January 18, 2018

Posts from "Editorials"

  • 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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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    Amtrak System is Failing Its Customers

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Sprinting down the concrete steps of Providence’s Amtrak station, I glanced nervously at my wristwatch. 12:02, two minutes after my train to Newark, NJ was scheduled to leave. Quickly, I burst through the steel…

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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    The Pitfalls of the Fitness Craze

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff Richard Simmons said, “No one is perfect…. absolutely no one. But why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.” Prior to the explosion…

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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    New York Times Article Normalizes Nazism

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Staff On Saturday, November 25, the New York Times published a piece titled “A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland.” If there is anything that should be called “fake news,” it should be this article—even…

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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    What Trump’s Decision Means For Palestine

    by Nicholas Ogrinc ’19 Guest Writer In several days, President Donald Trump will announce his intentions to move the Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an action that will severely impact Palestinians and the Palestinian government. This move comes…

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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    Yemen’s Forgotten War is Left Out of The Spotlight: U.S. Media Fails to Cover Humanitarian Crisis

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff There is a war going on in Yemen and it has barely received any media coverage, especially here in the United States. By not sufficiently or accurately covering the conflict, American media is doing…

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  • Editorials | Dec.07, 2017

    Beginning of a Solution: Rhode Island Promise Program

    by Emily Miga  Guest Writer: Bentley Univeristy ’21 We are in the same position we were a century ago. At the turn of the 20th century, high school education was becoming increasingly valuable in order to secure a reasonable standard…

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  • Editorials | May.10, 2017

    Summa Cum Laude, 2017

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  • Editorials | May.04, 2017

    Death of the Darty

    by Brianna Abbott ’17 Opinion Co-Editor Emerita Twice a year since the 1990s, a sea of pastel golfers has pulsed through Eaton Street, devouring nine kegs at nine different houses in the name of Golf Party and Lilly Pulitzer. This year,…

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  • Editorials | May.04, 2017

    Time To Take A Break

    by Kevin Copp ’18 The casual observer at Providence College this time of year—when Saturdays at Ray mean boys in mid-nineties era NBA jerseys and girls in flower-print dresses—undoubtedly hears more statements lamenting the busyness of the last two weeks…

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