July 23, 2017

Posts from "Letters to the Editor"

  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.27, 2017

    Letter to the Seniors: Advice for the Graduates

    Dear Class of 2017 Friars, In the words of Adele, “Hello from the other side.” It is hard to believe that only two years ago I was sitting in your shoes. I can recall  feeling a sea  of  mixed emotions…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.06, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: Presidential Apology

    Since I am still walking on top of the ground and will be 92 next month, I wish to express my opinion concerning President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama’s false wiretapping of his residence at the Trump Towers…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Mar.23, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: Keep “Yuck Truck” on Campus

      We, the Executive Board of the 67th Student Congress, the Student Life Chair, and Student Congress Sodexo Representative, met with Chief Financial Officer John Sweeney and Assistant Vice President for Business Services Warren Gray on Monday, March 20, in…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Dec.01, 2016

    Dialogue

    by Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi I very much appreciate that you took the time to interview Dr. Esolen about the controversy concerning the articles published in Crisis Magazine.  I feel quite moved to respond to the articles.  As someone who is…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Nov.10, 2016

    Academic Freedom

    By Brian Barbour (Emeritus), Robert Barry, Giuseppe Butera, Joseph Cosgrove, Matthew Cuddeback, Gary Culpepper, Paul Gondreau, Sandra Keating, James Keating, Robert LaMontagne (retired), Patrick Macfarlane, Paul Maloney, Theresa Moreau, and Jay Pike At Providence College a group of students took…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Nov.10, 2016

    Room for Critique

    by Dr. Christopher Arroyo To the editors: Over the past few weeks, some members of the Providence College community (alumni, faculty, staff, and student alike) have sought ways to respond to Prof. Anthony Esolen’s essay in the Sept. 26 issue of Crisis…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Nov.10, 2016

    Campus Solidarity

    by Dr. Anthony Esolen Dear Students: Unlike many professors here and elsewhere, I am not interested in your political action one way or another, but I am deeply interested in you as human beings. I have expressly written that every…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Chris Slavin ’12

    Editor-in-Chief 2011-2012 Part of what I loved about being on The Cowl was knowing I was part of a long-standing pillar of Friartown. Never did I feel more part of The Cowl‘s tradition than during our 75th year celebration in…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Kerry Ryan McManus ’90

    Editor-in-Chief 1989-1990 I absolutely loved being the Editor-in-Chief of The Cowl! I have so many happy memories of that part of my time at Providence College. Looking back now, holding that job while at the same time being a senior…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Carrie Spiros ’00

    Editor-in-Chief 1999-2000 Being part of putting out the newspaper each week defined my time at Providence College. I am still proud of the work we did which included quality writing and “real” reporting on stories that were important to students.…

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