Patrick Whalen

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Helping where needed

Along with one other student, Mariel Delacruz won the Charles A. Mastronardi Service and Leadership Award on Tuesday during Cabrini Day.

Working with those in need

Rebecca Wagenbaur received the Mastronardi award on Tuesday. The award is given to students who serve the community in any way they can.

Service to community and to self

Ashley Douglas was awarded the Nerney Leadership award on Tuesday for her service in her community. Douglas is a hard worker and a dedicated student. She has taken many steps in order to receive this award.

Does booze bring out a person’s true personality?

“I want to fight someone. I want to have sex. I want to drink more.” These are just a few thoughts that go through people’s heads when they are intoxicated.

Campus lacks recycling bins, students say

Walking around campus, you may have noticed places you think should have recycling bins and don’t. In recent years, there has been a great push to turn green in order to protect the environment. Various solutions have been made including hybrid cars, energy-efficient warehouses, compost heaps and even riding a bike. Why should recycling be so hard to do?

Forum helps envision the future of nonprofits

Businesses need to learn how to collaborate with youth in order to be successful. Members of the Cabrini community learned from distinguished nonprofit leaders in arts and humanities, education, social services and more. The event was sponsored by the Nerney Leadership Institute. hosts self-defense workshop

The Dixon Center was packed with people this Saturday. However this time it was not the lacrosse team occupying the gym. A crowd of unfamiliar faces loaded into the Dixon Center Dance Studio as, Cabrini’s self-defense class was held from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.

Moving on up—living on the west side

West side is the best side. It’s like a whole new college. I see things this year that I never saw my freshman and sophomore years.

New Doctorate of Education is introduced

The Doctorate of Education is one of the many new leadership programs Cabrini has to offer. This entails a 60-credit post-master’s program that is… Read More

Smart phones and social media: making the public less social

Step one: set an alarm. Step two: check Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. Step three: text friends and significant others. Step four: repeat step… Read More

Drunk driving costs more than an uber

Cab drivers, Uber drivers, Lyft drivers and drunk drivers. Which is still “in”? What are college students doing about transportation on the weekends? Recently,… Read More

Philly Sports Box Sept. 16, 2015

Pat’s first half review The first-half of Monday night’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons displayed how flawed the Philadelphia Eagles… Read More

Review: Drake and Meek enemies

What do you get when you call Drake out on Twitter? Two unbelievable songs. Meek Mill, once a close friend to Drake, called him… Read More

We are all to blame for slut-shaming

In today’s generation, women are often looked down upon for having sexual relations with men. However, men are praised for it. Why is this?… Read More

Pitch Perfect 2: a must-see sequel for the summer

Pitch Perfect’s following is anticipating the sequel more and more everyday.  Anna Kendrick’s iconic role in “Pitch Perfect” made audiences fall in love.  She not… Read More

Cannabis on the high rise

In the last few decades, marijuana has not only been outlawed by the U.S. government but also by the media. In recent years, however,… Read More

Does this generation know what romance is?

Our generation is pathetic when it comes to romance and dating. My 28-year-old brother would have to call his high school girlfriend’s home phone… Read More

Have you heard of the frat on campus?

Cabrini’s Greek life is more like a club than an actual fraternity. I mean no disrespect to the individuals who decided to join the fraternity… Read More
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