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Friars Ousted from Hockey East Playoffs by BC

Uncategorized | Mar.18, 2008

Friars Ousted from Hockey East Playoffs by BC

Freshman leftwing Ian O’Conner scored the Friars lone goal, as the Providence College Men’s Hockey Team lost 5-1 for the second straight game in a best-of-three playoff series to No. 9 Boston College at Chestnut Hill on Saturday. The loss eliminates the Friars from Hockey East playoff contention.

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Uncategorized | Mar.17, 2008

Friars Fire Welsh

Providence College fired Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Welsh on Saturday. Welsh led the Friars to a 15-16 record this season and they finished 6-12 in the Big East. The Friars also made it to the Big East Tournament where they were ousted in the first round, for the second year in a row, by the University of West Virginia.

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Uncategorized | Mar.17, 2008

Senior Class Gift Announced

The Senior Class Gift for the Class of 2008 was announced on Saturday, March 15 in McPhail’s during Senior Night. The gift will be an engraved stone, which will be placed at the corner of Eaton and Huxley. Twenty-five thousand dollars in donations will be needed to fund the project, which should be completed by the end of the summer.

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Uncategorized | Mar.15, 2008

PC Adds New Security Measures

Recent tragedies on the campuses of Northern Illinois University and Virginia Tech University have raised concerns pertaining to security on college campuses. In light of these events, Providence College has begun implementing new security measures and procedures to prevent similar attacks from occurring on its campus.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

Spring Morning

The sunlight has fresh zeal as it spills out from around the curtains and explodes into the room. The air is still cold but ignited with potential, aching to be warmed by the long dormant sun. The naked trees dance in the breeze, as if getting in shape for their soon-to-be outfit of leaves.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

As I Lay Me Down

The lights were set intimately low and small tables perfect for two were lit with white candles. Place settings and silverware sparkled in the candlelight. She was guided by a waitress to her usual table, by the window overlooking the water. She had been self-conscious the first time she went there, alone and sure that everyone was watching her with pity.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

Spring Break at T.F. Green, Part Two

T.F. Green airport is now zero for two in Lindsay’s Spring Break Exoduses. Last year, I got in trouble for having compressed explosives-which, for the record, really were just a bunch of Islamic architecture textbooks that came up as questionable on the security scanner do-dad the TSA uses.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

Tumbling, Turning Pinwheels

There’s a point past which people stop being people, and a point past which they really become more. This was what she thought as she sat on the bench, watching them walk by. Their features blurred, they fused together, they were no longer Sara going to the drugstore or James going to work or Jesse headed home for the afternoon.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

Broken Promises are Better than No Promises

As Lent comes to an end and we all get excited to eat Ray chicken again on Fridays, it seems appropriate to look back at this time of sacrifice and all the failures it brings with it. We all know someone who couldn’t make it a week without breaking their promise.

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Uncategorized | Mar.13, 2008

Letters to the Editor:

First game ruined by klepto Attention all ye who value your possessions-do not attend Friar Basketball games! It was Saturday night. The Friars were playing their last game of the season vs. Villanova. My kid brother was coming down from MA that evening to go to his very first college basketball game-what an experience! Drenched from having ventured out in the rain and restless from waiting in line with the huge crowd, finally the moment came and the gates were opened! We gave our tickets, rushed inside, and managed to grab one of the few remaining seats in the student section.

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