Katie Clark

Articles by Katie Clark

The credit card plague: a never ending cycle of debt

In this generation, almost all Americans have at least one credit card in their name. According to creditcards.com/statistics, in 2004 there were 1.3 billion credit cards in circulation throughout the United States. Credit cards seem to be easy enough, pretty much a "get-now and pay-later" theory; however credit cards can be the reason why Americans fall into massive amounts of debt each year.

College brand water not quenching everyone’s thirst

Do you know that sound a water bottle makes when it is first opened, that cracking sound? It's such a soothing sound knowing you have a whole bottle of refreshing cold water. Well this isn't the sound that I hear when opening up a Cabrini College water bottle.

Ancient remedy found to burn fat

Many people have wondered what the big fuss is over the new popular drink, green tea. If you walk around Cabrini's campus, you would most likely see at least one out of every five people drinking some brand of green tea. Many studies have been done to prove that green tea is very good for your body.

Guilty pleasures: Things we love, but hate to admit

Many different people have a few guilty pleasures that they would hate to actually admit to. Most of the people around Cabrini's campus have some very interesting guilty pleasures. Many students confessed up to some of their fun, sometimes embarrassing guilty pleasures.

Second year swimmer strives to improve time

Gina Scuibba is an active member of Cabrini women's swim team. This is her second year with Cabrini. She has been swimming for about 15 years. For Cabrini she swims distance free style. This involves the 100 and 500-yard race and usually relays. Scuibba discovered swimming when she was young.

Cavs women basketball team enters winter season ‘young and talented’

The women's basketball team has started its season this past month. This year's team consists of 24 players, 10 of them being new freshmen, 13 returning sophomores and only one junior. The team has no seniors. They are one of the youngest teams in the division III league.

Scary turns to gory in recent movies

In the past month, there has been a variety of scary movies that have been on television and new scary movies have been coming out in theaters. The older movies have a more mental scare factor to them, while the newer movies just add some suffering and gore to make things scary.

Men’s soccer loses playoff bid

The men's soccer team's preparations for a Pennsylvania Athletic Conference championship were shattered on Saturday, Oct. 28 against Miseriordia. They have reached their goal in having a .500 record, with an actual record of 12-6 at this point. The players "business-like attitude" could not withstand Misericordia's relentless strike.

Cross country has PAC championship in sight

Both men's and women's cross country teams are finishing up their season in the hope to take home the PAC championship and make nationals. The cross country team has worked throughout their season in reaching many of their goals. Both returning and newcomer runners have improved as a team, for cross country is actually "team" sport.

Anthrax attacks remain unsolved

There is still no arrest for the anthrax attacks, five years later. This has become one of the biggest crime mysteries of the 21st century. Weeks after the 9/11 attacks, anthrax hit America. This started a massive search of who is responsible for these cases of suspected terrorism.

Be good to your body with organic diet

Would you like to know what you are putting into your body by the foods you are eating? If so, one way to be absolutely sure of this is by switching to an all organic food diet. Organic food simply is food that does not contain any pesticides, artificial fertilizers or sewage sludge.

Child Stars: Where are they now?

Name: Mayim Bialik Age: 33 Then: Played Blossom Russo on her hit series "Blossom" from '91-'95. Now: Bialik has appeared in "Fat Actress" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." She has recently given birth to her one-year-old son. Name: Jaleel White Age: 32 Then: Played Steve Urkel on "Family Matters" from '89 - '98.

‘LOST’ brings suspense and question

Are you lost in ABC's hit series "Lost?" Season four begins with even more questions than what season three left us with. By now many probably have realized that this is and will be the situation with "Lost" until the final episode, when we can only hope that all of our questions will be answered.

‘Super Tuesday’ leaves candidates in tight race

Primary elections were held on Feb. 5 in 24 states, the largest number of states, ever on one day, giving it the nickname, "Super Tuesday." "Super Tuesday" became the day when many delegates were chosen to go to their party's convention to select their candidate.

Positive idea gone up in smoke

As someone who has been recently trying to quit smoking cigarettes, it is difficult plenty of times to see people everywhere, especially celebrities, having a smoke. It just makes my craving for that one drag skyrocket. When I first heard about the idea of movies cutting out many scenes with smoking in them and put habits like chewing gum or biting nails in their place, I was relieved.

So, think you can dance?

Many people may have been sucked into last summer's hit reality show, "So you think you can dance," yet again for another amazing season. This fall they kicked off their world tour with the top ten contestants of the show including some special appearances.

Nights of thrills and chills

Take a tour through the old city's prison. See the "Terror Behind the Walls" of the abandoned and haunted jail located on Fairmount Ave. in Philadelphia. It will be open every weekend for the rest of the month and also on the dates of the 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31 of October.

The N Crowd: Philly’s improv group

Philadelphia concluded their 11th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and the Philly Fringe Festival on Sept. 15. The festivals began on Aug. 31 and ran for three weeks. According to Philadelphia's official festival website, The Philadelphia Live Arts festival are events that are performed by successful contemporary artists.

Maki provides musical relaxation during lunch

Singer and songwriter, Venice Maki performed for students and staff in Jazzman's on Sept. 6. The artist performed an hour long concert for free. He created a laid-back atmosphere where students gathered in between classes, as Maki sang acoustic. "Commuters can come and relax in between classes.

iPhone: Grasp technology in the palm of your hand

By now almost everyone has at least seen or heard about the iPhone. Some have been even lucky enough to hold the new technology super-model. The new iPhone came out on June 29 provided by AT&T and made by Apple, the same maker of the iPod and iTunes.


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