Nina Scimenes

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Diet aid made legal

Products with 10 milligrams or less of Ephedra have recently been ruled legal in the United States. Ephedra is an herbal supplement that is also known as ma huang. Prior to the recent courts decisions, federal law stated that the selling of Ephedra was illegal according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Letting go of loved ones

My cell phone rang with my dad on the other line. "Hey, where are you? And who are you with?" That was the first thing that my father said to me. My first reaction was that I was in some kind of trouble. The tone of his voice was very stern, yet also shaky at the same time.

Men’s tennis record drops in PAC

Cabrini's men tennis team's weak record, 3-12, has shocked fans this season. A match at Maywood University Saturday April 9 marked the third victory of the season. As a team the Cavaliers have not been gaining enough points to pull through. Individual have still managed to set high goals for themselves a lead the team.

Siblings serenade Grape Street Pub

Lively new music was performed at the CD release party of Jenn Stang and Emmit Stang. Talent runs in the family of these two young aspiring artists. The Grape Street Philadelphia in Manayunk hosted the night with an open bar, hors d'ouvres and a comfortable atmosphere.

Men’s lacrosse rides winning streak

The men's lacrosse team has completely turned around its season. Their rough start of three consecutive loses is now overshadowed by their recent streak of five straight wins. The Cavaliers now hold a record of five and three going into Saturday's game against Pennsylvania Athletic Conference rival Wesley College.

Women’s track makes Cabrini history

Track's Lady Cavaliers have taken Cabrini to the National level in running. 15 school records have been broken this year by the women's track team, and it is only the beginning. Last weekend marked the opening of the outdoor season for the Lady Cavs at the University of Pennsylvania.

Losing streak opens men’s season

The men's lacrosse team is off to its worst start in team history. The Cavaliers are winless in its first three games of the regular season. It's Spring break trip down to North Carolina to play Greensboro College gave them a shocking loss that the men had to put out of their mind quickly.

Media links athletes to sexual assault

"Just do it," Nike's infamous flashy marketing slogan is just one example of a sexual innuendo linked to sports. The hot topic of sexual assault has been recently haunting a number of athletic programs, such as the La Salle men's basketball team. Being aware of consequences is encouraged to steer clear of potentially unfortunate situations.

Not your ordinary MTV Spring Break

After an 8 hour plane ride and 6 hour time change anything is possible in Europe. Traveling abroad is an experience that will never be forgotten. This spring break I was fortunate enough to have a closer feel to what it is like to live and study in Italy.

Coach earns award for final season

Cabrini College's John Dzik was named Pennsylvania Athletic Conference coach of the year. This is an honor that is chosen by other PAC coaches. Dzik's final season ended with a record of 14-13 overall, and 9-7 in the PAC making it to the semifinals. "You don't have to have the best record.

Diet aid made legal

Products with 10 milligrams or less of Ephedra have recently been ruled legal in the United States. Ephedra is an herbal supplement that is also known as ma huang. Prior to the recent courts decisions, federal law stated that the selling of Ephedra was illegal according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Letting go of loved ones

My cell phone rang with my dad on the other line. "Hey, where are you? And who are you with?" That was the first thing that my father said to me. My first reaction was that I was in some kind of trouble. The tone of his voice was very stern, yet also shaky at the same time.

Men’s tennis record drops in PAC

Cabrini's men tennis team's weak record, 3-12, has shocked fans this season. A match at Maywood University Saturday April 9 marked the third victory of the season. As a team the Cavaliers have not been gaining enough points to pull through. Individual have still managed to set high goals for themselves a lead the team.

Siblings serenade Grape Street Pub

Lively new music was performed at the CD release party of Jenn Stang and Emmit Stang. Talent runs in the family of these two young aspiring artists. The Grape Street Philadelphia in Manayunk hosted the night with an open bar, hors d'ouvres and a comfortable atmosphere.

Men’s lacrosse rides winning streak

The men's lacrosse team has completely turned around its season. Their rough start of three consecutive loses is now overshadowed by their recent streak of five straight wins. The Cavaliers now hold a record of five and three going into Saturday's game against Pennsylvania Athletic Conference rival Wesley College.

Women’s track makes Cabrini history

Track's Lady Cavaliers have taken Cabrini to the National level in running. 15 school records have been broken this year by the women's track team, and it is only the beginning. Last weekend marked the opening of the outdoor season for the Lady Cavs at the University of Pennsylvania.

Losing streak opens men’s season

The men's lacrosse team is off to its worst start in team history. The Cavaliers are winless in its first three games of the regular season. It's Spring break trip down to North Carolina to play Greensboro College gave them a shocking loss that the men had to put out of their mind quickly.

Media links athletes to sexual assault

"Just do it," Nike's infamous flashy marketing slogan is just one example of a sexual innuendo linked to sports. The hot topic of sexual assault has been recently haunting a number of athletic programs, such as the La Salle men's basketball team. Being aware of consequences is encouraged to steer clear of potentially unfortunate situations.

Not your ordinary MTV Spring Break

After an 8 hour plane ride and 6 hour time change anything is possible in Europe. Traveling abroad is an experience that will never be forgotten. This spring break I was fortunate enough to have a closer feel to what it is like to live and study in Italy.

Coach earns award for final season

Cabrini College's John Dzik was named Pennsylvania Athletic Conference coach of the year. This is an honor that is chosen by other PAC coaches. Dzik's final season ended with a record of 14-13 overall, and 9-7 in the PAC making it to the semifinals. "You don't have to have the best record.

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