Patrick McGowan

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Skype connects iPhone users on the go

Skype has worked its way into the iTunes Store as one of the newest application for the iPhone. Although Cabrini students and professors are finding the program to be a clever addition to the iPhone applicaton family, they do not see an extreme need to use it.

Participants angered over outcome of Cabrini Idol

The Winners, a group made up of eight Campus Activities and Programming Board, won the Cabrini Idol competition held on Saturday, March 10 in the Dixon Center. This brought up much debate between the other contestants and the audience. Sophomore liberal arts major Jennifer Daily, who had been a contestant on Cabrini Idol, was not happy when The Winners were declared in first place.

Harvick wins Daytona 500

The Daytona 500; even people who aren't NASCAR fans see this race as very important. This race is the showcase of the year to come in National Association for Stock Car Racing and those who have wonthis race are frequently dominate that year. This time around the track, many previous winners were fighting hard to obtain the last open spots for the race.

Middlebrook leads Lady Cavs into post-season

Sharae Middlebrook, no. 22, leads the women's basketball team this season. The Lady Cavalier's basketball team is made of younger players who seek to learn from the veteran. Middlebrook, a junior English and communication major, comes from Philadelphia, Pa.

Robinson’s legacy lives on

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives," Jackie Robinson had said once. As the first African-American Major League Baseball player, Robinson has had a huge impact on sports, especially baseball. Robinson attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he showed his great potential.

Ripken,Gwynn in; McGwire out

Both Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn have been inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Both players made it into the Hall of Fame on their first try and both received some of the highest vote percentages in history, Ripken coming in third and Gwynn coming in seventh on the charts.

Safety options prove best in Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry, the car of the year, has pleased many costumers, but can a college student get that quality? The answer is surprisingly yes. The Toyota Camry has five different models that you can buy. There is the Camry CE, LE, SE, XLE and the Camry Hybrid.

Mac and PC, bitter enemies or best friends?

For years, Windows has dominated the computer industry, but now the Mac is wrestling its way to the top. The main reason for this is because Apple, the company that owns the Mac, has taken advantage of new technologies. With these new technologies Mac has opened a whole new ballpark.

Green Christmas

When we picture Christmas in our eyes we usually picture a white Christmas with snow on our lawns. This year, however, has seen very little snow until near the end of January. A white Christmas presents two images for me. The first image is an image of joy that seems to intensify when it snows Christmas day.

Calling all gamers: Playstion 3 produces tough competition

On Nov. 17, Sony's new gaming platform, the PlayStation 3, will be released. The new PlayStation reflects numerous advances in the gaming industry, but the price tag may turn some buyers away. The base model of the PlayStation 3 starts at $499 and there is also another model with more features that starts at $599.

Skype connects iPhone users on the go

Skype has worked its way into the iTunes Store as one of the newest application for the iPhone. Although Cabrini students and professors are finding the program to be a clever addition to the iPhone applicaton family, they do not see an extreme need to use it.

Participants angered over outcome of Cabrini Idol

The Winners, a group made up of eight Campus Activities and Programming Board, won the Cabrini Idol competition held on Saturday, March 10 in the Dixon Center. This brought up much debate between the other contestants and the audience. Sophomore liberal arts major Jennifer Daily, who had been a contestant on Cabrini Idol, was not happy when The Winners were declared in first place.

Harvick wins Daytona 500

The Daytona 500; even people who aren't NASCAR fans see this race as very important. This race is the showcase of the year to come in National Association for Stock Car Racing and those who have wonthis race are frequently dominate that year. This time around the track, many previous winners were fighting hard to obtain the last open spots for the race.

Middlebrook leads Lady Cavs into post-season

Sharae Middlebrook, no. 22, leads the women's basketball team this season. The Lady Cavalier's basketball team is made of younger players who seek to learn from the veteran. Middlebrook, a junior English and communication major, comes from Philadelphia, Pa.

Robinson’s legacy lives on

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives," Jackie Robinson had said once. As the first African-American Major League Baseball player, Robinson has had a huge impact on sports, especially baseball. Robinson attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he showed his great potential.

Ripken,Gwynn in; McGwire out

Both Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn have been inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Both players made it into the Hall of Fame on their first try and both received some of the highest vote percentages in history, Ripken coming in third and Gwynn coming in seventh on the charts.

Safety options prove best in Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry, the car of the year, has pleased many costumers, but can a college student get that quality? The answer is surprisingly yes. The Toyota Camry has five different models that you can buy. There is the Camry CE, LE, SE, XLE and the Camry Hybrid.

Mac and PC, bitter enemies or best friends?

For years, Windows has dominated the computer industry, but now the Mac is wrestling its way to the top. The main reason for this is because Apple, the company that owns the Mac, has taken advantage of new technologies. With these new technologies Mac has opened a whole new ballpark.

Green Christmas

When we picture Christmas in our eyes we usually picture a white Christmas with snow on our lawns. This year, however, has seen very little snow until near the end of January. A white Christmas presents two images for me. The first image is an image of joy that seems to intensify when it snows Christmas day.

Calling all gamers: Playstion 3 produces tough competition

On Nov. 17, Sony's new gaming platform, the PlayStation 3, will be released. The new PlayStation reflects numerous advances in the gaming industry, but the price tag may turn some buyers away. The base model of the PlayStation 3 starts at $499 and there is also another model with more features that starts at $599.

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