March 29, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Overexposed: Blue and Black, or White and Gold?

    By Brianna Abbott ’17 Opinion Staff Trivial Topics Often Undermine Serious Issues I saw the dress as blue and black, not that it matters. Sure, the dress was fascinating at first—like all phenomena that breaks the Internet—but soon it just…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Tangents and Tirades

    Let There Be…Scented Wax in Dorms Okay, I admit it, having a ban on candles in the dorm rooms is a good policy. We are by no means firebenders or Polynesian fire dancers. Plus, considering that in the 1970s the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Five Graduation Tickets Is Not Enough

    By Mason Sciotti ’15 Editor-in-Chief One of the best traditions at PC is having graduation at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. It’s a place that has been ingrained in our PC experience since we arrived as freshmen; for PC students, the…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    What Is a Sideravage?

    by Anthony Rodriguez, Ph.D. Guest Opinion I now sit in Harkins 320 thinking, alone and frightened, about what a group of brave students has done—typing to increase the blood flow.  Allowing the dancing of my fingers across the typewriter to…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Tangents and Tirades

    Unplug and Discover What You Are Missing After returning from a week of spring break with little to no WiFi or cellular data, the access to social media and texting I believed was necessary to stay up to date with…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Get Women There

    by Carolyn Walsh ’17 Senior Staff Writer March 8, 2015, marked International Women’s Day, a day devoted to celebrating women’s past achievements and inspiring new generations. Women, however, were largely missing from these celebrations. As part of the Clinton Foundation’s…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Profile Pictures Play a Large Role in Professional Success

    by Christina Moazed ’15 Opinion Staff There’s science behind profile pictures. Research shows that it takes 100 milliseconds for someone to draw conclusions about who you are, according to PhotoFeeler. Whether it’s your next employer, client, friend, or colleague, one…

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  • Opinion | Mar.26, 2015

    Alternative Spring Breaks Are a Rewarding Opportunity

    by Kelly Sullivan ’15 Associate EIC My spring break was far from relaxing. In fact, I was exhausted most of the time, had to do manual labor, showered in a library, and slept in a Salvation Army. It was the…

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  • Opinion | Feb.23, 2015

    Students Need a Place In Schneider

    By Mason Sciotti Editor-in-Chief Over the past few months, other writers of The Cowl and I have spoken about student involvement at sporting events. We’ve had alumni write in wishing that more students would show, and students write in saying…

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  • Opinion | Feb.23, 2015

    Administration Is Handling Meningitis Outbreak Well

    By Brianna Abbott ’17 Opinion Staff Four thousand moms blew up cell phones across campus early last week when Providence College notified students that one of their peers had been hospitalized for meningococcal meningitis. Meningitis is an infection of the…

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