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News | Apr.27, 2012

News in Brief

 

Two Sophomores got into Brown Medical School-Jealous, Seniors?
 
Two Providence College sophomores were admitted into Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. Gary Khammahavong ’14 and Matt Santos ’14 were admitted to the school under the Early Identification program and will begin their studies in August of 2014. They will both graduate with their MD in 2018.

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Arts & Entertainment | Apr.27, 2012

Drama Desks Awards Drops “Best Orchestration”

 

If you’re a musical theatre nerd, you know that the Drama Desk Awards are like the Tony Award’s weird younger cousin. They’re not as popular, but they’re interesting in their own way. The Drama Desk Awards are unique because they honor Broadway, Off-Broadway, and non-profit productions. They tend not to focus on what “has to win,” or in other words, they don’t chose their awards based on “big money.” Since 1955, they have been considered one of the most prestigious theatre awards.

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Opinion | Apr.27, 2012

Where are the Women?

One of the highlights of my Easter break a few weeks ago was getting the chance to sit at home with my family and watch the Masters Golf Tournament. Call me an old-timer for enjoying an afternoon of golf, but I thought it was pretty thrilling to watch Bubba Watson come out with an emotional victory and sport that coveted green jacket. But this year, as I watched the best golfers in the world make putts and chip-shots unknown to mankind, I felt slightly troubled.

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Sports | Apr.27, 2012

White People Like Reading About Themselves

 

Diverse is not the first word that comes to mind when one thinks Providence College. However, diversity has been a heavily discussed theme this year on campus. Author Christian Lander visited PC on Thursday, April 26 to discuss his first book, Stuff White People Like (a follow-up of which, Whiter Shades of Pale, was published in 2010), that was created based off his popular blog of the same name. Originally intended to be a lighthearted blog to make six friends laugh, Lander never foresaw the idea becoming such a hit. He revealed what he means by “white people,” and how the book can be used to open people up to discussion about race and class in North America.
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News | Apr.27, 2012

Congress Passes Four Pieces of Legislation

On Tuesday, April 24, the 62nd Student Congress met for its weekly meeting in Moore Hall III. The legislation discussed at this meeting included voting on a Career Development Course, a theology course on Global Catholicism, the installation of additional “blue lights”, and an amendment to the Student Congress Constitution.

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Sports | Apr.27, 2012

Going for Gold, Eh?

 

Throughout her four years at Providence College, Genevieve Lacasse ’12 has racked up numerous accolades, among them a nomination for the Patty Kazmaier Award for the best women’s college hockey player in the nation, a Hockey East regular season championship, an All-Rookie selection, an All-Tournament selection, and nearly every Providence College Women’s Hockey goaltending record. Now she can add one more to the list: an International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship gold medal. Lacasse, a native of Kingston, Ontario, has played for the Canadian U-22 team and has had one previous stint with the senior team, but the World Championship was her first major tournament in a Team Canada sweater.
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News | Apr.27, 2012

Homecoming

 

Away, away I’ll fly into the sky,

News | Apr.27, 2012

Students Exhibit Variety of Research Findings

Last Wednesday, April 26, Providence College gathered some of its brightest undergraduate students to display their extensive research relevant to their interests or studies. Around 90 students, all nominated by faculty members, were elected for work specifically in a class or closely alongside faculty mentors. Elections ran from last fall until the spring, spanning across as many departments as possible-from English to Art, and Art History to Biology.

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News | Apr.27, 2012

Irish Storm Through PC

The Women’s Softball season is ending, as the Providence College Women’s Softball team is hosting their last four home games of the season. However, Notre Dame was victorious in Friartown, as the Friars fell in three straight contests to the Fighting Irish, who are perched at third in the Big East. The Friars made their last homestand a very special one, taking their home finale in a walk off thriller against the Boston College Eagles.

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Opinion | Apr.27, 2012

Students Exhibit Variety of Research Findings

 

Last Wednesday, April 26, Providence College gathered some of its brightest undergraduate students to display their extensive research relevant to their interests or studies. Around 90 students, all nominated by faculty members, were elected for work specifically in a class or closely alongside faculty mentors. Elections ran from last fall until the spring, spanning across as many departments as possible-from English to Art, and Art History to Biology.

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