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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...

Obamanomics: Destroying Our Future

David Milstein ‘13, Columnist

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

“The unemployment rate is expected to remain above 7½ percent through next year; if that happens, 2014 will be the sixth consecutive year with unemployment exceeding 7½ percent of the labor force—the longest such period in...

Cooperstown Calamity?

Brendan Birth ‘15, columnist

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Believe it or not, I have passions other than politics. I used to watch baseball, especially the New York Mets, but I gradually lost interest due to the cloud of Performance-Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). However, one baseball story gr...

Letter from the Editor: Paying for Beauty

Matthew Korb '14, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The new Soccer complex and the Kaufman Greenhouse was completed October and December 2012 respectively. Expansions to the Rector Science Complex are projected to be finished Fall 2013 and the Durden Athletic Training Center in...

This I Believe You See What You Believe

Terra Allgaier ‘13, columnist

February 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

I was having a philosophical discussion with a friend who identifies himself as a realist, but I see him as a pessimist in contrast with my identity as an optimistic realist. We started by discussing job searching and our prospects. He...

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