December 10, 2018

Posts from "National and Global News"

  • National and Global News | Jan.25, 2018

    Bursting the PC Bubble: The Government Shutdown

    Why the U.S. Government Shutdown, and What it Means to You by Darren Squillace ’19 News Staff For the first time in nearly five years, the United States federal government shut down when the clock struck midnight on Friday evening,…

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  • National and Global News | Jan.25, 2018

    Bursting the PC Bubble: The Women’s March Takes on Rhode Island

    Protestors Rally at State House and Fight for Women’s Rights by Catherine Brewer ’20 News Staff “We believe that Women’s Rights are Human Rights and Human Rights are Women’s Rights.” That is the core belief of the founders of the Women’s…

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  • National and Global News | Jan.18, 2018

    Let’s Talk About …Net

    An Analysis On Net Neutrality and What it Means For You By Brian Garvey ’20 News Staff On Sunday December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality. Net neutrality is the idea that…

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  • National and Global News | Dec.07, 2017

    Year in Review

    Looking Back at the World News of 2017 by Hannah Langley ’20 News Staff December has arrived, and another year has come and gone. From the inuaguration of the 45th President of the United States, to the tragic Las Vegas…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.30, 2017

    Bursting the Bubble: Tragedy in Egypt

    Death Toll Hits 305 in Egypt’s Worst Modern Massacre by Catherine Brewer ’20 News Staff The death toll hovers at 305, including 27 children, three days after Egypt’s worst modern massacre occurred on Friday, November 24 during the al-Rawdah…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.16, 2017

    Shots Heard Near Providence Mall

    by Sarah Giani News Staff Last Thursday, the FriarAlert System was utilized to communicate with the campus community that shots were fired near the Providence Place Mall. The day began with  a Providence police cruiser was stolen on Route 146 at…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.09, 2017

    Bursting the PC Bubble: Indictments

    by Darren Squillace ’19 News Staff Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is being indicted on felony counts by Robert Mueller, who was recently appointed this past year by the Justice Department to be special counsel in the investigation…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.09, 2017

    National News: Tragedy in Texas

    by Brian Garvey ’20 News Staff On Sunday, November 5, a terrible tragedy struck Sutherland Springs, Texas. Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire with a Ruger AR-556 assault-type rifle on those attending Sunday at First Baptist Church, killing 26 people.…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.02, 2017

    Bursting the PC Bubble: Catalonia

    By Ernie Andreoli ’18 News Staff On Friday, October 27, the Catalan Parliament voted to declare independence from Spain. This unprecedented vote came almost a month after Catalonia’s lawmakers held a referendum for independence despite the Spanish government’s dissent. Following…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.02, 2017

    National News: Madness in Manhatten

    By Sabrina Guilbeault ’18 News Editor This past Tuesday, October 31, the world recieved heartbreaking news that eight people were killed and almost a dozen injured after a truck drove down a bicycle path in New York City. The incident…

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