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Snowed in… AGAIN!

With the winter we have been having, it is a wonder that we have had classes at all semester. Meteorologists keep making calls for up to a foot of snow repeatedly week after week, and it has created a sense of foreshadowing to whether or not school will be in session the next day. I […]

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What was I supposed to be doing again?

Facts:

- Procrastination can be defined as putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
- Pies Steel, a professor at Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, stated that 95% of the population procrastinates at times
- 1 out of 5 people procrastinate so bad that it may be affecting their jobs, relationships and even health
- According to some researchers, procrastination has quadrupled in the last 30 years
- 20% of people claim that they are chronic procrastinators

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#Newyear #Newme

Why do people drop their New Year’s resolutions?

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Internet Addiction: Are We Sharing Too Much?

It seems as though the golden rule in the past was to be private; not to share too much or say too much

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Semester at Sea: coming full circle

Last semester I embarked on an incredible four month journey with Semester at Sea. A four month study abroad program that takes place on a cruise ship. 115 days, 15 countries. Before we all got off the ship – a mere month ago – there were questions that were tossed around. What are you going […]

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We can go the distance

JENNAROSE: You know that quote that begins “distance doesn’t matter?” Well, I sure do. I’m currently in a long distance relationship and I’m not afraid to admit it. My boyfriend graduated from Cabrini last May. We were never what you call “Facebook official” we weren’t even dating officially, just hanging out as friends who became […]

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A post-holiday event that keeps on giving

Just because Christmas has come to a close does not mean the gift giving season is over just yet. Have you ever thought of creating a party surrounding those unwanted gifts?

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Holiday commercials – tasteful or tasteless?

Kmart has been causing quite a stir with some of their commercials for the holidays this year.

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Never lose sight of the magic in Christmas

“Do you want me to call Santa?” and “you know he’s watching,” is a threat most children receive during their early years of life. From their very first Christmas, proud parents buy presents for their newborns claiming them to be from the very personification of the spirit of Christmas himself, Santa Claus. From the moments […]

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In the spirit of Christmas

It’s that week again, that dreaded time between finals, last day of classes, and the mountain of work keeping us from Winter Break. Especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas being close together this year, it seems as though there is not enough time to stop and smell the hot chocolate and peppermint.

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A struggle pushed aside

A look at the problems with mental health care.

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Two times the turkey, two times the thanks

Thanksgiving has always been a little different in my world. Now we all still have the turkey and potatoes and stuffing and pie, however, I’m fortunate enough to have two Thanksgivings. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been doing Thanksgiving dinner at my dad’s house on Thursday, and then at my mom’s house […]

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Gobble! Gobble! Gobble!

Gathered around the table, the smell of turkey being prepared fills the house. For many lucky enough to engage in this reality, it’s a time to appreciate what we have. Back in New Jersey, nestled on a quiet street away from any major roads, sits the house I grew up in; my home. This is […]

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Thanksgiving: an overlooked holiday?

As someone whose birthday falls in late November and a huge food consumption enthusiast, I love Thanksgiving. On a less superficial note, I love spending time with friends and family. I love seeing my younger cousins’ faces light up when they find out they’re old enough for the big kids table. It doesn’t get old […]

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La festa del Ringraziamento

I am very excited to spend such an amazing holiday with none other than mi famiglia.

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Going, Going, Ghan(a)

By far the coolest thing I’ve done so far this semester has been the camel trek in Morocco.

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Hands on the wheel (dangers of driving drowsy)

Learn the Dangers of Driving while Drowsy

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If I could write a letter to 16 year old me

What would you tell your 16 year old self?

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Tattoos: tacky or trendy?

Tattoos are personal and lifelong but make sure you really think about where you are placing it.

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keep your cancer sticks to yourself

Many people smoke both here at Cabrini and outside of Cabrini. Do I necessarily care? Yes and No. No, I don’t care if you want to fry your lungs. Yes, I do care that you are trying to fry mine. Though I have family and friends who smoke, I think it is the most disgusting […]

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Tips for haunting safely this season

Halloween is all about experimenting and being impersonating someone or something for an evening.

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When I grow up…

If you were to tell 17 year old me that by 2013 I’d be attending Cabrini College as a communication major, I never would have thought this is where I’d be. To be honest, it never really hit me that I’d have to “grow up” until late in my senior year of high school. You […]

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Reality TV – is it too much?

A viewer’s opinion on what makes reality TV.

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‘Tis the season to be slutty?!

Halloween is when you are supposed to dress scary. Not sexy. The stereotypes of Halloween has turned girls into sluts and leaves guys to dress anyway that they wish. “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” Lindsay Lohan […]

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Is campus parking really that much of a problem?

Everyone has their gripes about the lack of convenient parking on campus, but is it actually as serious of a problem as we all make it out to be?

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Going PINK for breast cancer this October

Breast cancer is an awful disease that affects over 200,000 million every year. Organizations are taking the month of October to show their support and show that pink is the new black.

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