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An Expression of Self-Love

Tedra Ulrich ’20, Guest Writer

September 22

Filed under Opinion

My body is a map. Not the political kind, with a compass rose and lines of longitude, but a physical one, with mountains you can touch and tributaries you can dip your fingertips into. I love this body as more than a mere shell....

Free Speech: Blessing or Curse?

Joshua Riebel ’20, Guest Writer

September 22

Filed under Opinion

Freedom of speech, particularly divisive or controversial speech, is a trademark of the American government. The freedom to express one’s beliefs is guaranteed to all American citizens in the form of the first amendment of the...

Are the Food Options at Dickinson Fair for All Eaters?

Lili Zunun ’19, Guest Writer

September 22

Filed under Opinion

Throughout the years Dickinson has made changes to their food system. The Snar was a place where mai bowls, burgers, and salads were sold. The Caf was always a place to go in and have options of different varieties of foods. In...

Being Vegan on Campus

Tedra Ulrich ’20, Guest Writer

September 15

Filed under Opinion

Being vegan for nearly two years, I have found there is certainly a divide that resides between vegans and non-vegans. Let’s face it - food is an integral part of all of our lives. But just how much thought does each individual...

Thoughts on Being a Woman on Campus

Maia Baker ’19, Guest Writer

September 15

Filed under Opinion

I’m a woman and I believe we have a long way to go to achieve total gender equality and inclusivity here, specifically, on Dickinson’s campus. That’s not to say that I or my friends have been personally victimized, categorized...

Call for Action: Gun Control

Joshua Riebel ’20, Guest Writer

September 15

Filed under Opinion

Today marks a somber occasion. September 15th, 1966, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson attempted and in all honesty, failed to pass legislation to reduce or even limit the rate of gun violence in the United States. No American...

A Letter From Senate: An Introduction from the President

Savanna Riley ’17, Student Senate President 2016-17

September 8

Filed under Opinion

Dear readers, I am writing to formally introduce myself as your Student Senate president for the upcoming academic year.  I have had the privilege of meeting many of you over the last three years and for first-years, this...

What Does it Mean to be a Dickinsonian?

Becca Stout ’20, Guest Writer

September 8

Filed under Opinion

Why did you choose Dickinson College? How will you make Dickinson yours? As a first-year, these questions have become quite familiar. With orientation down and the second week of classes underway, I feel I have become a master...

Message From Senate: Encouraging Involvement of Dickinsonians

Philip Morabito ’17, Student Senate Director of PR & Marketing

September 8

Filed under Opinion

Dear Dickinsonians, One of the most disillusioning parts of coming back to campus is seeing how much has changed. In a small campus like ours, the little things stick out more to us than the average person. Mai bowls are now...

Conservatism

Mitchell Snyder ’19, Opinion Columnist

May 5

Filed under Opinion

Normally, when I tell people that I am a Republican, it is met with a strange look and often a plethora of accusatory questions. I have been asked more times than I can count, “How can you be so heartless?” or “Don’t you...

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