January 21, 2018

Posts from "National and Global News"

  • National and Global News | Nov.09, 2017

    National News: Tragedy in Texas

    by Brian Garvey ’20 News Staff On Sunday, November 5, a terrible tragedy struck Sutherland Springs, Texas. Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire with a Ruger AR-556 assault-type rifle on those attending Sunday at First Baptist Church, killing 26 people.…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    PC Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week

    By Daria Purdy ’19 Assistant News Editor From Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, the Office of Residence Life is holding the fourth annual Mental Health Awareness Week. Events are held throughout the week to help spark conversation and break down…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    Harry Potter Themed Halloween

    By Hannah Langley ’21 “Welcome to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!” If anyone looked at their Marauder’s Map on Tuesday, October 31, they would have noticed countless numbers of footsteps going into McPhail’s for the Board of Programmers Harry…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    Controversial Photo Sparks Discussion

    By Gabriella Pisano ’18 Assistant News Editor Late at night on Wednesday, October 25, a photo was sent around and posted on the “story” of a Providence College student’s Snapchat. The photo was of a male Providence College student, dressed…

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  • Features | Nov.02, 2017

    Featured Friar: Raychel Pesci ’21

    By Sarah Gianni ’18 News Staff Most students at Providence College can still remember the day they received their acceptance letter. The large congratulatory envelope from the Office of Admissions contained the news that they were officially part of the…

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  • Congress Updates | Nov.02, 2017

    Congress Updates

    By Connor Nolan ’19 Student Congress Publicity This week Congress welcomed Peter Palumbo, the director of academic advising, to speak at its weekly meeting.  He came to discuss the changes regarding the class registration systems as well as to field…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.02, 2017

    Bursting the PC Bubble: Catalonia

    By Ernie Andreoli ’18 News Staff On Friday, October 27, the Catalan Parliament voted to declare independence from Spain. This unprecedented vote came almost a month after Catalonia’s lawmakers held a referendum for independence despite the Spanish government’s dissent. Following…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    PIRC Encourages Students to Drop the I Word

    By Thomas Edwards ’19 News Staff On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Ruane Great Room, the Providence Immigrant Rights Coalition hosted a panel discussing the use of the word “illegal” when referring to undocumented immigrants. Speakers…

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  • National and Global News | Nov.02, 2017

    National News: Madness in Manhatten

    By Sabrina Guilbeault ’18 News Editor This past Tuesday, October 31, the world recieved heartbreaking news that eight people were killed and almost a dozen injured after a truck drove down a bicycle path in New York City. The incident…

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  • Features | Oct.26, 2017

    Featured Friars: The Musical Theater Alliance

    By Darren Squillace ’19 News Staff For those who are not musically inclined, or do not keep up with the latest plays and theatrical performances, there has been a lot going on you may not know about in the Smith…

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