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Timeout: Discrimination Edition

Brendan Birth ’16, Opinion Columnist

May 5

Filed under Opinion

I have read recent articles in The Dickinsonian both about Abby Garfinkle’s struggle as an Orthodox Jewish student and Sam Bellissimo’s argument that Abby (whose issue was apparently resolved according to a correction in The...

Funding Basic Research

Joshua Sack ’17, Opinion Columnist

May 5

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Innovation is a much more complex process than people realize. When a technological advance comes into being, its creators are far from the only ones who deserve credit. Their creation could never have come into being without...

A Different View on College…

Brendan Birth ’16, Opinion Columnist

April 28

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A few days ago, I got back a letter I wrote to myself when I was a freshman. When I read this letter, I reminded myself of how naïve I was back then, and how there were certain things that I wished I had known back then. I would...

A Call for Peaceful Coexistence

Sam Bellissimo ’16, Guest Writer

April 28

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I’m writing to express my concern with the article “Dorm Renovation Complicates Religious Observance” that was published on April, 16, 2016, as I feel that some of the statements that student Abby Garfinkle made were inappropriate. As...

Impressions of Take Back the Night: A Survivor’s Perspective

Rachel Kruchten ’16, Guest Writer

April 28

Filed under Opinion

As a senior and as a survivor of intimate partner violence, I can easily say that this past Take Back the Night was the most successful that I have attended. I was blown away by the strength of my fellow survivors, as well as...

Impressions of Take Back the Night: A Survivor’s Perspective

Rachel Kruchten ’16, Guest Writer

April 21

Filed under Opinion

As a senior and as a survivor of intimate partner violence, I can easily say that this past Take Back the Night was the most successful that I have attended. I was blown away by the strength of my fellow survivors, as well as...

Let’s Get Reel: Cartel Land

Kevin Doyle ‘16, Movie Columnist

April 21

Filed under Opinion

Cartel Land is a pulse-bounding documentary by the young film director Matthew Heineman that tells the story of two vigilante groups on both sides of the Mexican-American border. It has been collecting lots of awards across the...

The Search for Objective News

Ezra Sassaman ’16, Guest Writer

April 21

Filed under Opinion

This afternoon, a member of The Dickinsonian approached me and asked if I would consider writing an opinion piece. I asked for a specific subject, but she left it open for me to decide. What a task! How can I write about someth...

A Plead for Dickinsonians

Ashley Morefield ’18, Guest Writer

April 21

Filed under Opinion

Imagine you are sitting in class, surrounded by your classmates. You pull out your laptop to start taking notes as the professor begins his lecture. In the midst of discussing the format of your upcoming exam, there’s a large...

Face the Truth

Ryan Protter '16, Columnist

April 14

Filed under Opinion

Many liberals, myself included, find Bernie Sanders refreshing.  He doesn’t sound like a normal politician.  He tells the hard truth, makes tough choices, and gives bold plans.  But last week, during one of the Democratic...

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