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North Smithfield Rescinds Nike Ban: Their Statement Remains the Same

On Monday, September 17th, the Town Council president of North Smithfield, John Beauregard, filed a motion to ban the purchase of Nike products in the town. Beauregard felt inclined to publicize this proposal after...

The Problem with Passion

By Jessica Laverriere Going through college, one thing is always brought up: finding your passion. When looking for a major you are asked countless times what you are passionate about. Do you love teaching? Choose...

Collins Showed the World that Her Moderate Views Only Stretch So Far

As a Mainer, I’ve always adored Senator Susan Collins. Growing up a young, liberal politico in a purple state with very little in the way of cultural diversity, Collins was the closest thing anybody...

Sharing is Caring?

by Christopher Foss I am not a traditional Bryant University student. I am over 25, I do not live on campus, and I work full-time at a restaurant. Working at a restaurant gives me an...

USA Gymnastics: Becoming Role Models for All Girls Around the World

On every social media website and every news station, there are videos of the USA Women’s Gymnastics team speaking out about Larry Nassar. For those of you who live under a shell and do...

The Long-Forgotten Choker

By Isabella Corcoran One 1990’s byproduct that’s back and better than ever? One hint- it’s not layered camis… it’s the gone but not forgotten choker! Ask any modern-day young woman and they’ll describe chokers as...

Guantanamo-A-No-Go: Obama’s Attempt 7 Years Later

By Cooper Cecil President Barack Obama signed an executive order on January 22, 2009, two days after his inauguration, to close the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within the year. Seven years later, the...

Maybe School Uniforms Aren’t So Bad After All

By Eric Dykes In today’s society, we are encouraged every day to exercise our freedom of self-expression and to simply be ourselves. For this reason, many do not agree with the idea of forcing kindergarten through...

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