Category: News

Can the U.K. Find a Reliable Leader That Lasts More Than 45 Days?

With Boris Johnson’s resignation that left the nation in shambles and Liz Truss’s departure after just 45 days as Prime Minister, the United Kingdom is looking for a stable leader for the third time in two months. Former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak was named Prime Minister on Tuesday, Oct. 25. A member of the Conservative […]

Shannon Kelly '26

South Korea: Halloween Crowd Crush Kills at Least 150

On Oct. 30, a popular nightlife district of Seoul, South Korea called Itaewon was packed for the first Halloween celebration since the COVID-19 pandemic. The area was expecting around 100 thousand individuals in the neighborhood, but the police were reportedly understaffed. What happened next was a tragedy that not many could have predicted. The streets […]

Natasha Allen '25

Student Congress Updates

by Tess Carty ’25 and Kaitlyn Hladik ’25 Dean Kyle J. McInnis, Sc.D, joined us during our general meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25 to walk us through the plan for “HealthCare in Action,” introducing us to the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. The Liberal Arts curriculum at Providence College gives nursing students a unique […]

Kaitlyn Hladik '25

Student Congress Updates

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Student Congress was pleased to welcome four members of the Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEI) Team: Dr. Quincy Bevely, Mr. Sokeo Ros, Ms. Perla Castillo Calderon, and Mr. Saaid Mendoza. They began with a short presentation, explaining who they were, their responsibilities, and upcoming news for their department, followed by […]

Kaitlyn Hladik '25

Rhode Island’s 2nd Congressional District Election: Seth Magaziner vs. Allan Fung

by Sarah McLaughlin ’23 With Congressman Jim Langevin not seeking re-election, the Rhode Island 2nd Congressional District seat is up for grabs this election season. The Providence College campus, as well as the surrounding off-campus neighborhood, is a part of this district, which spans from western Providence to the northwestern, southwestern, and southeastern reaches of […]

Sarah McLaughlin '23

Featured Friar: Samantha Dietel ’23

Samanatha Dietel, a current senior  at Providence College, did not expect to attend PC. Dietel went to the fall open house because the school was close to her home in Seekonk, MA, and she planned to go on tours at different schools. One of her first memories of PC was parking in the garage by […]

Sydney Olinger '23

Providence College Graduate Starts Web Company

Providence College graduate Mathew Carlson ’20 spoke with The Cowl this week to discuss his recently founded company and website, ParentPresents. Originally from Ramsey, New Jersey, Carlson was a Business Economics and Finance major and President of the Golf Team at PC.     Carlson’s graduating year and start to his professional career were uniquely difficult, as […]

Emma Strempfer '24

Featured Friar: Gracie Cleaver ’23

This week’s Featured Friar is Gracie Cleaver. Originally from Verona, NJ, Cleaver is a senior biology major with a Spanish minor on the Neuroscience Certificate track. In her three years attending PC, Cleaver has proven herself to be a committed and passionate member of the PC community. When making her college decision, Cleaver avoided PC […]

Eileen Cooney '23

A Discussion with Dean McInnis Following PC’s Long-Awaited School of Nursing Announcement

News officially broke of Providence College’s plans to open a nursing program via an email from President Fr. Sicard on Sept. 12. The administration released its official plans immediately upon receiving approval from The Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education to establish a nursing program. The new school and subsequent programs will […]

Emma Strempfer '24

Exceeding Expectations Right out of the Gate: PC Welcomes the Impressive Class of 2026

Following the typical lull brought about by the summer months, the lively Friartown atmosphere that we all know and love is back at Providence College. The Class of 2023 is settled into off-campus housing, much of the Class of 2024 is traveling the world while abroad, the Class of 2025 has claimed Aquinas lawn, and […]

Colleen Dorrian '25