Eric Gibble

Articles by Eric Gibble

Obama rallies base in Philly

Sunday, Oct. 10 marked the first public visit to Philadelphia since the 2004 election, Obama stood alongside Vice President Joe Biden in an effort to mobilize the Democratic base before the Nov. 2 midterm elections.

Gas extraction raises serious issues for region

Communities across the state are polarized in a debate over natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale.

Untapped resource could meet U.S. energy needs for 20 years

For the past century, the natural gas located thousands of feet below the ground in the Marcellus Shale formation has laid underneath the state of Pa. untapped. It has the potential to bring a natural gas “gold rush” according to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center but has not drilled because technology was not advanced enough to reach it.

Thousands protest government policies

Upset over the divisive healthcare reform and legislative bills like the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the controversial shock jock Glenn Beck was joined by hundreds of thousands at his “Restoring America” rally.

Corporations should pay their fair share

Raising or lowering taxes has become a key issue in the midterm election debates. With federal stimulus funding set to end after this fiscal year, states will be forced to address massive deficits.

DREAM Act only hope for college for local immigrant

For Sophia’s father, sacrificing his children’s childhood wasn’t worth the wait. He decided to rely on coyotes, who are paid thousands per person to smuggle people into the United States from Mexico, to reunite his family.

CRS works towards a literate Afghan generation

Three years ago, the Catholic Relief Services Afghanistan education program began working in a remote village of 100 families to set up a community school.

Cabrini recognizes 5-year partnership with CRS

Five years ago Cabrini College signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Catholic Relief Services and became the first institution of higher education to partner with it. On Wednesday, April 7, that partnership was renewed and later celebrated in the Mansion.

CAP Board’s EPIC will be week-long series

Over the past several weeks, posters with only the word “EPIC” have been posted across Cabrini’s campus. “I’ve seen a few posters around, but… Read More

Cabrini students march with thousands for immigration reform

Hundreds of thousands of people converged on the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Sunday, March 21 in support of comprehensive immigration reform.

Special edition: Career Services dedicated to helping students find success

Choosing a major is just one of the dilemmas incoming freshmen face before move-in day. To help those that enter college ass undeclared majors in their career paths, the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services offers a variety of programs.

State budget battle begins: students protest massive cuts in Harrisburg

Hundreds of students gathered on the steps of Pennsylvania’s Capitol alongside professors, union leaders and legislators to protest the drastic cuts to public higher education.

State legislators call for more education funding in Pa. budget

Visiting the campus on Friday, March 11, lawmakers expressed their distress over the challenges public higher education faces. State Senator Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) stated making these cuts would essentially mean abandoning education in the state.

Lack of understanding for DREAM act

Just as the DREAM Activists are undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic, the Loquitur is unapologetic and unafraid to support DREAM Activists.

Group sees power of social justice firsthand

Azurdia was just one witness to an ethnic genocide that killed over 200,000 over the 36-year civil war in Guatemala that halted economic growth. His story and others from San Lucas Mission was shared to a group of 10 students, faculty and alumni that immersed themselves in the society of the over spring break.

Immigrant leaders gather in Philly

Pulled over by the police along Fifth and Girard Avenue, a Philadelphia resident was inevitably asked to show her drivers license and registration. The officer also asked for a green card as a third form of identification. Confused, the woman presented the officer with her MasterCard, the only green card she carried.

Arizona shootings raise questions on gun control and hostility between right and left

The recent slaughter in Tucson, Az. created a firestorm of controversy. Unfortunately, the far-left has attacked Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity as those responsible for the killer’s motives.

Voting system reform needed to represent young adults

The current voting process is frustrating and discouraging for students and must be reformed in order to adequately represent our generation. If the process were more accessible, the voter turnout among students would be higher.

Balance of power shifts in House

Democrats lost control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans while still holding on to the Senate. Republicans also had a strong showing in the Governors races across the nation.

Pa. citizens weigh in on extraction tax

Local community members, students and faculty converged on the campus of Cabrini to discuss the economic ramifications for Pennsylvania if it does not enact a natural gas severance tax. The issue has become a key topic recently due to relatively new technological advances that has allowed us to extract natural gas in the Marcellus Shale sedimentary rock formation.


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