August 23, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.26, 2017

    An Alternative Presidency

    by Katherine Opiela ’20 Opinion Staff On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. After the ceremony, he took to Twitter via @realDonaldTrump to highlight some of his promises as President.…

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  • Editor's Column | Jan.26, 2017

    Standing Up: A Lesson From History

    by Jacquelyn Kelley ’17 Associate Editor-in-Chief My public and community service course, “The City & Its Cultures,” recently hosted Nancy Hood and Barry Brown, two Rhode Island activists who use their storytelling skills and musical talents to convey America’s history…

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  • Opinion | Jan.26, 2017

    ‘Guac Is Extra’

    by Allison LaBelle ’20 Opinion Staff Whole Foods is one of my favorite stores. I can spend hours strolling the aisles and picking out delicious, healthy foods, but I have encountered a major problem. As a college student, I have…

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  • Opinion | Jan.26, 2017

    Major Decisions

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Opinion Staff College is the time where you make what is arguably the most important choice in your life: what you are going to major and / or minor in. It makes sense; the major you…

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  • Opinion | Jan.26, 2017

    A Poor Delivery

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Staff Before watching President Donald J. Trump take the podium for his inaugural address, I had questions, but I also had hope. I wondered how Trump would decide to move forward as the 45th President…

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  • Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

    Our Last Semester

    by Brianna Abbott ’17 Opinion Co-Editor Earlier this week, roommates were happily unpacking their clothes, students were bracing themselves for another semester of learning, and friends were dashing through Ray to tackle each other and say “welcome back.” It was…

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  • Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

    Repeal and Wreak Havoc

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Donald Trump’s promise to repeal Obamacare has become one of the focal points of his tenure as the President-elect. His ability to repeal the Affordable Care Act and install his health care system, mysterious…

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  • Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

    Thanks, Obama

    by Taylor Godfrey ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor Friday’s inauguration marks the end of an era. Eight years may not seem like a long term of office for a President, but when I look back on myself and the world eight…

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  • Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

    Loud Voices That Lost Touch

    by Daniel Barton ’18 Opinion Staff It almost goes without saying that the past two years of politics have been incredibly bizarre. From the circus that was the race for the Republican nomination, to the scandal surrounding the corruption within…

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  • Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

    Retaining The Rituals

    by Katherine Opiela ’20 Opinion Staff It’s January. For me, the first thing that comes to mind when I think about January is the NFL playoffs. That is because I root for the New England Patriots. The Patriots have reached…

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