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Follow the Leader (If You Can Find One)

  • Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

    Follow the Leader (If You Can Find One)

    President Obama has failed to connect with Americans even at a basic level. For an electorate charged by the soaring election year rhetoric of 2008, the promise of change has been lost and muddled amidst the hard realities of governing. What this has shown us about Obama is that clearly articulating grand themes does not equal efficient implementation of precise political goals.

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  • Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

    Finding the Metaphysical In Awkward Silences

    We all hate it — that awkward silence that creeps into conversation and takes an eternity to pass. It’s like your car stalling at a green light. The silence screams at you and no matter how hard you try, the ignition won’t catch.

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  • Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

    Ray Good Gives Freshman Repulsive Deformity

    On Saturday morning at exactly 9:02 and five seconds, Gary Saunders, a five-time freshman at Providence College, consumed a Raymond Hall Cafeteria fajita. It was soon to be his last. The fajita, which consisted of typical fajita contents, omitted a peculiar odor not unlike that of a Dunkin Donuts trashcan.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    Friar Finance 101

    Dim, cramped workplaces complimented by long hours of work and miniscule wages that are barely enough to live on. By Western standards, sweatshops are a moral outrage. But an examination of the economics behind cheap Third World export industries reveals that trade is often the key to developing from poverty to prosperity.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    Freshmen Congress Members Elected

    For the past two weeks, “vote for me” posters bearing the faces of eager freshmen have covered the kiosks around the Providence College campus. After hard campaigning, votes were calculated and nine leading freshmen were chosen to represent the class of 2014 in Student Congress.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    Undressing the Truth About Dating Violence

    While most people are focused on the war in Iraq that is being fought overseas, their is a silent war being waged in our own backyard. This war is a fight against domestic violence and sexual assault. It is one that can be deterred by you, right here on the Providence College campus.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    Kolpicki Surveys Learning Styles

    Do your notes from class contain arrows and nonsensical symbols? Do you ever have difficulty focusing on ideas in your papers? Do you fall asleep during lectures? If you find yourself answering yes to any of these questions, you have your learning style to thank. In a workshop held by the Office of Academic Services, participants discovered their learning styles and received tips that coincided with their unique study habits.

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  • Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

    Smiling Not As Simple As It Seems

    There is a woman that lives up the street from me at home, and my mother thinks she is so peculiar. “Why is she always smiling like that?” my Mom will ask. “What is there to be so happy about?” It is kind of bizarre to see someone smiling all the time.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    Cold Case: The Truth About Law School

    Need help applying to law school? John T. Scanlan, Ph.D, Department of English is at your service. Scanlan has been named the new Providence College pre-law advisor, effective at the start of the 2010-2011 academic year. As pre-law advisor, Scanlan will serve as a resource for students in their law school application process.

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  • News | Sep.30, 2010

    BOP Debate Continues in Congress

    Two pieces of legislation were proposed by Nick Mikula ’11 at this week’s Congress meeting to satisfy Congress members and BOP vice president Kenneth Woodland ’11.

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