Sarah Pastor

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Lenders force more students to rely on private loans

Ask a typical college student when their next physics test is or how many weeks are left until finals and you can expect an answer in less than five seconds. But when questioned on the total amount or interest rate of their student loans, even the brightest students are often stumped.

Dry away our concerns

For a small school, Cabrini has almost all of the perks and advantages of a big university. The classes are challenging, yet rewarding, the professors are concerned and helpful and even the athletic programs have a lot to offer. As a freshman, I have only one complaint: the dryers.

Cavs advance to 8-6 in PAC

On Monday., Feb. 11 the men's basketball team defeated Neumann College 67-48 in Pennsylvania Athletic Conference play. The Cavaliers improve to 11-12, 8-6 in the PAC. Leading the Cavaliers was senior Randy Reid with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Glenn Washington also recorded 14 points for the team.

Nothing’s hard to believe in world of celebrity news

Overdoses! Teen Pregnancies! A day in the life of Britney Spears! It seems like everyday there are more shocking and tragic events in Hollywood than in the rest of the country combined. In a place where the wealth and power are endless, it seems ironic that there are so many miserable people who are literally dying to make headlines on Page Six or a major tabloid.

Cavs’ Reid reaches 1,000 career points

Randy Reid became one of the select few basketball players in Cabrini's history to score over 1,000 points in his college career on Monday, Jan. 14 during Cabrini's loss to Alvernia College. Although the Cavaliers lost the game by five points, Cabrini head coach Greg Herenda said that they still played an impressive game.

PAC All-Conference Team honors four women players

The fall season for the Cabrini women's soccer team came to a disappointing close with a 6-0 fall to arch rival and No.1 seed Eastern University in the semi-finals of the PAC Conference Championships on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Eastern. But while there may have been a bit of unrest about the Cavaliers' short changed playoff season, there was still a lot of pride to be taken in the diligence of the team and the stellar performances of several Cabrini players in both the Conference Championships and throughout the regular season.

Women’s swimming wins tri-meet

The phrase "killing two birds with one stone" perfectly describes the Cabrini women's swim team's double victory against both King's College and the College of Notre Dame in their second meet of the season on Saturday, Nov. 3 at King's College. And if that wasn't enough to set the Cavaliers up for perhaps their best season yet, the six school records broken by new Cabrini freshman swimmers certainly added fuel to the fire.

Wilson stays undefeated in PAC play

Carolyn Wilson didn't want any surprises to interfere with her senior performance at the 2007 Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Championships. After two consecutive undefeated seasons and a PAC player-of-the-year nomination at stake, it seemed only natural to read up on the competition she would face in the final tournament of her senior year.

Semester midpoint offers inspiration to students

Students feeling the stress of excessive schoolwork and jam packed schedules got a pleasant and motivational surprise at the Semester Midpoint Celebration held in the SET building atrium on Wednesday, October 17 from 10:45 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Nearly every college student begins each semester with excitement and determination to make this the best year yet.

Languages in danger of extinction

sarah pastor staff writer sep722@cabrini.edu Approximately 3,500 indigenous languages around the world have been proclaimed endangered to the point of extinction within the next few decades, a recent study led by nationally recognized linguistics suggests.

Violence at schools spiraling out of control

College is supposed to be a place where students live, learn, grow as individuals and prepare for successful entrance into the workforce. But lately, universities across the country are also becoming grounds for massive acts of violence and tragedy. Last spring's devastating shootings at Virginia Tech made U.

Drug and alcohol abuse rises on college campuses

While no one, especially an aspiring college graduate, likes to admit it, almost three quarters of today's college students confess to using drugs and alcohol on a weekly, if not daily basis. According to a recent report released by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), the percentage of college students who binge drink, categorized as the consumption of five or more servings of alcohol per night for males, and four or more for females, has almost doubled in the past decade to 69 percent and rising.

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