August 8, 2020

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    An Immigration Lawyer on Immigration

    Over the summer, the debate surrounding Arizona’s SB 1070 soared to new heights and has only widened the chasm between the Democrats and the Republicans. The issue is forecasted to be a decisive factor in the upcoming November elections, which could very well overturn the Democratic majority in Congress.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    The Price of Printing

    Long lines and piles of paper are now in the past for Providence College. After going through two pallets of paper waste last year, an equivalent of about 50 trees worth of waste, the College is taking new steps to make its printing more efficient and tree-friendly.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Friar Finance

    Yuri Gagarin became the first human to reach outerspace in 1961. During the Apollo program, the United States made six successful manned missions to the Moon. Since then, no nation has mounted a manned mission beyond low Earth orbit. Furthermore, NASA is retiring the venerable Space Shuttle program next year, leaving the U.S. government with no launch capability. That leaves two programs: the Russian government’s Soyuz and the Chinese government’s Shenzhou.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Balfour, No More?

    You are on your way to class and a tall, blonde kid squeezes past you, nudging you with his black North Face backpack. You are in a swarm of “Go Friar” apparel, and what seems to be the marketing center of endless North Face zip-ups and UGGs. Where else could you be but on the Providence College campus?

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Snapshots: Stories As More Than Just Words

    Short stories by Conor Leary ’11/Portfolio Editor

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Providence Tops Princeton’s List

    Having Brad’s, Clubbie’s, Louie’s, and Old’s within a one mile radius from the school, it came as no surprise when Providence College was rated number two for the college with the most beer in The Princeton Review in 2005. Five years from then, the ratings have changed. Princeton has now rated us number one on their “Lots of Hard Liquor” list and number 10 for “Lots of Beer.”

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    College: A Matter of Dollars and Sense

    Throughout the United States more and more students are choosing to attend college and who can blame them? According to the 2004 U.S. Census Bureau report, workers who have completed their bachelor’s degree earn an average of about $51,000 a year. Meanwhile, workers with only their high school diploma earn about $28,000 a year.

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    What You Should Be Reading

    We, on the Portfolio Staff, understand that you have plenty of reading to do for you classes. Between trying to comprehend the deeper meaning of Dante’s nine circles of Hell while somehow managing to understand what exactly Aquinas is talking about, you can easily lose track of the wonders and delight of reading. Along with our riveting section, here are some pieces from the world of literature you might be a little more interested in (not that you have to find Dante, Aquinas, or even Plato uninteresting).

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    The Silent Lovers

    Fiction by Dara Plath ’13/Asst. Portfolio Editor

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  • News | Sep.16, 2010

    Filled with Freshman

    “PC Prints” is not the only big thing to enter Providence College this year.

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