Heather LaPergola

Articles by Heather LaPergola

Is the degree worth it when you don’t know its worth?

Unemployment rates have currently remained at 6.7 percent for a few months now according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is a… Read More

King of Prussia 2014 Taste of the Suburbs

The King of Prussia area is famed for their array of amazing restaurants and dining experiences and this was epitomized this past weekend. Sunday, April 6, the King of Prussia Rotary Club and Charitable Foundation, along with the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Department sponsored the 2014 Taste of the Suburbs Food and Wine Festival at the King of Prussia Mall.

#RapeCultureIsWhen

Rape culture is a notion that connects rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society therein making the feelings and practices around it seem normal, excusable or even pardonable. This past Tuesday, March 25, 2014, a blogger from feminist blog “Feministing,” Zerlina Maxwell (@ZerlinaMaxwell) started the #rapecultureiswhen hashtag that quickly trended throughout the evening with posts sent in on rape culture beliefs people hold today.

Malaysia Air – How “new” is “news?”

By this point, it’s almost impossible to have remained unaware of the Malaysian airline plane that mysteriously disappeared over a week ago. And if by some slim chance this story sounds new, turn on any news station. It’s almost guaranteed to be on at any point in the day… all day.

Our self-worth is only what we determine it to be

This week is eating disorder awareness week, and it brings to mind the questions; How much do people really know about eating disorders as… Read More

Movie review – Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club focuses on Ron Woodroof, played by Matthew McConaughey, the definition of a racist, homophobic, American redneck in Dallas 1985.

The Cabrini Campus Master Plan

Most people now know that the Dixon Center has begun its expansion, but how many are up-to-date with the 15-year Campus Master Plan, if they are even aware of the plan’s existence?

When being American is defined by language

Even if you missed out on the 2014 Super Bowl, chances are you saw some of the commercials, especially Coca-Cola’s hugely controversial “It’s Beautiful”… Read More

Cabrini College faculty go on food stamp challenge

A three-day immersion experience gave 15 faculty "a whole new appreciation for poverty, for hunger and for homelessness."

A politically correct Christmas

In the last decade or so, the U.S. has become much more politically correct in its terminology, especially when it comes to the holiday… Read More

Is the degree worth it when you don’t know its worth?

Unemployment rates have currently remained at 6.7 percent for a few months now according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is a… Read More

King of Prussia 2014 Taste of the Suburbs

The King of Prussia area is famed for their array of amazing restaurants and dining experiences and this was epitomized this past weekend. Sunday, April 6, the King of Prussia Rotary Club and Charitable Foundation, along with the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Department sponsored the 2014 Taste of the Suburbs Food and Wine Festival at the King of Prussia Mall.

#RapeCultureIsWhen

Rape culture is a notion that connects rape and sexual violence to the culture of a society therein making the feelings and practices around it seem normal, excusable or even pardonable. This past Tuesday, March 25, 2014, a blogger from feminist blog “Feministing,” Zerlina Maxwell (@ZerlinaMaxwell) started the #rapecultureiswhen hashtag that quickly trended throughout the evening with posts sent in on rape culture beliefs people hold today.

Malaysia Air – How “new” is “news?”

By this point, it’s almost impossible to have remained unaware of the Malaysian airline plane that mysteriously disappeared over a week ago. And if by some slim chance this story sounds new, turn on any news station. It’s almost guaranteed to be on at any point in the day… all day.

Our self-worth is only what we determine it to be

This week is eating disorder awareness week, and it brings to mind the questions; How much do people really know about eating disorders as… Read More

Movie review – Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club focuses on Ron Woodroof, played by Matthew McConaughey, the definition of a racist, homophobic, American redneck in Dallas 1985.

The Cabrini Campus Master Plan

Most people now know that the Dixon Center has begun its expansion, but how many are up-to-date with the 15-year Campus Master Plan, if they are even aware of the plan’s existence?

When being American is defined by language

Even if you missed out on the 2014 Super Bowl, chances are you saw some of the commercials, especially Coca-Cola’s hugely controversial “It’s Beautiful”… Read More

Cabrini College faculty go on food stamp challenge

A three-day immersion experience gave 15 faculty "a whole new appreciation for poverty, for hunger and for homelessness."

A politically correct Christmas

In the last decade or so, the U.S. has become much more politically correct in its terminology, especially when it comes to the holiday… Read More