Breaking down ballet barriers – Misty Copeland

Tutus, shiny satin shoes, grace and elegance are synonymous with ballet. Ballerinas are seen as lithe dolls that can make a string of pirouettes look effortless. Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre dancer, challenges the status quo with her new ad for Under Armour.

Ice Bucket Challenge—A breeding ground for narcisists

Whether it’s a girl posting a half-naked selfie of herself on Instagram or a guy gloating about his new found CrossFit addiction, people will do anything for a “Like,” or “Favorite” on social media. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is just another example of a ploy for attention.

Where were you when the towers fell?

Everything on the surface seemed normal. Yet that was Sept. 11, 2001 when two planes hit the iconic Twin Towers in New York City.

Remembering Robin Williams and Michael Brown

The deaths of Robin Williams and Michael Brown both occurred around the same time. But were the reactions equal?

Freshmen aren’t the only new faces on campus

Making the decision to transfer school is not an easy one but the more challenging part comes to re-finding yourself in a brand new community.

Getting involved as a commuter not the trickiest of tasks at Cabrini

On a typical day, junior business administration major Justin Juliano wakes up at 7:45 a.m. and hops into the shower. Once he's out and dressed, he makes his bed and heads downstairs for breakfast. He then leaves his house around 9:10 a.m. and gets to school around 9:25 a.m. After searching a bit for a parking spot, he makes his way into Founders Hall and chats with friends until class at 9:40 a.m. To some, repeating this process five days a week may be a hassle, but Justin said, "I think commuting helps in the long run."

Sexual assault and slut-shaming

“She was acting slutty… It was her own fault… she shouldn’t have drunk so much then.” Recently, cases of sexual assault at universities as… Read More

Instagram or Instaglam?

Instagram is taking over the world it seems. Well the internet world at least. I don't think I make it through a day without either going on Instagram, or someone saying "should I Instagram this?" Instagram allows people to share their pictures. Pictures of anything. When you go on Instagram you see people posting pictures of themselves, their friends and family and of course their food. Instagram also uses filters to allow people to edit the pictures that they post. But does this app bring larger consequences? Are people becoming too obsessed with vanity? Is it all about looking good or getting people to think you look good? Maybe it's all of these things.

Internet Addiction: Are We Sharing Too Much?

It seems as though the golden rule in the past was to be private; not to share too much or say too much

Why I think going back to in-person class will be an adjustment

As the year of online learning comes to an end, I am excited and hopeful to see plans to return to some normalcy for… Read More

Dear my fellow men, feminism means equality and not female superiority

Feminism means the advocacy for women on the basis of equality, which has been misconstrued by men in today’s world. The word feminism in… Read More

Why I became vegetarian

I made the decision four years ago to go vegetarian and I have never looked back. I constantly get the question, “do you ever… Read More

How I started the rock climbing club on campus

Starting a club on campus can seem like a daunting task. I was in a similar boat my freshman year (last year) when I… Read More

Keeping our mental health in check together

This pandemic has been getting worse as it continues for most people, which has caused difficulty managing our mental health. It really does suck… Read More

How creating a Youtube channel helped my mental health struggles

Let’s just say, if you would have told me three years ago I would be where I am today I would have laughed in… Read More

Students safely stay social

Will the typical college student ever experience a “normal” social life again? Last March when the announcement was made that we would be sent… Read More

Don’t rush to grow up

When I was little and wishing to be older or to be able to do things that I was too young to do, my… Read More

New semester, new protocols, same Cabrini pride

After months of being home and isolated from everyday life, students at Cabrini University are back on campus. With high hopes that they experience… Read More

Taking breaks is necessary in order to avoid Zoom fatigue

Students are experiencing Zoom fatigue but that can be fixed with self-care. After about eight weeks into the semester I feel burnt out, irritable,… Read More
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