December 16, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Oct.04, 2018

    Underage Drinking Perpetuates Dangerous Cultural Norms

    by Andrea Traietti Assistant Opinion Editor On his 1982 calendar, Brett Kavanaugh scribbled in his plans for July 1: “go to Timmy’s for skis w/ Judge, Tom, PJ, Bernie, Squi.” His yearbook entry is littered with references to beer consumption…

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  • Opinion | Oct.04, 2018

    Exploring Post Grad Options: Going Abroad

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff Last Tuesday afternoon, an informal information session regarding abroad opportunities for Providence College graduates was held by Joseph Stanley, the dean of global education. During the information session, students were informed about the process…

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  • Opinion | Oct.04, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Problematic Public Proposals When Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, during his Emmys acceptance speech, many people took to social media to describe the act as “adorable”and “cute.” Some even said that Weiss’ public proposal was…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Fighting For Freedom of Speech: RI Community Grapples with Controversy in Wake of Recent Nike Decision

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff In an unexpected and absurd turn of events, on Monday, September 17, the North Smithfield Town Council voted in favor of a resolution in which the town requests its departments to refrain from purchasing…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Expand the Horizon of DWC Program

    by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff Development of Western Civilization (DWC) has indisputably become a hallmark of Providence College, as the program has a reputation for being rigorous and writing intensive, while instilling a strong humanities background in every student.…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    PC Needs Clear Emergency Evacuation Plan

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff Colleges and universities have been forced to evacuate quickly and efficiently in order to protect the safety of their students, due to the hurricanes down south, as well as the gas leaks in northeastern…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Leading By Example: #MeToo Movement Pioneers Must Hold Themselves Accountable

    Joshua Chlebowski ’21 Opinion Staff The conflict between #MeToo leaders Asia Argento and Rose McGowan continued to escalate this past week, when Argento’s lawyer threatened to file a libel suit over remarks McGowan made regarding sexual assault allegations against Argento.…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    “We Solved It”: Celebrity Platforms are Key to Politics

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff The beginning of this year brought us award shows with red carpets full of celebrities standing together in solidarity to raise awareness for the Time’s Up movement. Now, nearly nine months later, we saw…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Wearing White After Labor Day Earlier this month, we celebrated Labor Day, a national holiday dedicated to American workers of the past and present. However, this holiday is also known for something else—it marks the beginning of the infamous fashion…

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  • Campus | Sep.20, 2018

    A Freshman’s Perspective: How to Improve New Student Orientation

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff Ice-breakers. Just the sound of that word sends a chill down any college freshman’s back; this holds true at Providence College as well. As New Student Orientation wrapped up over Labor Day Weekend, the…

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