Category: News

MLK Service Day Highlights College Unbound, Provides Inspiration to PC Community

On Feb. 1, the Providence College Rev. Dr. MLK Series continued following Convocation with a Service Day in Moore Hall dedicated to College Unbound. College Unbound, a non-profit in Providence, provides adults facing societal or economic boundaries with the opportunity to receive higher education. The PC program included inspirational anecdotes and testimonies from CU alums […]

Margaret Hanson '25

McPhail’s Hosts Huxley Hangout: BOP and Campus Ministry Collaborate on a Memorable Event

McPhail’s had a “pawty” on Tuesday night co-sponsored by the Board of Programmers and Campus Ministry: “Huxley Hangout,” an event that included stuff-a-Hux, doggy bags, Scooby snacks, and “pupcakes.”  The event was a major hit and many people were able to adopt stuffed Huxley plushies or take part in some painting activities. McPhail’s remained crowded […]

Kaitlyn Hladik '25

Nurses Striking Worldwide

Currently, there are massive nursing strikes and hospital walkouts in both the US and the UK. Though the reasons for these international nursing strikes correlate, the circumstances differ. These differences stem from healthcare systems, as the UK has universal healthcare, and the US does not.  Both the strikes in New York and in London have […]

Olivia Coletti '24

Monument Dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. is Met With Contention

Jan. 13 marked the unveiling of “The Embrace,” a monument in Boston dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The sculpture by Hank Willis Thomas was inspired by a hug the two shared after Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. The 20-foot-tall statue sits in the Boston Common, […]

Kaitlyn Hladik '25

The Race for Speaker of the House

The latest battle for Speaker of the House was defined by compromise, political theater, and infighting. According to many political commentators, Kevin McCarthy’s bid for Speaker revealed the schisms within the Republican party.  Following Nancy Pelosi announcing her resignation as Speaker of the House, it became apparent that someone new would have to take the […]

Shannon Kelly '26

Research in Greenland Reveals Much About Warming Temperatures

Researchers in Greenland have made an alarming discovery–using ice core samples, scientists have deduced that arctic temperatures are the warmest they’ve been in 1,000 years. That’s not to say that it was this warm in the 11th century; 1000-year-old samples are simply the oldest scientists can effectively research. Climate scientists drill deep into glaciers for […]

Liam Dunne '26

Brazilian Politics Left Reeling After Attack on Capitol

During the months following his electoral defeat to leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro aimed to discredit the results of the October election. Bolsonaro’s use of such inflammatory rhetoric incited mass violence outside of Brazil’s National Congress in Brasilia on Jan. 8, and was eerily similar to the Jan. […]

Eileen Cooney '23