January 21, 2018

Posts from "Campus"

  • Campus | Nov.16, 2017

    Trethewey’s Poetry Inspires Inclusivity

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Assistant Opinion Editor “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world,” said Jane Lunin Perel, a professor emeritus of creative writing at Providence College, quoting English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley at the College’s second annual Poetry…

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  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    Hope in Light of Tragedy: Sutherland Springs Church Holds First Mass Since Shooting

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor This past Sunday, the surviving members of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held their first service since the shooting that took the lives of 26 of their fellow worshippers just over a…

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  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    Trump Spreading Anti-American Sentiment

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff Last November’s resolve of grieving Democrats, “it’s only four years,” is not so comforting anymore. In the era of Trump, the United States will see its global economic dominance in sharp decline, with China…

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  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Is Thanksgiving Really a Break? With bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 stretching endlessly into the horizon, last year’s Thanksgiving break was already off to a poor start. A symphony of car horns and angry New York drivers blared outside my car…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Time to Take Climate Change Seriously

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff Climate change has quickly become one of the most significant and pressing world issues. The impacts of climate change are becoming more and more obvious and destructive. On Friday, a report released by the…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    The Other Side of America’s Favorite Sport

      by Katherine Torok ’20 Opinion Staff Fall is arguably the most beautiful season to experience in New England. Vibrant fire-colored trees line the sides of small backroads, crisp air stirs some fallen leaves around, and the cheers of football…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Gerrymandering Distances Officials From Voters

        Photo Courtesy of VPAP.ORG by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Every year, as Rhode Islanders rush to their voting centers for elections, incumbent politicians’ victory parties have already started. Sipping on celebratory champagne in their plush…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Banning Books is Banning Education

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff In early October, action was taken in Biloxi, Mississippi, to remove Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird from the eighth grade curriculum. Kenny Holloway, the vice president of the schoolboard where the decision was…

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  • Tangents | Nov.09, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Marathon Brings Nation Together During a time when division and disunity seem to infiltrate all forms of media and dominate our lives, we often overlook the events that bring our nation and the world together. This past Sunday, over 50,000…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    Conversation Is The Key To Change: Student-Organized Forum Promotes Discussion About Race

      by: Hannah Paxton ’19   Asst. Opinion Editor   With all the negativity pervading, it is easy to believe that hatred dominates our world. The incident on Snapchat last Thursday, in which a male student dressed as Lil Wayne with…

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