July 19, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Mar.01, 2018

    Legislation Is Not Enough

    by Gabrielle Bianco ’21 Opinion Staff On Feb. 14, tragedy struck in the United States.  Again.  Armed gunman Nikolas Cruz opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  17 people were killed including two faculty members.  This…

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  • Opinion | Jan.25, 2018

    Learning to Live Without Fear

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Dr. Bernice A. King’s visit to Providence College in the midst of one of the most polarized political landscapes in recent history calls to mind the power of the people to create change. Just…

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  • Opinion | Jan.25, 2018

    Lady Liberty Shines Despite Shutdown Absurdity

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The Statue of Liberty remained open during the brief but dramatic government shutdown over the weekend, shining a light on how far we as a nation have strayed from our founding values. The monument…

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  • Opinion | Jan.18, 2018

    President Winfrey? Our Country Does Not Need Another Celebrity President

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor Anyone who watched Oprah Winfrey receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes last week cannot deny the powerful message of hope Winfrey championed within her speech. But why…

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  • Opinion | Jan.18, 2018

    No Country is a ‘Shithole’: Trump’s Comments Perpetuate Racist Stereotypes

      by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff Last week, White House officials held a closed-door meeting in which they discussed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) deal and a bipartisan immigration proposal that would meet the needs…

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  • Opinion | Jan.18, 2018

    Medicaid Cuts Hurt Low-Income Americans

      by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor How much longer until the American people’s basic rights are renounced entirely? In light of President Trump’s imposition of work requirements for Medicaid, it is impossible to say that we are moving…

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  • Opinion | Nov.30, 2017

    Leave Malia Obama Alone: Media Should Focus on More Pressing Issues

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff It can sometimes be easy to forget that a person in the public eye is still a real human being who can be very negatively affected by what is said about him or her…

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  • 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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