Kaitlin Barr

Articles by Kaitlin Barr

Women’s basketball prevails over Berks

The women's basketball team kicked off their 2006-2007 season with a win against Penn State Berks on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. Music blared and the crowd piled in as both teams warmed up before the big beginning of the season tip off. As the starting five players on both teams walked onto the court, the energy was high especially on Cabrini's bench.

This Week in Sports

Duquesne basketball gets feet back on ground For the first time since the terrible shootings which took place in Pittsburgh, junior forward Sam Ashaolu spoke to the press. After being shot in the head only eight weeks ago with four other players, Ashaolu started off the press conference a few hours before the team had its season opener.

Fall sports wrap-up

Men's XC: The men's cross-country team earned third place out of a total of eight teams at the 15th annual Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Championship. Junior Chris Sweeney, a junior accounting major, finished fifth and earned first-team all-PAC for the second year in a row.

Women’s tennis banks 5 of 9 PAC medals

Cabrini's women's tennis team walked away with five of the nine available gold metals at the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference championship, earning them a first place victory for the third straight year in a row. The championship was located at Allentown's West End Racquet Club from Oct.

Alumni to speak about life’s adventures and career

The chief of staff to the U.S. ambassador to Canada, a graduate of Cabrini, will speak at the college Thursday, Oct. 19, at 3:15 p.m., in the Widener Lecture Hall. Christy Mason Cox will return to her college to talk to English and communication majors about the journey her life has taken her after graduating in 1988.

Future of schools begins in Philly

Remember the feeling in high-school of walking down the halls with what felt like one hundred pounds of books in your school-bag? For the kids enrolled at the brand new "School of the Future," the weight of books on their shoulders is the furthest thing from their minds considering there are no books at this school.

Students escape by helping others

Service immersion trips are available to any Cabrini student who loves the idea of getting away from their normal everyday life, to lead a simple lifestyle, while helping people in need. There are three different service immersion programs at Cabrini College.

Changes in progress for third floor of Founder’s Hall

Construction, which started this summer on Founder's Hall's third floor, is expected to be completed this December. The former biology labs that were once on Founder's third floor are now being replaced by the Wolfington Center, which is currently located in the Widener Center's first floor.

Graduating editor in chief’s ode to time on Loquitur

When I first came to Cabrini I never would have expected how my life would be by the time I was going to graduate. Meeting with Dr. Zurek, also known as "JZ" and him telling me I was going to have to write for the school newspaper all year was not something I was too happy about.

Clinton takes Pennsylvania

Hillary Clinton edged Barack Obama and won the state of Pennsylvania in the Democratic primary held on April 22. Almost a week after the candidates took part in a debate held in Philadelphia, Clinton finished on top, with a double-digit lead. More than 10 million viewers tuned in to listen to Clinton and Obama battle with words in a debate held at the National Constitution Center before the Pennsylvania primary, making it the most watched of the 21 Democratic debates so far this election season.

Editorial: Going green is a Fair Trade in the fight against poverty

Poverty. One little word with one big meaning. Although there are many contributing reasons for poverty, issues such as Fair Trade and going green could ultimately aid in the fight against poverty. A poor farmer in Ecuador will not survive as a businessman or human being if the conditions in which he is working are not sanitary and if he does not make enough money for the crops that he is able to cultivate.

Families involved in ‘mistaken identity’ turn to faith during time of heartbreak

On April 26, 2006, nine Taylor University students and employees worked a banquet about 15 miles away from campus. On their way home from the event, a tractor trailer driver fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the median and crashed into the school van in which Whitney Cerak and Laura Van Ryn were riding in.

EDITORIAL:Where has all the money gone?

It comes as no surprise that tuition prices are escalating. Everyone who has gone to college, has kids who go to college or if you're in college now, realize the extreme costs just to get ahead in the world today. Question is, however, is it worth it? Furthermore, is the drastic increase in tuition at Cabrini worth attending this college? Looking at the cost of tuition is only part of the total bill by the time you graduate.

Cavs remain undefeated in PAC

The Cabrini women's lacrosse team defeated Cedar Crest College 18-6 on Tuesday, April 1 and gained another "w" in their win column. This win improves the team's record to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference. "It was a great game. Everyone got a chance to get in and play," junior criminology and social justice major Maura Brennan said.

EDITORIAL: Technology takeover

Silicon Valley, who is one of the world's "always on" areas by having more gadgets in their companies than people, recently announced they were going "topless." Meaning, companies in the information technology capital are turning off their laptops, Blackberrys and iPhones in board meetings so they can concentrate on each other.

Too old to run U.S.

We all love our grandpas, they're nice and always have fun with us, especially when we're smaller. We may love hanging out with them and talking with them,but we may not want them to be in charge of us, raising us the way they were raised with old-fashioned beliefs and maybe not as up-to-date with the technology of today as we are.

EDITORIAL: Consequences of serving in Iraq

Recently, 23-year-old male Courtney Lockhart was charged with murdering Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk. He is being charged with capital murder during a kidnapping, capital murder during an attempted rape and capital murder during a robbery. Eighteen-year-old Burk was found shot on a Tuesday night a few miles from campus.

Editorial: Wrong place at the wrong time

Natalee Holloway. Lauren Burk. Eve Carson. They are three names that everyone, especially women, should know. They are three women between the ages of 18 and 22 who died violently and at too young of an age. Almost everyone has heard of Natalee Holloway, the pretty blonde who disappeared in Aruba on her last night of her senior trip.


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