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Why, as a Queer Trans Woman, Donald Trump is #NotMyPresident (Part Two)

Liam Fuller ‘17, Opinion Columnist

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Before this outbreak of HIV in his state, Mike Pence has campaigned for limiting the funding towards HIV prevention education and services in Illinois. While campaigning in 2000 he said he wanted to make sure “federal dollar... Read more »

Self-Care is a Lifestyle Worth Living

Kristina Rodriguez ‘19, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2017

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This week was Love Your Body Week on Dickinson’s campus. I table-sat with my Sigma Lambda Gamma sisters and we helped to promote body positivity through arts and crafts. We had people make hearts and write what they love about... Read more »

C*NT

Stephanie Czmar ‘19, Guest Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last week I wrote an article about The Vagina Monologues.  I, however, didn’t have to opportunity to discuss one of the monologues that I found particularly important. There was a very powerful performance about a woman who reclai... Read more »

Following Up on Views of Campus Drug and Alcohol Policies

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Opinion Columnist

February 15, 2017

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In last week’s issue of The Dickinsonian, I authored a piece regarding the disparity between how the college treats marijuana vs. alcohol. I feel that this is a loaded topic, and that a second article is needed. I find it t... Read more »

Defending the Wall of Love

Writers of the Student Liberation Movement, Opinion Columnists

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Walls have been humankind’s preferred tool for division and exclusion for centuries. They’ve been used to defend against invading armies and to delineate a border. Across six continents and in many forms, walls have been er... Read more »

Why, as a Queer Trans Woman, Donald Trump is #NotMyPresident

Liam Fuller ‘17, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Over the course of his political campaign, I and many others, have been shocked at how effortlessly Donald Trump has managed to offend and attack almost every single minority group, facing almost no repercussions. However, the... Read more »

Why the Women’s March is Far from Over

Maia Baker ‘19, Opinion Columnist

February 9, 2017

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Three weeks ago, the largest single political movement of our lifetimes happened in Washington, D.C. and New York City and Boston and Houston and Paris and Dublin and India and Antarctica (really) and London and Philadelphia an... Read more »

Questioning Why Marijuana is Villanized More than Underaged Drinking

Drew Kaplan ’20, Opinion Columnist

February 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Drugs and alcohol. It seems that there is always a distinction drawn between drugs and alcohol. All drugs are lumped into the same category, from marijuana to heroin. From acid to cocaine. Even in the Dickinson College Student Handbo... Read more »

Call to Make Dickinson a Sanctuary Campus

Dejvi Ndreca ‘19, Opinion Columnist

February 9, 2017

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Dear President Weissman, administrators, faculty, friends, colleagues and family. As of today, we are experiencing difficult times and we acknowledge, for the most part, that thanks to an insensible Trump presidency, immigrants... Read more »

A Guide to Becoming a Global Citizen

Joshua Riebel ’20, Opinion Writer

February 2, 2017

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Global Citizenship is not an idea to be trifled with, nor is it a phrase to be carelessly thrown around. It is very real, and very important, especially in this day and age, when the world is a lot smaller place than it used to ... Read more »

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