September 27, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Feb.13, 2020

    Tangents & Tirades

    Dunkin’ Cam for the Mail Room Have you ever gone to pick up a package only to see the line is out the door? In a situation like this, it makes it increasingly more difficult to fit going to the…

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  • Opinion | Feb.06, 2020

    Paying a Price for School Spirit?

      by Marie Sweeney ’20 Opinion Staff Attending men’s basketball games at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center  as well as other sporting events on campus is a substantial part of what it means to be a Friar at Providence College. However,…

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  • Opinion | Feb.06, 2020

    Capitalism has Devalued the Undergraduate Degree

    by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff Have you ever heard students at Providence College refer to their degree as simply a means by which they expect to make money? Are you one of those students? This idea is a common…

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  • Opinion | Feb.06, 2020

    Learning to Love PC Dances: School-Sponsored Dances Offer a Break from the Routine of Weekends

      by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff   In terms of a normal weekend at Providence College, one can expect a typical routine involving hanging out with friends, exploring the city, grabbing a bite to eat, and other little excursions.…

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  • Opinion | Feb.06, 2020

    Tangents & Tirades

    Cherishing Our Grandparents Over break, many students spent most of their time with family.  After all, what is break for, if not that?  While this may not ring true for all, many were able to connect with their grandparents over…

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  • Opinion | Feb.06, 2020

    Writer vs. Writer: Too Soon to Discuss Kobe Bryant’s Sexual Assault Allegation?

      NO by Savannah Plaisted ’21 Opinion Co-Editor   The recent death of Kobe Bryant is, of course, tragic and untimely. His face and highlights from his career were plastered across the internet for days afterwards, as people of all…

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  • Opinion | Jan.30, 2020

    Resources for International Students: PC Has Room to Improve

    An International Student’s Perspective on the Programs and Services Offered   by Erin Garvey ’22 Opinion Staff   When we think about the college application process, it can be very stressful, but most students do not have to worry about…

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  • Opinion | Jan.30, 2020

    Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Changing Attitudes about Female Leadership

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff   Why is this country afraid of female leadership, especially considering our population is rather evenly split? Even with the record numbers of women in Congress, the House of Representatives is still only 23.2…

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  • Opinion | Jan.30, 2020

    Small Student-Faculty Ratios: Beneficial or Not?

      by Margaret Scales ’23 Opinion Staff   College websites and advertisements often publicize their student-faculty ratios, flaunting how small their class settings are. Although these intimate environments are beneficial in theory, are they really what college students want?  At…

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  • Opinion | Jan.30, 2020

    Purchasing Professor Authored Books: A Conflict of Interest?

    by Savannah Plaisted ’21 Opinion Co-Editor   Have you ever taken a class with a professor that required you to purchase a book they authored? Has this seemed problematic to you? As students that pay thousands upon thousands of dollars…

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