Sharon Kolankiewicz

Articles by Sharon Kolankiewicz

Students mentor juvenile inmates

Imagine entering a detention center that was surrounded with 20-feet-high gates, security cameras, security guards and juvenile inmates. Two of Cabrini College's students, juniors Jen Brown and Deidre Beadle, have been doing just that throughout this past year.

Students honored for outreach service

Last Thursday, students were honored for their participation in community and outreach service throughout the year at the 3rd annual Community Engagement and Outreach (CEO) Banquet. The ceremony recognized students and organizations for their leadership in various service projects.

Seizing the college years

I cannot believe that this school year is coming to a close. It seems as though yesterday I was moving into my dorm in New Residence Hall. Reality has been setting in on my mind lately. I just can't believe that I am half-way through my college life. So much has happened to me in these past two years, and I have encountered so many learning experiences.

Lady Cavs optimistic

The Cabrini softball team kicked of their spring fling weekend with a doubleheader against Immaculata University. They came into the game after losing both games to their doubleheader against King's College on Wednesday. Player, Megan O'Brien believes that the losses to King's College served as motivation to try to win this doubleheader.

O’Brien anxious for second season

Cabrini College's softball team player, Megan O'Brien is thrilled to be playing for her second year with Cabrini. Last year she actually played a starter position on the team. Megan has been playing softball since she was nine-years-old in Barrington, New Jersey.

Two new assistant coaches strengthen women’s lacrosse

This year the women's lacrosse team welcomes two new additions. Melissa Michels and Colleen Connor are the two new assistant coaches. Although both of them are entering this season as two new coaches, they are no strangers to the lacrosse field or to head coach Jackie Neary.

Girls just wanna have fun

This past Friday, as I was getting all dressed up for the formal, I realized how fun it is to be a girl. As I was getting ready, all of the excitement I had when I was in high school was all coming back. I began to remember the slumber parties, games of truth or dare and the girl gossip.

Don’t become a victim to a ‘Bad Tan’

Tanning salons are becoming more popular, female population. There is so much pressure,for the "perfect." image. There is nothing like the "perfect tan," but at what cost? More tanning salons have been put under pressure because of the harmful effects the tanning beds have caused people.

Benefits of service

When people think of the term "community service," they often think of an activity that is forced upon them. Others make think of the people on the side of the roads with the bright fluorescent vests. Unless you have done a huge amount of community service, you don't realize how fun it can be.

Life lesson

This past year I am learning the value of life. In the beginning of the year, I lost an aunt whom was very dear to me. Months after her death, the terrible tsunami hit the southern regions of Asia. Obviously, the bulk of the population was affected. In addition to me recovering from the death of my aunt, this disaster even hit harder for me.

Students mentor juvenile inmates

Imagine entering a detention center that was surrounded with 20-feet-high gates, security cameras, security guards and juvenile inmates. Two of Cabrini College's students, juniors Jen Brown and Deidre Beadle, have been doing just that throughout this past year.

Students honored for outreach service

Last Thursday, students were honored for their participation in community and outreach service throughout the year at the 3rd annual Community Engagement and Outreach (CEO) Banquet. The ceremony recognized students and organizations for their leadership in various service projects.

Seizing the college years

I cannot believe that this school year is coming to a close. It seems as though yesterday I was moving into my dorm in New Residence Hall. Reality has been setting in on my mind lately. I just can't believe that I am half-way through my college life. So much has happened to me in these past two years, and I have encountered so many learning experiences.

Lady Cavs optimistic

The Cabrini softball team kicked of their spring fling weekend with a doubleheader against Immaculata University. They came into the game after losing both games to their doubleheader against King's College on Wednesday. Player, Megan O'Brien believes that the losses to King's College served as motivation to try to win this doubleheader.

O’Brien anxious for second season

Cabrini College's softball team player, Megan O'Brien is thrilled to be playing for her second year with Cabrini. Last year she actually played a starter position on the team. Megan has been playing softball since she was nine-years-old in Barrington, New Jersey.

Two new assistant coaches strengthen women’s lacrosse

This year the women's lacrosse team welcomes two new additions. Melissa Michels and Colleen Connor are the two new assistant coaches. Although both of them are entering this season as two new coaches, they are no strangers to the lacrosse field or to head coach Jackie Neary.

Girls just wanna have fun

This past Friday, as I was getting all dressed up for the formal, I realized how fun it is to be a girl. As I was getting ready, all of the excitement I had when I was in high school was all coming back. I began to remember the slumber parties, games of truth or dare and the girl gossip.

Don’t become a victim to a ‘Bad Tan’

Tanning salons are becoming more popular, female population. There is so much pressure,for the "perfect." image. There is nothing like the "perfect tan," but at what cost? More tanning salons have been put under pressure because of the harmful effects the tanning beds have caused people.

Benefits of service

When people think of the term "community service," they often think of an activity that is forced upon them. Others make think of the people on the side of the roads with the bright fluorescent vests. Unless you have done a huge amount of community service, you don't realize how fun it can be.

Life lesson

This past year I am learning the value of life. In the beginning of the year, I lost an aunt whom was very dear to me. Months after her death, the terrible tsunami hit the southern regions of Asia. Obviously, the bulk of the population was affected. In addition to me recovering from the death of my aunt, this disaster even hit harder for me.