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The Emancipation of Discourse

Max Weylandt ‘13, Columnist

February 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a writer and author, visited Dickinson last week to discuss the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. His talk was insightful enough, but he dazzled in the Q&A, where he responded to every question...

Beyond Homework

Suri Smith '13, Columnist

February 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Listen up, friends. We all know that studying and keeping on top of your work are really important things. Learning is a major part of being at college. But since you already know that, I’m not going to lecture you on time management...

Tarnished Gold

Adam Laird ‘14, Columnist

February 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday, February 12, the International Olympic Commission recommended that wrestling should not be included in their 25 core sports as of the 2020 summer games. I wrestled for more than half of my life, so this decision...

An Appeal to the Class of 2013

Alex Egner ‘13, guest contributor

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

My fellow members of the class of 2013, we are about to make the transition from students to alumni. We have all had great experiences here at Dickinson. Bittersweet seems to be the word on everyone’s lips as we are constantly...

Italian Perspective: A Question on Last Names

Enrica Nicoli Aldini, columnist

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Dear American readers, please help me solve a conundrum that has been keeping my head busy for a while. Why do you feel the need to add the last name of your best friends, your brothers, your sisters and especially your significant...

This I Believe: I Believe in Fairies

Emily Fineberg ‘15, news editor

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

“Do you believe? Oh please, please believe! If you believe, wherever you are, clap your hands and she’ll hear you!” For those of you who don’t know, that’s a line from the musical Peter Pan. Perhaps you’re more...

For the Love of Books

Suri Smith ‘13, Columnist

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I am a self-professed bibliophile—a lover of books. No matter how small a space I’m in, I will likely find some way to fill it with books. I have always loved stories, but books are far more than just vessels for stories;...

Letter from the Editor: For A Good Cause

Matthew Korb '14, Editor-In-Chief

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

You’ll have to excuse the rush of this op-ed; the topic I had originally wanted to speak on won’t be made public knowledge for at least two weeks now and, to avoid spreading any mis-information, I have had to revise my topic....

This I Believe

Emily Fineberg ‘15, News editor

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I am not writing this because I am News Editor of the Dickinsonian. I am not writing this because I am secretary of Alpha Lambda Delta and the Portuguese Club. I am not writing this because I am a co-coordinator of the ESL Tu...

Just a Small-Town Girl

Jessy Cooper '13, Columnist

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

…And she didn’t even know it. I know it’s not how the song goes, but that would be the truth. Growing up in suburban sprawl, the transition to small, historic Carlisle three and a half years ago was not as bad for me as...

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