Category: The Scowl

Wheels vs. Doors: The Debate No One Cares About

Team Doors by Serial Lawn Stepper Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, Hot Wheels: I’ve heard it all. But right here, right now, it’s time to prove once and for all that there are more doors in the world than wheels. Let’s start with the basics: defining what we mean when we say “door.” Many wheel supporters […]


Why Social Media is the Best Way to Make Friends

Why Social Media Is the Best Way to Make Friends A Surefire Guide to Finding Long-Lasting Friendships By Kim Kardashian There’s nothing better than someone you have never met commenting “I love you” on your latest Instagram photo. From then on, you know that the two of you are bound to be best friends because […]


Andrew Fonts Set For NBA Draft

Friars Star Projected Number One Overall Pick Fonts #1 Fan NBA Insider With the Friars’ breakout season coming to a close on Friday, March 25, the players are switching their mindset from March Madness to planning their next professional moves. It is always sad to say goodbye to our Providence College favorites as they graduate […]


Sports Betting Becomes Legal For Professional Athletes

William Walters ‘24 Sports Bettor In a stunning turn of events this past week, commissioner of the National Football League, Roger Goodell, announced that effective immediately players will now be allowed to place bets on games.  It is expected for the commissioners of the other major sports leagues, including the NBA, NHL, and MLB to […]


Should Intramural Referees Be Fired for Poor Performance?

Providence College Investigates: Intramural Sports Big Baller ‘24 Intramural Professional Yes, They Stink The question is: Should intramural referees be fired? The answer is yes. Intramural refs technically aren’t even qualified to be referees by the state of Rhode Island. According to  state law, “All Rhode Island referees and umpires must register yearly. Rhode Island […]


Brett Farve Coming Out of Retirement. AGAIN

Aaron Rodgers ’22 Discount Double Check In an offseason full of changes and surprises, arguably the biggest surprise was when Tom Brady announced via Instagram that he was retiring from the NFL. The 44-year-old, 7-time Super Bowl champion had finally decided to trade in the cleats and shoulder pads for more time with his family […]


PC Introduces Intramural Beer Die and Pong

Fran (Ray) ’24 One of the many fascinating attractions that Providence College offers its students is our wide variety of inclusive sports and activities provided by Intramural Sports. For many years, PC has been ranked as one of the highest graded and most competitive college intramural programs in the country. This comes as no surprise, […]


NIL Deals For Student Athletes

Watson, Cooley, Driscoll All Involved TikTok Star ’22 On June 21, 2021, the United States Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s decision that the NCAA’s restrictions on “education-related benefits” for college athletes violated antitrust laws. As a result, college athletes who play at any division in the NCAA can […]


Be Them Dudettes

Natalie Watson ’22GS Leads PC Women’s Basketball to First-Ever National Title Orange Fanta ’22 Tears of joy flowed as Natalie Watson ’22GS cut down the nets in Minneapolis following PC’s dramatic victory in the national championship game. “To bring this title to Friartown means the world to me,” Watson commented. “I wouldn’t trade this moment […]


PC, Keep Banning the Vagina Monologues: The Best Thing to Do for Women on Campus

PC, Keep Banning the Vagina Monologues: The Best Thing to Do for Women on Campus by Rosie the Riveter ’21 Providence College’s previous president, Flat Stanley, banned The Vagina Monologues back in 2006 and has likely not gone a year without being reminded of this ban. Despite the message of the monologues, a group of […]