November 17, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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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  • Opinion | Sep.21, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

      Peace Makes The World Go Around We used to speak of the future as something to look forward to, filled with bright and exciting possibilities. Nowadays, conversations surrounding the future are heavy and loaded—filled with rhetoric that incites fear…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    What Did We Make Taylor Do? It has been virtually impossible to avoid Taylor Swift’s music and personal drama for years and these past few weeks have been no exception. After being infamously targeted by Kim Kardashian West on Snapchat…

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  • Opinion | Aug.31, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

      Hurricane Preparedness: Are We Doing Enough? Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina and we are still asking: have we done everything possible to prepare for a hurricane? With increasing levels of technology and improved hurricane tracking, we have become more…

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