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New assistant director of disabilities services steps up

Uncategorized | Jan.30, 2007

New assistant director of disabilities services steps up

Growing up with cerebral palsy, Andrew Christiansen wished someone had been there to guide him through the challenges he faced in school. Now, he wants to be that guiding force for students with disabilities at PC. Christiansen began his duties as the College’s new assistant director for disability support services on Jan.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Picks of the Week

Movie The Jerk Directed by Carl Reiner Music Stevie Ray Vaughan The Sky is Crying Sony Book The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Wii love it

Ever since you met those two delightful plumbers in Dinosaur Land, Nintendo has been the name you’ve trusted in gaming. I can remember devoting entire months of my youth to Donkey Kong Country and Mega Man. However, in the wake of the fifth and sixth generations of game consoles with PlayStation2, 3, and Microsoft’s XBOX series, Nintendo has fallen to the wayside.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Taste of the Town

At 6:00 p.m. on a Friday, Tortilla Flats is packed. A large bar that juts out into the room is the focal point of the restaurant, and it is busy with people waiting for a table or just enjoying a drink.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Labyrinth is beautiful and bleak

I am a movie-cringer. If the violins begin a suspenseful staccato, if a shadow appears over the shoulder of the heroine, if everything seems to be going too much according to plan, you’ll inevitably find me pressed as hard as humanly possible into the crevices of my seat.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

2006 Year in Review of Movies and Music

Cinema is changing faster than a pubescent teen. (Hey, I am allowed one awkward analogy a year.) For any who have attended retro cinema night at your community center, where a live organ performance usually compensates for the auditory void, this should not surprise you.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

A truly taxing issue

People debate feverishly over the biggest problem our country faces today. With the ongoing “war” in Iraq and the alleged and continual threats to our national security, I, for one, cannot help but wonder what this new year and new semester will bring. But as January comes to a close, one can already see the free tax forms that may unequivocally be called “horrible monstrosities.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

The 4-1-1 on Café 412

Being on vacation from school is usually a very relaxing time in a student’s academic career, and this most recent month-long Christmas holiday was no exception. For me, there was not a whole lot at Providence College that I was aching to come back to on Jan.

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Tangents and Tirades

Should global warming be given the cold shoulder? A love letter to winter. The Not So Good Shepherd. NEXT!

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Uncategorized | Jan.25, 2007

Homeschooling: Are parents making the grade in educational decisions?

On Sept. 7, 2006, police raided the home of Katharina Plett and arrested her for home schooling her 12 children.  Home schooling is illegal in Germany and is becoming increasingly forbidden in many other European countries.  Fortunately, Plett’s husband and children were able to flee the country the previous day.

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