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Apathy as a Privilege

Jillian Clark ‘19, Opinion Columnist

March 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As I plan my trip home I cringe with anticipation as to what will be waiting for me in my small New England town: apathy. A relatively homogenous place, some of the people I grew up with didn’t believe in things like modern ...

What the Cogan Talk Taught Me about What Life Should Look Like as a Post-Grad

Kristina Rodriguez ‘19, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I just went to the annual Cogan Dinner and the associated talk where Roger Brubaker ’03 was talking about his life after Dickinson. Lately I’ve been thinking more and more about what I’m going to do next. The logical answer...

Lack of Necessary Facilities in the Library

Mariel Arias ‘19, Guest Writer

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The library is by far my favorite space on campus. Some of its features include the Biblio cafe, two spacious quiet areas, a reading room in the shape of a fishbowl, private study rooms that can be reserved, our writing cente...

A Day in the Life of a Student Athlete

Olivia Watson ‘19, Guest Writer

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To be a student-athlete at Dickinson College requires a commitment to athletics and academics that is very unique; an equal distribution of time and energy devoted to challenging, improving, and strengthening the mind. As a...

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...

Self-Care is a Lifestyle Worth Living

Kristina Rodriguez ‘19, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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...

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...

Following Up on Views of Campus Drug and Alcohol Policies

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Opinion Columnist

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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...

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...

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