January 18, 2018

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.18, 2018

    Tangents & Tirades

    College Football Playoff Needs To Be More Inclusive At the conclusion of the 2004 college football regular season, five teams were undefeated. Only two, the University of South Carolina and Oklahoma University, could play for the national title, so three…

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  • Opinion | Dec.07, 2017

    Tangent & Tirades

    Take a Break: Watch A Capella By the end of the semester, stress levels and workloads are especially high for students, professors, and faculty alike. Remembering to take a moment to relax and enjoy the holiday season is often difficult,…

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  • Opinion | Nov.30, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Be Conscious of Our History We should all take advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday, but first we need to change it. Thanksgiving commemorates a fictionalized meal shared by the first Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people of North America. There may…

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  • Opinion | Nov.16, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Is Thanksgiving Really a Break? With bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 stretching endlessly into the horizon, last year’s Thanksgiving break was already off to a poor start. A symphony of car horns and angry New York drivers blared outside my car…

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  • Tangents | Nov.09, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Marathon Brings Nation Together During a time when division and disunity seem to infiltrate all forms of media and dominate our lives, we often overlook the events that bring our nation and the world together. This past Sunday, over 50,000…

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  • Opinion | Nov.02, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Save Water -Turn Off  Sprinklers Throughout the past couple of months, Providence has experienced a few rainy days here and there. Although these stormy days often bring a sense of gloom and despair to campus, they allow for the various…

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  • Opinion | Oct.26, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Stop Sexualizing Female Halloween Costumes What are we trying to tell our girls? When you are a child, Halloween is about costume parades, trick-or-treating, and haunted houses with friends. For girls, at some point, they hit an age where that…

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  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Birth Control Prevents More Than Just Pregnancy If President Trump intends to prevent “risky sexual behavior,” rolling back birth control coverage is scientifically proven to be one of the worst ways to approach the issue. Regardless of religious views on…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Political Plays: NFL Protests Provoke Discussions of Liberty When Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem at the first 2016 preseason game for the 49ers, no one noticed. It was not until the third preseason game, when Kaepernick began kneeling,…

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  • Opinion | Sep.28, 2017

    Tangents & Tirades

    Let Commuters Park on Campus This may not come as a shock, but there is a very small percentage of student commuters at Providence College—three percent to be exact. Perhaps there is a reason for this minute statistic. Commuting to…

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