November 21, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Sep.26, 2019

    Writers’ Forum

      Writers’ Forum If PC had the money for one major renovation or new building on campus, how should they use it?   Academic Buildings by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Co-Editor If Providence College had the money for only one…

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  • Opinion | Sep.26, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    The Death of Cursive Writing Cursive writing is a dying art.  Formerly a widely practiced technique, cursive writing was designed to teach elementary school children how to write formally. Students often learn the basic alphabet first, and work their way…

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  • Opinion | Sep.22, 2019

    Should “Friars Hold Doors”? Considering the Safety Implications of a PC Mantra

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 and Kelly Wheeler ’21 Opinion Co-Editors “Friars hold doors.” On Providence College’s campus, it is more than just a saying tossed around lightly or mentioned during tours; it is embodied not just in the physical action…

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  • Opinion | Sep.22, 2019

    Save Three Lives: Take Part in Campus Blood Drives

    by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff The act of donating blood is a small way to pay it forward that can make a tremendous impact on humanity. The entire blood donation process typically takes about one to two hours—and for…

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  • Opinion | Sep.22, 2019

    Writer vs. Writer: Is It Too Early to Be Invested in the 2020 Election?

      NO by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Portfolio Co-Editor Although the 2020 presidential election is over a year away, it is of paramount importance that voters pay close attention to the race and all of its candidates. While the Democratic debates…

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  • Tangents | Sep.22, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Donut Debate Considering Providence’s abundance of small donut shops, the question must be asked: which is superior, Allie’s Donuts or PVDonuts? Does accessibility play a role in this decision? It is clear that most Providence College students have easier access…

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  • Opinion | Sep.13, 2019

    Why YOU Need to Count Yourself in the Census

      by Savannah Plaisted ’21 Opinion Staff   With 2020 quickly approaching, it is more important than ever for Providence College students to be aware of the role they play in the upcoming census. Although most students have a basic…

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  • Opinion | Sep.13, 2019

    Moving towards a More Standarized, Diverse DWC Program

      by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff The controversy over the definition of “Western Civilization” and the need to broaden the scope of the DWC curriculum has been a hotly contested topic on campus over the past several years.  Last…

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  • Tangents | Sep.13, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Normalize Mug Carrying on Campus If you take a look around campus on any given morning, you will notice an abundance of students carrying travel mugs to bring their coffee, tea, or other hot beverage to class. Although travel mugs…

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  • Opinion | Aug.29, 2019

    Active Shooter Awareness: PC Must Communicate Action Plan

      by Savannah Plaisted ’21 Opinion Staff Over the course of this past summer, the United States has been reminded on various occasions that mass shootings are still a plague in American society. Bulletproof backpacks have been in high demand…

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