Kenneth Baumbach

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Spring Fling bands prepare to to take stage

Spring Fling, which is coming up fast on May 4, is a day that the entire Cabrini campus gets to relax and forget about school for a while. With many different events occurring throughout the day, such as a BBQ on the commons, jousting and bouncy boxing, there will not be a single dull moment during the day.

A trip down memory Layne

The surviving members of Alice In Chains, guitarist Jerry Cantrell, drummer Sean Kinney and bassist Mike Inez, issued a statement this past Sunday in which they said that they are "heartbroken" about the death of lead singer Layne Staley. Layne Staley, whose dark and soulful voice helped to create pioneering Seattle grunge-metal band Alice In Chains, was found dead on Friday, April 19, in his apartment complex.

Spring Fling: Changing the speed limit with ‘Drive Faster’

This year's Spring Fling, on May 4, is shaping up to be a day filled with fun. With live music, food, various events and plenty of partying, Spring Fling will be a day that no one will soon forget. This year the local band, Drive Faster will play at Cabrini.

Ozzfest on the way with new act

by Ken Baumbach staff writer The heavy metal concert festival Ozzfest is returning once again this summer to rock cities across North America. For the past seven years, Ozzfest has brought some of the best hard rock and heavy metal acts of the past decade to arenas and amphitheaters across the United States.

Oscars create Hollywood history

The 74th annual Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood, California for the first time in 42 years. It was a night filled with tension and left many of the nominees on the edge of their seat, waiting to see who won the movie industry's most prestigious awards.

U2: Over 20 years and still walking on

Unquestionably one of the most popular rock groups in the world, Irish unit U2 began their musical career while they were students at Dublin's Mount Temple School. Originally called Feedback and then The Hype, the group finally decided on U2 in the year 1978. Bono (lead vocals), the Edge (guitars, piano, vocals), Larry Mullen Jr. (drums, vocals) and Adam Clayton (bass) played many small clubs and venues in their native country of Ireland. The following year the band released their first record, a three-track EP entitled U23. By 1980, U2 had built up quite a following and began to gain considerable success. The same year U2 signed to Island Records and released their first single, "11 O'Clock Tick Tock."

Buried Treasures in Sitcoms:

"The Wonder Years," created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black, is a historical and dramatic sitcom that ran on T.V. from the years 1988 to 1993. The Emmy-winning series describes the problems, wishes, and life of a boy who was coming of age in the late 1960's and '70s.

alkaline trio’s Hot Water Music

"People think we're always dark and gloomy, and we're not," Matt Skiba, guitarist and lead singer for the prot-punk outfit Alkaline Trio, said. "We definitely like to write songs about darker things, but we like to think of it as a celebration of the evil ideas that run through everybody's head.

Deep blue something: Burning a Past

After time away, spent on creative song writing and constant playing, the Texas-based rock band Deepbluesomething is back with a brand new self-entitled album. It is the band's first album since their breakthrough album "Home," which sold over 2 million units worldwide and featured the hit single "Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Buried Treasures in: Movies or Books

There have been countless memorable movies that have been translated from the written word to the silver screen. From such classics like "Gone with the Wind," to modern movies such as "Jurassic Park," the novel and the stories they tell continues to make their way onto the big screen.

A season of ups and downs

The Cabrini men's basketball season has been a season full of high and low points. The Caviler's season began on Nov. 11th, 2001, with a win against St. Norbert. Since then the team has achieved an overall record of 11-7, with a respectable record of 7-2 in PAC play.

Calamia dedicated to the sport she loves

Lauren Calamia has always loved to play sports ever since she was young. "I always loved to play sports, especially field hockey," Calamia commented. Calamia is currently in her senior year and is studying elementary education and early childhood education.

The memories of Jamie Matozzo

Jamie Matozzo, 21, has been playing soccer ever since she was three -years- old. "I love the sport of soccer. It has taught me many valuable things in life such as leadership, discipline, teamwork and patience," Matozzo said. Matozzo came here her freshman year looking forward to playing soccer at the collegiate level.

Campus roller hockey teams battle it out

The newly formed roller-hockey club at Cabrini has been growing in popularity ever since its creation by seniors Anthony Contipodero and Frank Plum, junior Anthony D' Aleo, and first-year student Rob Cain. Originally they planned to only have a single team in the Villanova Skating Center Adult League.

Hockey team defeated by Villanova

The Cabrini roller-hockey season has started as of two weeks ago. Because of the popularity of the sport, a second team has been added to Cabrini's roller-hockey club. Cabrini's teams are named simply Cabrini I and Cabrini II. Cabrini II roller-hockey team in their inaugural season as a club has been a team full of dedication and commitment.

Mixed views of Midnight Madness

Justine DiFilippo Cabrini held its annual Midnight Madness last Friday, Oct. 25, in the Dixon Center. Midnight Madness is a night for all Cabrini… Read More

Students study cultures and lifestyles in Italy

Lucy Truglio Students who studied Italian last year were able to receive a first hand account of the language and of the culture that… Read More

Buried in the back pages…

Stuck in a Rut A man in London has been a compulsive digger for years, according to neighbors. In order to satisfy his needs,… Read More

Bryn Mawr Student cries against police brutality

Susanna Thomas spoke out against what happened in Italy after riots broke out following protests surrounding July’s G-8 summit meeting in Genoa, Italy. Thomas,… Read More


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