Christina Michaluk

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R&B singer stars in hit HBO series

People crowded together from all across the Philadelphia area to the Prince Music Theater for a special preview of HBO's newest series "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." HBO and the Weinstein Group have partnered together to bring the books to life. A special appearance by author Alexander McCall Smith started off the evening.

Who really watched ‘Watchmen?’

The highly anticipated movie "Watchmen" hit the big screen on March 6. Does it live up to all of its hype? In its opening week, "Watchmen" brought in record numbers at the box office for 2009, but staggered in week two. Based off of Zach Synder's graphic novel, "Watchmen" takes place in 1985.

Sneak peek at ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’

As the lights dim in the crowded theatre and the smell of fresh popcorn fills the air, the excitement of the screening of the holiday drama "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" mounted.

Recording star teaches at Cabrini

Paul Geissinger, a new faculty member joined the Cabrini Communications Department this fall. Geissinger is the new digital audio professor. At first glance Geissinger seems to be like any other young professor here at Cabrini, but what you don't know is that he has a whole other side to his career.

GPFO: going green on the silver screen

The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) hosted "The Green Screen" event at the Prince Theatre on Sept. 8, 2008. A buzz filled the room as people filed in, not sure what the event would bring to an already hot topic of going green. What does it really mean to go green in the film industry? The GPFO brought together various members of the film community as well as environmentalists alike to shed light on ways to make the film business more environmentally friendly.

Living like Romans do

After all the planning, packing and ridiculously long travel time, I was finally in Rome. The airport looked like any other airport. It wasn't what I wanted to see once I first got off the plane. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Rome had a story all its own waiting for us to discover it.

Shocking loss for ‘Soul Men’ movie

Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes who are to appear in the upcoming film "Soul Men" have passed away. On Saturday Aug. 9, Mac died from pneumonia. Complications arose causing the condition to worsen. The following day newscasters reported that Mac's "Soul Men" co- star Hayes was found collapsed in his home and then pronounced dead.

‘Hard Candy’ cracks the charts

The start of summer is right around the corner. Artists are releasing new sounds for the new season. The biggest buzz is coming from Madonna's new album "Hard Candy" that dropped Tuesday, April 29. The hit single "4 Minutes" has been making its way up the music charts since its release.

Save fuel, drive a hybrid

Gas prices are shockingly high. The prices may continue to climb over the summer. Consumers are looking for hybrids to elevate some of the cost of high gas prices as well as being more eco-friendly. According to J.D. Power and Associates, sales of hybrid and diesel-powered cars will more than triple by 2015.

Transforming the world one story at a time

Cabrini has launched a new book, "Stories of Transformation." The book is a result of a collaboration with Catholic Relief Services, Cabrini College and the Cabrini College Partnership Project at Norristown. The book was a year-long project in the making.

Sgt. Sass

A new movement is spreading throughout the hip-hop and rap world. Gay rap. Most people have no idea what gay rap is. Gay rap is movement of gay, lesbian, bisexual rap and hip-hop artists. Most information that can be obtained about gay rap and gay rap artists can be found from MySpace.

Relieve stress with salsa dancing

Students and staff came out on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to take a break from the hectic stress of midterms to learn how to salsa dance. Twinkle Toes Tuesday was sponsored by the office of health and wellness. Everyone was able to learn how to dance like a star. Chris Hyson of the wellness center organized the event.

Love it or hate it, reality tv is here to stay

Reality TV-- some people love it, some people hate it. Personally, I think reality TV isn't as popular as it once was. It isn't as appealing. There are plenty of reality TV shows out there and people seem to get drawn in again and again. I don't think that reality shows are that great anymore.

Know your professor

Dr. Bryony Kay is an assistant professor in psychology. She has worked with different age groups ranging from 8-21 in prisons, residential communities and schools. She is a clinical counsler and mostly focuses on emotional difficulties. She has taught in a Muslim school in Africa as well as teaching in Greece.

Inspiration can lead to the extraordinary

People are inspired by many different things. Some of these things include being inspired by their major, friends, family and other various aspects of life. Webster's dictionary defines inspiration as a "stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or an activity also as something, such as a sudden creative act or idea that is inspired.

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