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The hope for immigrants broadens as the Berks County detention center closes

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Wednesday, Nov. 30, that the federal government would end its contract with the Berks County Detention Center.  Located in… Read More

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Monumental changes at Cabrini

Update, Nov. 2: In a meeting with faculty, Drinan said she misspoke, and the number of department chairs has not yet been decided. That… Read More
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The Loquitur wins 2022 Pinnacle Award

On Oct. 27, Cabrini’s student-run, award-winning paper, the Loquitur, won a third-place finish for Best Campus Engagement and an honorable mention for Diversity Coverage… Read More

Cabrini continues to feel effects of inflation

Many experts fear that the United States is on the verge of another recession, and the Cabrini student body is feeling the effects of… Read More

Cabrini prepares for cold weather

In Pennsylvania, the average annual snowfall is about 38 inches. The incoming winter weather welcomes freezing temperatures and harsh driving conditions. Plenty of people… Read More

Troy Vincent details his fight against domestic violence

In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds, and one in every three women is assaulted at some point… Read More

Finding motivation on game day

Game day success starts with a player’s attitude and motivation to win. Researchers found that most high school students are motivated by their intrinsic… Read More

How do I vote as an out-of-state student?

All Americans are eligible to vote on Nov. 8, but can college students vote in their new home state? The short answer is yes.… Read More
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Pt. 2: Cabrini aims for stronger Hispanic, Latino, Latinx community

Hispanic, Latino, and Latinx students at Cabrini represent a tight-knit, small community when compared to their largely white, non-Hispanic peers. The school’s initiatives and… Read More
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Pt. 1: Cabrini aims for stronger Hispanic, Latino, Latinx community

Imagine that this year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic, Latino, and Latinx Cabrini students and faculty arrive with plates in hand, inviting the community… Read More
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The Loquitur is free press

Freedom of the press is guaranteed by the First Amendment and is an integral part of our democracy. The Loquitur, Cabrini’s own press outlet,… Read More

Students commemorate World AIDS Day

Cabrini students and faculty joined together to celebrate World AIDS Day on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Though the entire campus celebrated the day, Cabrini's Catholic Relief Services ambassadors, specifically the HIV/AIDS ambassadors, planned the events that took place on campus.

Modern slavery exists in U.S.

Abused and depressed, Maria finally escaped her life as a sex slave in the United States after being trafficked here from a Latin American country. Although Maria was lucky enough to escape, she had little time to start rebuilding her life before finding out that her sister was murdered by her traffickers in her home country as punishment for her escape.

Program provides aid to Iraq war refugees

The brutal and vicious realities of war are an everyday occurrence for the people of Iraq. Violent outbreaks have caused persistent and abundant visual images of injury, death, kidnapping and torture to the citizens of the country. Physical effects of the war are damaging and apparent; but the impact of the emotional and psychological damages that the war in Iraq is causing has gone unaided, until now.

Empowering women to end worldwide poverty

Zenebech Gashaw, like many other women in Ethiopia, gets up at 4:30 a.m., prepares breakfast for her husband and children, walks the children to school, which takes up to an hour and a half, and then works all day cooking and fetching water.

Palestinian youth express need for change

University-aged Palestinians live a life where freedom seems a world away. Life at times seems without hope. The Gaza Strip, home to more than a million Palestinians, is a conflict-torn area walled off from Israel and Egypt.

In her shoes: from Iraq to America

"I am an Iraqi citizen and I had to leave my country because of the war," an Iraqi college student studying in America said. The war in Iraq started in 2003 when she was a 15-year-old high school student in Baghdad. "We were just kids. We went to school and hung out with our friends afterwards."

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.

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.

Children orphaned by AIDS create new lives

At the tender age of 8, Morris Chapa's parents lost the battle to HIV/AIDS, leaving three young boys behind in their native country of Kenya. Their uncle, who was given primary custody of the boys, betrayed his nephews by stripping them of the property their parents had left and chased the boys away.
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