December 15, 2018

Posts from "Editorials"

  • Editorials | Feb.15, 2018

    Abstain and Gain: the Benefits of Lent

    by McKenzie Tavella ’18 Opinion Staff As a Catholic institution, we recognize that many Providence College students observe Lent and have probably learned a thing or two about the religious season throughout the years. There are many traditions that people…

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  • Editorials | Feb.15, 2018

    Is Education Changing for the Better?

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff “Common Core is a disaster,” said Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the American Enterprise Institute conference on Jan. 16. “At the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead.” For the past eight…

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  • Opinion | Feb.15, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Under the Kardashian Spell The Kardashian-Jenner family has managed to break the internet—again. On Feb. 1, Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott announced the birth of their first daughter, Stormi Webster, in an 11-minute-long YouTube video titled, “To Our Daughter.”…

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  • Campus | Feb.08, 2018

    Make Student Involvement Integral in Hiring Process

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff College students should be an integral part of decision-making processes when it comes to hiring new teaching staff and assistant professors. Students are consumers of education and should therefore have some degree of control…

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  • Editorials | Feb.08, 2018

    Climate Change Threatens Future of Winter Olympics

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Opinion Co-Editor From hockey to skiing to ice dancing to curling, there are plenty of sports to get excited about during the Winter Olympics. The games are a time to come together as an entire world…

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  • Editorials | Feb.08, 2018

    Meld Perspectives in the College Environment

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff Is college serving America’s needs?  This question served as the prompt for two commentary pieces in the Providence Journal regarding the role of colleges today.  The two pieces took contrasting views.  The first, written…

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  • Opinion | Feb.08, 2018

    Are Video Games Really Just Games?

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff As America wakes up to news of yet another senseless mass killing, an outraged media sets its sights on the killer’s video game shelves. Glossing over complex issues like mental health treatment and gun…

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  • Campus | Feb.08, 2018

    Writer vs. Writer: New Charge on To-Go Boxes

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Staff The recent decision to charge 50 cents for each to-go box at the Take3 station in Alumni Hall represents a step in the right direction towards making Providence College a more sustainable campus. Currently,…

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  • Opinion | Feb.08, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Keep the Ball “Black and White” The Black and White Ball is making a much anticipated appearance later this month, thanks to the Board of Programmers (BOP). That being said, is it really going to be a Black and White…

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  • Opinion | Feb.08, 2018

    Mental Illness: Fight Against the Stigma

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor In a time where people are so intensely divided—whether it be politics, sports, or any other issue—it is easy to pretend that the world is black and white. When Glee actor Mark Salling…

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