February 20, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Apr.04, 2019

    Writer vs. Writer: Does Social Media Foster Creativity?

    YES by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Social media unfairly has a horrible reputation; upon a deeper look, however, creativity is actually bolstered by social media. Artists can use apps to promote their content to the world with the press of a…

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  • Opinion | Apr.04, 2019

    Tangents and Tirades

    Ballin on a Budget As a college student, money is scarce and often used for off-campus food and transportation. Naturally, shopping for clothes is not a priority for broke college students, but it is necessary. In order to save…

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  • Opinion | Mar.21, 2019

    The College Admissions Scandal: Parents Must Teach Their Children to Earn Their Success

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff   SATs, ACTs, college essays—all of these things are crucial aspects of the college admissions process. Although this time can be stressful, the outcome is usually rewarding and well-deserved—an admission to one’s future college.…

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  • Opinion | Mar.21, 2019

    Bernt Out: Why Sanders Should Stay Out of 2020

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’22 Opinion Staff   In 2016, Bernie Sanders threw his hat into the ring to run for president. Although he fell to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Primary, he announced his intention to run again in the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.21, 2019

    Captain Marvel Smashes Stereotypes: Why the Female-led Film is Important for the Future of Marvel

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff   In its over 10 year run of hit blockbuster films, Marvel Studios had not released a female-led superhero movie until the premiere of Captain Marvel this March. This monumental moment has set a…

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  • Opinion | Mar.21, 2019

    Letter to the Editor: What is Western Civilization?

    by Dr. Alexander Moffett Guest Writer   Last Friday, a heavily armed man burst into a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand and opened fire on the worshippers.  He killed 50 people and injured dozens more.  One detail that has emerged…

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  • Opinion | Mar.21, 2019

    Tangents and Tirades

    Maymester: An Alternative Abroad Experience Studying abroad for a whole semester is a big commitment that may not be right for everybody. But at this young age, college students should take any opportunity they can to travel and explore other…

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  • Opinion | Mar.07, 2019

    ‘What Crazy Can Do:’ Women’s Month at PC

    The month of March marks the beginning of a nationwide celebration of women in order to properly recognize the countless contributions they have made to society.  Companies like Nike and Gillette coming out with brilliant ads depicting the ways in…

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  • Campus | Mar.07, 2019

    Alumni and Family Weekend: Separate the Events, Not PC Families

    In recent years, Providence College has combined Alumni Weekend and Family Weekend into a single weekend filled with several different events and activities for the visiting  alumni and parents. Although this seems like an efficient and fun way to couple…

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  • Opinion | Mar.07, 2019

    Consider a Customer Service Job This Summer

    It is that time of year again when students on campus are scrambling to secure an intern position for the summer. Although internships can provide students with invaluable work experience, some students—especially underclassmen—should consider finding a customer service job for…

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