January 16, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hate Is Not a Partisan Issue

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Presidential behavior is often controversial. There are questions and discussions about what is acceptable for the commander-in-chief to say and do. Such talking points can arise from issues as large as foreign policy to…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Education Is a Right, Not a Privilege

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff Every child in America should be granted an equal opportunity to succeed, regardless of which state, city, race, religion, or gender the child associates with. Coming from the perspective of a senior elementary and…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Stop Politicizing Education

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor To what extent can we as a nation allow divisive politics to dominate and influence our own children’s access to educational resources? In celebration of National Read a Book Day on Sept. 6, First…

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