February 24, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Ladies Celebrating Ladies: Galentine’s Day Empowers Women, Promotes Friendship

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor From January to mid-February every year, we are reminded (whether we like it or not) that the season of love is upon us. While many view Valentine’s Day as a romantic opportunity for couples…

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  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Social Issues Are Not For Selling Cars

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor “Recognize that he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. That’s a new definition of greatness.” With Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month at the forefront of everyone’s…

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  • Campus | Feb.15, 2018

    Come for the Food, Stay for the Experience

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Opinion Co-Editor If there is one thing that will convince a Providence College student to come to an event on campus, it is free food. If that food is PVDonuts, it is basically guaranteed that they…

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  • Editorials | Feb.15, 2018

    Abstain and Gain: the Benefits of Lent

    by McKenzie Tavella ’18 Opinion Staff As a Catholic institution, we recognize that many Providence College students observe Lent and have probably learned a thing or two about the religious season throughout the years. There are many traditions that people…

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  • Editorials | Feb.15, 2018

    Is Education Changing for the Better?

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff “Common Core is a disaster,” said Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the American Enterprise Institute conference on Jan. 16. “At the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead.” For the past eight…

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  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Under the Kardashian Spell The Kardashian-Jenner family has managed to break the internet—again. On Feb. 1, Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott announced the birth of their first daughter, Stormi Webster, in an 11-minute-long YouTube video titled, “To Our Daughter.”…

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  • Campus | Feb.08, 2018

    Make Student Involvement Integral in Hiring Process

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff College students should be an integral part of decision-making processes when it comes to hiring new teaching staff and assistant professors. Students are consumers of education and should therefore have some degree of control…

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  • Editorials | Feb.08, 2018

    Climate Change Threatens Future of Winter Olympics

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Opinion Co-Editor From hockey to skiing to ice dancing to curling, there are plenty of sports to get excited about during the Winter Olympics. The games are a time to come together as an entire world…

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  • Editorials | Feb.08, 2018

    Meld Perspectives in the College Environment

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff Is college serving America’s needs?  This question served as the prompt for two commentary pieces in the Providence Journal regarding the role of colleges today.  The two pieces took contrasting views.  The first, written…

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  • Opinion | Feb.08, 2018

    Are Video Games Really Just Games?

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff As America wakes up to news of yet another senseless mass killing, an outraged media sets its sights on the killer’s video game shelves. Glossing over complex issues like mental health treatment and gun…

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