Category: News

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

PC1G Celebrates National First-Generation Day

Nov. 8 marks National First-Generation Day, and in celebration, the PC1G Initiative hosted a table in the Slavin Atrium last Tuesday. PC1G ran the table with help from the Student Success Center, the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Office of Public Safety, and the Peer Mentoring Program. They offered snacks, stickers, and free swag.  A […]

Emma Strempfer '24

A Recap of the 2022 Midterm Elections

In early November, Democrats were projected as likely to lose the majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate; polling and analyst opinion predicted a “red wave” in the midterm elections. As results continue to roll in, Democrats have clinched the Senate majority, holding 50 seats plus the tie-breaking vote of Vice President […]

Liam Dunne '26

Providence College Students Play Hardball: Chris Matthews Visits Campus for “Pizza and Politics” Election Discussion

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 and Christina Charie ’25 Former host of MSNBC’s Hardball, Chris Matthews, came to campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2 to have lunch with Providence College political science students and faculty and participate in a “Pizza and Politics” event in the Guzman lecture hall. Matthews has also worked as a Capitol police officer, […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

What is The Alembic? PC’s Literary Journal

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of PC’s clubs and organizations were impacted in terms of lowered membership and name recognition. The Alembic, a literary journal which publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, and literary interviews written by PC students and writers from all over the world, is managed and edited by students […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

Updates from Alpha Epsilon Delta

by Samantha Gabree ’23 Guest News Writer Alpha Epsilon Delta is a national health preprofessional honors and service organization. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients were unable to breathe due to their lungs being filled with fluid. This was the case with many individuals in New York and as the city’s hospitals overflowed, the patients […]

Samantha Gabree '23

Trader Joe’s Opens Downtown Providence Store

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 Great news for fans of frozen fried ravioli and strawberry mochi—Trader Joe’s opened a new location in Downtown Providence this morning, Nov. 3. Located at 425 South Main Street, the store is within walking distance of Brown’s campus and PVDonuts and is now the closest Trader Joe’s location to PC’s campus, […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23