Category: Features

Featured Friar: Michaela Campbell ’22

Featured Friar: Michaela Campbell ’22 Making a Difference at PC and Beyond By Sydney Olinger ’23     Michaela Campbell ’22 has truly made her mark on Providence College during her three years on campus. However, her career serving her local communities began long before attending PC. Campbell is from Holliston, MA and is currently […]

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Featured Friars: Members of the Class of 2021

Kyle Burgess ’21 News Co-Editor As an unforgettable academic year draws to a close, the class of 2021 begins the bittersweet process of both opening an exciting new chapter in their lives as college graduates and closing the final chapter in their college careers.  While this process is already difficult enough to manage on its […]

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Featured “Friar”: Father Justin Bolger, O.P.

by Sydney Olinger ’23 News Staff Father Justin Bolger, O.P., works within faith formation ministries at Providence College. He is also involved in music ministries as he has a background in various types of music. As an assistant chaplain, Fr. Justin also helps to serve the wider campus community and provide for the spiritual needs […]

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Keeping the Coasts Clear: PC Student Helps in Fight Against Pollution

by Kyle Burgess ’21 News Co-Editor As the old adage goes, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” For Providence College students like Charles “Fred” Manoog ’23, this phrase was more than just a job-hunting cliché. Instead, Manoog decided to make the most out of his passion by […]

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Former Cowl Editor-in-Chief on Teaching English in South Korea, Connecting With Others, and Hearing Their Stories

by Sara Conway ’21 A&E Editor It had been a long 15 hours for Kerry Torpey ’20. Flying across the world to South Korea in order to teach English—and during a global pandemic, no less—was no joke.  There was the proper paperwork to put together before departing from the United States, then there was the […]

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Featured Friar: Joey Silva ’23

by Eileen Cooney ’23 News Staff There is no denying that finding one’s place in college can be incredibly daunting. Deciding what you want to study and what clubs, activities, sports teams, and organizations you want to be involved with can be overwhelming. Yet, Joey Silva ’23 has navigated these difficult paths and has found […]

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Featured Friar: Abby Kiernan ’21

by Kyle Burgess ’21 News Co-Editor As the world acknowledges the one-year anniversary of a life in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many have considered the past 12 months as a time for isolation and removal from group settings to ensure the safety of others. However, social-distancing measures have not prevented many members of […]

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FF: Christina Roca ‘21: Learning to Make a Change at Home and Across the Globe

by Sydney Olinger ’23 News Staff Christina Roca ’21, a global studies and sociology major, is a first-generation college student and daughter of two immigrants. She has dedicated much of her time at Providence College to studying immigration and helping to create an easy transition for others in her position. Like many first-generation college students, […]

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From Political Science Major to the Political Arena: PC Alumnus Announces Candidacy For Massachusetts Governor

by Nicole Silverio ’22 News Staff Ben Downing ’03, a former Democratic Massachusetts state senator and Providence College graduate, announced his candidacy last Monday for governor of Massachusetts. If he wins, he will take Republican Governor Charlie Baker’s position. Downing is the first person to announce his candidacy for the 2022 Massachusetts gubernatorial race.  “I’m […]

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Featured Friar: Malik Washington ’21

by Sydney Olinger ’23 News Staff As senior class president, Malik Washington ’21 is truly following his dream to be a voice for the Providence College and greater Providence communities. Beyond this, what is most important to Washington are the opportunities and achievements he has had as a first-generation college student. Originally from Washington, D.C.,Washington […]

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