August 8, 2020

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    The Great Divide

    The current economic turbulency

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    Shakespeare Series # 1: Honor Thy Husband

    Fiction by Conor Leary ’11/Portfolio Editor.

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    PC in D.C.

    My name is Valerie Ferdon. This fall, I have relinquished my duties as news editor of The Cowl in order to study in DC, as a part of the Washington Semester Program at American University. This could be considered a study abroad for political science majors, an opportunity to be thrown headfirst into a new culture (and trust me, DC is a culture of its own) and partake in a highly focused program of study.

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    Pope Benedict Visits Britain

    Bill Pursell ’11 / World Staff

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    A Constitutional Storm Over

    Since last March, the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the National Federation of Independent Business have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Treasury, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services claiming that the healthcare reform law signed by the president last March is unconstitutional.

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  • News | Sep.22, 2010

    The Last Waltz

    A memoir by Danny James ’11/Portfolio Staff

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    The Mosque in Manhattan

    Over the past few weeks, many Muslims have felt threatened by Americans who have criticized construction of an Islamic center near Ground Zero. The center is two blocks from where 3,000 people perished when hijacked airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center. The $100 million project has been referred to as “Ground Zero Mosque” by mainstream media, although its supporters say the site would serve as a community center. Although the complex will include a mosque, this will not be the primary function of the building. However, many Americans believe the proposed site is an insult to the 9/11 victims’ families because of its proximity to Ground Zero.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    France’s Roma Remedy

    Approximately one thousand Roma, also known as Gypsies, have been shipped from France to Romania within the last month. The act, which France defends as an attempt to limit crime, has drawn sharp criticism by international human rights groups.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Conflicts Over Constitution Changes

    The 61st Student Congress met for the first time last Tuesday, September 7, to discuss their plans in the following weeks to come. Congress executive board members Liane Nadeau ’11, Mary Bogan ’11, Meaghan Murphy ’11, and Nick Mikula ’11 held a short meeting with Congress members, mainly consisting of announcements from class presidents.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Harkins Houses New Changes

    Freshmen will not be the only students fumbling around campus this week. Over the past 10 weeks ,Providence College began its multi-phased restoration of its oldest building, Harkins Hall. During the renovations, Harkins’ offices and classrooms were reorganized and relocated.

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