October 22, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • 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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  • Opinion | May.04, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    When Will Trump Learn? This week Trump has taken another hit at women’s rights and efforts to alleviate global gender inequality. The administration has decided to discontinue “Let Girls Learn,” a signature girls’ initiative and educational program that has been…

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  • Opinion | Apr.27, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Marching For Facts $2.6 billion. That’s $2.6 billion less dedicated to clean air, water quality, reducing emissions, and climate studies after President Trump cuts the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Billions of dollars taken away from the commitment…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Going Nuts for PVDonuts Although I am not a paid sponsor for any bakeries or doughnut shops, I would be doing a great disservice to Providence College and greater Rhode Island community if I did not bring to light the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.23, 2017

    Tangents & Tirades

    College Snow Days are a Blessing The annoucement of a snow day always recieves a diverse response across campus. Some Providence College students use snow days as a way to catch up or even get ahead on their work for…

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