July 13, 2020

Posts from "News"

  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    Track Teams Collecting Sneakers for Haiti

    Track stars Dominic Channon ’12 and Emma Perron ’11 are shipping their shoes to Haiti. They hope the initiative will benefit victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake that hit the capital of Port-au-Prince. Channon and Perron have collected a total of 72 pairs of shoes this semester and are planning to collect more in the months to come. Their goal is to collect up to 80 or 100 by the end of the academic year.

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  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    Feinstein Finds Money

    Students receiving off-campus work study will not have to worry about being strapped for cash this semester. After originally receiving two e-mails from the Feinstein Institute of Public Service telling them that it had exhausted its off-campus work study funds, a few days later on Feb. 5, students received another e-mail from the Office of Financial Aid telling them that they would still be receiving financial aid.

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  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    Cadet McNamara Performs on Stage and in ROTC

    For Liz McNamara ’11, being a student while active in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps [ROTC] Program means experiencing the best of both worlds at Providence College. McNamara feels ROTC and her involvement in many different activities at the College has made her more than well rounded.

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  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    PICTURES FROM HAITI

    Kaitlyn Monast ’13 / News Staff

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  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    The Art of Learning How to Swim

    Fiction by Conor Leary ’11.Wait at least thirty minutes before plunging away the hot summer day after a large meal. Mom’s repeated phrase you thought she only said to give her a few minutes to eat in peace after making sure you didn’t choke on the barbeque selections holds some authenticity.

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  • News | Feb.18, 2010

    Growth of Fast Trains in China

    According to The New York Times, the 664 mile, 11 hour journey from Guangzhou to Wuhan, China

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  • News | Feb.17, 2010

    A Fuzzy Case of Hindsight

    Essay by Lindsay Wengloski ’10.When we get too close to one thing or another, the things we see before us dissolve.

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  • News | Feb.17, 2010

    Friar Finance 101

    Since home foreclosures and mortgage defaults began to increase, the market for Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) has struggled. Once one of the most popular types of asset backed financing vehicles, Mortgage-Backed Securities were bought and sold by Wall Street firms, ultimately leading to many going bankrupt or being bailed out when the market collapsed.

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  • News | Feb.17, 2010

    Greece Hit With Budget Crisis

    According to CNN, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou believes the European Union could do more to stand by his country amidst a budget crisis, which threatens both E.U. political unity and budget rules.

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  • News | Feb.17, 2010

    Once Upon a Time in Savannah

    Fiction by Dara Plath ’13.The backseat of our Dodge Durango is rough and on hot nights the leather sticks to my skin so I have to peel myself off of it like an old Band-Aid.

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