August 23, 2017

Posts from "Letters to the Editor"

  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Dave Holman ’03

    Editor-in-Chief 2002-2003 My experience on The Cowl taught me many lessons that are still valuable to this day, such as how to gather facts into a story, attention to detail, and the quiet reward of an all-nighter. But the most…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Judy McNamara Murphy ’83

    Editor-in-Chief 1982-1983 One of the first extra-curricular activities I signed up for in the fall of 1979 was to write for the “Features” section of The Cowl. It was a great way to meet new people and be informed about…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Theresa Edo Freeman ’96

    Editor-in-Chief 1995-1996 Blind Melon’s iconic ‘90s video, “No Rain,” featured this girl in a bumblebee costume tap-dancing her way through a bland little town, never happy until she finds a field of other bees joyously dancing. The Cowl was my…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Steve Maurano ’78

    Feature Staff I came to Providence College as a wide-eyed freshman in the fall of 1974. The country was still reeling from the Watergate scandal and President Nixon’s resignation one month earlier. I was enthralled with the idea of becoming…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Noelle Debes ’94

    Editor-in-Chief 1993-1994 The first time I was published in The Cowl, I wasn’t on the staff. After receiving my first phone bill freshman year, I sent a Letter to the Editor about the importance (and low cost) of writing letters.…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Jan.14, 2016

    Greg Winsper ’86

    Editor-in-Chief 1985-1986 When Kathleen McGinty ’16 contacted me to write a reflective essay for The Cowl’s 80th anniversary I was immediately flooded with wonderful memories. I had the distinctive opportunity of celebrating The Cowl’s 50th anniversary while I was Editor-in-Chief…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Sep.03, 2015

    Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank the entire PC staff, students involved with Residence Life, Campus Security, and ROTC members for the outstanding job during Freshmen Move-In Day.  Not only were logistics handled…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.24, 2014

    Corr Values: A Message to the Class of 2014

    by Emily Corr ’13 Guest Opinion “I’m not ready!” This is probably the most common statement by the Class of 2014 of the past academic year. Not only is it annoying to hear, by undergrads and postgrads alike, but it…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.03, 2014

    Letter to the Editor

    I agree when Holy Father Pope Francis “warns mobsters that Hell awaits if they don’t repent and renounce their blood-stained money and blood-stained power. The life that you live now won’t give you pleasure. It won’t give you joy or…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Apr.03, 2014

    Have a Little Courage

    by Matthew Henry Smith ’16 Guest Opinion Friars, we have been invited to hear another academic speaker on queer issues. The event description reads as follows, “Two representatives of Courage International, the Catholic Church’s outreach to persons with homosexual inclination,…

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