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Defending the Wall of Love

Writers of the Student Liberation Movement, Opinion Columnists

February 15

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...

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

Liam Fuller ‘17, Guest Writer

February 15

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...

Why the Women’s March is Far from Over

Maia Baker ‘19, Opinion Columnist

February 9

Filed under Opinion

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...

Questioning Why Marijuana is Villanized More than Underaged Drinking

Drew Kaplan ’20, Opinion Columnist

February 9

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...

Call to Make Dickinson a Sanctuary Campus

Dejvi Ndreca ‘19, Opinion Columnist

February 9

Filed under Opinion

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...

A Guide to Becoming a Global Citizen

Joshua Riebel ’20, Opinion Writer

February 2

Filed under Opinion

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: Dedicated to Coach Breaux

Mike Roberts, Associate Professor of Biology

February 2

Filed under Opinion

Do you know Coach Darwin Breaux? He leaves the head-coaching position of the Dickinson College football team with more than twice the number of wins of any coach in the College’s long and rich sports history, but that is no...

The Danger of the “We Won, Get over It” Mentality

Philip Morabito ‘17, President of College Democrats

February 2

Filed under Opinion

Anyone who knows me well would say that I’m not one to watch Fox News. However, I find myself tuning in from time to time while scrolling through channels. As someone who is both interested and involved in politics, I find i...

A Call to Trump Bigotry and Progress as a Society

Emily Messer ‘20, Associate News Editor

November 17

Filed under Opinion

For me, it was a choice between progress and bigotry.  It was a choice between a woman who has served this country for decades and a businessman who has used tax law loopholes to avoid paying taxes for nearly a decade.  It was...

Don’t Stress it: Advice for Finding Internship Opportunities

Zita Petrahai ‘18, Managing Editor

November 17

Filed under Opinion

“Be Open! Don’t limit yourself! Reach out to alumni! Find your connections! NETWORK!!!”  These are the phrases that come to most people’s minds when they think about our Career Center. And this is all good advice however,...

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