August 8, 2020

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Fruit of A Fall

    Blow over a bottle’s open neck, lips suspended, parted above its glass gape. It yields that sound: Low & hollow. That Voice spoke so Eve would know not to reach for the branch— not to pluck the pomegranate from the Tree of Good & Evil. But she chose— so then the Garden’s gates gouged her ankle as she sprinted through to the outside. Yahweh needed

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Senior Giving Surpasses 30K

    Kristen Beaulieu ‘10 and 20 other students had been working hard to reach their class’ giving goals set by the Office of Institutional Advancement. They exceeded those goals. According to Beaulieu, the co-chair of Senior Class Giving Committee, the senior class was asked to raise $30,000 for the fiscal year through 50 percent participation from all class members. As of now, the senior class has raised $38,463 with 58 percent class participation.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Crude Oil

    Because we didn’t have any gas, we couldn’t get to where we were going. In fact, it was the minimum distance for which it was necessary to drive, just on the cusp of the maximum distance to ride a bike. Sure we could have hopped on our bikes, drank a little more water than usual to wash away the lactic acid and kept a handful of M&Ms in our pockets to keep our knees from lagging, but it was never in character for us to push the limit of understanding. We’d never play Monopoly without all of the pieces.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Professor Rewrites History

    A team of archaeologists led by assistant professor of art history, Thomas Strasser, Ph.D., uncovered pre-historic tools on the Greek Island of Crete. The artifacts discovered suggest that species preceding man were able to navigate the seas earlier than once thought.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    DWC Debate Continues

    Lack of diversity in the Development of Western Civilization program is a huge problem, according to Eric Hirsch, chair of the Sociology Department, Ph.D., at Providence College.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    The Reason I Know How to Hide

    Alone. Alone in the darkness of my common room. I close my eyes and exhale heavily in short, spastic bursts. My tongue snaps out like a lizard’s to lick my chapped lips. I can feel my hands shaking like an earthquake. When I open my eyes, I extend them, observing the curves and bumps like a landscape. These are not my hands I want to say as they shake in front of a keyboard. This is not me. In front of them, a computer screen glows dimly. A blank page is open, the cursor blinking patiently for its first command.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Addressing Sexual Assault

    Many students would not know where to turn if you they found themselves the victim of a sexual assault at Providence College. VASE, which stands for Victims, Advocacy, Support and Education, was introduced to PC at the beginning of the Fall 2009 semester to address such circumstances.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    The Crime

    There is a crime in this knowledge of mine.One which threatens to break down this foundation that we have created:mere reflections of a false salvation. But I can see beyond this white picket fence,past forced smiles and shrouded eyes,staring back with an impression of innocence. Listen up now for I tell no lies. I see sunlit valleys of green and gold, stretching far beyond the bounds of you and me. I can feel the inner sanctum of my soul,grasping for a world we are blind to see.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Kick for a Cause: A Score for Liberia

    Various students from the Providence College community participated in the “Kick for A Cause” soccer tournament to benefit Liberia on Sunday, April 25. A total of seven teams were created to play a minimum of three games each.

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  • News | Apr.29, 2010

    Dream of Accra

    City of AntsIn their pants, it’s the modern social dance,With their masks on and flasks drawn,They sing familiar chants with the break of dawn;They’ll approach us as they please,Take us where we need to be,We’ll do the job with easeAnd they can pay us in cedis,Then Kofi and I can get a little highOn a Friday night in late July,And the dusty sky said surprise, surpriseAnd the sun did rise ‘fore I closed my eyesAnd my oh my, the obruni sighs,It’s been quite some time since I lived my life…City of AntsIn a stance, ready to march on city limits,Ready to barge in any minuteOn their unsuspecting victims,And with ‘em comes a quantum of suspicion,Of wooden eyes and superstitions,Of crooked cries and inhibitions,But with ease, we’ll take these, our leavesInto the arms of mama breeze,She comes across the desert and she’ll carry us to seaAnd provide rejuvenation in this ancient summer heat,With the citrus sun above us and the lemon sharks beneath,And later in the evening when I’m troubled counting sheepI’ll think of thee, ma belle amie, and get myself some sleep.

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