July 20, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Dropping the Bomb on Teen Moms

    I have to admit, with so much work in the evenings, it’s difficult to find time to plop down in front of TV, but even I have been subject to a few head-turning experiences in the past few months. The most striking has been the surge of TV shows touching on the topic of teen pregnancy. There was a recent movie on Lifetime based on the 2009 scandal at Gloucester High School in Massachusetts when it was discovered that 17 girls made a “pregnancy pact.”

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Tangents and Tirades

    Commentary Staff The Infamous Jim. There is a mysterious physical trainer on campus that I’ve heard so much about but have never seen. Hasn’t anyone else heard of this guy? He supposedly makes people stronger and gets them in good…

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Apple’s Much Hyped Tablet Disappoints

    John Vaghi / Editor-in-Chief Yesterday, the pioneers over at Apple revealed their latest industry changing innovation, the iPad; a 1.5 pound touch screen device whose features include a screen that measures 9.7 inches diagonally, 16, 32, or 64 gigabytes of…

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Times of Our Lives: Why Does Every Moment Have A Label?

    Guest Commentary / Talia Pinzari ’10 I recently read an article on the absurdity of the term “real time.” We use it in reference to our culture’s desire for instant gratification—Twitter updates, live broadcasts, instant messaging—you name it. Time, though…

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Faith Matters

    Fr. James Cuddy, O.P. / Contributing Writer As I write, I’m watching many of our students storm the floor at the Dunk to celebrate the basketball team’s victory over UConn. A convincing win over a ranked opponent is just what…

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  • Opinion | Jan.21, 2010

    Burnt Lips, Bloody Pigs, and Sticky Myrrh

    The sensation of snowflakes settling in your hair and eyebrows, the gentle burn as the first sip of hot chocolate hits your lips, the feel of a mittened hand entwined with your own.

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  • Opinion | Dec.03, 2009

    Kris Kringle Was One Radical Dude

    Among the incredibly commercial messages and neatly-tied-up endings that just scream “deus ex machina” our generation can learn a great deal from the stop motion Christmas classic Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town. For those of you can’t recall, it’s the movie that tells the story of Santa Claus from start to finish.

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide

    by Kaitlin Fluet A crush can be a traumatic thing. I’m starting to think I should start a support group for those victims of particularly extensive distressing obsessions. Everybody has a story to tell. We could sit around in a…

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    Honk Honk

    by Jessica Bonvino Jessica Albetski has a car on campus. Get off the road or make room because my blue Dodge Neon may plow you down. So, I’m a bit late with this announcement. I’ve actually had my car for…

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  • Opinion | Nov.08, 2001

    SHEPARD: Challenging More than a Few Mindsets

    by Tylea Richard Providence College saw the millennium come and go, remembering the Civil Rights movement and women’s liberation, and still sat twiddling their thumbs about the possibility of a gay-straight alliance on campus. In fact, when a group of…

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