July 13, 2020

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  • News | Jan.27, 2010

    Cyber-attacks on Google Trouble Obama

    According to BBC, “President Barack Obama continues to be troubled by alleged cyber-attacks originating in China on the Internet search giant Google.”

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  • News | Jan.27, 2010

    Friar Finance 101

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s term will expire on Jan. 31, 2010. There have been mixed reviews on how the Fed has handled the financial crisis, but leaders in Washington believe he will receive the votes necessary for another four-year term.

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  • News | Jan.25, 2010

    Speculation of Bush Administration’s Failure

    On Sunday, Nov. 29, the democratic staff of the Senate Foreign Relations committee released a report that cast the blame for the current situation in Afghanistan on the Bush administration. As reported by CNN, President Barack Obama is to announce his decision to approve military requests for more troops at West Point, N.Y. Obama will commit 40,000 troops in all; 30,000 of these troops are to be U.S. and the remaining 10,000 are to be troops from various NATO countries.

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  • News | Dec.10, 2009

    Sips of Success From Red Cup

    The rowdy behavior by college students that led to the infamous Operation Red Cup has calmed over the past three months, leaving Elmhurst neighborhood residents satisfied for the time being. Positive feedback was voiced at a meeting held Tuesday night at Capitol Ridge assisted-living center.

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  • News | Dec.10, 2009

    Youth for Western Civilization Defeated

    Over 100 students attended the Student Congress meeting on Tuesday, during which the voting members of Congress voted down legislation that would have made Youth for Western Civilization a proposed club, 16 to 12. Congress hotly debated the proposed club at last week’s meeting. A specific issue was first raised at the Dec. 1 meeting was the appearance of Providence College as a chapter of the national organization on the YWC Web site before Congress had officially sanctioned it. Other members of Congress opposed the group.

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  • News | Nov.08, 2001

    Issues aside, it boils down to respect

    by Stephanie Pietros The state of the Providence Public Schools is a constant source of public attention and debate. A few years ago, it was a teacher’s strike that brought the schools into the public eye. More recently, the whirlwind…

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  • News | Nov.08, 2001

    Congress Passes Shuttle Proposal

    by Felicia Grosso News Staff Last week, Student Congress unanimously passed a recommendation to revise the campus’s shuttle service in an attempt to make it more accessible to a greater number of students. On Sept. 17, Student Congress first discussed…

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  • News | Nov.08, 2001

    Going home for the holidays

    The approaching holiday season promises a great deal of complications for PC students who plan on flying home. Despite the September 11th terrorist attacks, though, most students plan to keep their plans of flying home for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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  • News | Nov.08, 2001

    Focus on: Son of an (almost) preacher man

    by Ben Russell According to Rev. Elias Henritzy, O.P., “College is the time to sort out the big questions of life.” And that is what he is here to do at PC – to help students answer these questions through…

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  • News | Nov.08, 2001

    Mickey misogynist?

    by Jamie Gisonde Will Cinderella end up marrying Prince Charming? Will Sleeping Beauty ever wake up? As children, these pressing questions were the ones that kept imaginations running for hours. Today, questions about these and other animated females present a…

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