October 22, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    A Sarcastic Appreciation of The Monologues

    In the hopes of putting The Vagina Monologues debate to rest, I’d like to dispense with certain myths circulating around Eve Ensler’s timeless work. As the students who voiced their support for The Vagina Monologues in last week’s issue of The Cowl make clear, there are several misconceptions regarding the play which prevent the students of Providence College from appreciating a book that should be on the bedside table of every man, woman, and child.

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  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    Absence Really Does Make the Heart Grow Fonder

    Upon visiting the sites of various online college newspapers, one theme stands out: The toll the college environment has taken on dating.

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  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    Tangents & Tirades

    This weeks tangents and tirades by four commentary writers

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  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    The Plight of a Programmer at PC

    There is a certain reality that programmers at Providence College face when organizing events for the college community. Programmers plan weeks in advance, gather manpower, gather resources, make purchases using student activity fees, climb through piles of paperwork and bureaucracy and, come event time hope for the best. The programmer is on a first-name basis with all the SAIL staff, and the SAIL staff know exactly what he wants when he walks into the office, simply by his facial expression and rate of breathing.

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  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    Why This Guy is What Rhode Island Needs

    Following politics has never been my cup of tea. It’s more like my cup of NyQuil—it has a way of making me yawn groggily in people’s faces. Every now and then, however, I encounter an issue that dissipates my political apathy like a dose of NyQuil does a sinus infection. This time, it’s the announcement that Rhode Island lawyer Robert J. Healey, Jr. is running for the office of Lieutenant Governor. And if he wins, he’ll abolish his own position and save the state a million dollars a year. I’m all for it.

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  • Opinion | Feb.18, 2010

    Does PC Have a Drinking Problem?

    Commentary Staff

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Editorial: Dialogues this February and Beyond

    The Commentary section of this newspaper has often been the springboard for debate on campus, especially among students of opposing ideologies. Last week’s issue of The Cowl certainly sparked some controversy.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    “Rules of the Rock”: Keeping the Peace Among Roommates

    Every time I open the door to Suites 506, I do not know what to expect. If you were to walk in right now, there would be empty pizza boxes and work boots cluttering the floor immediately before you, with popcorn covering most of the area around the couches and TV.

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    V-Day 2010

    Four PC students show their support for The Vagina Monologues

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  • Opinion | Feb.11, 2010

    Tangents and Tirades

    This weeks Tangents and Tirades by the Commentary Staff

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