Ask Ms. Cabot

Dear Ms. Cabot, I’m a study abroad student, and I feel like there is so much of Rome that I haven’t seen. I only have a few days left, so I want to see some more sites before I leave. What are your favorite places in Rome outside of Trastevere?  Grazie mille! Mr. Wanderlust   …

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Expedition 196: A Declaration for World Peace

By Cassidy Slockett Have you ever dreamed of traveling the whole world? It is something many people aspire to do, but it is also something that can be difficult, if not impossible to do. Traveling the world takes bravery, resourcefulness, good health, openness to other cultures, and a decent chunk of time and money.  Cassie …

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Barilla: Center For Food & Nutrition

By Cristina Di Leva Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation held its first official event at John Cabot University last March 21, 2017. The theme was “How to Promote Food Sustainability.” Professor Margaret Kneller introduced the lecture, which was carried out by Dr. Elena Cadel, researcher, consultant and representative of the BCFN Foundation. …

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Finding Home in Rome

BY STEPHANIE QADIR The “study abroad experience” is one that more and more students are taking advantage of each year. The experience itself boasts impressive bene ts, including global internships, meeting international friends, and increased job opportunities. The event is an eye-opening and exciting experience. However, many students who go abroad nd the aspect of immersing …

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Theatre Society Presents “A Night of Shel Silverstein”

By Cassidy Slockett   JCU Theatre Society has been working hard to prepare for their next performance, “A Night of Shel Silverstein”. The show is a combination of comedies “Shel’s Shorts” mixed with “An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein”, which are made up entirely of ten minute scenes and sketches.   Unlike most university plays, …

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Students Fight Accidental Plagiarism

BY ALICE BIDETTI A former visiting student at JCU (who wishes to remain anonymous and will be called Tom for the sake of comprehension) returned home, after doing good for an entire course, only to nd out he had failed the course due to plagiarism. When he asked about the grade, Tom was told that …

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Being Roaman

By Cassidy Slockett John Cabot University graduates often go on to become journalists, entrepreneurs, and tech experts - but 2013 communications and political science graduate Riccardo Vitalone, 28, is becoming well-known for his work in a more unconventional eld: folk music. After graduation, Vitalone found himself stuck in a typical 9-5 desk job. He became …

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VEGAN in Rome

BY FRANCESCA DE SMET Roman gladiators: healthy, muscular, and powerful men. One would think they were fuelled by piles of protein-rich meat, but the opposite is true. They owed their bodybuilding physique to a traditional plant-based diet consisting of ancient grains, beans and drinks made from plant ashes. Dishes like spaghetti alla carbonara or all’amatriciana …

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Far From Equal

By Federica Bocco John Cabot’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted a discussion about the gender gap in the workplace on February 24 in collaboration with the Business Club and Student Government. Kiriko Mechanicus, President of John Cabot University’s WLI, opened the discussion “Far From Equal” and talked about how important it is to de ne …

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Women’s March Reaches Rome

BY AUDREY SINCLAIR On Saturday, Jan. 21, hundreds arrived at Piazza della Rotonda in front of the Pantheon for a “sister march” of the Women’s March on Washington. A crowd diverse in age, race, and gender came for a peaceful gathering with concerns about the current state of American affairs. As various speakers passed around …

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MUN Succeeds Again

BY OLEKSANDRA VERESCHAK The Seventh edition of the JCU Model United Nations Conference from January 26th through 28th 2017, brought 102 students together. Pupils from the United States, Italy, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Germany, India, Turkey, Israel, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Latvia, Pakistan, Mozambique, Slovakia, and Hungary came to JCU to debate on …

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