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Bursting the PC Bubble: New Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

by Matthew Mazzella ’20 News Staff On Monday, December 2, President Donald Trump announced the implementation of tariffs on steel and aluminum goods from Brazil and Argentina. The move to impose these fees will break a previous agreement established between the U.S. and the two countries and adds to the global trade war that is […]

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Writer vs. Writer: Is the Recent Petition to Fix Ray’s Food Effective?

YES Kelly Wheeler ’21 Opinion Co-Editor In light of the recent insect and glass-related incidents at Raymond Dining Hall, an online petition has been created to boycott Ray. Although specific demands are not listed, the petition is putting pressure on Providence College for “better food and a healthier environment.”  The petition has amassed over 2,200 […]

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(Re)Branding the Tradition of Gift-Giving: Combatting the Corruption of Materialism This Holiday Season

by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff Each December, the stress of holiday shopping has become a commonplace complaint amongst Americans—particularly to college students who often lack the extraneous funds and the time necessary to establish holiday shopping as a priority.  According to a Healthline survey, upwards of 60 percent of Americans experience elevated stress levels […]

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The Irishman: Another Epic Scorsese Mafia Film

by Daniel O’Neill ’21 A&E Staff On Nov. 27, The Irishman was finally released for streaming on Netflix. Martin Scorsese’s latest mob installment continues his creation of long films, as The Irishman has a total run time of three hours and thirty minutes. This run time is unprecedented by other directors, and the film’s length […]

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The Last Cowl of the Decade: Carrying an 84-Year Tradition into 2020

by Katherine Torok ’20 Associate Editor-in-Chief It is tradition in the Cowl office to hang up each issue’s front page on top of the previous year’s. Thus, when Kerry and I stepped foot in the office in August, we saw a wall filled entirely of 2018-2019 front pages.  However, as the semester went on, we […]

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Tangents & Tirades

Civ: An Unconventional Way of Connecting It is staggering how many people “hate” DWC, commonly referred to as Civ, when it brings some of the most fundamental life ideas full circle and creates some of the strongest bonds between professors and students.  Sure, perhaps one has a bad semester in the course–a tough seminar professor […]

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Everyday Life: Coldplay Release Eighth Studio Album

Group Returns with Politically Charged Album on Unrest by Madison Palmieri ’22 A&E Staff After a long period of near-silence following their 2015 album A Head Full of Dreams, Coldplay has made their triumphant return. On Oct. 29, a photo of the band members dated November 22, 1919 and accompanied by instrumental music was posted […]

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