Director Blaine Ayers spoke to the media on March 18, 2015 about the racist video made by their fraternity at the University of Oklahoma.

Racist scandals at universities divide the nation

College campuses in the United States have come under serious scrutiny  after  recent racial chants and cruel behaviors. The University of Oklahoma and Penn State have been featured in the news lately over such issues. Duke University is the latest school involved with a race scandal. An undergraduate student admitted to hanging a noose in […]

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More men and women in college are deciding to live their lives, have fun and find their careers instead of getting married right away.

Say yes to the career, not the dress

When I was little, I did not know much about my parents lives before me. Obviously, in my child-aged brain, they were married before they had me but that is  all I really knew. As I grew up, I learned a little more about where my parents were born, where they grew up and what […]

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Society places high standards on women’s beauty, many people suffer from body image issues and diseases.

Sorry society, I am not giving into you today

Imagine shaking as hunger cuts you deep down to your core because you skipped breakfast and lunch. Face pressed against the toilet hoping that you will soon have a body like the girls in the magazines. We have been there. I get it. We live in a society where achieving a look of skin and […]

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Passion for music—the thrill of live concerts

 Music is an annoyance for some and a way of enjoying life for others, but the experience of a live concert that connects fans and artists can be extremely magical. It is important to note that there are different kinds of concerts. For example the rules and ethics of a classical concert requires silence and quiet […]

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Clarkson performing at the 2013 Grammy’s. The singer has been criticized for her appearance but responds with empowering messages.

Kelly Clarkson shakes off hateful tweets

Kelly Clarkson is one of America’s sweethearts; a powerhouse vocalist, singer, songwriter and the first winner to grace the American Idol stage. The 32-year-old singer has been in the spotlight ever since she tearfully sang “A Moment Like This” as she accepted her “Idol” win as a 20-year old. Fast forward12 years and the singer […]

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The Dominican Republic is a country rich is culture and history. Cabrini students have Dominican heritage.

Embrace Spanish culture, not stereotypes

Spanish culture is a very popular culture and talked about considerably these days. At Cabrini College there  was not a lot of diversity on campus. Now, Cabrini College is trying to expand their diversity and experience a different environment on campus.  The majority of the Spanish people at Cabrini are from the Dominican Republic. They get offended […]

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The Disabilities Resource Center, located in the hallway outside of the cafeteria, offers help for students in need. Above: Poster of Celebrities with Disabilities outside the center.

Accepting and accommodating students with disabilities

Words to describe people with disabilities are amazing, smart, kind and misunderstood. In our society, students with disabilities are looked upon as unequal and not intelligent because they seem slower than other people. Many times students with disabilities get teased and sometimes even bullied in school because they are seen as less capable than their […]

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Facebook updated its feature to report suicidal content and keep users safe.

Facebook steps its game up with suicide prevention

Every now and again we hear people talk about the negative impacts of technology and social media. Well, for those who love to hate, here is something to appreciate. Facebook is helping individuals through social media who may be going through a rough patch in hopes of the prevention of suicide. Still interested? Here’s how […]

Find your passion in college

  Determination is setting goals for yourself and making sure you achieve those goals by any means necessary. This is exactly what I have done my entire life; never giving up and always fighting until the end. I believe dreams do come true and I believe you can do anything in this world if you […]

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Emma Watson took to Twitter to put a halt to dating rumors.

Emma Watson shoots down royal dating rumors

Emma Watson, who we all grew up admiring as the precocious Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” movies, could be dating a Harry in real life. To be exact, Prince Harry of Wales, the bad-boy with ginger hair that is fourth in  line to be King of England. This is what dreams are made of. […]

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Cabrini is not known for it’s Greek life. It may not be as crazy as the movies, but embraces charity and sisterhood. Is it worth the cost to join?  Below:  Logo of Delta Xi Phi, a multicultural society with 23 chapters.

Pledging Delta Xi Phi— is it worth it?

Most members of any sorority would say it is about “being part of a sisterhood” which is the most cliched response of all time. This could be true when seen on the surface but as most of us know there is way more substance than what is on the surface.  Nowadays society has portrayed sororities […]

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Room pick is quickly approaching. Do you know where you want to live on campus next year?

Winning the room pick lottery

As the winter is coming to an end, room pick is getting closer and closer. Seniors will graduate, juniors will become seniors, sophomores will turn into upperclassmen and freshmen become a little more relevant. The way that room pick works is simple. Seniors go first followed by juniors which is followed by, well you get the point. Freshmen […]

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Kanye West ,yet again, made nasty comments about those that won music awards, and not Beyonce. Below, West’s infamous interruption of Swift’s acceptance speech in 2009.

Kanye West demands that awards go to Beyonce

Infamously the rapper has rudely opened his mouth once again. Among the winners of the 57th  Grammy awards was Beck, The artist took home the Album of the Year award, beating the night’s top winner  Sam Smith  and even Beyonce. Kanye West  was once again unhappy with Beyonce’s loss to Beck and  reportedly told E! news after the show “I just know that […]

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Millersville tragedy brings dating violence close to home

“It will never happen to me.” Young people think we are invincible. Nothing bad could ever happen, not really. We listen to the news rattling off terrible tragedies and events as though they are stats from a sports game Karlie Hall, an 18-year-old freshman at Millserville University was killed on Sunday, Feb. 8. Hall was […]

Spring break is almost here. Cabrini ‘s break is Feb. 28-March 8. Are students jetting off to tropical locations or spending time at home?

Is spring break too early this year?

With no holidays in the spring semester besides Easter, we all bank on spring break. Spring Break is a week off of school, to go anywhere you want or just head back home to see friends and family. Some people define spring break as a week where all the dumb kids go to Cancun and […]

Students do not need to send in SAT scores when applying. However, students will not be eligible for the honors program or some affiliate programs without the scores. Is there too much pressure placed on SAT’s or is this move making Cabrini a joke?

Students are no longer required to submit SAT scores

Ahh, SAT’s. The anxiety, the sweat, the tears—we all remember. But uh-oh, what’s this? The SAT’s and ACT’s will be optional for students applying to attend Cabrini? We filled in little circles to the point that carpal tunnel seemed like it was just around the corner. We paid for tutors and SAT preparatory classes. We worked our […]

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Celebrate love this Valentine's day! Go out with friends and live up the night!

Celebrate love and live it up this Valentine’s Day

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is thought of as a romantic, lovey-dovey holiday made up by corporate America so that they could make a little extra profit off of lovesick couples for a day. Some know Valentine’s Day as associated with St. Valentine who is recognized in some religious denominations and is occasionally portrayed as a cherub […]