Erica Abbott

Hi my name is Erica Abbott and I am the News Editor for the Loquitur this year. I am currently a junior Communication major, Spanish minor. I am also a social buzz editorial intern with Business 2 Community. I am very interested in the arts, social media, photography and writing.

Articles by Erica Abbott

Digital footprint: share or beware?

In college, students hear the typical advice for career search: build your resume, take internships and  network with people in your field of interest.… Read More

Stand up and be a creator of history, NAACP president says

There can be no progress without struggle, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said during this year’s executive in residence keynote address.

A place called home: Living in a top-ranked dangerous city

Every year, NeighborhoodScout puts out a list of 100 most dangerous cities, where Camden and Chester topped this year's list. Though these cities may be dangerous, they are also places that people call home.

Experiencing community in Guatemala

There are moments in life where we are put to the test. Moments where we encounter obstacles–everyone has them. Over spring break, two faculty… Read More

Brian Williams scandal: Honest mistake or threat to journalistic integrity?

Two weeks ago, a defining moment occurred for journalism, but it was the furthest thing from positive.

Grant will help expand the reach of #RefugeesSeekingSafety simulation

Over 70,000 children. That’s how many children have left their home in search of a better life, no matter how dangerous the journey may… Read More

‘Smoke + Mirrors’ review: Imagine Dragons get back to their roots in sophomore album

Imagine Dragons are aiming to redefine themselves in their new album “Smoke + Mirrors.” Their sophomore album, released Feb. 17, is a follow up… Read More

James Barbour: From indictment to iconic ‘Phantom of the Opera’ role

James Barbour, accused of having criminal sexual contact with a 15-year old girl, is now donning the infamous "Phantom of the Opera" mask. Does he deserve to portray this iconic role?

Thursday Briefing – Week of Feb. 5, 2015

Winter Storm Juno Jan. 27 Just because the tri-state area didn’t receive the hyped up fury of Snowmageddon, doesn’t mean the New England area… Read More

Obama’s proposal: Transitioning from free community college to 4-year institution

At the beginning of January, President Barack Obama proposed a government program for tuition-free community college, granting students the access to two free years at community college. This program would benefit roughly 9 million students every year, according to the White House blog.

‘Friends’ Central Perk coffee shop: nostalgic at the show’s 20th anniversary

Eight O'Clock Coffee gave fans of "Friends" the ultimate experience with their pop-up coffee shop, Central Perk.

Cabrini to host Body Image Conference

What shapes the way we think of body image? This is a pinnacle question that will be getting discussed at the National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image.

Dr. Don Taylor begins new campus-beautifying tradition

19,000 bulbs, 200 mums and 3 trees and a brisk fall day brought with it a new tradition to Cabrini’s campus.

Remembering Rebecca Clark

Rebecca "Becky" Clark, 21, died Friday Sept. 5. Clark was a part of the Cabrini Cruisers Commuter LC and was set to graduate in 2015 with a major in pharmacy.

Big change made to study abroad program

A big change has recently started in the study abroad program. Effective this semester, the financial aspect of the program is making studying abroad more accessible and affordable to students.

New campus minister begins journey at Cabrini

New campus minister Manisha Divecha stepped into the role after the resignation of Stephanie Salinis over the summer.

“I had a meeting in the North Tower”

When the towers fell, my classmates and I were sitting in our classroom having just recently started the second grade. No one knew what was going on. We turned on the television and, amidst the confusion, the parents started picking up their children at school.

Raising awareness, importance of taking the plunge

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” was the hit of the summer. Its mission was to raise awareness on the debilitating disease that is ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Remembering Robin Williams and Michael Brown

The deaths of Robin Williams and Michael Brown both occurred around the same time. But were the reactions equal?

Fluctuating enrollment starting to create issues across various offices and departments

In the fall of 2012, the freshman class consisted of 400 students. The following year, the class of 2016 dropped down to 319. Now, another year later, that same class is back up to over 400 students. This fluctuating enrollment has caused some issues, including finding more dormitory space and opening new class sections to make it possible for students to take necessary classes.


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