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The problematic culture of ‘virginity rings’

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Lydia Playfoot, a 16-year-old English student, regrets that London’s High Court rejected her request to wear a Christian “virginity ring” to school.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  August 15, 2007


Post fashion writer needs to get over Hillary’s chest

Double standards
I don’t see any articles about which side the male candidates dress on, or how well endowed they may be.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  August 01, 2007


RWU board: A classic case of inaction

Got oversight?
If you are a Rhode Islander who happens to know the principals, it’s a blockbuster.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 18, 2007


How independent are we on this Fourth of July?

Dawn skims across the main streets of America while gentle summer breezes spin red, white, and blue remnants of this week’s Fourth of July parades
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 02, 2007


Illegal immigrants help take care of our dirty business

North of the border
Last July, the Boston Globe found that the Massachusetts State Police employed janitorial crews staffed overwhelmingly with illegal immigrants.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  June 27, 2007


Police cheaters don’t deserve pensions

Those who cheated should be subject to the same ethical scrutiny as those who provided the means to cheat.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  June 20, 2007


Giuliani highlights hypocrisy of the church and Catholic pols

Lightning strike
Giuliani, a former seminarian, is twice divorced and remarried, a public philanderer and arguably a political slut.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  June 12, 2007


The numbers may not add up for Cianci’s return to talk radio

Rhode Islanders are clearly curious about the former mayor of Providence after his five years in the slammer.
By: MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  June 06, 2007
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