July 5, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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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  • 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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