January 21, 2018

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    Business Majors Preparing for Real World

    The recession has many students, especially business majors, worried about their futures after college. Future Friar Executives [FFE]faced the tough market head-on at their fourth annual “Pathways to Success” business conference a few weeks ago.FFE, a club only seven years old, provides programs to help strengthen students’ business skills outside the classroom.

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  • News | Mar.18, 2010

    A Dream of Waking in the Afterglow

    Fictionby Bobby Bretz ’12The sky wore a sickly virescent hue these days. The boy woke early, as usual, and staring out the window at the vomit-green horizon he allowed his thoughts to wander before returning to the routine anticipation of breakfast and the day’s work. He was most fortunate, they had said. His parents, both of them, had succumbed to the sickness and died slowly before his eyes. His father went first. On her last day, his mother held him in her arms with what little energy she yet retained, without a single utterance, until she too passed with an apologetic tear and a protracted exhalation.

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  • News | Mar.17, 2010

    Chance Happenings Under the Vegas Scope

    Fiction by Conor Leary ’11Jack put his life on the line. Shoving the chips forward, pressing his hands against the tiny towers his life savings had translated into, he waited for luck to check in on him. He wanted to paralyze its metaphorical face with an open mouth. He wanted the cryptic and uncontrollable force of the universe to be completely focused on him and what he was about to do. The chips never toppled.

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  • News | Mar.17, 2010

    The Latent Hearth

    Poetry by Alex BetGeorge ’11I am the graying coal thatshiversoff in burnt wispswhen thoughts flutter by toco

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  • News | Mar.17, 2010

    The Way to the Beach

    Fiction by Dara Plath ’13The way to the beach was lined with thorny bushes of red and pink roses. I used to bring Talon through this path every afternoon, right after we had our lunch of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with the crusts kept on. She once tried to pick one of the roses and cut her hand pretty badly; she cried for an hour, though not from the pain but because she didn’t understand why something so beautiful could be so dangerous.

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  • News | Feb.25, 2010

    Painted Flowers

    Fiction by Dara Plath ’13The boy walked next to the sidewalk. He dragged his feet against the sun-cooked road, creating a scraping sound with each step. He always wore the same ripped jeans and white t-shirt permanently tainted with raw earth. He also wore an expression of teenage angst which tended to scare some of the adults in town.

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  • News | Feb.25, 2010

    PC Cash to be Accepted Off Campus

    Within the next few days, CVS, Golden Crust, and Frankly’s Pizza will become even more accessible to Providence College students. As of this month, the three vendors have finalized plans to accept PC Cash, which is stored on students’ PC ID’s, in their stores.

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  • News | Feb.25, 2010

    Poems by Google

    Poetry by Kaly Thayer ’10

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  • News | Feb.25, 2010

    Continuing to Call PC to Action: Do Not Forget Haiti

    Cowl Editors remind the PC community to continue supporting Haiti relief funds.

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  • News | Feb.25, 2010

    Bright Street Lights

    Fiction by Daniel James ’11Street lights. That’s the first thing I remember seeing in the darkness. There’s no sound outside of those damn humming noises from the dull bulbs that create little craters on the pavement. I assume that there are houses next to me, surrounding me, even.

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