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(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...

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...

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