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Dickinsonians Attend Free Selma Showing

Emily Messer ’20, Associate News Editor

March 11, 2017

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In honor of David Oyelowo’s arrival on the Dickinson campus, Student Senate sponsored a showing of his latest film, Selma, for the Dickinson College community to watch free of charge.  The film played at the Carlisle Theater ...

Weissman Email Prompts Dialogue

Jules Struck ’19, News Editor

March 10, 2017

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Following a slew of threats towards Jewish institutions around the country and a rescinding of federal Title IX guidance, Interim President Neil Weissman sent an email to the Dickinson community “Reaffirming Our Community Val...

David Oyelowo Addresses Race, Representation in Cinema

Melanie Singer ’17, Life and Style Editor

March 10, 2017

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Actor, producer and director David Oyelowo visited Dickinson’s campus during the annual Poitras Gleim lecture Monday, March 6 and focused on his personal experience with immigration during the lecture. The event was organi...

13th Annual Potter Lecture Features Fish Fossils

Ian Ridgway ’19, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

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A full house of Dickinsonians came together on Tuesday to hear Ted Daeschler spin prose on the history of fish fossils. The lecture, “To the Ends of the Earth: Fossil Discoveries from the Age of Fishes in Pennsylvania and B...

Rock Musical Examines Mental Health and Stigma

Maddie Morris ’18, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

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This past weekend, Dickinson’s Department of Theatre and Dance staged a production of the rock musical “Next to Normal” in a bold attempt to force the audience to confront their perceptions about mental illness. The pr...

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