November 15, 2019

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • Tangents | Sep.13, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Normalize Mug Carrying on Campus If you take a look around campus on any given morning, you will notice an abundance of students carrying travel mugs to bring their coffee, tea, or other hot beverage to class. Although travel mugs…

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  • Opinion | Aug.29, 2019

    Tangents & Tirades

    Give Bingo a Go Everyone has hobbies to occupy their time when they are not in class. Although many students enjoy playing sports or creating art, fewer students think to enjoy a game of bingo in their downtime.  Typically held…

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