July 13, 2020

Posts from "Hannah Paxton"

  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    We Need Gun Reform Now

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Staff It has been just under one month since the deadliest shooting by an individual in United States history. The Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1 left 58 innocent people dead and over 500 wounded.…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    The Power of Media: A Cause For Alarm

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The role of the media in the American zeitgeist today is impossible to understate. In the age of information, the news sources and outlets that people return to day after day and year after…

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  • Campus | Oct.26, 2017

    Pumpkinfest Petting Zoo

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor Although the heat of summer was still lingering this past Friday, fall was definitely in the air during Providence College’s annual Pumpkin Fest. This autumnal event sponsored by Student Congress, BMSA, BOP, and Community…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    Malala Is More Than Her Jeans

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor What does it mean to be a young Pakistani woman in 2017? When Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012, she was one voice of the many…

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  • Editor's Column | Oct.26, 2017

    Fall in Love With Critique

    by Marla Gagne ’18 Editor-in-Chief As you read this article and look over our newest issue, I will just be getting settled in Dallas, Texas. Like thousands of college journalists from around the country, I, along with four other Cowl…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Stop Sexualizing Female Halloween Costumes What are we trying to tell our girls? When you are a child, Halloween is about costume parades, trick-or-treating, and haunted houses with friends. For girls, at some point, they hit an age where that…

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  • Campus | Oct.19, 2017

    We Can Do It, PC: Women of Meagher is a Step in the Right Direction

    by Katherine Torok ’20 Opinion Staff It has been about 47 years since Providence College accepted and enrolled its first female students. What began as an all-male private Roman Catholic school in 1917 has transformed into a co-ed college with…

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  • Campus | Oct.19, 2017

    Let Students Study For Midterms

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Besides the hum of the air-conditioning and distant footsteps, the Ruane Center for the Humanities was eerily silent on the night of Columbus Day. A stack of books and pages of class notes sat…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    The Myth of Christopher Columbus: What Are We Really Celebrating on Columbus Day?

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The passing of Columbus Day this year brings me back to one of the most embarrassing cultural blunders of my study abroad experience. Living with a homestay family in Buenos Aires, Argentina this past…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    End the Silence on Sexual Assault

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff The accusations that have been made against Harvey Weinstein by more than a dozen women over the past two weeks are very horrifying and, unfortunately for many, not too surprising. Weinstein’s reputation of sexually…

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