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The splitting of the charcoal tree

Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

The splitting of the charcoal tree

It was hard to forget the day that tree split down the middle. Half the branches to the left, and the others to the right, like two wilted dandelions extending from the same green root. Casey still remembered the cracking sound it made, like a gunshot through the thick July air.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

News Briefs

As the semester comes to an end, the search for the new position of Dean of International Studies continues with full force. The six candidates for the job started on-campus visits last Thursday, Nov. 30, and will continue on select days until Monday Dec.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

Lady friars heat it up

While the weather has been cooling off, the Providence College Women’s Basketball Team has been turning up the heat on its opponents this year. After ten games, the Friars are 7-3, even after dropping their last two contests to Sacred Heart on Friday, Dec.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

Taste of homecooking puts PC back on track

This past Thanksgiving, the Providence College Women’s Hockey Team did not have a lot to be thankful for, speaking, of course, in terms of NCAA athletics. The team had just gone through a very tough leg of its schedule, already one of the toughest in the nation, and had won just one of their last eight games, a 5-3 victory over Boston University on Saturday, Nov.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

One for the books

How do you measure a college athlete’s career? Seventy-nine games started. Eighty games played. Thirty-five career goals. Forty-four career assists. One hundred eleven career points. A Big East regular season title. Two selections to the All Big East Second Team.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

Friars lose games but not heart

It has been up and down so far in this young season for the Providence College Men’s Hockey Team. On Friday, Dec. 1, the Friars traveled to Maine to face the No. 3 Black Bears. They played well, out-shooting the Bears 30-24, but came up short in the scoring , with a 3-0 loss.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

Rammed out of proportion

Sour grapes: That is a great way to describe the sentiments of URI President Dr. Robert Carouthers following the university’s 29-point loss to the Friars Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Dunkin Donuts Center. In the days following the game, Carouthers has complained about the behavior of PC’s student section and the overall atmosphere.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

Friars Update

Konopka looks to score at MLS Combine Providence College is not a school known for spewing out professional soccer players. In the MLS’s short 10-year history, only current PC Head Coach, Chaka Daley, has played for both Providence College and the MLS.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

PCI

I think it’s kind of unfair that Michigan got overlooked in favor of Florida for the BCS National Championship game. Shouldn’t we just have a playoff? Who do you guys think should be playing Ohio State on Jan. 8? -John Nabozna ’07 With USC’s surprising loss to UCLA on Saturday, Dec.

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Uncategorized | Dec.08, 2006

It doesn’t grow on trees

The next time you turn your heat on or the next time Physical Plant comes to fix your leaky faucet, remember where the money comes from to do it: your tuition dollars. According to GuideStar.org-which supplies public information about schools and non-profits-in 2005, Providence College took in more than $93 million dollars in tuition and fees and more than $16 million dollars in room and board payments, , which are the primary way the College pays for its day-to-day expenses.

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