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Is Student Journalism in Peril in the Digital Age? University of Arizona Student Faces Doxxing and Harassment for Her Opinion Piece

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 In the age of social media, it is not uncommon for young people to experience harassment from peers online. This can take the form of hurtful comments, threatening direct messages, or mass reporting of one’s account in order to get it banned from a platform. Those in the public eye—influencers, content […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

A Recap of the 2022 Midterm Elections

In early November, Democrats were projected as likely to lose the majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate; polling and analyst opinion predicted a “red wave” in the midterm elections. As results continue to roll in, Democrats have clinched the Senate majority, holding 50 seats plus the tie-breaking vote of Vice President […]

Liam Dunne '26

Providence College Students Play Hardball: Chris Matthews Visits Campus for “Pizza and Politics” Election Discussion

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 and Christina Charie ’25 Former host of MSNBC’s Hardball, Chris Matthews, came to campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2 to have lunch with Providence College political science students and faculty and participate in a “Pizza and Politics” event in the Guzman lecture hall. Matthews has also worked as a Capitol police officer, […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

What Are We Even Voting For? The Importance of Participating in Local Politics

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 Last week, many of us (hopefully most of us) voted in the midterm elections. I don’t think I’m the only one who found myself staring at my absentee ballot in my left hand while I frantically typed names of candidates and elected positions into Ballotpedia’s search bar with my right. As […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

An Open Letter to President Biden

Dear President Biden, Congratulations. As I am writing this, your party has managed to hold the Senate, and still—as of Nov. 14—has a fighting chance of holding the House. Your instincts have proven correct: above and beyond political disagreements and the public’s view of your presidency, the majority of voters expressed their desire to prevent […]

David Salzillo Jr. '24

Athlete of the Week: Bryce Hopkins

Coming off a season in which they won their first Big East regular season championship in program history and a historic run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, the Providence College men’s basketball team and head coach Ed Cooley had high expectations entering this season. However, coach Cooley had a difficult task during […]

Joe Quirk '23