December 15, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Oct.18, 2018

    What is Moore for? The Center at Moore Hall Must Facilitate Social Change

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff What should the Center for Inclusive Excellence at Moore Hall be used for? This question has been the subject of contentious debate since Dr. Shan Mukhtar, director of the center, expressed her belief that…

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  • Opinion | Oct.18, 2018

    One Syllabus at a Time

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff   Syllabus week: the first week of classes, the week where college professors throw their semester-long, jam-packed class syllabi at you, the bane of any college student’s existence.  A typical college syllabus contains a…

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  • Opinion | Oct.18, 2018

    Say “Nay” to BPAs: Limit Plastic Usage Due to Health Risks

    by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff   We live in a world consumed by plastic. It is a cheap and readily accessible material that we use in virtually every aspect of our lives. Water bottles, children’s toys, food packaging—plastic, plastic,…

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  • Tangents | Oct.18, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

      Treat Yourself to a Good Cry Midterm season is upon us. With so many assignments, deadlines, and responsibilities quickly approaching, stress is inevitable. There are lots of great ways to reduce some of the tension that you may be…

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  • Campus | Oct.04, 2018

    Student Laptops in Lectures: Professors Should Allow Technology in Class

    by Kelly Wheeler ’21 Opinion Staff Technology dominates today’s modern era. Whether you are a student or a member of the working world, chances are you predominantly rely on technology to access information and communicate with others. However, despite our…

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  • Opinion | Oct.04, 2018

    RISE Up Against Sexual Assault

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Opinion Staff Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s horrifying account of sexual assault allegedly perpetrated by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has reverberated throughout the nation. Now joined by two more accusers, Dr. Ford’s testimony brings to light…

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  • 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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