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News | Dec.09, 2010

Frilly the Frosted Snowflake

Frilly the frosted snowflake was born inside a cloud in the frigid December sky. She was not born alone, for no snowflake is ever born alone. She developed her crystallized prongs and the sheen of her frosty skin by feeding on the nutritious moisture that passed through the cloud. She spent her maturing days fluttering through the confines of her home and touching the outstretched prongs of other snowflakes, her brotherly and sisterly ones, while whistling her humor into the passing breezes.

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Opinion | Dec.09, 2010

Muslim Student Urges PC To Help Her Foster Community

Last week, a student wrote a commentary article entitled, “Senior Says Diversity Not Where It Needs To Be At PC,” in which she shared her thoughts regarding the college’s undertaking of diversity. She cited the experience of one “young Muslim freshman girl” who attended an on-campus event that turned out to be a speech full of hate against any and all Muslims, despite the club’s reassurance that it was a “debate” focused on radicals.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

JRW: Transportations Becoming Tradition

Junior Ring Weekend. By the name, one would assume the weekend revolved around getting class rings and possibly celebrating Providence College. However, according to Steve Sears, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, those three words have been “directly correlated with alcohol consumption and transports.”

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Students Deface Davis

On Sunday, Dec. 6, between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 7 a.m., residents of Davis Hall defiled the first floor stairwell. An opened can of ravioli was found on the last step of the stairs while its contents were smeared all over the wall above the railing. The messy scene remained there throughout the day until a Eurest worker was able to tend to it early Monday morning.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Alternate Meal Option for Student Dining

Hungry for a new meal plan? You are in luck! A 75-block meal plan will be available at the start of the Spring 2011 semester. Students living in on-campus apartments, students living off campus, and commuter students are qualified for the new meal plan, which costs $900. The 75-block meal plan allows students to eat 75 meals in Raymond Dining Hall during the course of one semester.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Happy Finals from The Cowl!

Twas the night before finals, and all through the College,

The students were studying, filling their heads with knowledge;

Hoping they wouldn’t be plagued with inaction,

But Facebook was proving to be a distraction.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Physical Space Necessary For Multicultural Students?

Multiculturalism has been a topic of heated debate since the reorganization of the Balfour Center last summer. Providence College administration pledged to heed recommendations made by students in regard to the future of multiculturalism here on campus.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Newest Faculty Member Aids in Online Publishing

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Congress Agrees with Program Initiations

The last Student Congress meeting for the fall semester ended in agreement on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Five pieces of legislation were approved by 36 votes to zero.

The first piece of legislation that was voted on was on the implementation of the PC Pedals Program. Students at Providence College will one day be allowed to rent bicycles from the College once this approval is accepted by administration.

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News | Dec.09, 2010

Christmas Trees on Campus Inspire Students to Give

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, and the holiday season looms ahead, it is not uncommon to see festive decorations adorning various dorms and academic buildings on campus. Paper snowflakes hang from windows that overlook the quad, red and green tinsel adorn the walls, and Christmas trees are a common sight around the College. However, two Christmas trees on campus serve a far deeper purpose than decoration.

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