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College Fashion: Spring Wardrobe

By Alicia Reynolds '14, Life & Style Columnist

April 25, 2013

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With the weather finally beginning to feel like spring, students are eager to whip out their spring wardrobes. These wardrobes include many vibrant colors and various patterns. It is quite exciting to see pastels again as it reminds...

Life Lessons from Abroad

Sara Moss '14, Abroad Columnist

April 18, 2013

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Today is April 12. In exactly 36 days, my bags will be packed and my host family will bring me to the Copenhagen airport. I will be heading home, and as much as I would like to change that fact, there is nothing I can do. The...

Old Albums You Should Listen To: Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

Nick Young '13, Life & Style Columnist

April 18, 2013

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With all due respect to Two Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Drake and the majority of the rappers who have songs on the iTunes top 100, they are killing Hip-Hop. Maybe I didn’t phrase that quite right; Two Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Drake and...

Letters from Abroad: When Skin Speaks for Itself

Kendra Haven ’14, Abroad Columnist

April 18, 2013

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To survive in the city of Yaoundé, one must embrace the dust of the Cameroonian Earth: it breathes with you, follows you, gets in and out of taxis with you. Looking out the back window of a cab, I feel my eyesight reconfiguring,...

Letters from Abroad: Finding School Spirit

Laura Henke, Life & Style Columnist

April 12, 2013

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Ever since I came to Dickinson, I tried to do some private studying on the myth of the American school spirit. Us Europeans usually only know it the way it is depicted in movies, and if movies are any indicator for real life,...

Blast from the Past Old School Room Draw

April 12, 2013

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If housing selection seems impossible, take a glimpse at how it was handled ten years ago. Tom Roche comments on the Room Draw headache in an April 1993 Dickinsonian issue. There will be many aspects of Dickinson College that...

Letters from Abroad: Missing America

Alex Toole '14, Abroad Columnist

April 12, 2013

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Believe it or not, the semester here in Toulouse is starting to come to an end. I currently take six courses, which translate into five credits: three courses at l’Institut des Etudes Politiques Toulouse (2.5 credits) and three...

“Les Mis” Christian Ideals Fitting for Easter

Brett Porter ’15, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2013

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“Les Misérables” makes for a perfect Easter film. The protagonist, Jean Valjean (played by Hugh Jackman), leads a life of sin and redemption. The opening scene features an exhausted, strained and bearded convict Jean Valjean...

Old Albums You Should Be Listening To: Led Zeppelin II (1969)

Nick Young '13, Life & Style Columnist

April 4, 2013

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To be brutally, brutally honest, I was NOT cool in middle school. Not that I’m Ving Rhames now, but back then I was pretty lost having ridden the Pokémon wave a little too long and getting a little too deep into Lord Of...

Letters from Abroad: Have a Cozy Time!

Sara Moss '14, Abroad Columnist

April 4, 2013

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Given that we are mere days away from the 1st of April as I write this and having failed to yet discuss the Danish concept of Hygge, I had feared I might not get to it at all. As the key to survival during the cold, dark winter months, I did not expect Hygge to make much sense as a topic fo...

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