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A Search for Famous Phantoms in the Renaissance City

Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

A Search for Famous Phantoms in the Renaissance City

Disclaimer: The Roman Catholic Church officially recognizes that the souls of the deceased are not bound to earth. The Holy (Ghost) Spirit is not a “ghost.” His Anglicized name was changed because it was not the most faithful translation from the Latin, Spiritus Sancti (and because “ghosts” generally scare the children that we can’t afford to lose these days).

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

News Briefs

Clinic Teaches Students Mindful Eating Habits On Tuesday, Oct. 21, a health clinic was held in Slavin G01 to introduce interested students and staff to a variety of ways to live a healthier and more “mindful” life at Providence College. Mary Jane Euell, M.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Political Clubs on Campus Get Ready for Election Day

As Nov. 4 and the end of the 2008 presidential election cycle is quickly approaching, The Cowl met with the leaders of three of the political groups on campus: Tim Dionisopoulos ’11, treasurer of PC College Republicans; Joe Miller ’10, president of PC Libertarians; Matt Rucci ’09, president of PC Democrats; and John Ryan Cummings, outreach director for the PC Democrats.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

The Low Down on Down Town

“So what are you doing tonight?” My mission this week was to figure out what other college students in our area are up to. Maybe it will inspire you to jump out of the PC bubble and explore a sketchy club, classy art exhibit, or drink tea on Fridays. J-WU “Uh .

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Obama’s Faulty Economic Plan

Barack Obama is going to provide a tax cut for 95 percent of American workers. As fantastic as that sounds, it isn’t true. In fact, it isn’t even possible. Obama’s plan is a brilliantly packaged lie that insults the intelligence of the American people. It is fraught with socialist ideals of wealth redistribution and shared responsibility.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Popular Web Sites Promote

This year is seemingly becoming more imperative and more crucial for the future of our nation. Not only has this year shown Americans that the economy isn’t as stable as it was eight years ago and that the disparity between the rich and the poor is growing by the minute, but this year is also about an election that may change our lives forever.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Candidates Have All the Moves

At this point I think we get it. John McCain is a maverick. Barack Obama is a grass-smoking aristocrat. Sarah Palin is a hockey mom. Joe Biden is, um, a Democrat with solid credentials and great posture. What do these four individuals have in common? And don’t you dare say it’s their membership in the highest tax bracket.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Factory of Terror

Vaghi: Fall River, Mass., sounds like a spooky place to begin with (up there with Salem, Castle Rock, and Whoville [with that meddling grinch]), so it’s not a surprise that one of New England’s premiere haunted houses would reside in a city with such an ominous ring.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

Halloween:Who Will You Choose?

This year, Americans all across the country will come together and celebrate something that unifies all of us. No, I am not talking about voting on Election Day, I am referring, of course, to Halloween! All Hallow’s Eve is this Friday and I am sure that since it is on a weekend that you, as a Providence College student, will be out celebrating this sacred autumnal tradition.

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Uncategorized | Oct.30, 2008

C.W.’s Costume Tips

Outside the traditional scope of Halloween there is a celebratory subculture. It is a lot like the island of the Wicker Man. The college demographic has retained some twisted pagan ideals that I think the Druids would be especially proud of. We move in a unique purgatory between the innocence of childhood trick or treating and a traditional adult sensibility that is reflected best in the costumes we choose to wear on the Day of the Dead.

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