April 25, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Politics Vs. Principle

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff “Politics without principle,” is one of the seven dangers to human virtue, as noted by Mahatma Gandhi. It is a danger we have come head to head with at this very moment. Somalia, Nigeria,…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Friars Give Day: An Unnecessary Price

    by Kevin Cops ’18 Opinion Staff Although the Friars Give day on Tuesday, March 28 may be viewed from an objective perspective as meeting the goals prescribed by the Office of Institutional Development, the constant reminders and badgering of students…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    PC: Privilege Should Not Mean Ignorance

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff At Providence College, students live in a bubble. We see, do, and experience similar things every day of the school year. We are blessed with the opportunity to attend classes and receive a higher…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Banning Books, Silencing Voices

    by Taylor Godfrey Asst. Opinion Editor Last week I went to the library to check out a copy of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in anticipation of the upcoming Hulu series that is premiering this month. As I pulled the…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Donald Trump: President for All?

    by Katherine Opiela ’20 Opinion Staff Last Tuesday, March 28, Donald Trump signed an executive order which suspends or calls for review on several climate change laws, including Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. With his Energy Independence Executive Order, Trump…

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  • Opinion | Apr.06, 2017

    Tangents and Tirades

    Going Nuts for PVDonuts Although I am not a paid sponsor for any bakeries or doughnut shops, I would be doing a great disservice to Providence College and greater Rhode Island community if I did not bring to light the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.23, 2017

    The Grounds for Impeachment

    by Carolyn Walsh ’17 Opinion Co-editor As if it were not obvious enough that the Trump presidency is like a terrifying episode of The Twilight Zone, our Commander-in-Chief has somehow managed to up his insane conspiracy game by accusing former…

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  • Opinion | Mar.23, 2017

    U.S. Needs to Curb North Korean Aggression

      by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff What had been a normal day in Hiroshima disappeared in a great white flash, as August 6, 1945 quickly turned into hell on earth. For the past 72 years, the horror of the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.23, 2017

    Ray-spect the Recommendations Board

      by Hannah Paxton ’19 Opinion Staff The recommendation board in the Raymond Dining Hall is a great resource, but like everything else, it can easily be abused. Students have the freedom to write whatever they want on sticky notes,…

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  • Letters to the Editor | Mar.23, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: Keep “Yuck Truck” on Campus

      We, the Executive Board of the 67th Student Congress, the Student Life Chair, and Student Congress Sodexo Representative, met with Chief Financial Officer John Sweeney and Assistant Vice President for Business Services Warren Gray on Monday, March 20, in…

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