June 20, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.24, 2019

    Love: A Rebellious Choice in the Face of Suffering

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Opinion Staff Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote, “To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.” For Nietzsche and many others, suffering and pain are common emotions in human life. Everyone,…

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  • Opinion | Jan.24, 2019

    Beauty in Diversity: Cultural Differences Unite Us

    by Angela Bueso ’22 Opinion Staff Growing up in a Central American country, I have always been very much exposed to American culture. From the movies and TV shows we watch to the toys we play with, and summer trips…

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  • Opinion | Jan.24, 2019

    Be Kind to Your Mind with Meditation

    by Katherine Belbusti ’22 Opinion Staff One semester down, and another one has arrived quicker than some of us may have liked. As course loads begin to pick up and extracurriculars are starting to take up more of our time,…

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  • Opinion | Jan.24, 2019

    Tangents and Tirades

    VenNO: Why I Prefer Paper Money In the last few years, Venmo, a money transferring app, has become increasingly popular. But the rise in the popularity of Venmo has had a tragic consequence: the phasing out of paper money. Admittedly,…

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  • Opinion | Jan.17, 2019

    New Year, Same Story: Why Body-Related Resolutions are Detrimental

    As a society, we love the idea of a do-over, a second chance to become the people we wish to be. The notion of “new year, new me” provides the opportunity to follow through, even if only temporarily, on goals…

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  • Opinion | Jan.17, 2019

    Destination or Destitution?: Closing the Gap Between Resort Area Tourists and Locals

    Pink sands, turquoise waters, and palm trees are what one envisions when thinking of Cancún, Mexico or Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Thousands flock to the Caribbean and Central American resorts for a tropical getaway, full of sun and endless cocktails.…

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  • Campus | Jan.17, 2019

    Post-Abroad Blues: Are They Real?

    Studying abroad is one of the most incredible and enlightening experiences that an undergraduate student can have during their college career.  The ability to travel to multiple countries and explore different cultures allows one to experience self-growth as well as…

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  • Opinion | Jan.17, 2019

    The War(ren) on Female Politicians: Media Harms Warren’s Campaign for Presidency

    On December 31, 2018, Elizabeth Warren released a video announcing her plan to launch an exploratory campaign for the 2020 presidential election.  Warren is the harbinger of an inevitable surge of campaign announcements from prominent Democrats, and according to boston.com,…

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  • Opinion | Jan.17, 2019

    Tangents and Tirades

    Bring Cash Back to Slavin Ticket Office This past Wednesday, Providence College students received an email regarding a new policy for purchasing tickets at the Slavin Ticket Office.  Starting this semester, students will only be able to purchase tickets with…

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  • Opinion | Dec.06, 2018

    Donate Your Time This Christmas: Giving Back in Non-Monetary Ways

      by Katherine Belbusti ’22 Opinion Staff There is something about the Christmas season that puts so many people in a good mood. With the exception of the occasional scrooge, the holiday season brings out the best in a lot…

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