August 10, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    My Two Cents: The Grammys

    The 2010 Grammy Awards were admittedly heavy on country music this year, claiming in the first half of the ceremony “never in history has country music been so popular.”

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    Tangents and Tirades

    This weeks Tangents and Tirades provided by the Commentary Staff

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  • Opinion | Feb.04, 2010

    President’s Many Words Don’t Pack a Powerful Punch

    During the 2008 campaign, MSNBC talk-show host Chris Matthews claimed he was so emotionally struck by an Obama speech that a “tingle went down his leg.” Matthews seemed no less impressed with the president’s delivery of last week’s State of the Union address, the first of Obama’s term. Offering commentary after the conclusion of the speech, Matthews noted that he “forgot Obama was black for an hour.”

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  • Opinion | Jan.28, 2010

    Juiced Jerks, but Genuine?

    Last Thursday, viewers across the country tuned in to the season finale of the show that everyone’s fist-pumping about. Two questions burned within us: What went down between Snooki and Mike in the hot tub, and what will become of Ronnie and Sammi’s flourishing romance?

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