Diana Trasatti

Articles by Diana Trasatti

Walleyball raises Fair Trade awareness

Faculty and students fearlessly pummeled balls at each other in a desperate attempt for victory at Cabrini's second annual Wallyball tournament to promote Fair Trade. The games commenced in the Dixon Center on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. The event started last year when members of the Cabrini Catholic Relief Services partnership committee wanted to develop a fun event that would attract students while promoting the Fair Trade cause.

Falardeau ‘doesn’t miss a beat’ in athletic department

Since Director of Athletics Leslie Danehy left her post in November 2007, Assistant Athletic Director Jeff Falardeau has been working to ensure that the Cavaliers don't miss a beat. Falardeau began his position asAssistant Athletic Director at Cabrini five years ago, but his roots in athletics don't begin there.

Health care conference to present a variety of speakers on campus

Imagine being on the brink of death. Sick. In pain. Scared. Luckily, your saving medicine is securely placed right behind your local pharmacy's counter. But, wait, no health care? Sorry, no medicine. This is an issue that thousands of Americans are confronting.

Punishment needed for murderer of pregnant marine

The death of eight-month pregnant Marine Cpl. Maria Lauterbach by accused fellow Marine, Cpl. Cesar Laurean, has caused shock and disgust across the country. Lauterbach was only 20-years-old when she met her early and brutal death at the hands of now-convicted Laurean.

All Time Low gives all-time high

Crowds of young girls camped outside of the Dixon Center from 11 a.m. as they huddled together in the frigid cold, rocked out to their favorite bands and desperately tried to get a glimpse of all the events that were taking place inside the Dixon Center. The normal Saturday vacant parking lot was packed to capacity.

Number of working college students on the rise

A tricky, widespread and often over looked issue is affecting more and more students across college campuses. Work. Students now are not only bearing the extensive challenges of being a full time student, attending classes, doing homework and projects and squeezing in a social life.

Car companies: stop defending, start improving

Wear your seatbelt and make sure you buy a car with airbags and you should be pretty safe during car accidents, right? Wrong. Teenagers, mothers, elderly and adult drivers have all lost their lives in recent car crashes due to failure in airbags. The Kansas City Star has recently uncovered the disturbing large number of deaths that have been caused by airbags that have failed to deploy upon impact.

Far-Less drops second album

One of the hottest up and coming bands has just dropped their sophomore album on Oct. 23. Far Less gains an increasing buzz in the music industry. They describe their sound as somewhere in between modern pop meets early alternative music. Far Less joins the ranks of other artists such as The Almost, Anberlin, Underoath, Emery, MeWithoutYou, Mae and As Cities Burn, on the independent label Tooth and Nail Records.

More karaoke nights to come

Cabrini students had the opportunity to rock out to hits such as, "The Thong Song," "Bye Bye Bye," "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Respect" on Thursday, Oct. 18. Karaoke night was the latest event planned by the Office of Student Activities. It was held at the cafeteria on Thursday from 5-7:30 p.

Woodcrest: A portrait of the past

Historic pictures that were taken upon the initial opening of the site that is now Cabrini College are being put on display on the second floor of the Holy Spirit Library. The exhibit Woodcrest: Portrait of a Main Line Estate presents a variety of pictures that were taken after the initial construction of the Mansion.

Alumna Perspective: Cabrini’s important connection to global issues

On Jan. 21, 2017, the day following the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, over one million advocates rallied in Women’s Marches around the world.… Read More

Free donating for worthy cause

countries in need of food simply by moving your mouse. Freerice.com is a Web site designed to promote and instill education while contributing rice to third world countries like Bangladesh, Cambodia, Uganda, Nepal, Bhutan and Maynmar. The Wolfington Center recently created a Free Rice Competition where students competed to donate the most grains of rice.

Mae kicks off tour at Cabrini

As the lights dimmed in the Dixon Center on Friday, April 17, a swarm of screaming fans greeted the headlining band of Campus Activities Planning Board's annual spring concert, Mae. The annual concert is one of CAP Board's main events of the year. Last year's act, All Time Low, was a crowd pleaser, and this year's Mae performance left fans and concert attendees satisfied.

Rope climbin’ Zip line ridin’

Cabrini students experienced the sensation of flying from trees, hanging from ropes and gliding in the sky while dangling 50 feet in the air on Saturday, April 4.

Cabrini goes to class in Paris

Two flights, eight hours of flying, jet-lag and a five-hour time difference from the United States did little to dampen the spirits of the students who eagerly embraced the city of Paris over their spring break as a part of their French Visual Culture class.

Midnight masquerade

Cabrini College's campus was all but silent on Friday, March 20, as the college celebrated its annual formal. Students wearing their best dresses gathered in the Mansion as the DJ kept the night going with various dance favorites. This year's formal theme was midnight masquerade, and although students were asked not to dress in costume, masks were provided for those who wished to wear them.

Federal aid to increase work study

The economic stimulus bill passed by President Obama will not only aid in the creation of jobs for the average working class American, but more college students will reap the benefits of work-study positions.

‘He’s Just Not That Into You’: Between the pages

The new movie "He's Just Not That Into You," based on the book of the same title attempts to provide a healthy dose of reality for women who continue to justify and excuse their man's behavior and cling to that single shred of hope. The book and movie cover a wide range of situations including letting the guy be the first to call and having the guy ask you out.

Norristown homeless seek refuge in shelter

Rows of cots are aligned strategically along the tile-covered concrete floor. A white sheet covers the thin mattresses and one or two throw blankets are neatly folded on the bottom of the makeshift beds, some with child-like stuffed animals placed upon them.

Change necessary in recent tough economic crisis

Americans today are experiencing the gut-wrenching and helpless sensation of losing jobs, seeing food and merchandise prices rise and watching a good portion of their 401K cut in half. The current economic problems have led Americans to wonder how our country will ever come out of these hard times.


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