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Group of Honduran women crying and praying

President Trump’s threats to terminate aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador will have disastrous consequences for all four countries.

By Aubrey Schifano
April 19, 2019
Chart implying that childhood obesity works on a negative feedback loop

I was always a husky child growing up. It never bothered me and getting seconds or thirds of dinner never seemed like an abnormal thing to do. It wasn’t until the summer between 8th and 9th grade that I realized I was overweight for a child my age and height.

By Jamal Copeland-Harris
April 5, 2018
Empty plate

Summertime. Friday afternoon. It was unbelievably hot inside my house, and with one glance I could tell that it was sweltering outside. Letting out a Iittle sigh, I willed my body to move up from the couch I threw myself on and went to the kitchen where I quickly opened the fridge up.

By Ariana Guillen
March 13, 2018
Kitchen Destroyed by flash flood

This past weekend we truly discovered the destructiveness of nature on the Big Island. Throughout the morning and early afternoon, it was evident that a storm was coming because we all heard thunder and saw dark clouds in the distance.

By Tyler Johnson
February 22, 2018

Every new year, you hear the same thing: "New year, new me." 

My philosophy is a bit different. I prefer "New Year, same me." 

By Jenna-Kim Lewis
January 9, 2017
Philadelphia Skyline

There are a ton of places that you can visit in Philadelphia that are not too far from Chestnut Hill College. Whether you are a freshman from a different state or a senior from this area, these are some places you should at least visit once during your time at CHC.

By Erin Berry
December 31, 2016
Jenna-Kim with goat kissing her nose

Why not give thanks daily? We do on some level but I have been trying something new to expand on the idea of giving thanks. Each day I list one thing I am grateful for in my life. 

By Jenna-Kim Lewis
November 27, 2016
CHC Students With Sr. Colleen and Sr. Joannie

I spent the weekend of November 12th in Washington, D.C., with five other CHC students along with Sister Joannie and Sister Colleen from campus ministry at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

By Andrew James Conboy
November 22, 2016
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