November 20, 2018

Posts from "Editorials"

  • Editorials | Apr.19, 2018

    Social Media is Skewing Our Relationships

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff Just about every other person you meet on a college campus is currently in a relationship, has been in one before, dated, or casually hooked up with another person they have come to really…

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  • Editorials | Apr.12, 2018

    Ending the Stigma

      by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor “Mental illness has nothing to do with if you’ll be successful or not,” said Brown University graduate student, Seth Akers-Campbell. Last Wednesday’s “Inside Mental Illness” event, presented by the National Alliance on…

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  • Editorials | Apr.12, 2018

    The Importance of Being an Ally

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Opinion Co-Editor When polarizing events happen on campus, it can be difficult to find a way to move on from the discord to a place of love and respect for all students. For those who are…

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  • Editorials | Mar.01, 2018

    Defend the Earth, Save the Coffee

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Coffee is in danger and college students are perfectly poised to do something about it. Ethiopia, a country with world-famous coffee beans and an economy highly reliant on coffee exports, is feeling climate change where it…

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  • Editorials | Mar.01, 2018

    Searching for Privacy in the Age of the Internet

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff For most of history, our society lacked resources to easily access information. From finding another person’s number in the phonebook to conducting research on a distinct disease, it was a tedious challenge. Our advancements…

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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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  • 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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  • Editorials | Jan.18, 2018

    Making the Most of a Semester Abroad

    by Taylor Godfrey  ’19 Opinion Co-Editor Going abroad is one of the most talked about aspects of life at Providence College. Deciding whether or not to go, choosing a place, committing, organizing yourself, and submitting all of your documents on…

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