Ashley Randazzo

Articles by Ashley Randazzo

Operation: Nintendo Wii style

Move over teddy bears, dollies and fake plastic telescopes, there's a new way to play doctor that's sweeping the nation, in the form of a Nintendo Wii console. "Trauma Center Second Opinion" many say is not only worth the price of the game, but the price of a Nintendo Wii to go with it.

Spring Fling: not looking back

Every year since I've been at Cabrini, we've had a giant weekend bash known as Spring Fling. As much as I enjoyed the inflatables and concerts, I could only see the weekend as one big drunk wonder for the majority of the students. Although fun and entertaining for those who were "sober" sometime during the weekend, Spring Fling was an excuse for many people to tie one on.

Girls play games too, video games that is

It's no doubt that women have been on a long road to dominating government positions, athletic fields and the workplace. Next up, an old boy's club: video games. Many are unaware of the new gaming revolution geared towards female gamers of all ages. Females are found to play on many different gaming systems.

The wait is over, the iPhone is here

It's official, Mac is back. It started with the musical revolution in the form of an iPod, and now has moved to cell phones with the long awaited iPhone which has become the talk of the nation with it's new innovations. Steve Jobs, CEO of newly named Apple Inc.

Sweeten the deal

One of the sweetest days of the year, Valentine's Day, gives a sugary toothache on such a love-filled day. Candy hearts, pink and red M&Ms, boxes of chocolate, among other sweet treats represent true love between couples. One of the more traditional candies are the famous candy hearts made by NECCO.

Graffiti upsets student

As I get ready start my day of classes, meetings and other miscellaneous errands, I am stopped dead in my tracks in the doorway of house five by one of my residents laughing and mentioning something being painted on the outer wall of my house. Much to my disgust, there is a giant, anatomically correct, red spray-painted penis on my house.

Unprepared students force colleges to compensate

Graduating high school seniors applying to national colleges should be concerned with one thing; hitting the books, a study conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute said, according to The Golden Gate, San Francisco State University's weekly newspaper.

New cell phones create stiff competition for consumer’s attention

Cell phones went from the "want" category to the "need" category over night, and for that reason companies are now in stiff competition to make real life at the customer's fingertips by adding new features and physical characteristics to their phones. Motorola is now taking their piece of the pie with their new smartphone, called the "Motorola Q.

Need it, want it, gadgets for college students

From palm pilots to high tech computers, they all have one thing in common: every college student has them or wants them. Just in case the average Joe is missing out on the latest and greatest inventions, here's a little help. Most college students are consumed with a media montage of music, videos and pictures.

Pick your poison

College students everywhere can agree that alcohol has one true effect on them: drunkenness. But what those same students may not know is that they are hurting their bodies now and it could lead to harsher consequences later on in life. Alcohol is known as a nervous system depressant.

Know how to treat a lady

I remember when I was 17 years old, I started to date. One of the first dates I had was probably one of the most influential in my dating experience. We'll call this stud-muffin "John." John seemed nice, that's why I decided to go out with him in the first place.

Women benefit physically, mentally from activity

Researchers of the Women's Sports Foundation found that women who participate in sports have long-term health benefits and an overall quality of life beginning at young ages and continuing into their senior years. The Women's Sports Foundation was founded in 1974 by Billie Jean King and puts their highest effort to get females more involved in sports across the country.

Florida trip ignites lacrosse team’s season

The women's lacrosse team marks a new season with their spring break training camp in Florida. During the trip, these athletes were scheduled to not only practice their skills individually but also work on becoming a close-knit team. Last year, the team landed themselves as the PAC champion for the eighth time in a row.

Materialism: is it ruining Christmas?

"Beep Beep!" I hear as I drive down the mall ramp to embark on quite an adventure. "Surely they aren't honking at me," I think, as I drive further and further into the crowded blacktop full of cars. Not an empty space in sight. Luckily, I know where the valet parking is, and, for a measly $5, I can park and shop all day.

Housing lotto leaves students apprehensive

Students are anxious about the upcoming annual housing lottery. West Residence Hall, set to be ready in fall 2006, has been a main source of student concern. Many wonder if the building will be ready on schedule, and what will be done if it is not completed.

Jordan attacks planned by Al-Qaeda

The human explosives that detonated on three Jordan hotels were all involved in the terror group Al-Qaeda. Federal agencies are now wondering where Al-Qaeda's terror will spread to next. Three out of the original four suicide bombers carried out the attacks on the Radisson, The Grand Hyatt, and The Days Inn hotels.

SET building waiting for biotech company partner

Excitement fills one student as she enters Cabrini College's newly built center for science, education and technology. Her eyes light up at the sight of fresh new Pyrex beakers, test tubes and stirs. "This is what I was meant to do," she thinks as she walks through the halls to her first class of the day.

Life after college: jobs for majors

"What can I do with a major in.?" Fill in the blank. As students approach their graduation they may not know the answer to this question, but there are many resources to help on and off of campus for Cabrini College's students and alumni. Walking into the co-op offices of Cabrini College students may be thrown into something new and exciting without even recognizing it at first.

Halloween costumes

Halloween welcomes a sexy spin to this year's festivities. Costumes like "The Little Mermaid" and "Tinkerbelle" have a new feverishly hot look to them. Popular demand is not all about sexy costumes, there are still some popular, but not-so-sexy, costumes available.

A high price to pay for fashion

High-priced fashion items like purses are currently what's "hot" in fashion, but how can someone tell the difference between real and fake purses? Lavish items like purses are in demand of all females, but that is only depending on the budget, or willingness to spend extravagant amounts of money on such an item.

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