America Lopez-Santiago

Articles by America Lopez-Santiago

New AL DÍA scholarship allows LatinX communication students to find their voice

The sound of applause echoed off the mansion walls as Cabrini’s President Donald Taylor and Hernán Guaracao, founder and CEO of AL DÍA, shook hands,… Read More

Changing ‘Alien’ to ‘Undocumented’ acknowledges immigrants’ humanity

Alien. One word can change how people view a person. When someone hears this, the first thing they think is an extraterrestrial. People don’t… Read More

The real meaning behind Cinco de Mayo

Editor’s Note: This first appeared on the Cabrini University Blog Cinco de Mayo, held annually on May 5, is a time to celebrate for… Read More

36 seniors receive the Who’s Who award

Shannon Agnew: early childhood education PreK-4 with special education PreK-8 I think my most significant contribution at Cabrini was to the athletic department. I was… Read More

How universities are preparing for another year of COVID-19

It has been a year since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic.  Throughout the year, many places have struggled, and that includes… Read More

Women continue tradition of female leadership at Cabrini

Throughout history, women have struggled with equality. That’s why we have history months to celebrate individual groups. Cabrini University was started by two empowered… Read More

How history books will include the US Capitol attack

During the past year, many historical moments took place. Many of these events are forming our history and our future. These moments that we… Read More

What you should know about the upcoming election

After the president serves four years in office, it’s election time. The people decide to elect someone new or re-elect the current president for… Read More

Major league stadiums serving as polling sites for 2020 election

During the presidential elections, there are many places where one can go vote. Some places might be schools and libraries. However, the polling places… Read More

New executive board of the Black Student Union holds interest meeting

The Black Student Union (BSU) held an interest meeting for new students to join them by using ice-breakers, having deep discussions and talking about… Read More

What you should know about the Electoral College

Many people may believe that their vote doesn’t count during elections. Part of the reason for that feeling is based on the role of… Read More

55 years since signing the Voting Rights Act and how it’s still important today

Voting has come a long way since the first time the Constitution granted voting rights to white men. The expansion of voting rights was… Read More

Black@Cabrini: BIPOC community shares their experiences of racial bias on campus

Editor’s note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award  for stories relating to… Read More

The Supreme Court ruling in favor of DACA is a step in the right direction

Editor’s note: This story was part of a group of 2020 stories that shared the 2021 Student Keystone Media Award for DIVERSITY. On June… Read More

Virtual offseason planned for the NFL due to the Coronavirus

As of right now, the world has been put on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. No one is allowed to go outside unless… Read More

The struggles of having a learning disability and not letting it define you

“Having dyslexia didn’t only affect me and made it hard for me to learn, but it also affected my family,” Antony Santiago, a medical… Read More

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are being postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19

The 2020 Olympics are being postponed. According to Richard Pound, vice president of the Olympic Committee, the games would most likely be moved to… Read More

How loving a challenge can change your life

Hobbies and sport don’t come easy to everyone. Most people have to practice day and night to get where they are for their team. … Read More

Dance team appears on Fox 29

The dance team recently got the opportunity to appear on Fox29 on March 4, at 7:45 p.m. The team met with Jennaphr Frederick, Fox29 reporter,  to do… Read More

The ups and downs of dating online

Throughout the centuries, something most people have always wanted was to have someone in their life romantically. Dating has changed through the years and… Read More