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Friar Finance 101

News | Sep.30, 2010

Friar Finance 101

Dim, cramped workplaces complimented by long hours of work and miniscule wages that are barely enough to live on. By Western standards, sweatshops are a moral outrage. But an examination of the economics behind cheap Third World export industries reveals that trade is often the key to developing from poverty to prosperity.

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Sports | Sep.30, 2010

Volleyball Splits Games as Conference Play Looms

The Friars ended a long week on Tuesday with a tough loss. They started the weekend off on a good note when they beat Quinnipiac, but on Tuesday, Sept. 28, they lost to Dartmouth in all three sets, 15-25, 19-25, 15-25.

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Sports | Sep.30, 2010

Shutout of Roger Williams Lifts Black Pack 2-0

Two weeks, two wins. And just like that, after a year off, the Men’s Rugby Team has earned a 2-0 record and a total of 67 points. With the offense firing on all cylinders, the focus for Head Coach Mike Cox is defense.

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Sports | Sep.30, 2010

Offense Powers Providence to Two Wins over McGill

Revving up her turbine blades, the fastest pair on the Women’s Hockey Team, Kate Bacon ’12 personified the momentum that could stay only briefly in the hands of the McGill Martlets.

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News | Sep.30, 2010

Candidates Debate Rhode Island’s Future

How prepared will Rhode Islanders be when a catastrophic storm hits in the near future? That will depend on who is elected as governor of the state in the 2010 election.

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News | Sep.30, 2010

Kolpicki Surveys Learning Styles

Do your notes from class contain arrows and nonsensical symbols? Do you ever have difficulty focusing on ideas in your papers? Do you fall asleep during lectures? If you find yourself answering yes to any of these questions, you have your learning style to thank. In a workshop held by the Office of Academic Services, participants discovered their learning styles and received tips that coincided with their unique study habits.

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News | Sep.30, 2010

Freshmen Congress Members Elected

For the past two weeks, “vote for me” posters bearing the faces of eager freshmen have covered the kiosks around the Providence College campus. After hard campaigning, votes were calculated and nine leading freshmen were chosen to represent the class of 2014 in Student Congress.

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Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

Follow the Leader (If You Can Find One)

President Obama has failed to connect with Americans even at a basic level. For an electorate charged by the soaring election year rhetoric of 2008, the promise of change has been lost and muddled amidst the hard realities of governing. What this has shown us about Obama is that clearly articulating grand themes does not equal efficient implementation of precise political goals.

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Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

Ray Good Gives Freshman Repulsive Deformity

On Saturday morning at exactly 9:02 and five seconds, Gary Saunders, a five-time freshman at Providence College, consumed a Raymond Hall Cafeteria fajita. It was soon to be his last. The fajita, which consisted of typical fajita contents, omitted a peculiar odor not unlike that of a Dunkin Donuts trashcan.

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Opinion | Sep.30, 2010

Finding the Metaphysical In Awkward Silences

We all hate it — that awkward silence that creeps into conversation and takes an eternity to pass. It’s like your car stalling at a green light. The silence screams at you and no matter how hard you try, the ignition won’t catch.

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