December 15, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Mar.15, 2018

    Prioritize Public Safety: Increased Fines For Speeding Keep Drivers Safe

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor While Providence College students and faculty were enjoying spring break last week, the state of Rhode Island was dealing with major pushback following reports of the impact of newly installed school-zone speed cameras in…

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  • Opinion | Mar.15, 2018

    Tangents & Tirades

    The Importance of Keeping Cool(ey) If there is one image that exhibits the stress Friar fans experienced watching the Big East Championship game last Saturday, it is Providence College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley ripping his pants. Whether you…

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  • Opinion | Mar.01, 2018

    Legislation Is Not Enough

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff On Feb. 14, tragedy struck in the United States.  Again.  Armed gunman Nikolas Cruz opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  17 people were killed including two faculty members.  This…

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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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  • Opinion | Mar.01, 2018

    Confronting Corruption in the NCAA

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball and its recently released findings have rattled the rim of one of the nation’s most popular sports. Many of the game’s most recognizable players have been…

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  • Opinion | Mar.01, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Respect the Ray Staff As college students who eat the majority of their meals in a dining hall, it is easy to take advantage of the fact that we rarely have to make food for ourselves. Even if our parents…

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  • 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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