December 15, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    We Need More Awareness of Sex Trafficking

    Human trafficking, despite the average American’s stereotypical assumptions of faraway lands and impoverished regions, is a problem in America. President Trump would not have signed a measure limiting online sex trafficking only two weeks ago otherwise. More Americans need to…

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  • Campus | Apr.26, 2018

    Ending Victim Blaming: No One Should Have to Explain #WhyTheyStayed

    “Imagine falling in love and being happy, and then something goes terribly wrong,” said Beverly Gooden to a room full of Providence College students in Moore Hall. Understanding the trauma of domestic violence is nearly impossible except if you yourself…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    Writer vs. Writer: Communications Major

    By Taylor Godfrey ’19 The importance of a liberal arts education has always been to learn how to read, especially at a school like Providence College. From Aristotle to modern and postmodern texts, the humanities have always given students in…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    First Ladies Change America

    The nation found itself in a state of mourning on Tuesday, April 17. Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away after battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure.  As wife of former President George H.W. Bush and…

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  • Opinion | Apr.26, 2018

    Tangents and Tirades

    Light Up the Great Room Fireplace Maybe this is the wizard in me, but one of my favorite spots on campus is the Fiondella Great Room in the Ruane Center for the Humanities, or what is possibly better known as…

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  • Opinion | Apr.19, 2018

    A Nightmare Abroad: Survivors Speak

    Studying abroad was by far one of my favorite experiences of my college career. I challenged myself through immersion in a totally different culture, made incredible friends, and travelled to dozens of cities across Europe and North Africa. Although going…

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  • Campus | Apr.19, 2018

    Food Quality Is Bugging Students: PC Needs to Address Dining Hall Issues

    At colleges everywhere, there is a commonly held understanding that dining hall food is simply never going to be that good, and cannot compare to a home cooked meal. Especially at Providence College, most students have come to terms with…

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  • Campus | Apr.19, 2018

    Writer vs. Writer: PC’s Core Curriculum

    The liberal arts core curriculum at Providence College serves as the foundation for students’ education. Between the rigorous Development of Western Civilization program and an abundance of core requirements—which cover topics such as intensive writing, fine arts, diversity, and oral…

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  • Opinion | Apr.19, 2018

    Social Media Giants Must Prioritize Privacy

    When Facebook was founded in 2004, no one could predict the impact it would have on life in the 21st century.  Despite its ability to help people connect and share ideas around the world, its disadvantages have become glaringly apparent…

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  • Campus | Apr.19, 2018

    Campus Survey Fails to Address Slut-Shaming

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The campus climate survey on sexual misconduct and relationship violence that was recently distributed to the student body is considerate, thorough, and extensive. However, it misses one key aspect of the sexual…

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