February 16, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Super Indifferent About the Supermajority

    A few weeks ago, the Democrats in the Senate lost their supermajority (60 seats) with the election of Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts. A lot has been said concerning the implications of this new electoral composition. My opinion: It will not make that much of a difference.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Service With More Than Just a Smile

    There are hundreds of thousands of individuals who have committed themselves to the service of others after natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and most recently, the earthquake in Haiti.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    “A Change Is Gonna Come,” So Why Can’t We Get Over It?

    What is it about change that is so reprehensible to the human person? It seems every time something changes, everyone is all upset about it, or everyone cries out for change but when it comes they’re not happy about it.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Stuffed Up Country

    While most college students spent their winter breaks sleeping, eating, watching movie marathons, hanging out with high school friends, or spending time with family, I had another task on my very full winter break plate. Next to the Christmas ham and apple pie was the nauseating, headache-inducing, oh-so-stressful task of packing.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Exposing the Myths and Fallacies of The Monologues

    What do actresses Rachel McAdams, Calista Flockhart, and Roseanne Barr have in common? They have all performed in Eve Ensler’s infamous play The Vagina Monologues. Every year, throughout the months of February and March, college papers across the country publish articles condemning or promoting the play.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Laughing in the Face of Leaving

    In mid-May, nearly a quarter of us will abruptly become former Providence College undergraduates. Broadly considered, this is a good thing. Seen on the horizon at three and a half months’ distance, however, this development is deeply unpleasant to behold. We are to be swiftly, albeit quite ceremoniously, exiled from our accustomed haunts of the past four years and severed from those with whom we have lived and studied, eaten and slept, pondered and prayed.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    10 Goals for 2010: Study Habits to Text Habits

    Jenn DiPirro ’12 / Commentary Staff I have decided to make it my personal vendetta to try to help myself break a few bad habits. I have made a list of goals that I will strive to carry out in…

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Misery and Cowardice: Present and Accounted For

    My general problem with accounting majors may be biased. I’ll say that right away. Those I am closest to are two of my best friends and also my roommates, so I am constantly exposed to their almost perpetual complaints and expressions of the most loathsome hatred for their accounting homework.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    A More Sensitive Approach to Teen Moms

    I had teen pregnancy on my mind when I first sat down to read the Jan. 28 article “Dropping the Bomb on Teen Moms” by Viviana Garcia ’12. With the season finale of Teen Mom and another season of 16 and Pregnant in the works on MTV, I approached Garcia’s article with interest.

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Faith Matters

    It’s perfectly natural to struggle with your faith from time to time. Everybody—from the most devout believers to those who have a more casual relationship with the Church—has moments when God can seem to be absent from their lives.

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