November 17, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    What Major Democratic Wins Could Mean For the U.S.

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Staff Tuesday, November 7, marked the first regularly scheduled election day since Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential race, and the results overwhelmingly showed that America is ready for change. Democrats took key victories…

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  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    Trump Spreading Anti-American Sentiment

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff Last November’s resolve of grieving Democrats, “it’s only four years,” is not so comforting anymore. In the era of Trump, the United States will see its global economic dominance in sharp decline, with China…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Time to Take Climate Change Seriously

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff Climate change has quickly become one of the most significant and pressing world issues. The impacts of climate change are becoming more and more obvious and destructive. On Friday, a report released by the…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Gerrymandering Distances Officials From Voters

        Photo Courtesy of VPAP.ORG by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Every year, as Rhode Islanders rush to their voting centers for elections, incumbent politicians’ victory parties have already started. Sipping on celebratory champagne in their plush…

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  • Opinion | Nov.09, 2017

    Banning Books is Banning Education

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff In early October, action was taken in Biloxi, Mississippi, to remove Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird from the eighth grade curriculum. Kenny Holloway, the vice president of the schoolboard where the decision was…

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  • Campus | Nov.02, 2017

    Social Media Endangers the Truth

    by Kevin Copp ’18   Opinion Staff   The photo that has been making the rounds on social media and in the minds of everyone who has seen it has left an indelible mark on Providence College’s campus. Unfortunately for…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    We Need Gun Reform Now

    by Andrea Traietti ’21 Opinion Staff It has been just under one month since the deadliest shooting by an individual in United States history. The Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1 left 58 innocent people dead and over 500 wounded.…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    Malala Is More Than Her Jeans

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor What does it mean to be a young Pakistani woman in 2017? When Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012, she was one voice of the many…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    The Myth of Christopher Columbus: What Are We Really Celebrating on Columbus Day?

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The passing of Columbus Day this year brings me back to one of the most embarrassing cultural blunders of my study abroad experience. Living with a homestay family in Buenos Aires, Argentina this past…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hurricane Devastation Beyond Puerto Rico

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff The Atlantic has suffered through 13 named storms this season: eight hurricanes and five major hurricanes. Specifically Maria, Irma, and Jose have left a trail of disaster in their wake. Homes have been destroyed…

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