November 22, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Nov.14, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Break Away from RateMyProfessors With the season of choosing next semesters’ classes comes the raiding of ratemyprofessors.com, a website where students can get the inside scoop on their potential professors. Although the ability to access this information can be comforting,…

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  • Opinion | Nov.07, 2019

    The Canonical Crossroads of Catholicism and Capitalism: Why American Catholics Should Consider Democratic Socialism

                  by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff For too long the Catholic identity has been mistakenly aligned with conservatism and voting conservative is seen as the only option for American Catholics who want to…

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  • Campus | Nov.07, 2019

    Whistle While You (Net)Work: The Benefits of Networking at College

    by Marie Sweeney ’20 Opinion Staff College is a time of growth, education, and fun. However, it is also a time where making contacts and connections are integral for the future. As Providence College students begin applying for internships and…

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  • Campus | Nov.07, 2019

    A Case for Dorm Life: Why PC’s Housing Policy Requiring Three Years of On-Campus Living is a Good Thing

    by Margaret Scales ’23 Opinion Staff In contrast to many other colleges and universities, Providence College requires their students to live on campus for their first three years at the College. Although this requirement fosters a good amount of negative…

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  • Opinion | Nov.07, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    The Benefits of DWC beyond the Classroom This week, I watched a television show and thought of class. That is not something you usually hear in an everyday conversation, but after taking Development of Western Civilization, many students notice a…

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  • Opinion | Nov.07, 2019

    PC Polls

    Last week’s results are in… Should Providence College security officers be armed? Yes: 28% No: 72%

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  • Opinion | Oct.31, 2019

    The Death of Dating: Hook-up Culture is a Relational Crisis

      by Olivia Bretzman ’22 Opinion Staff Dating is dead. Literally. The Instagram account @barstoolpc recently posted a video of a freshman in his own “relationship funeral march.”  The caption of the video reads, “When your boy gets into a…

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  • Opinion | Oct.31, 2019

    The Reusable Straw Revolution

    by Joseph Kulesza ’22 Opinion Staff The reusable straw revolution, a product of the fourth wave environmentalism movement, officially reached its terminal velocity when the coffee company Starbucks announced a campaign to eliminate plastic straws on a national scale in…

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  • Campus | Oct.31, 2019

    PC Should Institute Mental Health Days

      by Joshua Chlebowski ’21 Opinion Staff Since October is Mental Health Awareness Month, students, faculty, and staff have all been able to participate in a range of activities, such as the semi-colon project, fresh check day, and wilderness retreats,…

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  • Opinion | Oct.31, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

      Take the Challenge, Not the “Easy A” As spring 2020 registration comes around the corner, students should focus more on what classes interest them rather than if the class is an “easy A.”  The website RateMyProfessor.com has been a…

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