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President discusses five-year plan

  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    President discusses five-year plan

    Intent on informing students about the “Transforming Lives Through Contemplation” report, College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. spoke to members of the 57th Student Congress on Tuesday, March 27. During the meeting’s question-and-answer session, Father Shanley addressed topics ranging from overcrowding in residence halls to the future of men’s basketball coach Tim Welsh.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    Students publish book on POW memoirs

    Many college research papers are written quickly, read over once, and parted with just as swiftly, sometimes all within the same 24 hours. But last spring, an American studies and history seminar of actually published its term papers, which analyzed American Pow’s memoirs.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    B.A. gets students a free stay in a box

    Since my post-graduation dreams of gallivanting to China have not materialized with enough rapidity to make me feel secure about my future, I recently launched headfirst into the “Get Your Indebted Butt a Job ASAP” pool. It feels strikingly similar to the waters of “Get Your Inexperienced Butt an Internship” kiddie pool I swam in this time last year.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    Gore’s ‘truth’ heating things up in the U.S.

    Environmentalist and former vice president Al Gore recently won a “Best Documentary” Academy Award for his film An Inconvenient Truth, wherein- he exposes the dangers of global warming. In the film Gore encourages people to combat global warming by reducing energy consumption in their own homes.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    Acknowledging the need for diversity

    This is the second article in a four-part series about diversity at Providence College. Since College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. announced his decision to make the SAT optional last fall, there has been much talk regarding other efforts that can be made to increase Providence College’s lack of diversity.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    No eggs in this basket

    The Easter bunny will not be making his usual appearance at the Tiverton Middle School craft fair this year. Instead, Peter Rabbit will make a guest appearance for children who want to have their picture taken with him. As reported by The Providence Journal, the decision was influenced by vice chairman of the School Board Committee, Michael Burk, who is a self admitted “ex-Catholic.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    ‘Reserving’ a better lifestyle

    I know how to lasso a bull. I can tell you what kinds of cacti are OK to eat and how to prepare them if you’re stuck in the desert. I know how to swaddle an infant in a cradle board. I know how to say “Hello, my name is Betsy” and “Farewell, until we meet again” in Apache.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    News Briefs

    More than $2,000 increase in tuition

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    Viacom says YouTube Viacan’t

    When Google bought YouTube, an online video-sharing community, it paid $1.65 billion in its own stock. And because Google is a company that can afford to set aside $220 million in escrow-a kind of “rainy-day” or “just-in-case” account-you wouldn’t think that it would balk at a $1 billion lawsuit.

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  • Uncategorized | Mar.29, 2007

    Picks of the Week

    Movie Almost Famous Directed by Cameron Crowe Music Weezer (The Blue Album) Weezer Book The Moviegoer By Percy Walker

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