August 22, 2017

Diversity

  • Uncategorized | Apr.30, 2004

    Diversity

    chrisrockk@hotmail.com To the Editor:In the past I have written to this publication regarding the issue of diversity, and I do so again in response to your most recent news article on the subject. It is deeply troubling when students say…

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Right: Commencement speaker causes campus controversy

    When I was eight years old, my parish pastor asked me to be one of the twelve parishioners to have her feet washed at the Holy Thursday Mass. I was thrilled at my triumph. “Juliette Paul, member of the St. Vincent Ferrer Children’s Choir,” I thought, “Was recognized for her religious piety, and was asked to par-ticipate in this solemn ritual.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Drawing black stars outside the 7-11

    Drawing black stars on one’s hand brings up several issues: Why? With what instruments? And, is ink poisoning really a problem one should address before engaging in creative doodling? As for the first issue, if one has to question why one is drawing black stars on one’s hand, one should probably not be doing so in the first place.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Homogeneous PC population

    Over the past few weeks, many students living on campus have had notes slipped under their doors regarding issues of diversity both on campus and in the classroom. Distributed by an anonymous group on campus, it is clear that the purpose of these notes is to raise awareness, prompt questions, and spark conversation about a serious issue that many on campus feel has been pushed aside for too long.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Weekly Spotlight: Sen. William J. Fulbright

    While James William Fulbright introduced legislation that helped establish the United Nations, chaired the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations for 29 years, and fervently spoke out against the Vietnam War. He is best known for instituting the Fulbright Scholarship Program, an international educational program that gives grants to students to study abroad.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    The biggest fight of my life

    We got in a fight tonight. A huge fight. A kicking, scream-ing, throwing-blunt-objects-at-each-other fight. Well, there was not actually a lot of kicking, but there was plenty of yell-ing, and one object was def-initely thrown across the room-there is a mark on the wall to prove it.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    It’s the “Best Day of the Week” on the “Calendar”

    Rachel filed through the ‘A’ section in Tony’s Track Town at the mall. Actually, she had made it to ‘V’ area without finding any music that interested her in the least. She had been in the mood for something edgy and fresh, but only found old random copies of Captain Kid’s Greatest Hits.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    College News: Scowls for April Fools

    April Fools editions of college newspapers are not always funny, and consequences can be dire for newspapers that go too far. Just ask Carnegie Mellon University, The University of Scranton, and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Carnegie Mellon University’s student newspaper, the Tartan, voluntarily shut down after a cartoon in their April fool’s edition, the Narat (The Tartan backwards) caused an uproar on campus.

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Commencement Speaker

    kmclau04@providence.edu I am writing in response to Juliette Paul’s Commentary “Commencement Speaker causes Campus Controversy” on April 29th. I was personally offended by Ms. Paul’s comments and outraged that the Cowl would let false quotations be published. If Ms. Paul…

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  • Uncategorized | Apr.29, 2004

    Holding on until you can’t let go

    The car ride was silent. The music had been so loud at first, but now it seemed to stir in the background. A lot had happened in the past few days that had changed the dynamics of everything Gabby had known to be true. She sat in the car staring out of the window.

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