Jen Wozniak

Articles by Jen Wozniak

Winter break in Ecuador: One student’s experience

Over winter break I traveled to Duran, Ecuador, and lived on $1 a day to be in solidarity with the people of Ecuador.  Along… Read More

Foster care system ignores college-aged students

At 18 years old, you find yourself completely on your own- no place to call home, no family to spend the holidays with, nobody to turn to for help or support, no drivers license and no way to pay for college or housing. This is what happens to about 1,600 teenagers in Pennsylvania each year when they "age out" of the foster care system without a permanent family.

Foster care system ignores college-aged students

About 1,600 teenagers in Pennsylvania each year when they “age out” of the foster care system without a permanent family.

Disaster Hits Haiti

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.0 devastated Haiti. Just a week later, on Jan. 20, the country faced its aftershock with a recorded magnitude of 6.1. Since the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, Cabrini students have joined together and raised over $350 to support relief efforts for a country that is in much need of aid.

Modern slavery exists in U.S.

Abused and depressed, Maria finally escaped her life as a sex slave in the United States after being trafficked here from a Latin American country. Although Maria was lucky enough to escape, she had little time to start rebuilding her life before finding out that her sister was murdered by her traffickers in her home country as punishment for her escape.

Dawn’s Place provides safe haven for abused

Sex trafficking rings have been identified right here in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. The Coalition for Peace and Justice in Philadelphia created a committee on human trafficking that educated individuals about this horrifying issue. This committee wanted to do more than just talking about the issue.

Congress debates student aid reform

The federal direct student loan program will increase the amount of direct federal loans and lower their costs to college students, if a bill in Congress is passed. Should the legislation pass, then this will be the biggest change to college financial aid programs since their creation in the 1960s.

Dixon Center offers off-campus recreation activities

Cabrini students were met with clear skies and warm, sunny weather at the beach in Belmar, N.J. on Sunday, Sept. 13 for a fun day of surfing lessons offered by the Cabrini recreation department. The beach was alive with the hustle and bustle of surfers and spectators for the Belmar Pro Surf Competition, which happened to be taking place at the same time.

Young cross country team has high hopes

The Cabrini men's and women's cross country teams are busy practicing for their upcoming season and getting ready for their first meet on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Delaware Valley College Invitational in Doylestown, Pa. While the women's team has some strong returning runners, the men's team is counting on the newcomers, as they have one returning runner, and he didn't even run last year because he was injured.

Economy does not stop movie-goers this summer

"The Hangover," "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," "The Proposal" and "My Sister's Keeper" are just some of the movies that hit the big screen this summer. Much anticipated sequelslike "Transformers" and "Harry Potter" raked in much money and media attention throughout the summer months.

Forum educates on faith and politics

Listen to your conscience and vote for who you believe would be the best candidate for president based on your research and values. This was the message stressed to those attending the Faithful Citizenship Forum, held on Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Wolfington Center.

Text messaging service provides students with instant answers

Imagine having a friend who you could text message any question to at any time, no matter where you are and receive a correct answer back instantly? Well, now you can by texting ChaCha. ChaCha is a free text messaging service that is helping people all over the nation by accurately answering their questions in the form of a text within minutes.

Eating disorders plague college campuses around the country

It's a given; college can be full of stress, anxiety and the pressure to fit in. Many college students wrongly try to treat these problems by adopting an eating pattern that may become an eating disorder. In the college population, one out of five people are bulimic and one out of 10 are anorexic, with 90 to 95 percent of those suffering being females.