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When Money Trumps People

Rachael Franchini ‘19, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the 2016 election, this opinion section is littered with writers passionately lamenting the loss of Hillary Clinton and bemoaning the Electoral College (we didn’t get any submissions celebrating Trump’s victory...

Christmas is for December, Happy Thanksgiving

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Guest Writer

November 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Christmas decorations are afoot at Dickinson, yet Thanksgiving hasn’t even passed. The turkeys are still gobbling but Jingle Bell Rock can already be heard in the halls. This can’t be right, even if the song reminds me of...

Letter Honoring Lauren Lau

Aaron Lau, Guest Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dear Dickinson Student Body, It is unfortunate that I speak to you for the first time under these circumstances. Like most of you, the death of my sister has come as a shock. As I write this, I know very little about the details...

The Politics of Fashion

Savanna Riley ‘17, Guest Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

If you think about great style icons of moments past- Bridget Bardot, who accidentally made gingham fashionable, Grace Kelly, who inspired one of the most lusted after handbags to this day and Sophia Loren, whose kohl-lined eyes...

(Please Don’t) Make Our Country Apathetic Again

Jillian Clark ‘19, Opinion Columnist

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Going home for fall pause was filled with the usual things: hanging with the pets (my cat still hasn’t forgiven me for leaving my freshman year, thanks for asking), enjoying time with my parents, eating vegetables that actually...

A Call to Dickinsonians for Passing the Non-Discrimination

Liam Fuller ‘17, Guest Writer

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As a person of both queer and trans experience, I don’t take my rights for granted, especially in this contentious political climate. I would love to say that right now I feel that I am given equal protections under the law...

Thoughts About the Existence of Race and Racism in Society

Dejvi Ndreca ‘19, Guest Writer

November 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One of the major social issues that plagues society is racism. Unfortunately, the mistreatment of people due to their race is a major part of American history, and it continues to be a significant problem even today. Racism is...

Making Carlisle Safe with the Non-Discrimiation Ordinance

Georgia Christman ‘17, Guest Writer

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It is hard to explain the experience of being trans. Since I am masculine-presenting, I face less outright criticism but I also do not experience acceptance. It is incredibly stressful to constantly be aware of my surroundings,...

Thoughts on the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Neil Weissman, Interim President

October 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The following is the full text of a letter from Interim President Neil Weissman to the Committee Members of the Carlisle Borough on the subject of the anti-discrimination ordinance. Dear Committee Members, I wish I could...

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