Sami Godowsky

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Grant to support citizenship learning community

Cabrini has recently been awarded a $92,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to support the project "Collaborative Research-Watershed Citizenship Learning Community." "Collaborative Research-Watershed Citizenship Learning Community" focuses on doing biological stream monitoring studies on Crabby Creek, a tributary to Valley Creek, which flows through Valley Forge Park.

Studies show water bottles cause health problems

Heart disease, diabetes and cancer are rumored to be caused from drinking out of water bottles. Studies in the past year have shown that the chemical bisphenol A-BPA-is being leached out of plastic products such as water bottles, baby bottles, pacifiers, soup cans and soda cans.

Telecommuting saves money for employees

Currently, the trend of telecommuting is becoming more and more popular amongst companies because of advanced technology. For those unaware of what it is, telecommuting is taking advantage of technology and working in more comfortable environments, in most cases, one's own home.

Water bottles cause wrinkles?

As if women need anything more to worry about when it comes to their looks, now we have to be cautious of drinking out of water bottles because they could potentially cause wrinkles? "People who drink from water bottles with either sport or straw tops or nozzles, consistently, all day long, for about two years, will start to develop noticeable smoker's lips," said Dermatologist Marilyn Berzin of Washington D.

Staying in shape at Cabrini in the Dixon Center

The smell of dripping sweat, the sound of heavy weights hitting the ground and people anxiously working hard to enhance their physique is what you will find when entering the fitness center. "When I go to the gym I feel pumped and ready for the day," junior business administration major Joe Spence, said.

‘Obsessed:’ hit or miss with Cabrini students

"Obsessed" is the latest action-packed thriller about seduction, adultery and of course obsession. When a new temp Lisa played by Ali Larter, begins working for a financial planning firm, she has intentions to do more than just business. She plans to seduce her co-worker Derek played by Idris Elba, who is happily married to Sharon played by Beyonce Knowles.

Go green, ditch the paper

Several colleges around the country have decided to go green and are cutting down on their use of paper by using CDs, having students turn papers in electronically and having PowerPoint presentations online instead of taking notes. This is such a great idea for so many reasons.

Entertainment industry brings hope for future alumni

Cabrini is home to many aspiring entertainers, as well as alumni that have achieved fame. Cabrini offers several classes that benefit students that may want to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, such as radio broadcasting, acting, advanced acting and video production.

‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’

Nudity, jail time, shopping interventions and Pussycat Doll performances are what you can find in the latest season of E!'s hit reality show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." Just when you thought the three sisters could not get any more wild, they are back with their third season.

Global warming impacts

There has been much controversy over whether global warming is really occurring or not. In my opinion, it most certainly is. If you are unaware of what global warming actually is, it is the increase of the earth's average temperature. In the past 100 years, the Earth has warmed one degree fahrenheit.

Tanorexia continues as trend among college students

With the pressure for college girls to look good and the increasing trend of being tan, some college students take tanning to the next level. A recent study conducted at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, found more than 25 percent of students participating reported symptoms of ultra violet tanning dependence comparable to an alcohol or drug dependence.

Front row tickets at discount prices

If you are low on cash but enjoy going to see plays and concerts, you are in luck. There are several different venues in the Philadelphia area that offer reasonable prices on tickets for students. The Philadelphia Theatre Company offers several different student specials that make it convenient for college students to be able to afford going to see shows.

‘He’s Just Not That Into You’: Big Screen

If he is not calling you, if he is not marrying you or if he is not sleeping with you, then maybe he is just not that into you. Women of all ages flocked to movie theaters across the country to see the premiere of "He's Just Not That Into You." The movie is based off of the best-selling book about the questions and answers of relationships.

Philadelphia Restaurant Week

Center City Philadelphia hosted its annual winter Restaurant Week on Jan. 25-30 and Feb. 1-6. The event included some of the most expensive and popular restaurants in the city, offering a minimum of at least three courses at the inexpensive cost of $35 per person.

Pro-Obama’s green plan

"We cannot afford more of the same timid politics when the future of our planet is at stake. Global warming is not a someday problem, it is now. We are already breaking records with the intensity of our storms, the number of forest fires, the periods of droughts.


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