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A Guide to Becoming a Global Citizen

Joshua Riebel ’20, Opinion Writer

February 2, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2016

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, 2016

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,...

Thoughts on the Electoral College

Drew Kaplan ‘20, Guest Writer

November 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On November 8, Donald Trump won the presidential election. Though he won the electoral vote, he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. He was able to do this because the electoral college does not accurately represent the populace...

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...

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