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A Fresh Start For PC Lacrosse: New Coach and Youth Show Promise

Justin Bishop ’24 Sports Staff The Providence Lacrosse team closed out regular season play with a 12–11 OT win over Big East Conference opponent St. John’s University on Saturday, April 30. The team finished with an overall record of 6–8 with a Big East conference record of 2–3, good enough to clinch a bid in […]

Justin Bishop '24

Sport Shorts 05/04/23

O’Livia Lopes ’26 Sports Staff Lacrosse The Providence College men’s lacrosse team is now at 6–8 overall, holding a 2–3 Big East Conference record. On April 21, the Friars fell to the University of Denver in a match that ended 6–13. Ryan Bell ’25 led the scoring with three points on two goals and one […]

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Treating the Land: A Weekend Reforesting the Australian Tablelands

“The right tree in the right place for the right reason” is the slogan for one of the most successful tree planting programs and community organizations on the Australian Tablelands. Providence College students who are studying abroad in Australia, along with other student volunteers, had the pleasure of spending a weekend with Trees for the […]

Rosie Kelly ’24

Student Congress Update

On March 28, Student Congress was happy to hear from Dean Tiffany Gaffney, the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Students. She shared her passion for Providence College’s mission and described it as an imperfect place with a lot of potential and a motivated community that is driven to make the […]

Kaitlyn Hladik '25

A New Era in Friartown: New HC Kim English Takes Over PC Job

Justin Bishop ’24 Sports Staff It has been almost a month since Ed Cooley left Providence College for a fresh start at Georgetown University after 12 great seasons as the men’s basketball head coach. Rumors began swirling about Cooley leaving Providence after a report that he had met with Georgetown representatives before the Friars game […]

Justin Bishop '24

PCI: Who Will Win the 2023 Stanley Cup?

Colorado Avalanche: Will Murphy ’23 Sports Co-Editor The National Hockey League playoffs have earned a reputation as one of the most exciting postseasons in all of sports, and rightfully so. This year’s regular season has already gone down in  history because of the Boston Bruins’ record-breaking run to 63 wins and a whopping 135 points. […]

Will Murphy and Joe Quirk

Sport Shorts 04/20/23

Daniel Charapp ’25 Sports Staff Lacrosse: The Providence College men’s lacrosse team is 5–7 overall, with a 1–2 Big East Conference record. On April 1, the Friars beat the Marquette University Golden Eagles at home 16–14. Matt Grillo ’23 GS led the Friars in scoring with five goals, while James Corasaniti ’23 GS led with […]

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Writer vs. Writer: Is the required reading for DWC in need of a refresh?

NO Anna Fakhri ’24 The Development of Western Civilization class does not need to update the books required for the course. There is something inherently special about reading ancient literature, whether that be Greek mythology in works like Homer’s Odyssey or theological texts like the Bible. It forces us to consider elements of past histories […]

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Letter to the Editor: Racism Within Rhode Island

Did you know that there is a white supremacist group in Rhode Island looking to recruit people to make their cause heard? This group of neo-Nazis in Rhode Island is grasping the attention of residents by attaching flyers to rocks to recruit white European people in the area. White supremacy in Rhode Island is essential […]

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Why Fanfiction Matters

Fanfiction is a strange topic. When mentioning it, you’re bound to be met with a wide range of reactions, from “You write fanfiction too?” to “You mean that nerdy fiction that tweens write?” As someone who has been in the fanfiction community for quite a while, I have seen my fair share of both well-written […]

Meghan Mitchell '23