“Daddy, I want to go fishing today!” The gentle tug on my shirttail didn’t have quite enough force to drag my eyes out of the computer screen they were currently embedded in. I absentmindedly reached down to steady the delicate coils of warm skin that were fighting with all their strength to win my attention.Read More
The three women spent their Sunday afternoon just as they always did: sitting in Lydia Jones’ kitchen, sipping from coffee and gossiping about whatever neighborhood sensation had occurred the previous week. In a curious occurrence of irony, however, they had discovered that on this particular day it was one of their own, and not some other resident of Chestnut Grove, that served as the topic of salacious discussion. So, rather than talk idly over brunch, they found themselves consoling Lydia as she wept over her latest package… a package so atrocious that she had called her friends, Mary Potter and Tania Adams, and simply insisted that they come an hour earlier than usual. They had no choice but to acquiesce.Read More
He wasn’t dressed for the occasion. That bothered him.
Sitting in the room as people gathered like phantoms in blacker-than-normal colors, he wasn’t dressed for the occasion. Amongst the black trousers and suit jackets, black blouses and dresses, black headbands and neckties even, he sat in bright red sweatpants. His hair was rustled and thrown in the directions of what little sleep he had attempted to get. He wore an undershirt, a white one that was too tattered to wear in public. It was naturally reserved only for pajamas, to be worn within the boundaries of his bedroom, a place for privacy beneath blankets and sheets.Read More
Last Tuesday, Sept. 21, police shut down a rally in the Russian capital of Moscow, campaigning against Russian Mayor Yuri Luzhkov’s stance on gay rights, according to the BBC. The rally, which was timed to coincide with the 74th birthday of the mayor, ended with eight protestors arrested, including notable Russian gay rights activistRead More
While most people are focused on the war in Iraq that is being fought overseas, their is a silent war being waged in our own backyard. This war is a fight against domestic violence and sexual assault. It is one that can be deterred by you, right here on the Providence College campus.Read More
Need help applying to law school? John T. Scanlan, Ph.D, Department of English is at your service. Scanlan has been named the new Providence College pre-law advisor, effective at the start of the 2010-2011 academic year. As pre-law advisor, Scanlan will serve as a resource for students in their law school application process.Read More