January 22, 2020

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Jan.16, 2020

    Tangents & Tirades

    The TikTok Takeover Today’s generation seeks entertainment from social media apps such as Instagram and Snapchat, especially the memes that these types of apps have to offer. With the growing influence social media has on society, new apps such as…

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  • Tangents | Nov.21, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Be Present During the Dash to Class Walking to classes at Providence College is comprised of a set of unspoken rules. AirPods in, hoods up, and heads down. But if you take a moment to pause the music and listen…

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  • Opinion | Nov.14, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Break Away from RateMyProfessors With the season of choosing next semesters’ classes comes the raiding of ratemyprofessors.com, a website where students can get the inside scoop on their potential professors. Although the ability to access this information can be comforting,…

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  • Opinion | Nov.07, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    The Benefits of DWC beyond the Classroom This week, I watched a television show and thought of class. That is not something you usually hear in an everyday conversation, but after taking Development of Western Civilization, many students notice a…

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  • Opinion | Oct.31, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

      Take the Challenge, Not the “Easy A” As spring 2020 registration comes around the corner, students should focus more on what classes interest them rather than if the class is an “easy A.”  The website RateMyProfessor.com has been a…

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  • Tangents | Oct.24, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Viral Pelosi Picture: Making a Point about Political Representation Last week, a photo of Nancy Pelosi standing and pointing at President Trump during a White House meeting went viral. President Trump captioned the photo on Twitter “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged meltdown!”…

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  • Opinion | Oct.10, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    A Creative Approach to Oral Communication Being a proficient public speaker is a necessary skill for a college student, which is why Providence College has an oral communication requirement. Although PC offers many different classes that cover oral communication, more…

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  • Opinion | Oct.03, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Intramurals to Club:  Where is the Middle Ground? Looking to get more involved on campus in the excitement of the new school year? Maybe pick up a sport you dropped after high school? Students are often encouraged to join club…

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  • Opinion | Sep.26, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    The Death of Cursive Writing Cursive writing is a dying art.  Formerly a widely practiced technique, cursive writing was designed to teach elementary school children how to write formally. Students often learn the basic alphabet first, and work their way…

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  • Tangents | Sep.22, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Donut Debate Considering Providence’s abundance of small donut shops, the question must be asked: which is superior, Allie’s Donuts or PVDonuts? Does accessibility play a role in this decision? It is clear that most Providence College students have easier access…

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