Could you create a masterpiece in just 24 hours? This was the task at hand for those who participated in the “24-Hour Film Festival” this weekend. In this Board of Programmers (BOP) sponsored event, teams of up to five individuals were challenged to create a five-to-10 minute film in 24 hours.Read More
He needed someone to listen to. Benjamin sat in the silence of the chapel with a hymnal open in his lap. He had been listening to the soft murmurings all around him. Priests seemed to only express their anxieties when they were tucked away from the world. They uttered with lips that trembled over prayerful words they spoke eternally. Benjamin stared at the emptiness behind the altar. No priest had approached the sacred table since the violence brought upon the Vatican. The world had been grabbed by the throat and Benjamin, like the others, chose to continue suffocating.Read More
With the New York Mets in dire straits as they face the consequences of investing with Bernie Madoff, who better to bail them out than Queens native Donald Trump? Trump has stated that he is interested in buying some or most of the New York Mets as a way to help the team’s struggling owners who are recovering from the financial fallout of Madoff’s colossal fraud.Read More
GREs, LSATs, and MCATs, oh, my! And Dorothy thought lions, tigers, and bears were something to fear—clearly someone was under the impression that Auntie Em and Uncle Henry were going to support her forever. I think it’s safe to say that we’d all much rather duke it out with a lion, a tiger, and a bear all at once than try to find a job out in the real world. But, there comes a time in everyone’s college career when the question goes from being: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”—to—”what do you want to do with your life now that you’re all grown up?” And it’s at this very moment that you realize—you’re not in Kansas anymore.Read More
This past weekend marked the official end of the season for the Men’s and Women’s Diving Teams, as they traveled to the Ralph R. Wright Natatorium for the 2011 Big East Championships. PC was represented extremely well on the men’s side by Ben Kardian ’13 and James Cebulski ’11.Read More
Note to the reader: Fanhood is defined as the infinite knowledge of a person with regards to any team, any statistics, in any country. It also includes the size of a team’s fan base. For the purpose of this article, the term ‘fanhood’ will be applied to both Providence College’s student fans and the University of Connecticut’s student fans.
“Did you just question my fanhood?” asked a hypothetical UConn fan. “Yes,” I reply. “I also believe that you and your Husky friends can’t hold a candle to PC fans when it comes to creativity either, but I will leave that for another day.”Read More
The Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track Teams competed at the Boston University Valentine Invitational this past Friday and Saturday, and their performances met some rave reviews. The runners dominated the day for the Friars, both on the men’s and the women’s sides. Also, there were some more last minute qualifications for the Big East Championships, which will be held next week. The meet featured many more teams from the Northeast, including Syracuse, BU, and Dartmouth amongst others.Read More