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Call for Action: Gun Control

Joshua Riebel ’20, Guest Writer

September 15, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

Timeout: Discrimination Edition

Brendan Birth ’16, Opinion Columnist

May 5, 2016

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, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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, 2016

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...

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