Marcus Alvarez

Hello, my name is Marcus Alvarez! I'm currently studying at New York University pursuing a journalism career. At Cabrini, I served as a reporter in my second year at Cabrini and became Managing Editor in my fifth semester. As a journalist now and in the future, I hope to cover social justice issues and investigate problems facing my community. A fun fact about me is that I am a dual citizen of the United States and Australia.

Articles by Marcus Alvarez

Shuttle bus stops removed, no Wawa or Target?

Cabrini University’s shuttle bus transportation service has condensed its offerings from previous years to the most popular destinations for students. The shuttle’s loops are… Read More
President Helen Drinan speaking at Cabrini Day

Professors battle for ‘token’ retirement benefits

Even before Cabrini Interim President Helen Drinan alerted the community to the school’s dire financial situation, behind-the-scenes ramifications began rumbling. Dr. Marilyn Johnson and… Read More
The Cabrini Mansion front entrance side angle with trees and blue sky in the background

Helen Drinan hosts Town Hall regarding new changes

With flames of false information spreading throughout the Cabrini community and little communication between the school, students, and their guardians, a faculty meeting early… Read More
Cabrini University entrance sign with flower bed and trees

Monumental changes at Cabrini

Update, Nov. 2: In a meeting with faculty, Drinan said she misspoke, and the number of department chairs has not yet been decided. That… Read More

How do I vote as an out-of-state student?

All Americans are eligible to vote on Nov. 8, but can college students vote in their new home state? The short answer is yes.… Read More
Cabrini mansion centered in the frame, surrounded by blue skies and lush, green scenery.

Pt. 2: Cabrini aims for stronger Hispanic, Latino, Latinx community

Hispanic, Latino, and Latinx students at Cabrini represent a tight-knit, small community when compared to their largely white, non-Hispanic peers. The school’s initiatives and… Read More
Students lined up, shuffling across the floor.

Pt. 1: Cabrini aims for stronger Hispanic, Latino, Latinx community

Imagine that this year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic, Latino, and Latinx Cabrini students and faculty arrive with plates in hand, inviting the community… Read More
A black bear wandering the dense forest.

Cabrini students spot black bear on campus Saturday morning

Cabrini students reported seeing a black bear on their walk back to their residence halls from the Dixon Center parking lot early Saturday morning.… Read More

Cabrini ends partnership with Penn Medicine, campus health services return

After a two-year partnership with Penn Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Cabrini University’s health services are opening their doors again for on-campus support. Tucked… Read More
TItle IX featured

Women, NCAA celebrate 50 years of Title IX

In a world not that long ago, women in schools and institutions were barred from the same experiences as men, including in athletics. Separate… Read More
Cabrini Sports Production

Meet the behind-the-scenes Cabrini employees that make game day possible

A wave of Cavalier spirit. Overwhelming competitiveness fills the air as passion ravages the opposing team on and off the playing venue. The experience… Read More

Faculty members have water coolers, why can’t students? The dilemma of a student water connoisseur

One million plastic bottles are bought per minute. I’d like to think of myself as a water connoisseur. Drinking water is one of my… Read More

Experts, Cabrini University recommend upgrading masks

Confusion and debate continue to surround masks more than two years into the pandemic. It’s time to set the record straight as experts and… Read More

FDA and CDC authorize use of all booster shots, mix-and-match strategy

The wait is over – the Pennsylvania Department of Health is now rolling out Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots to select adults… Read More

Cabrini’s hidden sceneries create great photo opportunities

The fall season brings out the true beauty of the Cabrini campus. While walking through the pathways within the 112-acre university, the sceneries are… Read More

Internships and experience: a degree most likely won’t be enough

Visualize working and studying for years to grab a degree on that graduation stage, full of high student debt and expectations, only to not… Read More

Shang-Chi and asian representation in Hollywood

The new, historic Marvel movie, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is a fresh take on a classic Marvel movie. This movie… Read More

COVID-19 and the online shopping phenomenon

Online shopping is a popular trend in the United States and has accelerated since the beginning of COVID-19. In this digital era, and the… Read More

Rewriting my freshman year as in-person classes resume

As a university, we are moving away from Zoom squares restricting our reality and moving toward in-person classes and events that offer more growth… Read More


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