February 19, 2019

Posts from "Campus"

  • Campus | May.03, 2018

    Student Involvement: the Key to Community Connection

    Legislation recently passed by Student Congress will help students in the public and community service studies’ philanthropy course to better connect the Providence College campus with the Smith Hill Community—a connection that could use some serious help. In the past,…

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  • Opinion | May.03, 2018

    Professors Have Free Speech Too

    Where should we draw the line between censorship and free speech?  Fresno State University professor Randa Jarrar recently made headlines after she shared her opinions on the recently deceased former first lady Barbara Bush. Almost immediately afterward, she faced an…

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  • Opinion | May.03, 2018

    Environmental Biology Project: Climate Change Requires Expertise

    Promoting the importance of climate change has become an increasingly relevant issue worldwide. Climate change has been widely accepted by scientists and politicians alike, who only seem to disagree on how severe the issue is. Spreading awareness of this reality…

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  • Opinion | May.03, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Fall in Love with Writing  Having been assigned my last opinion piece to be published in The Cowl this week, and having absolutely no clue what topic would be the best way to wrap up my experience as a writer…

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  • Campus | Apr.26, 2018

    What is the Role of Bulletin Boards?

    Due to the controversial nature of the bulletin board posted on the second floor of Saint Joseph Hall in March, Resident Assistants (RAs) have recently been instructed to remove all content from their boards until further notice. Since the underlying…

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  • Campus | Apr.26, 2018

    Extra Credit Does Not Mean Extra Learning

    Final grades. Two words that either inspire a flurry of cramming or signal a reward for hours of hard work. With the semester drawing to a close, many students find themselves rushing to attend one of a variety of lectures…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    We Need More Awareness of Sex Trafficking

    Human trafficking, despite the average American’s stereotypical assumptions of faraway lands and impoverished regions, is a problem in America. President Trump would not have signed a measure limiting online sex trafficking only two weeks ago otherwise. More Americans need to…

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  • Campus | Apr.26, 2018

    Ending Victim Blaming: No One Should Have to Explain #WhyTheyStayed

    “Imagine falling in love and being happy, and then something goes terribly wrong,” said Beverly Gooden to a room full of Providence College students in Moore Hall. Understanding the trauma of domestic violence is nearly impossible except if you yourself…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    Writer vs. Writer: Communications Major

    By Taylor Godfrey ’19 The importance of a liberal arts education has always been to learn how to read, especially at a school like Providence College. From Aristotle to modern and postmodern texts, the humanities have always given students in…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    First Ladies Change America

    The nation found itself in a state of mourning on Tuesday, April 17. Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away after battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure.  As wife of former President George H.W. Bush and…

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