Vickie Papageorge

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Lobbying for change

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.

Transformations of the heart: author and president to speak

"There were all kinds of stories told about the war that made it sound as if it was happening in a faraway and different land. It wasn't until refugees started passing through our town that we began to see that it was actually taking place in our country." Those are the words that begin the 240-page memoir written by Sierra Leone native and former child soldier, Ishmael Beah.

Election disrupts peace in Kenya

When Robert Makunu, the Catholic Relief Services deputy HIV/AIDS unit manager, spoke to Cabrini students Nov. 27 for World AIDS Day, he said, "Come, visit Kenya." Cabrini students, stirred by the picture of an extremely poor country nevertheless making great progress in combating HIV/AIDS and developing into one of the most stable countries in Africa, seriously considered how they could find a way to visit him and see CRS work in Kenya.

Re: Delco Times article

To the Editor: Sent to Delco Times in regards to article on Cabrini incident and mothers opinion. To the mother of Rupert G. Tate, reading the article about the situation at Cabrini and your views on the students, I became easily frustrated, along with many other students at my school.

Field hockey secures 5th seed in playoffs

On Saturday, Oct. 20, the Cabrini Cavalier field hockey team defeated the Cedar Crest Falcons 7-1 in a Pennsylvania Athletic Conference match-up. Entering the game after a tight win against PAC rival Neumann College, the Cavs dove right into action with four goals within the first 10 minutes from four different players: freshmen Christina Doherty and Allie Rodolico, sophomore Sara Trzuskowski and junior Melissa Benedetti.

It’s all about the costume

In what outrageous ensemble will you be crashing Halloween parties with this year? Halloween is around the corner. Stores are consumed with aisles and aisles of candy and the latest costumes for all ages. So, what alternate identity do you plan to wear on Halloween night? Junior secondary education major Victoria Matkowski, said, "I haven't figured out what I want to be this year but last year I was an 80's jazzerciser.

Lady Cavs win 6th straight match

The Cabrini Women's Volleyball team clinched the No. 3 seed for the playoffs with their victory over Immaculata University on Saturday, Oct. 20. The Cavaliers swept the Mighty Macs here at Cabrini in three matches with scores of 30-13, 30-23 and 30-8. This win brings their conference record to 7-2 and an overall record of 16-7.

Campus parking becomes a problem

Parking on Cabrini's campus has proven to be an ongoing issue among the faculty, staff and students. As the number of undergraduate students increase, the number of available parking spots decrease. This situation is leaving the student body outraged and concerned.

Make the most of your ‘home away from home’ dorm room

Your first thoughts walking into the cramped dorm rooms at school are definitely going to be a little overwhelming and you may want to run out screaming at your first chance, but just stick around until you meet your roommate. After that experience you may be convinced to stay or run even faster out the door.

Sleep outside, help Uganda

On Saturday, April 28, approximately 51,667 people across the United States, including myself, will be gathering in 15 different cities to make the nation aware of the crisis that is happening in Northern Uganda. The number of participants continues to rise every day.

Lobbying for change

Twenty three students in the Working for Global Justice seminar class traveled from their Cabrini classroom to Washington D.C., on Friday, April 11, in order to lobby Congress on the topic of foreign assistance for underdeveloped countries and additional funding for food aid.

Transformations of the heart: author and president to speak

"There were all kinds of stories told about the war that made it sound as if it was happening in a faraway and different land. It wasn't until refugees started passing through our town that we began to see that it was actually taking place in our country." Those are the words that begin the 240-page memoir written by Sierra Leone native and former child soldier, Ishmael Beah.

Election disrupts peace in Kenya

When Robert Makunu, the Catholic Relief Services deputy HIV/AIDS unit manager, spoke to Cabrini students Nov. 27 for World AIDS Day, he said, "Come, visit Kenya." Cabrini students, stirred by the picture of an extremely poor country nevertheless making great progress in combating HIV/AIDS and developing into one of the most stable countries in Africa, seriously considered how they could find a way to visit him and see CRS work in Kenya.

Re: Delco Times article

To the Editor: Sent to Delco Times in regards to article on Cabrini incident and mothers opinion. To the mother of Rupert G. Tate, reading the article about the situation at Cabrini and your views on the students, I became easily frustrated, along with many other students at my school.

Field hockey secures 5th seed in playoffs

On Saturday, Oct. 20, the Cabrini Cavalier field hockey team defeated the Cedar Crest Falcons 7-1 in a Pennsylvania Athletic Conference match-up. Entering the game after a tight win against PAC rival Neumann College, the Cavs dove right into action with four goals within the first 10 minutes from four different players: freshmen Christina Doherty and Allie Rodolico, sophomore Sara Trzuskowski and junior Melissa Benedetti.

It’s all about the costume

In what outrageous ensemble will you be crashing Halloween parties with this year? Halloween is around the corner. Stores are consumed with aisles and aisles of candy and the latest costumes for all ages. So, what alternate identity do you plan to wear on Halloween night? Junior secondary education major Victoria Matkowski, said, "I haven't figured out what I want to be this year but last year I was an 80's jazzerciser.

Lady Cavs win 6th straight match

The Cabrini Women's Volleyball team clinched the No. 3 seed for the playoffs with their victory over Immaculata University on Saturday, Oct. 20. The Cavaliers swept the Mighty Macs here at Cabrini in three matches with scores of 30-13, 30-23 and 30-8. This win brings their conference record to 7-2 and an overall record of 16-7.

Campus parking becomes a problem

Parking on Cabrini's campus has proven to be an ongoing issue among the faculty, staff and students. As the number of undergraduate students increase, the number of available parking spots decrease. This situation is leaving the student body outraged and concerned.

Make the most of your ‘home away from home’ dorm room

Your first thoughts walking into the cramped dorm rooms at school are definitely going to be a little overwhelming and you may want to run out screaming at your first chance, but just stick around until you meet your roommate. After that experience you may be convinced to stay or run even faster out the door.

Sleep outside, help Uganda

On Saturday, April 28, approximately 51,667 people across the United States, including myself, will be gathering in 15 different cities to make the nation aware of the crisis that is happening in Northern Uganda. The number of participants continues to rise every day.
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