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Articles by Helen McDonald (5)


McDonald ’14: Who cares about Trayvon Martin?

April 12, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  I have run out of excuses for the University’s lack of response to Trayvon Martin’s death. We can have protests about the University financially supporting Providence, and about the Bookstore’s product policies … but we don’t want to talk about racial violence.


McDonald ’14: Bursting the Brown bubble

March 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  RIPTA is not a social experiment, and if you treat it as such, you are showing your privilege, not checking it.


McDonald ’14: ‘Mhm, Whatcha Say?’

March 1, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The biggest disappointment of 


McDonald ’14: Playing it safe and the risks of student life

February 9, 2012 Comments are Disabled

  Since March 6, 2011, nine robberies, armed and unarmed, and assault cases have taken place on College Hill. This is in comparison to the annual 8,403 property crimes and 1,217 violent crimes that occurred in the city of Providence.


McDonald ’14: Silent racial discourse

January 30, 2012 Comments are Disabled

According to the Journal, admitted black students simply aren’t enrolling. I do think that the black community and other minority groups deserve more acknowledgement.