August 18, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Apr.27, 2017

    A Trump Victory

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff Donald Trump—many people are already sick of his name only 100 days into his presidency, and many more people do not have positive things to say about him. I am usually one of those…

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  • Editor's Column | Apr.27, 2017

    A Thank You to The Cowl

    by Editor-in-Chief Katie Puzycki ’17 and Associate Editor-in-Chief Jacquelyn Kelley ’17 With our penultimate Cowl underway, it is time for us to start our long list of goodbyes. Fortunately, we will have more time to prepare these for our Swan…

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  • Opinion | Apr.27, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Marching For Facts $2.6 billion. That’s $2.6 billion less dedicated to clean air, water quality, reducing emissions, and climate studies after President Trump cuts the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Billions of dollars taken away from the commitment…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Politics Vs. Principle

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff “Politics without principle,” is one of the seven dangers to human virtue, as noted by Mahatma Gandhi. It is a danger we have come head to head with at this very moment. Somalia, Nigeria,…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Friars Give Day: An Unnecessary Price

    by Kevin Cops ’18 Opinion Staff Although the Friars Give day on Tuesday, March 28 may be viewed from an objective perspective as meeting the goals prescribed by the Office of Institutional Development, the constant reminders and badgering of students…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    PC: Privilege Should Not Mean Ignorance

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff At Providence College, students live in a bubble. We see, do, and experience similar things every day of the school year. We are blessed with the opportunity to attend classes and receive a higher…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Banning Books, Silencing Voices

    by Taylor Godfrey Asst. Opinion Editor Last week I went to the library to check out a copy of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in anticipation of the upcoming Hulu series that is premiering this month. As I pulled the…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Donald Trump: President for All?

    by Katherine Opiela ’20 Opinion Staff Last Tuesday, March 28, Donald Trump signed an executive order which suspends or calls for review on several climate change laws, including Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. With his Energy Independence Executive Order, Trump…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Going Nuts for PVDonuts Although I am not a paid sponsor for any bakeries or doughnut shops, I would be doing a great disservice to Providence College and greater Rhode Island community if I did not bring to light the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.23, 2017

    The Grounds for Impeachment

    by Carolyn Walsh ’17 Opinion Co-editor As if it were not obvious enough that the Trump presidency is like a terrifying episode of The Twilight Zone, our Commander-in-Chief has somehow managed to up his insane conspiracy game by accusing former…

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