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Why I’m With Her on this Election

Jillian Clark ‘19, Guest Writer

October 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For months we have seen Trump supporters, some of them our peers, shrug off or ignore Trump’s more problematic comments with the excuse that he would be better than Hillary Clinton as president. At this point it is pretty safe...

America, Great? Of Course.

Mitchell Snyder ‘19, Guest Writer

October 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Last week, Jillian Clark wrote an article that presented itself to be a thoughtful discussion about the slogan of Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. However, her article quickly deteriorates into the unproductive, and dishonest...

The Art of Make-Up

Teddy Ulrich ‘20, Opinion Columnist

October 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Take her swimming on your first date!” “I can wipe your beauty off with a tissue.” What if the deeply-rooted cultural hatred of things society associates with women expressing themselves would simply go away? What...

“I Am A Person and I Am Proud”

Writers of the Student Liberation Movement, Guest Writers

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Yell as loud as you can, be heard!” we were told. “Empower yourself.” Lined up single file, we formed a chain of fellow Dickinsonians from diverse histories, backgrounds, and perspectives, of different class years...

America, Great?

Jillian Clark ‘19, Guest Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Recently I’ve been a bit befuddled by the catch phrase that is so lovingly etched onto bumper stickers and baseball caps alike: “Make America Great Again.” Which past America are we yearning for? From my seat in the theater,...

For the Love of Animals: Reconsidering Aesthetics

Teddy Ulrich ‘20, Opinion Columnist

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Friday evenings are a special time for me, not because every student at Dickinson gets sloppy drunk and acts belligerent, but because my girlfriends and I pile into my room to do our makeup together, painting beautiful portraits...

Thoughts on Dickinson’s New Shuttle System

Sandra Vidal ’19, Guest Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Last semester the Dickinson Public Safety Shuttle system was very different than what it is like this semester. Last semester, for those of you who weren’t on campus, you simply made a call to DPS and they would come and pick...

“We Will Be Heard”

Writers of the Student Liberation Movement, Guest Writers

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On September 8, The Dickinsonian published an article on the change of the name and mission of the Student Liberation Movement, formerly known as Why We Wear Black. While the Movement appreciates The Dickinsonian updating the...

A Critique of the BERT Program: Inhibiting of Free Speech

Christopher Francese, Professor of Classical Studies

September 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The greatest civil rights leaders have been gifted speakers and writers: think of Dr. King, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Malcom X, and President Obama. It was DuBois in the early 20th century who made the then controversial...

Free Speech: Blessing or Curse?

Joshua Riebel ’20, Guest Writer

September 22, 2016

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...

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