December 15, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Expand the Horizon of DWC Program

    by Alyssa Cohen ’21 Opinion Staff Development of Western Civilization (DWC) has indisputably become a hallmark of Providence College, as the program has a reputation for being rigorous and writing intensive, while instilling a strong humanities background in every student.…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    PC Needs Clear Emergency Evacuation Plan

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff Colleges and universities have been forced to evacuate quickly and efficiently in order to protect the safety of their students, due to the hurricanes down south, as well as the gas leaks in northeastern…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Leading By Example: #MeToo Movement Pioneers Must Hold Themselves Accountable

    Joshua Chlebowski ’21 Opinion Staff The conflict between #MeToo leaders Asia Argento and Rose McGowan continued to escalate this past week, when Argento’s lawyer threatened to file a libel suit over remarks McGowan made regarding sexual assault allegations against Argento.…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    “We Solved It”: Celebrity Platforms are Key to Politics

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff The beginning of this year brought us award shows with red carpets full of celebrities standing together in solidarity to raise awareness for the Time’s Up movement. Now, nearly nine months later, we saw…

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  • Opinion | Sep.27, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Wearing White After Labor Day Earlier this month, we celebrated Labor Day, a national holiday dedicated to American workers of the past and present. However, this holiday is also known for something else—it marks the beginning of the infamous fashion…

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  • Campus | Sep.20, 2018

    A Freshman’s Perspective: How to Improve New Student Orientation

    by Emily Ball ’22 Opinion Staff Ice-breakers. Just the sound of that word sends a chill down any college freshman’s back; this holds true at Providence College as well. As New Student Orientation wrapped up over Labor Day Weekend, the…

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  • Opinion | Sep.20, 2018

    The Roommate Debate: Why Random is Better Than Requested

    by Julia McCoy ’22 Opinion Staff Immediately after being accepted to Providence College, incoming freshmen are placed into a Facebook group with their new classmates. Among the obligatory orientation information and administrative news are short biographies posted by accepted students…

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  • Opinion | Sep.20, 2018

    Name-Brand Culture Comes With a Cost

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Opinion Staff It is 11 a.m. on a Saturday in September. Girls stroll by in flashes of neon pinks, blues, greens, and whites, arranged in nautical or animal print dresses or skirts, paired with Jack Rogers…

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  • Opinion | Sep.20, 2018

    Her Voice Matters Too: Female Students Feel Silenced in College Classrooms

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff As the #MeToo movement continues to bring the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault in professional and academic environments to light, women still often find themselves being discouraged from using their voice. The…

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  • Opinion | Sep.20, 2018

    LSAT Fails to Assess Students’ True Abilities: Emphasis on Unnecessary Skills Holds Students Back

    by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff All Tasmanian Wombats are endowed with an abnormally productive pituitary gland, reliant on a hyperactive mitochondrial orchestration involving myriad proteins… What is the “main idea” of this passage? Sifting through such gibberish at one’s…

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