November 22, 2019

Posts from "Letters to the Editor"

  • Letters to the Editor | Oct.31, 2019

    Letter to the Editor

    by Dr. Alexander Moffett Director: Development of Western Civilization Program Guest Writer   Dear Editors, As Director of the Development of Western Civilization program, I was delighted to read Alyssa Cohen’s thoughtful editorial in the Sept. 12 issue of The…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Oct.24, 2019

    Letter to the Editor from Professors in the Department of Elementary and Special Education

    by Drs. Jeri Gillin, Laura Hauerwas, Susan Skawinski, and Marcy Zipke The members of the Elementary and Special Education Department would like to respond to the recent article that appeared in The Cowl regarding racism in our department.   We…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Oct.03, 2019

    Letter to the Editor: From the Associate Vice President of Public Affairs, Government & Community Relations

    by Steven J. Maurano ’78, ‘06P, ‘07P Guest Writer I want to commend The Cowl opinion writer Savannah Plaisted ’21 for her thoughtful piece on Providence College’s community service (“PC Community Service: Begin Locally First”), which appeared on the front…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Oct.25, 2018

    Letter to the Editor: Formation in Science as a Liberal Art

    by Dr. Seann Mulcahy Guest Writer In 1947, exactly 30 years after its founding, Providence College broke ground on its second academic building, Albertus Magnus Hall. Dedicated in honor of the medieval scholar and Dominican Friar, “Al Mag” was built…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Sep.27, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    by Rakeb Max ’22 Guest Writer I’m Rakeb Max and I’m from Minnesota. Currently, I am an economics major with zero intentions of going on to Wall Street. Instead, my fascinations lie in domestic economic policy, specifically socioeconomic disparities in…

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  • Letters to the Editor | May.03, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor, My time at Providence College is coming to a close. I write to you to discuss one of the clubs I currently lead at PC, the College Republicans, and the path forward I hope it paves for our…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.26, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    Dear Father Shanley, I hope you are well during this Easter season. I am now writing to you in the open forum after having tried to reach you privately in two letters dated March 17 and April 5 that have…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Mar.26, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    by Mattie Henry ’16 “Providence College has lost its way.” This is a sentiment often invoked by rabidly conservative professors, religious third parties, and zealous students looking to force its hand. These actors would like to see the school return…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Mar.22, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor, We are faculty at Providence College. We would like to make the following statement in response to events at the College since March 1, when Michael Smalanskas, a senior and a Resident Assistant, posted a bulletin board in…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Mar.20, 2018

    Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor, The unfortunate reality evident in our discourse about sexuality is that we have all bought into the lie that human worth and dignity is pendant upon our ability to have others approve of our sex life. I write…

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