June 25, 2017

Time To Take A Break

Editorials | May.04, 2017

Time To Take A Break

by Kevin Copp ’18 The casual observer at Providence College this time of year—when Saturdays at Ray mean boys in mid-nineties era NBA jerseys and girls in flower-print dresses—undoubtedly hears more statements lamenting the busyness of the last two weeks…

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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 | Mar.16, 2017

March Madness: Branding Over Talent?

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The excitement created by March Madness is normally unparalleled on many college campuses. At about 5 p.m. on Selection Sunday, every fan begins to dream of his or her team cutting down the nets.…

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Opinion | Feb.16, 2017

Racism Is Now In Session(s)

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff For all of the unqualified and unprepared members of President Donald Trump’s new cabinet, the appointment of Jeff Sessions as the new attorney general represents the greatest threat to the democracy that so many…

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Opinion | Feb.02, 2017

Hope Among the Hate

Photo courtesy of s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.comby Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff In the past week or so, it has been very easy for many Americans to become distraught at the state of our country. The new president of the United States, Donald…

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Opinion | Jan.19, 2017

Repeal and Wreak Havoc

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Donald Trump’s promise to repeal Obamacare has become one of the focal points of his tenure as the President-elect. His ability to repeal the Affordable Care Act and install his health care system, mysterious…

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Opinion | Dec.08, 2016

It’s About More Than The ‘W’

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The ethics of sports has always been a fascinating topic especially in a culture like ours that values sports like religion. What is the right thing to do when an official makes an obvious…

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Opinion | Dec.01, 2016

We Need to Forgive

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Dr. Anthony Esolen, despite all the controversy and confusion that has surrounded him for the past two months, still has one major concern. He remains committed to his students and “giving them what’s left…

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Opinion | Nov.10, 2016

Stop The Pipeline

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The Dakota Access Pipeline and its intrusion on the sacred lands of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has finally started to make some headway as major news recently, but it still remains outside of…

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Opinion | Oct.27, 2016

Honors Symposium Focuses on Truth

by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin appeared at Providence College last Friday to a packed crowd in the Peterson Recreation Center. Goodwin not only shared stories of her early days as a fellow in…

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